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Apr 2, 2013

Electronics Giants Set Sights on Biotech

Samsung, Sony eye life-sci’s higher growth as consumer electronics sales flatten.

Electronics Giants Set Sights on Biotech

Some firms specializing in electronics are looking to create a new spot for themselves in the life sciences. [© Sergej Khackimullin - Fotolia.com]

  • After spending decades trying to outdo each other in consumer electronics, Samsung and Sony have expanded their rivalry over the past year to the ...

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