Dell, Samsung ink $16B parts deal

Summary:Dell Computer and Samsung Electronics on Wednesday linked arms in a $16 billion technology and R&D partnership. Under the terms of the new agreement, Samsung said it will provide Dell with memory components, liquid-crystal displays (LCDs), monitors and optical disk drives for its line of computer products.

Dell Computer and Samsung Electronics on Wednesday linked arms in a $16 billion technology and R&D partnership.

Under the terms of the new agreement, Samsung said it will provide Dell with memory components, liquid-crystal displays (LCDs), monitors and optical disk drives for its line of computer products.

Round Rock, Texas-based Dell, which has partnered with Samsung in the past, said the agreement also calls for joint research and development efforts focused on providing Dell’s customers with computer products at competitive prices. --Melanie Austria Farmer, Special to ZDNet News

Topics: Dell, Hardware, Samsung

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