It says something when a company that used to be its country's pride and joy manages to create so many mixed feelings that the home public opinion is, at best, ambivalent.
Unfortunately, this feat is precisely what Samsung
has managed in South Korea, and we aren't talking about its products getting banned there. That's something we covered last month
What we now learn, courtesy of The New York Times, is that Korean journalists and analysts are balancing pride for how successful Samsung has been (compared to Nokia, Motorola and Blackberry) with misgivings over how it achieved it (and knowledge that Samsung has to change its practices now that the US court put its foot down
The main idea is that Samsung should stop making what many see as minor changes to existing concepts and invent its own, like a proper “first-mover.”
for the in-depth analysis of the situation.