Oh, and Matsushita (Panasonic) was started by...Philips in the 50's as Matsushita was a nothing, the guy knew he needed technology, Philips had it, Philips owned like 35% of Panasonic for over 30 years, in it's hey day
actually Philips invented IPS which everyone uses in current LCD, they invented car halogen lamps, GE invented Halogen lamps, Philips invented sodium low pressure lamps, later GE did HPS, Philips invented CD DVD CD record able, RW etc also cassette for audio in the 60's and video cassette recording for home, Philips was always the largest lighting company in the world for decades, Lightolier was a small piece of Genlyte, Philips gave all the brands from Genlyte world exposure . Philips developed MRI, also part of the HDTV consortium, CCD, and 10,000 other items, in everything we now use. Wallstreet strikes again. Compact florescent lamps was introduced in 82, by...PHILIPS, after patents went off every one copys. XRD wqas introduced by Philips in the 30's with NRL in D.C. One of the first companys to offer medical insurances to it's employees. way back in the early days. Invented the worlds most popular electric razor Philishave (Noreleco) triple header, they even had teh FIRST car LED head lights with Audi, the list is large of what they pioneered. Wall Street has destroyed it Dupont is also GONE!