Lee Byung-chul founded Samsung in 1938 as a trucking company. Over time, the company entered different areas such as insurance and retail, but it now specializes in electronics. The Korean word "samsung" means "tristar" or "three stars," which was the brand's initial corporate lo... Read Morego. Today, Samsung is South Korea's largest business group, and it includes in its portfolio around 80 companies, specializing in construction, electronics, financial services, medical services, and more, but it's mainly known for its innovative electronics. Among Samsung's most popular consumer electronics are TVs, cell phones, digital cameras, computers, and major home appliances. Samsung's NX20 20.3MP WiFi Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom, a bestseller, has built-in Wi-Fi and a super-fast shutter speed for clearer pictures.