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  • Last update: Monday 11 December 2017 [387 news items]

Sharp faces succession issues

Dec 11, 16:24

Tai Jeng-wu, president and CEO of Sharp, is facing a dilemma as to whether he should step down from his current post or continue to play the role that he has been playing at the Japan...

Sharp CEO Tai Jeng-wu (right)

Apple Watch 3 shipment growth to benefit Taiwan IC packagers in 2018

Dec 11, 15:25

Shipments of Apple Watch 3 are expected to surge 20% on year to reach 23-25 million units in the coming year, which will greatly benefit Taiwan players in the supply, particularly...

BOE seeks to become flexible OLED supplier for Apple, says report

Nov 29, 14:49

China-based BOE Technology is seeking to become a flexible OLED panel supplier for Apple, offering to devote two fabs to making such applications exclusively for the US vendor, according...

BOE to compete with Foxconn for stake in JDI, says report

Nov 9, 15:23

China-based flat panel maker BOE Technology is likely to compete with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) in a race to acquire a part of the money-losing Japan Display (JDI), according...

Sharp posts fourth straight quarterly profits

Oct 30, 15:27

Sharp has reported its fourth consecutive quarterly profits of JPY20.2 billion (US$177 million) for its fiscal second-quarter 2017 (ended September), compared to a year-earlier loss...

Oxide TFT LCD panels getting popular in notebook sector

Oct 23, 15:44

Flat panel makers including Sharp, LG Display and CEC-Panda LCD Technology are ramping up production of oxide TFT LCD panels to meet increasing demand from notebook brands, according...

Oxide panels getting pupular in the notebook sector

Foxconn to ship 25-30 million iPhone X devices in 4Q17, says report

Oct 23, 14:50

Shipments of iPhone X from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision), Apple's sole contractor for the device, will reach around 2-3 million units before Apple begins to deliver the...

Foxconn to help Sharp expand smartphone sales, says paper

Oct 23, 14:25

The Foxconn Group (Hon Hai) is to exert all-out efforts to help Sharp expand its presence in the handset market, aiming to position the Japan-based brand among the top-five players...

Samsung striving for OLED panel orders from China

Oct 17, 11:59

Samsung Display is striving for OLED panel orders from China-based mobile device vendors, but will be facing competition from its China-based rivals such as BOE Technology and Tianma...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers stepping up 10.5G development

Oct 5, 15:17

With competition in the TV panel market gradually mounting in the above 55-inch segment, some makers have been aggressively establishing new 10.5G production lines, including: China's...

Sharp Taiwan invests in local retail chain

Oct 3, 15:59

Sharp (Taiwan) Electronics has revealed it will acquire a 66% stake in Aurora Telecom retail chain for NT$546.89 million (US$18.1 million) to strengthen marketing of its consumer...

Foxconn-Sharp 10.5G line in China to be delayed, says report

Oct 3, 11:11

A planned 10.5G flat panel factory to be jointly set up by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) and Sharp in Guangzhou, China is likely to be postponed, according to a Chinese-language Liberty...

Sharp unveils household 8K TVs

Sep 1, 14:52

Sharp has unveiled its new Aquos 8K products, including 8K TVs and monitors, at IFA 2017 in Berlin and also simultaneously in Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai as the company is gearing...

Sharp introduces 8K display TVs

Global OEM TV shipments to reach over 20 million units in 3Q17

Sep 1, 12:24

Global TV shipments by OEM makers are expected to reach 20.5 million units in the third quarter, buoyed by the traditional peak-season demand and declining TV panel prices, according...

China TV OEMs ramping their market share globally

Taiwan market: Sharp intros Aquos S2

Aug 16, 12:12

Sharp has introduced its new Aquos S2-series smartphones in the Taiwan market targeting the mid-tier to high-end segment.

Sharp Aquos S2 smartphones

Sharp is willing to help JDI, says executive

Aug 11, 16:15

Sharp is willing to extend a helping hand to beleaguered Japan Display (JDI), hoping to form a joint team to develop LCD products in Japan, according to company president Dai Cheng...

LG, Sony, Sharp ramping TV shipments at expense of Samsung, China players

Aug 3, 12:10

LG Electronics, Sony and Sharp are ramping their TV shipments at the expense of Samsung Electronics and major players in China, which reportedly are suffering a setback in their respective...

Foxconn Group increasing presence in smartphone panel market

Jul 24, 16:02

The Foxconn Group has continued to deepen its deployment in the smartphone-use panel market and is likely to emerge as a strong player in the sector, according to industry sources.

Full-screen smartphone shipments to surge in 2018, says Counterpoint Research

Jul 21, 16:28

Shipments of bezel-free or alternative aspect ratio smartphones will exceed 120 million units in 2017, and will more than triple in 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

Sharp files infringement complaint against Hisense

Jul 20, 15:22

Sharp has filed a new patent infringement complaint against Hisense in New York Southern District Court, alleging that Hisense and its affiliate companies produce and sell TV products...

Radiant Opto-Electronics reports sharp rise for June sales

Jul 10, 16:00

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.809 billion (US$157.39 million) for June 2017, representing a 15.83% increase on month and 86.1% increase on yea...

Foxconn chairman still expects 50% chance of getting Toshiba semiconductor business

Jun 23, 16:25

Commenting on Toshiba's decision that it will put its negotiation priority for the sale of its semiconductor department on the alliance of Japan- and US-based enterprises, Foxconn...

Digitimes Research: AIO shipments expected to take larger share of desktop PC market

Jun 7, 10:45

With the consumer sector continuing to have weak demand for all-in-one (AIO) PC products, AIO PC shipments were down 1.7% on year to reach only 12.18 million units in 2016, the third...

Japan market: Sharp to use Foxconn-made semi-finished PV panel frames to save costs, construction time, says paper

Jun 6, 14:29

Sharp will adopt semi-finished PV panel frames produced by Foxconn Electronics, a majority shareholder of Sharp, for PV power-generating stations it will establish in Japan, in a...

Micro LED to come into trial production in 2H17

May 24, 14:59

A few makers engaged in R&D for micro LED display products, despite many technological bottlenecks, are expected to take the initiative to begin trial production in the second...

Foxconn, Sharp to invest in micro LED R&D

May 24, 11:01

Sharp disclosed it will invest US$7 million to take a 31.82% stake in eLux, a US-based start-up business engaged in R&D of micro LED technology and its application to displays...

Commentary: Will Terry Gou consider acquiring Vizio?

Apr 25, 14:36

China-based LeEco claims it has been forced to abandon its planned US$2 billion acquisition of Vizio, the second largest US-based TV vendor, because of regulatory issues. Vizion will...

Sharp aims to ship one million smartphones in fiscal 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 21, 15:50

Sharp has revamped its strategy for smartphones and aims to ship over one million smartphones in fiscal 2017 (April 2017-March 2018), according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Innolux, Sharp cooperating on OLED panels

Apr 19, 15:07

Innolux is cooperating with Sharp for R&D of OLED technology and supporting Sharp's construction of a 4.5 OLED factory in Japan, according to Innolux honorary chairmen Tuan Hsi...

Innolux honorary chairman Tuan Hsing-chien

Sharp runs risk to expand LCD TV business, says Diamond Weekly

Apr 18, 14:22

While Sharp is restoring its business operations following Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics' stake investment, its plan to expand LCD TV output in line with the goal of increasing...

Foxconn to hike Sharp TV panel capacity in Japan, says IHS Markit

Mar 24, 16:04

Foxconn Electronics, after becoming the largest shareholder of Sharp, aims to increase global sales of Sharp-produced Aquos-branded LCD TVs to 10-12 million units in 2017 and will...

Sharp aims at global sales of 20 million LCD TVs for fiscal 2020

Mar 15, 20:10

Sharp is making efforts to transform its LCD business and has sets a goal of hiking global LCD TV sales from an estimated five million units in 2016 fiscal (April 2016-March 2017)...

Foxconn could help Toshiba in ways similar to that for Sharp, says Guo

Mar 3, 16:19

While Toshiba is suffering from financial troubles and looking to sell its memory business, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has noted that demand...

Foxconn invests in SoftBank subsidiary, sets up joint venture with Sharp

Mar 1, 13:38

Foxconn Electronics has had its subsidiary Foxconn (Far East) Limited acquire 96,268 new shares of SoftBank Group's subsidiary SoftBank Group Capital APAC at US$600.602 million for...

Panasonic, Sharp capitalize on JCM to export PV modules, says report

Feb 21, 11:30

Panasonic and Sharp have exported PV modules to Costa Rica and Thailand respectively through the Japan government's Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), according to Japan-based Ni...

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