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Novatek looks to higher than expected sales, profits in 3Q12

Sep 25, 15:45

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics is expected to post better-than-expected revenues and profits in the third quarter of 2012, buoyed by booming sales of smartphones and...

Commentary: Falling TV and handset sales tangle Sharp in financial woes

Sep 17, 12:05

Japan-based Sharp is in deep financial trouble, lacking cash to pay back short-term loans. In addition, Sharp's business structure and the shrinking global economy mean it will be...

Proportion of 50-inch and above LCD TVs to increase in 2013, says Digitimes Research

Sep 14, 15:48

The proportion of overall LCD TV sales for TVs sized 50-inch and above is expected to increase from 5% in 2012 to as high as 15% in 2013 due to decreasing prices, according to figures...

Market observers hold mixed views on Sharp TV growth in 2H12

Sep 14, 01:35

Market observers hold mixed views about Sharp's TV growth in the second half of 2012 due to decreases in the company's TV shipments during the first half as well as reduced targets...

Sharp, LG slash large-size LCD TV prices in North America

Sep 10, 11:10

Japan-based TV brand Sharp recently lowered its price of 60-inch LCD TVs in the North America market. To compete, LG Electronics decided to reduce the price of its 55-inch LCD TVs...

Foxconn president needs to negotiate cooperation deal with Sharp, says Acer founder

Sep 7, 14:21

Terry Guo, president of the Foxconn Group, is under pressure to negotiate an investment and business cooperation agreement with Japan-based Sharp. Guo must succeed as the result of...

Sharp puts of collateral as share price tumbles

Sep 6, 16:45

Sharp's share price fell in trading by as much as 7.2% to JPY194 (US$2.47) on Thursday (September 5), increasing the company's decline so far in 2012 to 71%.

Foxconn aiming to get involved in Sharp operations

Sep 3, 15:00

After rumors that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Sharp's cooperation plans may fail started circulating because Foxconn chairman Terry Guo did not attend a scheduled...

Foxconn denies rumored issues concerning Sharp cooperation

Aug 31, 16:45

Terry Guo, chairman of Foxconn Electronics, failed to attend a scheduled press conference in Japan on August 30 to announce details of its investment in Sharp, sparking rumors that...

Reported Sharp and Foxconn Electronics 60-inch TV to be priced US$1,199

Aug 29, 01:30

Sharp and Foxconn Electronics are reportedly preparing to release a 60-inch TV which will feature 1080p resolution and a price tag of US$1,199 in North America soon, according to...

Sharp and Foxconn new 60-inch TV to pose challenges for Korean rivals

Aug 8, 01:10

Sharp and Foxconn's new 60-inch TV model that is rumored to be released later in 2012 may pose strong challenges for high-end models made by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics...

People should focus on the new business mode created by Foxconn/Sharp cooperation, says Acer founder

Aug 7, 14:49

Acer founder Stan Shih, commenting on Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) investment in Japan-based Sharp, pointed out that people should turn their focus from Sharp's...

Foxconn reiterates agreement to take a stake in Sharp with price to be renegotiated

Aug 6, 12:08

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reiterated that it has reached an agreement with Sharp to renegotiate the prices for purchasing a stake in the Japanese...

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Sharp to cut 5,000 jobs as losses continue

Aug 3, 10:47

Sharp has announced that it will cut 5,000 jobs, as it reported losses for its fiscal first quarter (ended June 30, 2012) and lowered its sales forecast for fiscal 2012.

Foxconn and Sharp to release new TV model, says sources

Jul 31, 01:00

Foxconn Electronics and Sharp will soon be releasing a new LCD TV in the Taiwan market using a new brand name, according to sources. The new model is rumored to be 60 inches in size...

Foxconn is reportedly aiming to acquire board seat at Sharp

Jul 20, 16:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), after receiving three board seats in Sharp Display Product (SDP) on July 17, is now reportedly aiming to acquire seats in SDP's parent...

Commentary: Japan government needs to do more to protect domestic solar industry

Jul 13, 14:47

The government in Japan recently announced lucrative solar feed-in-tariffs that have sparked discussions about Japan becoming the world's second-largest solar market. However, it...

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E Ink and Sharp sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Jul 13, 14:36

E Ink, the world's largest electronic paper display (EPD) supplier has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Sharp to use TFT and LCD technologies.

Intel, Shuttle, Samsung, Lenovo, Asustek competing for education market

Jul 12, 01:10

Facing Apple iPad's domination of the consumer market, several tablet PC vendors including Intel, Asustek Computer, Shuttle, Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are all turning aggressively...

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FIH undertaking ODM production of smartphones for Sharp

Jul 2, 11:18

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a maker of handsets belonging to the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, is developing 4-5 entry- to mid-range Android smartphones with 4.3-5-inch screens...

Foxconn aims to land iTV orders by investing in Sharp, says CMI former executive

Jun 29, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics' investment in Sharp is aimed at securing iTV orders from Apple, which will be a positive development for the flat panel industry if the strategy works, according...

Foxconn Group suffers book loss of over NT$6.4 billion from investment in Sharp

Jun 25, 12:28

Four members of the Foxconn Group made a combined investment of JPY66.907 billion (US$30.9 million) in Japan-based Sharp for a 9.88% stake, but have suffered a total book loss of...

Sharp to launch 5-inch smartphone in China, Taiwan in 3Q12, say sources

Jun 20, 13:57

Sharp is expected to launch a 5-inch smartphone in China and Taiwan simultaneously in the third quarter of 2012 targeting the entry-level and mid-range segments, according to industry...

Panel makers express different opinions over Foxconn-Sharp cooperation

Jun 15, 14:57

BOE CEO Yanshun Chen has said Foxconn and Sharp's recent cooperation will create a new business model in the industry and create a multiple-win situation that will provide Sharp an...

Sharp and Sony to terminate joint venture to produce and sell large-sized LCD panels and modules

Jun 14, 10:50

Sharp and Sony has recently announced that their joint venture relationship to produce and sell large-sized LCD panels and modules will terminate, and that Sony will sell its shares...

Japan market: PV FIT is high; so are barriers for foreign vendors

Jun 12, 14:41

The Japan government will begin to provide a feed-in tariff (FIT) rate of JPY42/kWh (US$0.53/kWh) for roof-top solar PV systems, estimated to lead to a high internal rate of return...

Radiant BLU shipments for iPads likely to reduce in 2H12, say sources

May 31, 01:25

BLU maker Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see its shipments of BLUs for Apple's iPads affected significantly in the second half of 2012 when LG Display and Sharp are likely...

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AUO, CMI to gear up shipments of 4Kx2K panels in 2H12

May 30, 15:47

Panel makers such as AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Sharp plan to step up shipments of 4096 by 2160 (4Kx2K) high resolution panels in the second half of 2012 to compete...

TV makers to QFHD TVs to compete with AMOLED TVs

Foxconn, Sharp to build 6G LTPS panel plant in Chengdu, says paper

Newswatch - May 25, 11:30

Foxconn Electronics plans to team up with Sharp to build a 6G LTPS (low temperature poly-silicon) panel plant in Chengdu, China, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted...

Foxconn says no to rumors of planning to seek strategic investment from clients

May 17, 01:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has refuted a rumor the company plans to form strategic alliances via mutual investments with clients such as Apple and Hewlett-Packard...

There is room for Foxconn to cooperate with Sharp in solar, say Taiwan makers

May 15, 15:55

Industry sources in Taiwan have noted that that there is a chance for Foxconn and Sharp, who have announced plans to cooperate on the production of TVs and panels, to work together...

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Turkey-based Vestel to compete with Taiwan makers for OEM TV orders

May 10, 17:09

Turkey-based OEM TV maker Vestel is emerging as a strong contender to compete with Taiwan-based OEMs for orders to be released by Japan's brand TV vendors including Sharp and Toshiba,...

FIH refutes rumors of planning to enter handset brand business

May 8, 13:41

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has refuted recent market rumors that the company is planning to enter the handset brand business with cooperation from Sharp. FIH said the company's...

Foxconn may receive large-size TV orders from Vizio, say sources

May 7, 15:40

Foxconn Electronics is likely to also land large-size OEM TV orders from Vizio in addition to existing clients including Sharp and Suning Appliance after it took up a 46.5% stake...

Commentary: The battle cry in the global LCD TV market

May 4, 16:37

The LCD TV market was hit by low demand in 2011. Due to Thanksgiving holidays in North America, the market finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel near end of 2011.

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    Sharp, which made its first appearance at Touch Taiwan this year, sports its high SNR projective capacitive touch panel technology. The technology includes a thinner product design...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

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    Sharp 3D touchscreen LCD panel

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