Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide: report
Sony will cut 10,000 jobs worldwide this year as it attempts to carry out sweeping reforms aimed at reviving the iconic but loss-making Japanese electronics giant, the Nikkei business daily said Monday.
Tech review: New iPad an all-around upgrade
Apple used to be good at keeping secrets, but when you start building millions of "something new," details are bound to start trickling out. Such was the case with Apple's new iPad, which was announced just ...
Flat-panel TV shipments predicted to fall
U.S. flat-panel television shipments are expected to dip for the first time on an annual basis this year, ending an unbroken string of growth since the segment was created.
Japan Inc. faces 'tectonic changes': analysts
Sharp's announcement that it will team up with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision on a liquid-crystal display deal is the latest example of the "tectonic changes" rippling through hard-hit Japan Inc.
Epson's 3-D glasses simulate 80-inch screen
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
A computer screen you can fold
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Toronto researchers have discovered a better way to make flat-panel displays that could one day lead to computer screens you roll up like a newspaper and wallpaper that lights ...
Electroactive polymer key to durable, affordable full-screen Braille displays
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of North Carolina State University researchers are one step closer to creating a workable, affordable full-screen Braille computer display that would allow the blind to scan Web pages in much the same ...
Hon Hai buying 10 percent stake in Sharp for $806M
(AP) -- Taiwan electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is taking a 10 percent stake in struggling Japanese electronics company Sharp Corp. for about $806 million.
Research firm: New iPad more expensive to make
Apple appears to be making less of a profit from each new iPad than it did when it launched the previous model a year ago, according to a research firm's analysis.
NEC goes ultra-thin with 0.3mm-thick batteries
Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed
These days graphene is the rock star of materials science, but it has an Achilles heel: It is exceptionally sensitive to its electrical environment.
Microsoft demos three new whiz-bang technologies it's working on (w/ video)
Review: Vita sets new standard for portable games
(AP) -- The PlayStation Vita won't replace your smartphone. For starters, it isn't a telephone (although it will eventually let you use Skype). And it's too big to fit in your pants pocket, unless you're wearing ...