Qualcomm challenges LCDs through new e-reader
A new electronic display is poised to challenge power-hungry LCDs after U.S. mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc. teamed up with a South Korean bookseller to introduce a new e-reader.
S. Korea's LG to raise $884 mln in rights issue
LG Electronics, the world's third-largest handset maker, said Thursday it would raise about one trillion won ($884 million) through a rights offer to strengthen its troubled smartphone business.
S. Korean antitrust agency fines LCD makers $175m
Seoul's antitrust agency said on Sunday it had fined 10 of the world's leading flat panel makers in South Korea and Taiwan a total of 194 billion won ($175 million) for price fixing.
Samsung 3Q profit slides 23 percent
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said quarterly profit slid 23 percent as weaker demand for flat panels and computer chips offset booming smartphone sales that were estimated to have surpassed those of industry ...
Interview: Samsung to step up Apple patent war
(AP) -- A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been "free riding" on its patented wireless ...
An impermeable wrap for future electronics
A moisture-resistant coating that extends the lifetime and reliability of plastic electronic devices, such as organic solar cells or flexible displays, has garnered the intense interest of developers of next-generation ...
Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi join forces in displays
(AP) -- The display businesses of three major Japanese electronics makers are joining forces to become more competitive in small and medium-sized panels - a sector that's expected to grow because of the popularity ...
Paris airport tests 'virtual' boarding agents
An airport in France is experimenting with "virtual" boarding agents in a bid to jazz up its terminals with 21st century avatars who always smile, don't need breaks and never go on strike.
Taiwan unveils eco-friendly rewritable 'paper'
A group of Taiwan scientists have developed an environmentally friendly form of rewritable electronic paper that works without electricity.
Transparent electronics from graphene-based electrodes (w/ Video)
Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.
Flexible nanowire electronics that can attach to any material developed at Stanford
Stanford researchers have developed a new method of attaching nanowire electronics to the surface of virtually any object, regardless of its shape or what material it is made of. The method could be used in making everything ...
Samsung says 2nd-quarter operating profit fell
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics' profitability slumped in the second quarter as strong performance in fast-growing smartphones could not overcome weakness in liquid crystal displays.
TDK mass-produces see-through type high-definition organic electroluminescent display
TDK Corporation has started mass production of a newly developed see-through passive matrix type QVGA organic EL display (product name: UEL476) from this Spring, a world's first.