Polytron predicts glass smartphones by end of year (w/ Video)
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China fines LG, Samsung in flat panel price case
China fined South Korean and Taiwanese makers of LCD display screens $56 million on Friday for price-fixing, joining the United States and Europe in a crackdown on the industry.
Qualcomm to invest $120M in Japan's Sharp
Sharp Corp. says Qualcomm Inc. will become a shareholder with an investment of up to 9.9 billion yen ($120 million) that will fund joint development of new LCD screens for mobile devices.
Apple to start selling new iMacs on Friday
Apple says the smaller version of its new, slimmed-down iMac desktop computers will go on sale Friday. It will also start taking orders for the larger model, but the units won't ship until next month.
Taiwan co. fined $500 million for LCD price fixing
(AP)—A Taiwanese company was fined $500 million Thursday and its former president and executive vice president were each sentenced to three years in prison for their leading roles in a global LCD screen price-fixing conspiracy.
US demanding harsh penalties for price fixers (Update)
(AP)—The U.S. Department of Justice is demanding that a Taiwanese company pay a $1 billion fine and two former top executives each serve 10 years in prison for their central roles in what prosecutors called the most serious ...
Epson develops new Ultimicron panel for electronic viewfinders
Seiko Epson Corporation has developed a new high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT color panel for electronic viewfinders used in mid- to high-end digital interchangeable lens system cameras. The new panel ...
US seeks $1 bn, prison for Taiwan execs in LCD case
Prosecutors asked for a $1 billion fine for Taiwan's AU Optronics and prison terms of 10 years for two top executives in the "most serious price-fixing" case in US history, court documents showed Wednesday.
Toshiba fined in US antitrust case
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba said Tuesday a jury has ordered it to pay $87 million in a price-fixing case on LCD displays, but that it ultimately may not end up paying damages.
New IGZO oxide semiconductor technology may revolutionize displays
Sharp Corporation and Semiconductor Energy Laboratory have jointly developed a new oxide semiconductor (IGZO) technology with high crystallinity. This material will enable even higher resolutions, lower power consumption, ...
Kodak patent deemed invalid in fight with Apple-RIM
A US judge on Monday said a Kodak patent allegedly infringed upon by Apple and Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) was not valid, dealing another blow to the struggling photography pioneer.
Taiwan company, execs guilty of fixing LCD prices
(AP) -- A Taiwan company and two of its top executives have been found guilty of working with competitors to inflate prices of liquid screen display screens used in computer monitors and televisions.
Company claiming iPad trademark sues Apple in US
(AP) -- Apple Inc. is facing yet another challenge to its use of the iPad trademark in China - this time in a court in California.