News tagged with liquid crystal

The Earth's hidden weakness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Three thousand kilometres beneath our feet, the Earth's solid rock gives way to the swirling liquid iron of the outer core.

May 28, 2010
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Samsung to triple capital, R&D spending this year

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said Monday it will more than triple investment in capital spending and research and development this year to a record 26 trillion won ($22.7 billion), betting on future growth despite questions ...

May 17, 2010
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Japanese group gives health tips to 3D viewers

A group of Japanese businesses has released a handbook advising viewers on health and safety when watching three-dimensional televisions to counter symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and eye fatigue.

Apr 23, 2010
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US agency examines Sony patent infringement claim

A US trade agency has launched a probe into Sony Corp's claims that several companies, including two major computer monitor makers in Hong Kong and Taiwan, infringed on its patents for display devices.

Apr 16, 2010
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Repulsive interactions

(PhysOrg.com) -- The recent state of the roads is a clear illustration of what happens when water freezes into crystals of ice. But despite its frequent occurrence, the crystallisation of water is remarkably ...

Feb 05, 2010
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Sony books $870mln quarterly profit

Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony Corp. Thursday announced a third-quarter net profit of 870 million dollars, a result it said "significantly exceeded expectations".

Feb 04, 2010
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