Breakthrough in industrial-scale nanotube processing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University scientists today unveiled a method for the industrial-scale processing of pure carbon-nanotube fibers that could lead to revolutionary advances in materials science, power ...
New Japanese glasses bring tears to the eyes
The Japanese eyewear company behind Sarah Palin's designer glasses has come up with a high-tech solution for obsessive video-gamers and bookworms whose eyes dry out from lack of blinking.
Plastic Logic to unveil first e-reader in January
Plastic Logic, a US company whose planned electronic reader has attracted a lot of media buzz, said Monday that it will announce the availability and pricing of the device for business professionals in January.
Taiwan LCD makers eye China as leverage against rivals
Taiwan's producers of liquid crystal displays know that venturing into the Chinese market is risky, but they are also fully aware they have no choice, analysts said.
LG to Launch 15-inch OLED TV
Micromuscles: Micrometer-Sized Actuators from Liquid-crystal Elastomers (w/ Video)
To move your arm or leg, certain muscles need to change shape, to either lengthen or contract. Now scientists have made liquid-crystalline particles that can change shape in a similar way, but which are only ...
Japan's Toshiba still in red
Japanese high-tech giant Toshiba said Wednesday it had lost more than 600 million dollars in the fiscal first quarter as the economic downturn hit sales of televisions and other electronics.
Samsung's 4.2 bln dlrs 'green' initiative
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Monday announced a 4.29 billion dollar plan to develop eco-friendly products and cut emissions from its manufacturing plants by 2013.
EU antitrust regulators charge LCD panel makers
(AP) -- European Union antitrust regulators have charged Royal Philips Electronics NV and LG Display with fixing the price of liquid crystal display monitors, Philips said Monday.
Corning raises 2Q glass volume forecast again
(AP) -- Specialty glass maker Corning Inc. said Tuesday it is getting a big lift from rising sales of flat-screen televisions, most notably in China.
Taiwan's AU Optronics, China firm to set up joint venture
Taiwan's AU Optronics Corp said Monday it would set up a flat panel display joint venture with China's Sichuan Changhong Electric Co as it tries to tap the huge Chinese market.
LG claims world's thinnest LCD-TV panel
South Korea's LG Display said it has developed a liquid crystal display (LCD) television panel that is thinner than a pencil, describing it as the world's slimmest.