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.
AU Optronics to appeal US price-fixing verdict
Taiwan's AU Optronics (AUO) will appeal a guilty verdict in the United States for price-fixing, its chairman was quoted as saying Thursday.
AU Optronics guilty in display screen price-fixing case
Taiwan's largest maker of displays for computers, smartphones and other gadgets was convicted on Tuesday of taking part in a price-fixing conspiracy that brought in more than a half-billion dollars in "ill-gotten gains."
Under the microscope #4 - Liquid crystals
Dr Tim Wilkinson is combining liquid crystals with nanotechnology to try and create 3D displays which would look like real life.
Discovery of 'bioelectric' arteries opens path to heart disease treatment
Bionic eyes and limbs made television's six million dollar man an icon, but new research suggests our existing biological structure already exhibits a valuable electrical property. Scientists have found that ...
The hidden nanoworld of ice crystals: Revealing the dynamic behavior of quasi-liquid layers
Samsung 4Q profit rises 17 pct on smartphone sales
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 17 percent jump in fourth quarter profit on the strength of smartphone sales even as the company battled claims it had copied Apple's iPhone.
Samsung Group to invest record $41.56 bln this year
South Korea's Samsung Group announced it would invest a record 47.8 trillion won ($41.56 billion) this year and hire an all-time high of 26,000 new employees despite global economic gloom.
Gadget Watch: 55-inch OLED TVs from Samsung and LG
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. are showing off 55-inch TV sets that use organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, instead of plasma or liquid crystals.
Samsung, Sharp in LCD price-fixing settlement
South Korea's Samsung, Japan's Sharp and five other Asian firms have agreed to a $553 million settlement for illegally fixing liquid crystal display prices, New York state's attorney general said Tuesday.
55": LG announces world's largest OLED TV panel
LG Display announced that it has developed the world's largest 55-inch OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) TV panel. The 55-inch panel is a significant step forward in the popularization of OLED TVs and demonstrates ...
Sony, Samsung dissolve panel joint venture
Japan's Sony and South Korean rival Samsung are dissolving their joint venture in liquid crystal display panels as Sony tries to stanch years of losses in its TV business.
Twisting molecules by brute force: A top-down approach
Molecules that are twisted are ubiquitous in nature, and have important consequences in biology, chemistry, physics and medicine. Some molecules have unique and technologically useful optical properties; the medicinal properties ...
Researchers demonstrate fully printed carbon nanotube transistor circuits for displays
Since the invention of liquid crystal displays in the mid-1960s, display electronics have undergone rapid transformation. Recently developed organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) have shown several advantages over LCDs, including ...