News tagged with liquid crystal

Taiwan's AUO to appeal over US price-fixing fine

Taiwan's AU Optronics said Friday it would appeal against a US court decision to fine it $500 million for taking part in what prosecutors called the "most serious price-fixing" case in US history.

Sep 21, 2012
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Sharp shares soar in Tokyo on profit report

Sharp shares jumped nearly 13 percent in Tokyo trading on Friday after a Japanese media report said the embattled electronics giant logged an operating profit in the last quarter of 2012.

Jan 11, 2013
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Flat-panel TV shipments predicted to fall

U.S. flat-panel television shipments are expected to dip for the first time on an annual basis this year, ending an unbroken string of growth since the segment was created.

Apr 03, 2012
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Sony April-December loss shrinks 75%

Japanese electronics giant Sony said on Thursday that its net loss from April to December shrank 75 percent on-year and added that it remains on track to achieve its forecast of a full-year profit.

Feb 07, 2013
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Sharp announces $111 mn tie-up with Samsung

Sharp on Wednesday announced a $111 million capital tie-up deal with South Korean rival Samsung, in a rare move for a Japanese firm that underscores the fading fortunes of its electronics giants.

Mar 06, 2013
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Japan Inc. faces 'tectonic changes': analysts

Sharp's announcement that it will team up with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision on a liquid-crystal display deal is the latest example of the "tectonic changes" rippling through hard-hit Japan Inc.

Apr 02, 2012
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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."

Mar 14, 2012
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LG Display to pay $380 mn to settle US lawsuit

LG Display, one of the world's largest flat screen makers, said Friday it had agreed to pay $380 million to settle a US case over alleged price-fixing in the liquid crystal display market.

Jul 13, 2012
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Sony to axe 10,000 jobs worldwide: report

Sony will cut 10,000 jobs worldwide this year as it attempts to carry out sweeping reforms aimed at reviving the iconic but loss-making Japanese electronics giant, the Nikkei business daily said Monday.

Apr 09, 2012
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