News tagged with liquid crystal

Exotic quantum crystal discovered

Nature knows two opposite types of solids: one that emerges upon compression from a liquid and a second that appears if the pressure on a liquid is reduced. While the former is typical for substances in our ...

Aug 10, 2011
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Japan's NEC revises up profit forecast

Japanese information technology firm NEC said Friday it has revised its half year forecast from a loss to a healthy net profit, with reports saying demand for iPhones was helping the company.

Oct 19, 2012
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Asian firms to pay $571 mn more in US LCD case

Three major Asian manufacturers have agreed to pay fines of $571 million to US states as part of the ongoing case on price-fixing of LCD displays for electronic devices, officials said Thursday.

Jul 12, 2012
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Samsung 3Q profit slides 23 percent

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said quarterly profit slid 23 percent as weaker demand for flat panels and computer chips offset booming smartphone sales that were estimated to have surpassed those of industry ...

Oct 28, 2011
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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.

Dec 27, 2011
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Interview: Samsung to step up Apple patent war

(AP) -- A top Samsung executive says the company will take a bolder stance in its patent battle with smartphone and tablet rival Apple, which Samsung claims has been "free riding" on its patented wireless ...

Sep 23, 2011
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Toshiba develops 7.0-inch LTPS TFT LCD panel

Toshiba Mobile Display has developed a 7.0-inch low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) for vehicle-mounted and industrial uses that enables multi-touch ...

Apr 26, 2011
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S. Korea's LG to raise $884 mln in rights issue

LG Electronics, the world's third-largest handset maker, said Thursday it would raise about one trillion won ($884 million) through a rights offer to strengthen its troubled smartphone business.

Nov 03, 2011
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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.

Dec 26, 2011
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