News tagged with liquid crystal

A greener source of polyester—cork trees

On the scale of earth-friendly materials, you'd be hard pressed to find two that are farther apart than polyester (not at all) and cork (very). In an unexpected twist, however, scientists are figuring out ...

Apr 16, 2014
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Japan deep-sea robots to seek minerals: report

Resource-poor Japan plans to use deep-sea mining robots to exploit rare earths and precious metals on the ocean floors around the island nation within a decade, according to a media report.

Jan 07, 2011
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Fujitsu shows off next-gen color LCD eReader

(PhysOrg.com) -- Currently the screens of e-readers come in two colors, black and white. While the Nook does have a color version out but that screen is an LCD and not an e-ink. While for a while that did ...

Jul 11, 2011 weblog
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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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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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Apple's victory means soul-searching for Samsung

A U.S. jury's $1 billion verdict against Samsung for what rival Apple claimed was the illegal copying of its iPhone and iPad designs signals a turning point for the South Korean electronics giant known for ...

Aug 28, 2012
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