News tagged with liquid crystal

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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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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Taiwan agrees AUO $800 mn China investment

Taiwan on Wednesday gave the green light for a project by leading flat-panel maker AU Optronics to spend nearly $800 million on a stake in a Chinese firm, officials said.

Jun 22, 2011
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Sharp annual profit more than quadruples

(AP) -- Sharp said its annual profit more than quadrupled due to brisk demand for liquid crystal display screens but warned the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last month will have a "broad" impact on its business.

Apr 27, 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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Samsung 'crossed the line': Apple executive

Apple filed suit against Samsung last week because it had "crossed the line," a top Apple executive said Wednesday, but hopes to maintain a "strong relationship" with the South Korean company.

Apr 21, 2011
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Samsung Electronics suffers fall in 1Q earnings

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics has suffered a sharp fall in first quarter earnings as competition in the tablet computer market and weakness in its liquid crystal display business offset strength in semiconductors.

Apr 07, 2011
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Taiwan softens on high-tech investment in China

Taiwan further relaxed controls Tuesday on high-tech investments in China by local firms, allowing makers of flat-panel television screens to export their most advanced technology to the mainland.

Mar 08, 2011
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Samsung's 4th-quarter net profit rises 13 percent

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics, the world's largest manufacturer of computer memory chips and flat screen televisions, said net profit rose 13 percent in the fourth quarter amid higher sales of semiconductors ...

Jan 28, 2011
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