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Vizio XVT CinemaWide TV goes on sale, 21:9 movie purists celebrate the end to black bars

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It's been a long, long wait for Vizio's ultrawidescreen LCD TV to show its face: the company was promising such sets starting around this time last year that ultimately missed the October and subsequent March targets. Vizio is one to eventually make good on a promise, though, and has...
Vizio XVT CinemaWide TV goes on sale, 21:9 movie purists celebrate the end to black bars

Boot up: the US's poor, what next for Apple, TV shipments fall, Surfaces and more

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Plus what the iPad mini could do to PC sales, what Steve Ballmer hasn't said about the Surface, and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe poor in America: In need of help >> The EconomistMs Hamilton worked as a...
Boot up: the US's poor, what next for Apple, TV shipments fall, Surfaces and more

Total TV shipments to fall 1.4% in 2012, as LCD unit sales growth slows to 5%

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This isn’t the best year for television manufacturers, as total unit shipments are expected to ease some 1.4%, according to data presented by DisplaySearch. That decline is brought about by a slowing in the growth of sales of LCD televisions, which are expected to rise only 5% this year. That’s down around 28%...
Total TV shipments to fall 1.4% in 2012, as LCD unit sales growth slows to 5%

Wistron LCD TV shipments to slide 40% in 1Q12, says paper

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Wistron is expected to see its LCD TV shipments slide by 40% sequentially to 1.2 million units in the first quarter of 2012 as rival Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is likely to take up nearly all ODM TV orders to be released by Sony, according to a Chinese-language...
Wistron LCD TV shipments to slide 40% in 1Q12, says paper

Sharp records ëextraordinary lossí of $1.4 billion

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Sharp has posted (pdf) what it is referring to as an ëextraordinary lossí largely due to LCD business restructuring. Sharp expects that the costs incurred in converting its production lines for large screen Aquos LCD TVs will be recouped by focusing more closely on mobile displays and developing new-generation IGZO...
Sharp records ëextraordinary lossí of $1.4 billion

Sharp records ëextraordinary lossí of $1.4 billion

www.electronista.com
Sharp has posted (pdf) what it is referring to as an ëextraordinary lossí largely due to LCD business restructuring. Sharp expects that the costs incurred in converting its production lines for large screen Aquos LCD TVs will be recouped by focusing more closely on mobile displays and developing new-generation IGZO...
Sharp records ëextraordinary lossí of $1.4 billion

Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

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As the company continues to overhaul its operations to return to profitability, Sony managed to hold onto modest operating profits during its third fiscal quarter, reporting $23.39 billion (¥1.948 trillion) in revenue and $496 million (¥46.4 billion) in operating income, but it did post a net loss of $115 million...
Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

LG will ship OLED TV with curved screen for $13,500 in May

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LG Electronics has begun accepting pre-orders for its 55-inch curved OLED TV in South Korea, with deliveries to begin next month.The TV vendors are under pressure to come up with new reasons for consumers to buy new sets, as global LCD TV shipments declined for the first time ever...
LG will ship OLED TV with curved screen for $13,500 in May
Sharp starts production of 5-inch smartphone displays with 1080p resolution
Samsung may debut transparent, protrait-sized TV at CES

Today in Tech: How Microsoft kept PC partners in the dark

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LCD TV shipments fall for the first time; Microsoft kept its Surface tablet under wraps, even from PC partners.  NPD: Global LCD TV shipments fall for first time [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] Global television shipments fell 8% in the first quarter from a year earlier, as LCD-TV volume posted its...
Today in Tech: How Microsoft kept PC partners in the dark

Sharp forms strategic partnership with Foxconn parent Hon Hai to boost competitiveness

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Japanese electronics giant Sharp has today announced a strategic deal with Hon Hai (parent company of Foxconn) that sees both parties combine and establish a manufacturing partnership that will combine the strengths of each company, “to launch cost competitive components and products.” As part of the deal, Sharp and Hon Hai...
Sharp forms strategic partnership with Foxconn parent Hon Hai to boost competitiveness

Best Buy and TiVo Developing Non-DVR HDTV(s)

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For years, I’ve pined for a TiVo-fied television. In fact, Humax was set to deliver a TiVo solution way back in 2005. Unfortunately, the 26″ LCD TV with TiVo DVR capabilities and integrated DVD recorder never made it to market. Last summer, when TiVo and Best Buy hooked up with a...
Best Buy and TiVo Developing Non-DVR HDTV(s)

Sharp screens to bring HD-LCD pixels to smartphones

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The company has started producing a new range of panels that aim to give smartphone screens the same pixel density of full HD-LCD TV sets. [Read more]...
Sharp screens to bring HD-LCD pixels to smartphones

Uh oh: LCD TV shipments fall for the first time ever

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According to data compiled by NPD DisplaySearch, worldwide television shipments were down 8 percent in the first quarter, representing the worst slide since the second quarter of 2009. [Read more]...
Uh oh: LCD TV shipments fall for the first time ever

Ailing tech giant Sharp confirms key $4.6 billion financing deal

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Japanese tech firm Sharp has confirmed that it has close an agreement for a key $4.6 billion financing deal to help bail it out of the serious financial issues that are plaguing the 100-year-old company. A note on Sharp’s investor site details the “working capital loan” which will see Mizuho...
Ailing tech giant Sharp confirms key $4.6 billion financing deal

Report: Sharp increases layoffs number, aiming for profitability by March 2014

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Japanese electronics giant Sharp is reportedly planning a major restructuring to bring the company back to profitability by 2014, as reported by Kyodo News. Said restructuring will see Sharp cut nearly 11,000 (10,966) jobs from its 57,170-person workforce by March 2014 -- just under 20 percent of all employees...
Report: Sharp increases layoffs number, aiming for profitability by March 2014

4K LCD TV panel shipments to increase 40-fold in 2013

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Reinforcing the coming-out party 4K resolution TVs threw at CES 2013, NPD DisplaySearch predicts 2.6 million panels with ship in 2013, up from 63 thousand last year. [Read more]...
4K LCD TV panel shipments to increase 40-fold in 2013

Don't buy a jumbo LCD TV, buy a projector

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Projectors provide better picture quality and value than any huge LCD TV. [Read more]...
Don't buy a jumbo LCD TV, buy a projector

Hi, Reddit: I just fixed my LCD TV with $7.98 worth of capacitors. The repairman quoted me $750. How do they get away with this?

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Hi, Reddit: I just fixed my LCD TV with $7.98 worth of capacitors. The repairman quoted me $750. How do they get away with this?

Troubled Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide, raise $2.74 billion by selling assets

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It’s not been a great year for Japanese electronics giant Sharp, but things are going to take a turn for the worse before they get better, after plans to lay-off 11,000 staff and generate $2.74 billion from asset sales were leaked to Japanese news outlet Kyodo News. The company, which...
Troubled Sharp plans to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide, raise $2.74 billion by selling assets

Display size on Samsung Galaxy Note III could reach 6.3 inches

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Rumors circulating around the Web point to a 2013 release for the Samsung Galaxy Note III, which will purportedly feature a 6.3-inch OLED display according to The Korea Times. The news comes after the company announced it will reduce its investment in the LCD TV business, instead focusing on...
Display size on Samsung Galaxy Note III could reach 6.3 inches
Samsung's 75-inch ES9000 flagship smart LCD TV coming to US for $9,999.99 in August with 'Angry Birds'

Rumor: Foxconn Planning To Build US-Based Plants, Will Train American Engineers In Taiwan Or China

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In one of the oddest cases of an April Fool’s joke coming true, Digitimes is reporting that Foxconn is looking at opening LCD TV plants in LA or Detroit. These plants will focus on automated production lines and build mostly LCD TVs as too much hand-work is required to assemble...
Rumor: Foxconn Planning To Build US-Based Plants, Will Train American Engineers In Taiwan Or China

NPD: Global LCD TV Shipments Fall for First Time

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Global television shipments fell 8% in the first quarter from a year earlier, as LCD-TV volume posted its first year-over-year drop, according to research firm NPD Group....
NPD: Global LCD TV Shipments Fall for First Time
Sharp plans to eliminate 11,000 jobs, raise $2.74 billion by selling assets
Growth of global TV shipments to slow in 2012
Europe fines Philips, LG, and Samsung $1.9 billion in antitrust sting on ... CRT TVs
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