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Sharp in talks to spin off main LCD plant to suppliers

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Japanese LCD panel maker Sharp revealed on Tuesday that it is negotiating with suppliers Toppan Printing and Dai Nippon Printing on the sale of new shares of its main LCD manufacturing plant in Sakai. Exactly how much money each will contribute and what their stake in the plant will be...
Sharp in talks to spin off main LCD plant to suppliers
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Foxconn investment in Sharp looking less likely due to LCD manufacturer's shrinking stock value

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Foxconn's parent, Hon Hai Precision Industry, partnered up with Sharp earlier this year, taking a stake in Sharp's Sakai LCD manufacturing plant and investing another $850 million in the company. Unfortunately, that latter investment deal is in danger of dissolving due to Sharp's financial troubles. The Wall Street Journal...
Foxconn investment in Sharp looking less likely due to LCD manufacturer's shrinking stock value
Sharp and Foxconn enter into manufacturing partnership

Hon Hai’s $1.6B Sharp investment could point to Apple TV set

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A seemingly curious investment of $1.6 billion in Sharp by Taiwan’s Hon Hai, which owns the Apple device manufacturer Foxconn, could be a huge indicator that an Apple TV set is on the way. The deal was originally thought to be worth around $809 million in Sharp stock, or...
Hon Hai’s $1.6B Sharp investment could point to Apple TV set

Sony, Sharp Report Big Losses As LCD TV Sales Slip

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Sony has reported that despite making revenues of $19.2 billion for its last quarter it managed to make a net loss of $312 million. Incurred costs from restructuring its division containing Sony Mobile contributed to the loss, with a small loss from its gaming...
Sony, Sharp Report Big Losses As LCD TV Sales Slip

Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market

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The Learning Management System market is a wild and wooly place, relatively speaking, of course. “LMSes,” as they are known, are software applications and platforms that allow educational institutions and businesses to deliver courses, training, content and manage really every part of the learning process. Over time, the market has...
Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market
Sharp reports largest-ever loss of $4.67 billion

Hon Hai met secretly with Apple in Japan to Discuss iTV Panels

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News out of Taiwan today states that Hon Hai's Chairman Terry Gou met with Apple executives earlier this month to discuss HDTV displays for Apple's future iTV. The meeting reportedly took place a tenth generation flat panel plant in Sakai in western Japan....
Hon Hai met secretly with Apple in Japan to Discuss iTV Panels

Foxconn's Hon Hai sets up new research center in Sharp's backyard

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Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. has set up a new research center devoted to display and touch technologies in Japan that could end up hiring staff away from Sharp.The new center, called Foxconn Japan RD Co., represents a major investment for Hon Hai and aims to recruit top...
Foxconn's Hon Hai sets up new research center in Sharp's backyard
Foxconn to take largest stake in Sharp's Osaka LCD plant, says Nikkei

Hands-on with Katamari Damacy creator's crazy 16-button game controller (video)

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You don't often see a video game specifically designed for a 16-button bespoke controller and for a special one-time party, but that's exactly what Keita Takahashi has done with Tenya Wanya Teens. If that name sounds familiar, it's because Takahashi is responsible for the enormously popular game franchise that...
Hands-on with Katamari Damacy creator's crazy 16-button game controller (video)
Foxconn takes 10 percent stake in Sharp, two companies announce manufacturing partnership

Sharp Sells Stake to Hon Hai in Watershed for Japan Tech Sector

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Sharp Corp., once a proud titan of Japan’s electronics industry, said Tuesday it would sell nearly a 10 percent stake to Taiwan’s Hon Hai Group, and struck an accord with its new shareholder to shake up its core — but loss-making — liquid crystal display panel operations. Sharp will issue...
Sharp Sells Stake to Hon Hai in Watershed for Japan Tech Sector

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
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