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Foxconn increases stake in Sakai Display Products

Newswatch - Dec 29, 21:27

Taiwan's Investment Commission has approved an application filed by a local investment firm owned by Guo Shou-cheng, the eldest son of Foxconn chairman Terry Guo, to indirectly invest...

Foxconn/Sharp likely to ramp up stake in lens module maker Kantatsu, says report

Newswatch - Dec 29, 14:33

Backed by Foxconn Electronics, Sharp is likely to increase its investment in Japan-based lens module maker Kantatsu in order to compete with Taiwan-based Largan Precision to secure...

Sharp to regain own-brand TV marketing in Europe via investing in SUMC

Dec 26, 22:56

Sharp will regain marketing right of own-brand LCD TVs in the Europe market through investing JPY10.4 billion (US$88.6 million) for an over 50% stake in Cyprus-registered Skytec Universal...

AUO, Novatek, Chipbond to benefit from Sharp decision to stop supplying panels to Samsung, says report

Newswatch - Dec 23, 12:08

Taiwan flat panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics and driver IC packaging firm Chipbond Technology will benefit from Sharp's decision to...

Innolux denies playing a role in Sharp panel supply strategy

Dec 21, 11:44

LCD panel maker Innolux under the Foxconn Group has maintained it operates independently, denying it is playing a part in Foxconn Electronics' strategy for supply of TV applications...

TV panel supply chain in major reshuffle with Sharp set to stop shipments to Samsung

Dec 20, 12:13

Foxconn Electronics' decision to have its subsidiary Sharp stop shipping LCD TV panels to Samsung Electronics beginning 2017 will trigger a chain reaction that will also affect Sony,...

Foxconn to benefit from education procurement orders in Japan, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 16, 15:01

Sharp is planning to release four new electronic dictionaries in January 2017, targeting mainly the Japan market. The project is codenamed Brain and the four products will feature...

Foxconn and Sharp plan to set up LCD TV panel factory in China, says Nikkei

Dec 12, 10:29

Foxconn Electronics and Sharp plan to cooperatively set up a 10.5G or 11G LCD TV panel factory in China at an estimated total investment of JPY800 billion (US$6.95 billion), with...

Sharp Jusda Logistics becomes subsidiary of Jusda in Japan

Dec 2, 16:04

Sharp Jusda Logistics, originally Sharp's logistics business unit, has reorganized to become a subsidiary of Jusda International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics,...

Japan market: Foxconn to launch in-house-produced smartphones

Oct 6, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics is expected to introduce its entry-level and mid-range smartphones into the Japan market through its subsidiary Sharp in the first quarter of 2017, according to...

Sharp buys back office building in Japan

Sep 29, 12:00

Sharp has spent JPY13.9 billion (US$138.07 million) to buy back an office building that was across the road from its old headquarters, and related land in Osaka, Japan. The transaction...

JDI may release shares to Sharp, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 28, 15:24

Japan Display (JDI), an LCD panel supplier for Apple, may release a portion of its shares to Sharp, now a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, allowing Foxconn to indirectly land display...

Foxconn could expand SiP business with Sharp chip unit

Sep 27, 10:14

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is in the process of integrating Sharp into its group, including Sharp's chip unit, which is a difficult part to combine with. Nevertheless,...

Taiwan market: Sharp launches Aquos Z2 smartphone

Aug 26, 12:15

Sharp has launched its latest smartphone, the Aquos Z2, in the Taiwan market. The device will be available in early September, priced at NT$8,990 (US$284) unlocked.

Sharp launches Aquos Z2 in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Sharp to launch Aquos Z2 smartphone for high-end segment

Aug 23, 11:07

Sharp plans to launch its new flagship smartphone, the Aquos Z2, in the Taiwan market on August 25, according to the vendor's local sales agent Commtiva Technology.

Digitimes Research: Foxconn investment in Sharp may hike IGZO penetration

Aug 22, 14:12

While production for LCD panels on IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) TFT back planes is still relatively small, they offer advantages in making large-size applications with high resolutions...

New Sharp president to speak to employees about future strategy

Aug 16, 11:29

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) vice president Dai Cheng-wu has become the new president of Japan-based Sharp and Dai is planning to host internal meetings on August...

Sharp to roll out new smartphone utilizing MediaTek 10-core chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 22, 11:52

Sharp is reportedly engaged in the development of a new smartphone utilizing MediaTek's 10-core Helio X20 chip (dubbed MT6797).

Taiwan market: Commtiva unveils Sharp Aquos P1 smartphone

Jul 7, 11:30

Commtiva, a smartphone marketing arm of Foxconn Electronics, has unveiled Sharp's latest flagship smartphone, the Aquos P1, in the Taiwan market.

Sharp Aquos P1 smartphone

Foxconn to assemble Sharp products in Taiwan

Jul 5, 15:02

Foxconn Electronics plans to set up assembly lines in Taiwan to roll out Sharp's products for sale in the local market, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Commtiva to market Sharp smartphones starting July

Jun 28, 14:02

Taiwan-based Commtiva Technology, a smartphone marketing arm of Foxconn Electronics, will begin to market Sharp's smartphones in Taiwan in the first half of July, according to the...

Foxconn pushes new strategy to help Sharp transform

Jun 23, 14:24

At the company's investor conference on June 22, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo said that several of Foxconn's vice presidents will join Sharp's...

Foxconn integrating Sharp, Nokia marketing efforts

Jun 2, 15:37

Foxconn Electronics has begun to integrate the marketing and sales efforts of Sharp's smartphones and Nokia's feature phones after taking control of the two brands recently, according...

Commentary: Foxconn moves one step further to become brand operator

May 20, 09:10

The move by the Foxconn Group to take up control of two global technology brands, Sharp and Nokia, in less than two months has raised concerns that the EMS/OEM giant will eventually...

Digitimes Research: Sharp transformation hinges on synergy

May 16, 22:31

Sharp has published financial report for fiscal year 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), recording consolidated revenues of JPY2,461.5 billion (US$22.6 billion), net operating loss of JPY161.9...

Foxconn promoting Sharp products internally

Apr 28, 13:01

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) employees have recently established a team to display and promote Sharp's white goods such as dehumidifiers, air purifiers and refrigerators...

Flexium sees sharp drop in 1Q16 results

Apr 20, 11:10

With weak iPhone 6s demand, Taiwan-based printed circuit board (PCB) maker Flexium Interconnect's net profit only reached NT$422 million (US$13.05 million) in the first quarter, down...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn looks to create synergy between Sharp, SDP and Innolux

Apr 14, 14:40

Foxconn Electronics will invest JPY388.812 billion (US$3.42 billion) for a 66.00% stake in Sharp and one of the key challenges is how it can create a synergy between Sakai Display...

Sharp may outsource mass production to Innolux, says Foxconn chairman

Apr 6, 14:56

Sharp, following Foxconn Electronics' stake investment, will focus R&D and production on panels involving cutting-edge technologies, while Innolux, a member of the Foxconn Group,...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn to actively develop AMOLED via investment in Sharp

Apr 6, 11:56

A main motivation of Foxconn Electronics' investment in Sharp is to develop AMOLED panels mainly for use in smartphones, for Foxconn is a global leader in the smartphone OEM sector,...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn investment to enhance Sharp competitiveness in panel market

Apr 6, 11:52

Having taken control of Sharp, Foxconn Electronics will obtain Sharp-developed panel technologies including Oxide TFT-LCD, IGZO TFT-LCD, LTPS TFT-LCD and AMOLED. It is also expected...

Digitimes Research: Foxconn to focus investment in Sharp on developing OLED

Apr 1, 14:55

Of Foxconn Electronics' stake investment of JPY388.812 billion (US$3.42 billion) in Sharp, JPY200 billion is earmarked for OLED technology and this means that Foxconn's main motivation...

Taiwan IC design houses could benefit from Foxconn-Sharp takeover

Mar 31, 15:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reached a deal to take over Japan-based Sharp, which could bring in more business opportunities for Taiwan-based IC design houses,...

Foxconn Group to invest JPY388.812 billion in Sharp

Mar 30, 22:13

Foxconn Electronics, its Cayman Islands-registered subsidiary Foxconn (Far East), Singapore-based Foxconn Technology Pte. and SIO International Holdings will together acquire 3.282...

Foxconn says negotiations with Sharp continue

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 11:08

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) saying its negotiations with Sharp over a takeover deal continue,...

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