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  • Foxconn has taken over Sharp, and is keen on rejuvenating the Japanese brand.

    Last update: Wednesday 24 May 2017 [363 news items]

Micro LED to come into trial production in 2H17

10h 42min ago

A few makers engaged in R&D for micro LED display products, despite many technological bottlenecks, are expected to take the initiative to begin trial production in the second...

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Foxconn, Sharp to invest in micro LED R&D

May 24, 11:01

Sharp disclosed it will invest US$7 million to take a 31.82% stake in eLux, a US-based start-up business engaged in R&D of micro LED technology and its application to displays...

Commentary: Will Terry Gou consider acquiring Vizio?

Apr 25, 14:36

China-based LeEco claims it has been forced to abandon its planned US$2 billion acquisition of Vizio, the second largest US-based TV vendor, because of regulatory issues. Vizion will...

Sharp aims to ship one million smartphones in fiscal 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 21, 15:50

Sharp has revamped its strategy for smartphones and aims to ship over one million smartphones in fiscal 2017 (April 2017-March 2018), according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Innolux, Sharp cooperating on OLED panels

Apr 19, 15:07

Innolux is cooperating with Sharp for R&D of OLED technology and supporting Sharp's construction of a 4.5 OLED factory in Japan, according to Innolux honorary chairmen Tuan Hsi...

Innolux honorary chairman Tuan Hsing-chien

Sharp runs risk to expand LCD TV business, says Diamond Weekly

Apr 18, 14:22

While Sharp is restoring its business operations following Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics' stake investment, its plan to expand LCD TV output in line with the goal of increasing...

Foxconn to hike Sharp TV panel capacity in Japan, says IHS Markit

Mar 24, 16:04

Foxconn Electronics, after becoming the largest shareholder of Sharp, aims to increase global sales of Sharp-produced Aquos-branded LCD TVs to 10-12 million units in 2017 and will...

Sharp aims at global sales of 20 million LCD TVs for fiscal 2020

Mar 15, 20:10

Sharp is making efforts to transform its LCD business and has sets a goal of hiking global LCD TV sales from an estimated five million units in 2016 fiscal (April 2016-March 2017)...

Foxconn could help Toshiba in ways similar to that for Sharp, says Guo

Mar 3, 16:19

While Toshiba is suffering from financial troubles and looking to sell its memory business, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has noted that demand...

Foxconn invests in SoftBank subsidiary, sets up joint venture with Sharp

Mar 1, 13:38

Foxconn Electronics has had its subsidiary Foxconn (Far East) Limited acquire 96,268 new shares of SoftBank Group's subsidiary SoftBank Group Capital APAC at US$600.602 million for...

Panasonic, Sharp capitalize on JCM to export PV modules, says report

Feb 21, 11:30

Panasonic and Sharp have exported PV modules to Costa Rica and Thailand respectively through the Japan government's Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), according to Japan-based Ni...

Sharp on board for America-first US LCD plant

Feb 9, 01:28

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is apparently committed to pursuing its plans to establish an LCD panel factory in the US through cooperation with Sharp, according...

Sharp reports profits for fiscal 3Q16

Feb 6, 11:02

Sharp has reported net profit of JPY4.2 billion (US$37.35 million) for fiscal third-quarter 2016 (ended December 2016), turning profitable from continued quarterly net losses for...

Top TV brands to increase orders from captive panel suppliers amid supply shortage in 2017, says IHS

Feb 2, 21:16

As TV panel shortages continue into 2017, top TV brands are currently reviewing plans to source yet more panels from their captive panel suppliers, according to IHS Markit.

Commentary: Foxconn faces obstacles to US panel fab plan

Jan 25, 11:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has indicated that the company is considering establishing a display panel factory in the US through cooperation...

Foxconn considering setting up panel line in US, says chairman

Jan 23, 16:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering establishing a panel factory in the US through cooperation with Sharp, with the latter to provide advanced technology,...

Foxconn chairman Terry Guo (center) at a press conference in Taipei on January 22

Foxconn Electronics to have Sharp produce 4K TV panels in Japan

Jan 23, 10:23

Foxconn Electronics will have Sharp produce 45-, 55-, 80- and 90-inch LCD TV panels at its 8G factory in Kameyama City, central Japan, beginning 2017, according to industry sources...

Sharp ending supply for Samsung may push up demand for 65-inch TV panels

Jan 16, 15:47

Foxconn Electronics, following stake investment in Sharp, has had Sharp end supply of LCD TV panels for Samsung Electronics beginning January 2017, which is likely to increase global...

Sharp plans to set up OLED line at Foxconn factory in China, says Nikkei

Jan 9, 15:28

Sharp plans to invest JPY100 billion (US$864 million) to set up an OLED production line at Foxconn Electronics' factory in Zhengzhou City, northern China, with production to begin...

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...

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    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera system. The ZenFone 3 Zoom features dual-camera system consists...

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    Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market nine models of LED lamps with high energy efficiency and long service life. These mercury-free lamps have the same standard screw-in...

    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

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    Microsoft has announced Kin, a new Windows-based social networking phone. Its hardware design was developed in partnership with Sharp to create a social phone portfolio with two...

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