The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Ailing Japanese TV maker Sharp says it will try to break into a host of new industries, from industrial cleaning robots to raising strawberries, to supplement its core LCD business.
By Jay Alabaster | 14 June, 2013 08:57
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.
By Michael Kan | 31 May, 2013 10:08
Japan's Sharp booked another huge loss on Tuesday, and unveiled its latest turnaround plan, which includes relying on partnerships with Samsung Electronics and Foxconn Technology Group for business, sacking top management, and expanding into new fields such as robotics.
By Jay Alabaster | 14 May, 2013 11:46
Sony will soon launch a flexible e-reader device that is less than 7mm thick and weighs 358 grams, targeted for use in university classrooms.
By Jay Alabaster | 13 May, 2013 10:22
If war comes to the Korean peninsula, there will be “chaos” for the global electronics supply chain, according to an IHS analyst.
By Adam Bender | 01 May, 2013 10:43
If multitouch display technology is proliferating, haptic feedback is helping to fuel the trend. Haptics provide tactile feedback to your fingers as you touch a display by vibrating all or part of the display surface.
By Robert L. Mitchell | 16 March, 2011 05:33