Sharp Considering Cutting Another 1,000 Jobs

Company Says Idea is Their Own, Not A Foxconn Requirement Sharp Corp., the embattled Japanese manufacturer best known for LCD flat-panel televisions and soon to be division of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., (a Taiwanese company better known as Foxconn) … Continue reading

Good News: Sharp is Forecast to Lose 2 Billion Yen in Fiscal 1st Quarter

Report Says Sharp Plans to Withdraw from Consumer Electronics & Solar Businesses in Europe In a new report out of Japan, the Nikkei is forecasting that Sharp Corp. will book a net loss of around ¥2 billion ($19.6 million) for … Continue reading

Sharp Says: This is Our Sharpest Set Yet

The next phase of the TV wars has begun in earnest now in the wake of Sharp’s (and Toshiba’s) CE Week Day 1 roll-out of 4K Ultra HD television. In a presentation full of bluster and gusto, Sharp threw down … Continue reading

New Details of Drama Emerge in Continuing Sharp & Samsung Soap Opera

A story that has stunned many in Japan, the partnership between two former arch-rivals Sharp Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co., continues to churn out surprising new details of the backroom drama worthy of the most melodramatic soap opera. As the … Continue reading

Qualcomm Agrees to $120M Investment in Sharp; Is Sharp Saved?

Qualcomm, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with Japan’s Sharp Corp. on the expansion of a technology agreement with its Pixtronix, Inc. division to create high quality color, low-power MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) displays based on … Continue reading