TVs will use other manufacturers’ materials
Panasonic has given up making LCD panels for televisions because the price competition has become a little too steep.
Reduced the price
After much messing around, Foxconn has finally agreed to buy Sharp at a 20 per cent discount.
Foxconn expected to lower its offer
Sharp has warned that its annual earnings were likely to fall short of its official guidance citing a slowing China market just as Foxconn is expected to lower its offer for the loss-making Japanese display maker.
Writes $5.8 billion cheque
Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.
Wants a Sharp note before it goes flat
Foxconn is certain to pay more than $5 billion to get Sharp and its display business.
Assuming it tried to crawl in there
Japan Display has said that it would not turn down a partnership with embattled rival Sharp after rumours started to circulate that Japan Display's top investor wants a tie-up between the two.
Nothing to see here
Sharp is already preparing to sell the world's first production 8K television which can offer eight times the resolution of standard HD.
Cunning plan to save flat panels
The troubled telly maker Sharp is in talks with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, better known as Foxconn, for a tie-up in its struggling flat-panel display business.
Japanese firm breathes a sigh of relief
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Apple's coming 12.9-inch iPad will feature displays from Sharp.