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Panasonic ties up Avatar 3D Blu-ray until Feb 2012, no retail release planned for 2011

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

If you were hanging on for the release of Avatar 3D on Blu-ray, then you might be Pandora-less for a little longer than anticipated. Panasonic has confirmed to me that it’s nabbed the exclusive global distribution rights to the blockbuster title until February 2012. Until that point, it will only be available as a retail […]

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Tags: 3D · Home cinema · Plasma

Samsung Chairman indicted in tax evasion scandal

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

The Chairman of Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, could be jailed for five years after being indicted by South Korean Special Investigators on charges of tax evasion and breach of trust. The revelation came at the conclusion of a very public 99-day probe into corruption charges. The shamed Chairman was found guilty of hiding 4.5 trillion won […]

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Tags: Corporate · LCD TV · Miscellaneous items · Plasma · Trade

JVC makes Japanese TV history for all the wrong reasons

April 17th, 2008 · No Comments

It is looking increasingly likely that JVC will become the first Japanese TV maker to withdraw from its local market, citing fierce pricing competition for the retreat. Many of the company’s financial woes stem from its money-losing TV operation. JVC’s latest prediction is that it will lose 47.8 billion yen this fiscal year. The company […]

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Tags: Corporate · LCD TV · Plasma · Trade

LG hits paydirt with new Scarlett LCD TV range

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Flatscreens and mobile phones have helped South Korea’s LG Electronics to turn last year’s financial loss into a first quarter net profit. The company has declared earnings of 422 billion won for Q1, with sales up 14.8 percent. LG’s Digital Display Company in particular is shining. Sales jumped 32.1 per cent to 3.637 trillion won, […]

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TV results cast cloud over Philips

April 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Phillips says that difficult trading conditions surrounding its TV business are to blame for a 28 per cent fall in profits. In a statement about its poor past quarter performance, Gerard Kleisterlee, president and CEO, confirmed that while results across most of its operations were good, “our results are clouded, more than we like, by […]

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Tags: Corporate · LCD TV · Plasma · Trade

When it comes to TV, special promotions are everything

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Flatscreen TVs and laptops remain a hotspot for DSG international, owners of Dixons, Currys and PC World stores. According to its latest business report, covering the 25 week period ending April 5, total group sales were up six per cent.  DSG says that its UK and Ireland Electricals business saw “good demand in response to […]

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Tags: Corporate · Internet and networking · LCD TV · Plasma · Trade

LG Display takes team to Himalayas

March 20th, 2008 · No Comments

South Korean panel purveyor LG Display is to take a crack squad of employees to the Himalayas, as part of an innovative corporate team-building extreme challenge project. 15 members of staff have been selected to climb to the Annapurna Base Camp on March 28. The company hopes to improve management techniques during a week long […]

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Tags: Corporate · LCD TV · Plasma · Trade

Sharp increases 32in LCD TV supply, mega-screen demand fades

March 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Sharp says it will increase LCD panel production at its Kameyama 2 plant by 20 per cent this year. This summer, the facility will be processing upwards of 90,000 glass substrates monthly. It will also introduce new technology to increase the number of 32-inch panels it can squeeze from an 8th generation substrate to 15; […]

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