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Foxconn & Sharp may spend $1B on LCD plant to boost production for Apple

08/30/2012, 11:08 am

Foxconn and Sharp are considering a $1 billion investment in a Japanese LCD plant in order to build more display panels for Apple's iPhone and other devices.

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Sharp's financial struggles place Foxconn investment in doubt

08/21/2012, 02:08 pm

Shares of display maker and Apple supplier Sharp have plummeted so far that Foxconn's deal to buy a stake in the struggling Japanese company could be in peril.

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Sharp announces it will ship screens for Apple's next iPhone this month

08/02/2012, 08:08 am

Sharp's new president announced on Thursday that his company will begin shipping displays for Apple's next-generation iPhone this month.

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Foxconn rumored to begin receiving Apple television LCDs in Q3 2012

06/21/2012, 08:06 am

A new rumor claims Sharp is set to begin delivering LCD TV panels to assembler Foxconn in order to begin building Apple television sets.

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LG supplying MacBook Pro Retina displays to Apple

06/19/2012, 04:06 pm

At least one of the suppliers for Apple's new high-resolution MacBook Pro Retina display has been identified as LG Display.

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Foxconn may buy more Sharp shares, fueling Apple television rumors

06/18/2012, 10:06 am

Foxconn is said to be in talks to buy more shares of display panel maker Sharp, once again prompting speculation that their alliance could play a key role in Apple's rumored television set.

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Foxconn's investment in Sharp yields new iPhone display plant

05/24/2012, 10:05 am

Foxconn plans to use its newfound partnership with Sharp to build a new plant in China that will produce screens for Apple's iPhone.

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Retina display production issues persist for Apple's new iPad

04/23/2012, 08:04 am

Samsung will remain the primary supplier of Retina displays for the new iPad for the foreseeable future, as Apple continues to face supply issues for the high-resolution screen.

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In-cell touch panels expected to shave 0.4mm off Apple's next iPhone

04/23/2012, 05:04 am

A new analysis claims a switch to in-cell touch panel technology from current glass-on-glass solutions could reduce the thickness of Apple's 2012 iPhone by 0.44mm.

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Apple rumored to adopt in-cell touch panels for 2012 iPhone

04/20/2012, 01:04 am

A new batch of rumors claims that Apple could make use of thinner in-cell touch panels for its next-generation iPhone.

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Apple considered buying stake in Sharp to aid development of television - report

04/13/2012, 02:04 pm

As it is believed to be gearing up to launch its own television, Apple initially considered investing in Sharp's LCD business, but the company instead opted to let its manufacturing partner Foxconn fill that role, according to a new report.

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Foxconn-Sharp deal expected to target orders for Apple television

03/28/2012, 08:03 am

The newly announced partnership between Foxconn and Sharp has been seen as an opportunity for both companies to produce IGZO panels for Apple's anticipated television set.

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Foxconn buys 10% share of Sharp to help boost LCD business

03/27/2012, 01:03 pm

Sharp is looking to shake up its money-losing LCD business by selling a 10 percent stake to Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner.

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Sharp, LG begin small-volume shipments of iPad Retina displays

03/23/2012, 10:03 am

Both Sharp and LG recently met Apple's quality standards and began shipping the company small volumes of iPad Retina displays, according to a new report.

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Sharp meets Apple's standards for iPad Retina display, LG lags behind - report

03/20/2012, 09:03 am

Sharp finally received verification to begin supplying Retina displays for Apple's new iPad in February, but LG Display has yet to meet Apple's standards.

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LG supplying Apple with iPad Retina displays along with Samsung - report

03/14/2012, 08:03 am

Samsung isn't the only company supplying Retina displays for Apple's new iPad, with LG also manufacturing the high-resolution panels, according to a new report.

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Samsung is sole supplier of Apple's iPad Retina displays - report

03/13/2012, 02:03 pm

LG and Sharp failed to meet Apple's quality standards, leaving Samsung as the sole supplier of Retina displays for the new iPad, according to a new report.

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iPad Retina Display features Super High Aperture pixels, double the LEDs

03/09/2012, 09:03 am

Packing four times the pixels into the new iPad's Retina Display has proven to be a challenge for Apple's manufacturing partners, who are utilizing advanced technology like Super High Aperture pixel design and packing in double the LEDs for backlighting.

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Apple may be squeezed by Retina Display shortage at 'iPad 3' launch

03/01/2012, 07:03 am

It may take Apple more than a month to fully ramp up supply of its third-generation iPad, due to a rumored limited supply of high-definition Retina Displays, according to a new report.

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LED maker reportedly tapped to supply chips for Apple television

02/17/2012, 09:02 am

Apple is said to have selected a key component supplier for its rumored television set, with LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics expected to enter the supply chain.

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