Softbank unveils new smartphone developed with Sprint

Aug 19, 2014

Softbank unveils new smartphone developed with Sprint

SoftBank Corp. unveiled on Monday a new smartphone developed with U.S. subsidiary Sprint Corp. to cut procurement costs and strengthen its product lineup. Manufactured by Sharp Corp., the first handset developed with the third-largest U.S. mobile phone carrier goes on sale in Japan on ...

Sharp sales edge up 1.9% in first quarter

Aug 1, 2014

Sharp sales edge up 1.9% in first quarter

by Kazuaki Nagata

Sharp Corp. said Friday that sales and operating profit in the first quarter rose from the same period a year ago, thanks to continued streamlining and steady sales of LCD-related products that contributed toward its recovery. But due to special costs, including ¥14.3 billion ...

Apr 18, 2014

Sharp to build solar complex within hot zone

Sharp Corp. said it will build a large 2,200-kw solar power plant in the town of Tomioka, which is within an evacuation advisory area around the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant. Under an agreement with the town, Sharp plans to begin construction in ...

Sharp to develop organic EL panel production tech

Apr 11, 2013

Sharp to develop organic EL panel production tech

Sharp Corp. is planning to develop technology for commercial mass production of organic electroluminescence panels for next-generation televisions by March 2016. The struggling electronics manufacturer intends to take advantage of earnings from the technology to help turn around its finances, industry sources said Tuesday. ...