Dividend-challenged Sony contemplates smartphone exit from China

Business Sep 19, 2014

Dividend-challenged Sony contemplates smartphone exit from China

Sony Corp. might sharply downsize its smartphone operations in China because business is unlikely to grow against competition from popular local rivals, company sources said Thursday. Sony, which on Wednesday warned of a bigger loss than previously projected for fiscal 2014 ending March due to ...

Business / Corporate Jun 18, 2014

Sharp plans elliptical smartphone screens

Sharp Corp. is developing flat-panel displays in different shapes as it wins orders from Chinese smartphone makers. The new technology reduces the size requirements for a screen's outer edge, allowing for non-rectangular designs, including elliptical shapes, the company said in a statement Wednesday. Sharp is ...