consolidation

  • Report: Sharp and Philips agree on LCD TV deal

    Report: Sharp and Philips agree on LCD TV deal

    The consolidation process in the TV business continues and now even becomes international. Just last month, Sharp inked a “historical” joint venture deal with former rival Sony, agreeing to supply LED backlights to Sony for their LCD TVs (which happened this month). Read More

  • The Futurist: Today's Phone Companies = The New Ma Bell

    The Futurist: Today's Phone Companies = The New Ma Bell


    Considering that most people these days go through a cell phone in a time frame shorter than the human gestation period, it may be hard to believe that there was a time when phones were primarily an item you rented from the phone company. Every once in awhile, we hear about a Renter — typically an elderly person — whose adult children discover AT&T has been charging them as… Read More