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Silent Circle’s Blackphone revealed as a sales flop

Encrypted comms company Silent Circle is being sued by its former joint venture hardware partner, Geeksphone, for not paying part of a previous agreed sale price for buying out the latter's share in t

Old rivals Sony and Sharp inked LCD joint venture deal

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/sharplcd.jpg" /> The consolidation process in the Japanese home electronics business goes on and on. Today former rivals Sharp and Sony

More Blu-ray power: Sharp and Pioneer merge optical disc businesses

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/sharp_pioneer.jpg" /> The consolidation process in Japan's tech industry isn't stopping. <a href="http://www.pioneer.com">Pioneer</a> an

Toshiba to turn one of the world's biggest LCD companies into wholly owned unit

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/toshiba_lcd-620x465.jpg" /> Toshiba Corp. (6502) announced yesterday it plans to convert <a href="http://www.tmdisplay.com/tm_dsp/en/ind

Motorola and Kodak Working On 5-Megapixel Cameraphone

Kodak and Motorola are currently at work on a 5-megapixel cameraphone using a Kodak-developed CMOS sensor. This was confirmed yesterday when Kodak President Antonio Perez jumped up on a conference tab