Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest contract maker of consumer electronics, announced on on Wednesday that they have officially acquired Sharp, a major maker of LCD panels and various electronics from Japan. The two companies have collaborated for many years and Foxconn took over Sharp’s television factories in Mexico, China and Malaysia as well as a stake in the company in 2012. This week Foxconn gained full control of Sharp. Foxconn (which is also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to pay ¥389 billion ($3.5 billion) for a 66% stake of Sharp, which is ¥100 billion less than was originally negotiated a month ago. That deal in February fell apart because Foxconn learnt about substantial financial liabilities that Sharp had. In the future, Foxconn...

Some Quick Gaming Numbers at 4K, Max Settings

Part of my extra-curricular testing post Computex this year put me in the hands of a Sharp 4K30 monitor for three days and with a variety of AMD and...

132 by Ian Cutress on 7/1/2013

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