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South Korea: LG Display's 2014 net hits 4-year high
January 29, 2015
LG Display Co., the world's top maker of liquid crystal displays (LCD), said Wednesday it posted its highest profit in four years in 2014 on the back of a pickup in TV set demand and robust sales of Apple's new iPhone 6 series.

A refined and new take on a practical hatch
January 29, 2015
colour touchscreen which works almost like a modern tablet device, reacting to finger swipes and prods, and most of its functionality (navigation, news readers, internet radio) is unlocked only when paired via HDMI cable with an app-enabled smartphone.

G2 Crowd publishes Winter 2015 rankings of cross-channel advertising platforms; Two platforms earn Leader status while Marin Software tops overall satisfaction rankings in Winter 2015 report
January 28, 2015
The first Grid(SM) report forcross-channel advertising platforms, published today by business software review siteG2 Crowd, ranks ten products to help purchasers in their selections. The Winter 2015 report is based on more than 250 reviews written by business professionals. The Grid(SM), which is created from G2 Crowd's industry-leading software review platform, factors in customer satisfaction reported by users and vendor market presence determined from social and public data to rank products.

Yahoo Spinoff Of Alibaba Stake Cheers Investors As Q4 Lags; Sales Still Falling; EPS Sinks Holdings in China e-com leader represents great majority of portal's value
January 28, 2015
Web search firm Yahoo late Tuesday, bowing to shareholder pressure, announced a tax-free spinoff of its 15% stake in China e-commerce leader Alibaba Group, rallying its stock despite another quarterly decline in sales and earnings. In a conference call with analysts following the earnings release, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer called the spinoff of the Alibaba shares a "historic" undertaking. But activist investor Starboard Value, and other stockholders, had been seeking such a move to realize value in the U.S. Web portal's prescient investment in a young Alibaba nearly 10 years ago.

Dell Updates Ultrabook Thin M3800 Mobile Workstation With 4K Display
January 28, 2015
Today Dell is taking the wraps off of an updated version of the M3800 mobile workstation which first launched in November 2013. This is the first thin and light mobile workstation, with a thickness of just 0.31" - 0.71" (8 mm - 18 mm) and a much lighter weight than other mobile workstations at that time. The 15.6" model has a starting weight of just 4.15 lbs, or 1.88 kg. That's not light compared to an ultrabook, but it is in good company for other devices with a full quad-core CPU and a Quadro GPU onboard. Dell has tweaked the design, added new features, and responded to customer feedback about the device, as well as potential customer input.

Printing Quantum Dot Displays
January 28, 2015
The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Incorporated has issued the following news release: Researchers report a high-resolution method for printing quantum dots to make light-emitting diodes (Nano Lett. 2015, DOI: 10.1021/nl503779e). With further development, the technique could be used to print pixels for richly colored, low-power displays in cell phones and other electronic devices. Quantum dots are appealing materials for displays because engineers can finely tune the light the semiconducting nanocrystals emit by controlling their dimensions.

The North American Liquid Crystal on Silicon; LCoS Display Market is Expected to Reach $545.8 Million by 2018 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor.
January 27, 2015
  (PRWEB) January 27, 2015         The North American Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) display market was valued $162.8 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $545.8 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 27.4% from 2013 to 2018.     Browse through the TOC of North American Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) Display market for an analysis of industry trends, segments & forecasts.

Dell 28 Ultra HD Monitor P2815Q
January 22, 2015
The Dell 28 Ultra HD Monitor P2815Q ($599.99) is yet another affordably priced Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) display, joining models from Acer, Lenovo, Philips, and ViewSonic. Based on Twisted Nematic (TN) panel technology, this 28-inch monitor boasts a 3,840 by 2,160 resolution, a fully adjustable ergonomic stand, and lots of I/O connections. However, its UHD content can only be displayed at 30Hz, and its color accuracy could be better. Design and Features The P2815Q shares the same sleek design as the Dell UltraSharp UP2414Q. The slightly curved, matte-black cabinet is wrapped in a band of silver trim, and the non-reflective panel is framed by 0.75-inch bezels. The cabinet weighs 11.4 pounds and is supported by a silver stand with a sliding-hinge mechanism that gives you a height adjustment range of 4.5 inches, a tilt range of 28 degrees, and a 90-degree pivot range. The mounting arm swivels at the base with a range of 90 degrees. You can disconnect the stand and hang the monitor on a wall using the VESA-mounting holes and an optional VESA mounting kit.

In-Store: On the Move
January 19, 2015
Mobile merchandisers put the right products in the best traffic patterns for increased sales The movie "Field of Dreams" coined the phrase "Build it, and they will come." Supermarkets in the US are using mobile merchandisers to put their own marketing spin on this phrase: Move it, and sales will come.

Photronics Inc at Needham Growth Conference - Final
January 13, 2015
Corporate Participants * Peter Kirlin Photronics, Inc. - President * Sean Smith Photronics, Inc. - SVP, CFO Presentation UNIDENTIFIED PARTICIPANT: Good afternoon. We've got Sean Smith and Peter Kirlin; the President and CFO of Photronics. So, of course, a photomask player that we're happy to have here at the Needham Growth Conference. Happy to have all of you guys joining us. And without further ado, I'll turn it over to them. There will be a traditional presentation with the slides, and then we'll get into some Q&A after that. Thanks very much. PETER KIRLIN, PRESIDENT, PHOTRONICS, INC.: Okay. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for having us. To begin, I'd just like to refer everyone to our Safe Harbor statement, which you can find on our website.


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