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Apple gains ground in falling Japan market

Japan’s smartphone market registered a fourth straight quarter of annual declines in Q4 2018, with …

Sharp prepares first domestic device with OLED

Sharp announced a smartphone for its home market of Japan which is its first to …

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Foxconn may bring Sharp into bid for Toshiba chip unit

Taiwan-headquartered Hon Hai Precision Industry, which acquired a controlling stake in Japan-based Sharp a year …

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Sharp to see layoffs, admits Foxconn founder

The founder of Foxconn, which has a 66 per cent stake in Sharp, said in an open letter to employees that the Japanese electronics maker will need to reduce its workforce, following an annual loss of JPY 162 billion ($1.5 billion), Reuters reported.

Sharp appoints Foxconn exec as new CEO, posts $1.5B loss

Japanese electronics maker Sharp said its new president will be Foxconn vice chairman Tai Jeng-wu, after posting an annual loss of JPY 162 billion ($1.5 billion), partly as a result of slower sales of the iPhone, with Apple being one if its major clients.

Sharp to launch robot-smartphone next month

Japanese electronics maker Sharp will launch a miniature robot that doubles as a smartphone in …

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Foxconn to buy Sharp for reduced offer of $3.5B

Foxconn confirmed it is paying close to JPY389 billion (around $3.5 billion) for a 66 per cent stake in Sharp, having its offer for the troubled Japanese electronics maker by about JPY100 billion earlier this month.

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Foxconn to cut offer for Sharp by $900M

Contract manufacturer Foxconn is expected to reduce its offer for troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp …

Sharp’s banks set to offer financial support for Foxconn deal

Japanese banks Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Mizuho Financial Group are willing to give additional aid to display maker Sharp as part of a takeover by Foxconn, Reuters reported.

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Decision on Foxconn-Sharp deal expected in 2 weeks

A decision on Foxconn’s takeover of Japan’s Sharp is likely to be made in two weeks time, its chairman Terry Gou, said.