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That is not plastic in the image above, it's glass. In particular it's a sheet of Corning's new 100-micron-thick Willow Glass, a new ultra-thin and flexible substrate for LCDs and OLEDs. The extreme thinness of the glass should lead to lighter, svelter devices, but it also means that shape is no l...

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June 4, 2012 at 9:14AM
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Even if the economic climate favors RPTVs for one last hurrah, things are looking grim for LCD demand -- just ask Corning, which has backed off of its previous financial guidance for the near-term future. The global economy being what it is, production from Taiwanese manufacturing plants in particul...

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If you ask folks around Engadget HD to name a luxurious work of art, chances are you'll hear something like "Samsung LN70F91BD." Outside these walls, though, if you ask around a crowd of a more wine-and-cheese bent, you might get a response like "Verre de Soie Steuben Vase." Those two worlds have ...

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Does it look like April to you? Sure doesn't to me, cuz I haven't started pestering people for birthday presents yet. Anyway, Samsung's second 7G LCD production facility wasn't supposed to open till April, but they're opening today. I guess all those rumors of HDTV LCD oversupply will be coming tru...

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