Joint venture

03.18.13
ST-Ericsson joint venture begins dissolution process, 1,600 jobs gone in the process
03.18.13

ST-Ericsson joint venture begins dissolution process, 1,600 jobs gone in the process

It's typically a bad sign when a major semiconductor company sees its CEO walk away, and no one in...

By D. Murph,   03.18.13
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12.03.12
Sharp and Qualcomm to team up for energy-efficient IGZO display venture
12.03.12

Sharp and Qualcomm to team up for energy-efficient IGZO display venture

We already knew that Sharp's been asking around for some much-needed help recently, and now we can...

By A. Koldhekar,   12.03.12
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05.24.12
Sony formally quits Sharp LCD joint venture, takes back every yen it invested
05.24.12

Sony formally quits Sharp LCD joint venture, takes back every yen it invested

After Sony cut off its supply of capital to the ill-fated Sakai production plant that it jointly o...

By S. Sakr,   05.24.12
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04.03.12
Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi joint venture Japan Display fires up operations
04.03.12

Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi joint venture Japan Display fires up operations

The joint venture that is Japan Display agreed on its formalities back in November, and has now fin...

By J. Trew,   04.03.12
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04.02.12
Fujitsu buys out Toshiba's stake in mobile joint venture, division now called Fujitsu Mobile Communications
04.02.12

Fujitsu buys out Toshiba's stake in mobile joint venture, division now called Fujitsu Mobile Communications

April 2, 2012: a great day to officially wash your hands of an unprofitable business. On the heels...

By D. Wollman,   04.02.12
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04.02.12
Samsung, NTT DoCoMo, et al. cancel plans for LTE chip joint venture
04.02.12

Samsung, NTT DoCoMo, et al. cancel plans for LTE chip joint venture

Looks like the decision to not make a decision has... well, created a decision. Back in December of...

By D. Murph,   04.02.12
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04.02.12
Philips transfers TV business to a joint venture with TPV Technology, TPV takes the controlling stake
04.02.12

Philips transfers TV business to a joint venture with TPV Technology, TPV takes the controlling stake

It took almost exactly a year, but Philips is finally free of its pesky, money-losing TV problem. A...

By D. Wollman,   04.02.12
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03.28.12
Sony and Sharp joint venture hits a rocky patch, Sony cuts off capital
03.28.12

Sony and Sharp joint venture hits a rocky patch, Sony cuts off capital

When Sharp sold off some of its LCD manufacturing business to Hon Hai Precision we knew the company...

By T. O'Brien,   03.28.12
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02.15.12
Sony finalizes divorce with Ericsson, renames itself Sony Mobile Communications
02.15.12

Sony finalizes divorce with Ericsson, renames itself Sony Mobile Communications

More than half of America's married couples will tell you, breaking up is hard. Hard and expensive....

By S. Buckley,   02.15.12
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