Sharp Corp was founded in 1912 and named after the ‘Ever-Sharp mechanical pencil’ invented by Tokuji Hayakawa, founder of the company. Sharp is a leading electronic group and is one of the world’s biggest television makers.
Panasonic’s move to close its last plasma television factory completes a painful reckoning that has all but killed off Japan’s TV industry, once the pride of the country’s postwar rise to technological and economic power.Thursday, 10 October, 2013, 11:20am
The investment by Samsung Electronics in struggling television-maker Sharp signals the South Korean company is accelerating a shift towards higher-end sets using OLED technology as it tries to widen the gap with rival Sony.8 Mar 2013 - 7:02am
Shares in Sharp, Japan's largest maker of liquid-crystal displays, rose the most in more than two months in Tokyo after Kyodo News said the company was in final talks to sell a stake to Intel.15 Nov 2012 - 6:57am
US-based Intel and Qualcomm are in talks to jointly i nvest about 30 billion yen (US$378 million) in debt-stricken Japanese consumer electronics maker Sharp Corp, two sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.14 Nov 2012 - 2:09pm
Struggling Japanese TV maker Sharp warned it might not be able to survive on its own, as it doubled its full-year net loss forecast to US$5.6 billion.1 Nov 2012 - 6:46pm
Sharp Corp is the latest of Japan's electronic giants to announce it has been badly hurt by the country's economic downturn.
Sharp's share price fell 5.8 per cent yesterday after it said its consolidated profits for the half-year to September would fall 88 per cent to 2.5 billion yen (about HK$143.06 million).26 Sep 1998 - 12:00am
Sharp Corporation and Sharp-Roxy (HK) are being sued after the death of Hui Cheung in a fire at Nam Cheong Street, Shamshuipo, in 1991.12 Dec 1997 - 12:00am
ELECTRICAL goods manufacturer Sharp Brave Holdings has won the Certificate of Merit Award from the Trade Development Council (TDC) for beating the recession by increasing its overseas sales.
Since it was set up in the early 1980s, Sharp has concentrated on the design, manufacture and marketing of calculators, hand-held electronic games and translators.1 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
DEVOTEES of Star Trek will be familiar with the teleport system which transferred Captain Kirk, Mr Spock and the rest of the crew from one place to another, instantly.11 Oct 1994 - 12:00am