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Samsung demos transparent smart window prototype

Samsung showed off its transparent display technology at last week's Consumer Electronics Show, demonstrating its potential use as replacement for actual windows at people's homes. The CES 2012 innovation award winner Samsung Smart Window is essentially a 46-inch LCD, only…

LCD firms agree on $553 million settlement for price fixing

Samsung Electronics and six other producers of liquid-crystal displays have agreed to pay around $553 million in compensation to settle consumer and state regulator claims they conspired to "fix" prices for LCD panels used in televisions, laptops and computer displays. …

Sony pulls out of LCD joint venture with Samsung

Sony has agreed to end a seven-year-old S-LCD joint venture with Samsung Electronics and sell its nearly 50 percent stake to the South Korean company for $940 million. The move comes as Sony expects to record its eighth consecutive annual…

Simple hack keeps prying eyes off your LCD monitor

Have a nosey roommate? Stuck doing work on cramped public transportation? Instructables member and fellow geek Dimovi offers an easy seven-step project that's sure to keep prying eyes off your computer display. The instructions are fully accessible to non-paying members…

Display maker Pixel Qi gets major investment from 3M

We've been hearing about Pixel Qi's exciting display technology for a while now but the company has yet to make significant progress in the consumer market. Today, however, they are getting a major vote of confidence from 3M in the…

Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi join forces in LCD joint venture

Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi, three of Japan's biggest electronics makers, have announced plans to merge their small and medium-sized LCD panel operations into a single entity called Japan Display. According to the Wall Street Journal, the new venture is likely to…