Sharp and Samsung have put nearly three years of battling over LCD panel and module patents behind them with a deal that ends all patent infringement disputes.
Sony hinted on Thursday that it's preparing a challenger to Apple's upcoming iPad.
Japan's Softbank has paid $20 million for a 13.7 percent stake in Ustream and holds options to purchase further shares, it said Tuesday.
TransferJet, a Sony-developed short-range wireless system, will be launched this weekend in Japan and from February overseas.
LG Electronics has developed handheld terminals compatible with the U.S. mobile digital TV format and will show then at CES.
Toshiba has developed a cell phone translation system for English, Chinese and Japanese that could one day find its way on to the iPhone.
LG Display has developed a prototype LCD panel for television sets that's less than a quarter the thickness of the company's current production panels.
Seagate is planning to launch at CES a new 2.5-inch drive that's 25 percent thinner than current models.
Sony hopes 3D-capable TV sets will account for up to half of all TVs it sells in 2012, an executive said in an interview.
Pioneer has lodged a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Garmin alleging some of its products infringe on Pioneer patents.
Articles by Martyn Williams