Monthly Archives: July 2012

Samsung Accuse LG Workers Of Stealing OLED TV Technology

In news from South Korea, the Associated Press has reported that six employees of the electronics firm LG have been charged with stealing OLED TV display technology secrets from arch-rival Samsung. According to Samsung’s official complaint, the LG workers systematically stole its display technology over a number of months, bribing several Samsung employees in the process. Samsung accuse LG workers ... Read More »

BBC Confirm Super Hi-Vision UHDTV For London 2012 Olympics

The BBC has this week confirmed plans for the public trials of its exciting new “Super Hi-Vision TV” technology, in which they will screen coverage of the London 2012 Olympics at select broadcasting venues in the UK. The technology has been developed alongside the Japanese national public broadcaster NHK, and is said to display a picture quality that is equivalent ... Read More »

Sky Challenges Netflix & Lovefilm With Now TV Launch

Today’s the big day for British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), as the company finally launches its highly anticipated pay-as-you-go internet television service Now TV, which is set to go head-to-head against similar offerings from Netflix and Lovefilm. Sky challenges Netflix & Lovefilm with Now TV launch Priced at hefty £15 a month, Now TV’s initial offering will be limited to movies, ... Read More »

Vizio Overtakes Samsung To Lead LCD TV Market In USA

Vizio has overhauled Samsung to retake the lead as the United States’ most popular LCD TV maker, just a year after slipping behind other competitors. The latest statistics from information and analytics firm IHS Screen Digest Television show that Vizio shipments during the first quarter totaled 1.21 million units, edging past second-best performer Samsung who shipped 1.15 million units during ... Read More »