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re: Reports: Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba in LCD talks
GREATTerry   7/5/2011 3:16:08 AM
Will that impact innovation as well?

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re: Reports: Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba in LCD talks
chanj0   7/1/2011 5:28:00 PM
The world seems to moving into a direction of forming a giant assembly line. The manufacturing of parts and the creation of products are done through different companies. If manufacturing of LCD is concentrated to only a few companies, like Kinnar said, will monopoly be formed? What would be the impact to the price of final good?

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re: Reports: Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba in LCD talks
goafrit   6/30/2011 11:07:03 PM
Interesting. I never expectd the industry to shape this way. But either way, LCD wins

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re: Reports: Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba in LCD talks
Kinnar   6/30/2011 7:22:12 PM
It should not happen that LCDs will become a monopoly item of only few companies, if the giants are leaving the business like this.

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re: Reports: Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba in LCD talks
elctrnx_lyf   6/30/2011 5:13:39 PM
This would really help these LCD manufacturers to concentrate more on the large panels used in TV's.

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