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2013-03-08 04:20:22

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated February 2013 revenue of NT$27,733 million, down by 3% from the previous month and dropping by 0.8% from the same period last year. Large-sized panel ((a)) shipments, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, decreased by 7.2% month-over-month to around 7.88 million units. As for...

AT&T Lawsuit Against LCD Manufacturers Reinstated
2013-02-16 08:38:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Part of AT&T´s price-fixing lawsuit against liquid crystal display panel manufacturers has been reinstated by a US federal appeals court, various media outlets have reported. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco issued the ruling on Thursday, reversing a lower court ruling and reinstating the telecom giant´s claims. The decision, which was made by a panel of three judges, allows AT&T to...

2013-02-08 00:21:32

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated January 2013 revenue of NT$28,595 million, down by 10.8% from the previous month and up by 31.7% from the same period last year. Large-sized panel ((a)) shipments, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, decreased by 18.2% month-over-month to around 8.49 million units. As for...

2013-02-06 04:20:18

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today held its investors conference and announced its unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter of 2012((1)). Consolidated revenue in the fourth quarter of 2012 was NT$99,400 million (US$3,422 million)((2)), down 3.3% from the previous quarter. Gross profit was NT$2,822 million (US$97 million), with the gross margin of 2.8%. Operating loss was NT$4,762 million...

2013-01-17 16:24:46

CRESSKILL, N.J., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special Master has recommended attorney fees in the largest settlement--$1 billion--ever awarded in a class action suit over price-fixing. In Re: TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation (07-01827, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California) alleged that from 1996-2006, Asian TFT-LCD panel manufacturers conspired to violate U.S. anti-trust laws, driving up prices and reducing the availability of the products used in televisions, computers, and...

2013-01-09 04:20:22

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to the coming era of 4K Ultra HD, AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that its OLED panel, jointly developed with Sony Corporation (Sony), is used in Sony's prototype 4K OLED TV, which is on display at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The 56-inch 4K OLED TV Panel is the world's first and largest((*)) OLED TV panel in size, and is the first in the world((*))...

2013-01-08 04:21:22

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated December 2012 revenue of NT$32,055 million, down by 5.4% month-over-month and up by 15.7% year-over-year. AUO's consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter of 2012 was down by 3.3% quarter-over-quarter to NT$99,405 million and increased by 11.1% year-over-year. For the year ended December 31, 2012, unaudited...

LCD TV Makers Penalized In China For Price-Fixing
2013-01-04 12:44:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online LCD television manufacturers who have been previously convicted of price-fixing have now met justice in China. LG, Samsung and 4 other Taiwanese companies have been fined a total of $56 million for fixing the prices of their flat-panel TVs.  Part of their penalty involves paying back Chinese television manufacturers who paid too much for their LCDs. This ruling also marks the first time a foreign company has been...

2012-11-14 04:21:50

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that it has been honored with Thomson Reuters Taiwan Innovation Awards 2012. The Award is organized by the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Four metrics were used to assess the level of innovation of candidate companies, including size...

2012-11-08 04:24:33

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp.("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated October 2012 revenue of NT$33,448 million, down by 7% month-over-month and up by 7.2% year-over-year. For October 2012, Large-sized panel(a) shipments, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, were nearly 9.91 million units, a decrease of 15.7% from the previous month. As for...