Shipments of tablet LCD panels are forecast by HIS Technology to slow in the first quarter after surging 43 percent year-over-year in December to reach 31.1 million panels shipped in the month.
Mobile chip maker Qualcomm is pumping another $60 million into Japan's Sharp in order to fund production of next-generation mobile device displays.
Samsung Display beat out Japan Display, Sharp and LG Display to take the top spot among small and medium-sized active matrix flat panel display makers in 2012, according to the latest stats from NPD DisplaySearch.
Samsung's $111.5 million investment in Sharp last week was seen by some as an effort by Samsung to disrupt Apple's supply chain.
Multifunction printer vendors are turning to mobile product offerings to tap into the BYOD market, notes the Info-Tech Research Group.