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Hisense Says It Hasn't Been Contacted by Sharp About Buyback

Following reports Sharp is looking to repurchase its TV business in the U.S. and Europe, Sharp licensee Hisense said in an email it “has not been contacted to discuss altering the terms of its licensing agreement with Sharp.” Subscribe to Read >>

Autonomous-Car Project to Spare OEMs Big ‘Upfront' Costs, Say Delphi, Mobileye

The “synergy” between Delphi’s “core” intellectual property in “path and motion planning” and Mobileye's “deep reinforcement learning algorithms” will result in a “fast-to-market solution” for autonomous cars. So said Amnon Shashua, Mobileye chairman and chief technology officer, on a … Subscribe to Read >>

Judge ‘Not Persuaded’ She Erred in February Audio Home Recording Act Opinion

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson “is not persuaded” she erred when she ruled in February that the CD-copying hard drives shipped in Chrysler, Ford and General Motors infotainment systems fall outside the scope of the Audio Home Recording Act (AHRA) … Subscribe to Read >>

Use Automotive Safety Spectrum Only for Safety, Public Interest Groups Urge FCC

The FCC should act now to ensure automotive companies can’t commercialize the 5.9 GHz spectrum, set aside for dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) systems designed to curb traffic accidents, for uses that have nothing to do with public safety, public … Subscribe to Read >>

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CTA Won’t Commit to Whether HDR Deserves Place in New Energy Star TV Spec

With the process to launch Version 8.0 of the Energy Star TV specification only two weeks old (see 1608120054), CTA isn’t ready to commit to whether it thinks the energy-consumption implications of high-dynamic-range technology deserve a place in the spec’s revision, two senior association officials told us. … Read More >>

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