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January 9, 1996 | DEBRA CANO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sharp Electronics Corp. said Monday it will spend $34 million to build a regional headquarters here that will employ 265 and serve as the hub for sales, marketing, service and warehousing operations in the Western United States. The 539,000-square-foot complex, which includes a warehouse, will be built on a 23.4-acre site at Springdale Street and Bolsa Avenue. The vacant property was purchased from neighboring McDonnell Douglas. Sharp will be moving from its regional offices in Carson.
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January 9, 1996 | DEBRA CANO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sharp Electronics Corp. said Monday it will spend $34 million to build a regional headquarters here that will employ 265 and serve as the hub for sales, marketing, service and warehousing operations in the Western United States. The 539,000-square-foot complex, which includes a warehouse, will be built on a 23.4-acre site at Springdale Street and Bolsa Avenue. The vacant property was purchased from neighboring McDonnell Douglas. Sharp will be moving from its regional offices in Carson.
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August 5, 1994 | MARC LACEY
The Los Angeles police union has put up some controversial billboards of its own--but members were not amused when they saw the latest advertisement from Sharp Electronics. The billboards show Sharp's new video camera, the Viewcam, with a police car in the viewfinder--which some officers found a bit too reminiscent of the videotaped beating of Rodney G. King.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1994 | MARC LACEY
The Los Angeles police union has put up some controversial billboards of its own--but members were not amused when they saw the latest advertisement from Sharp Electronics. The billboards show Sharp's new video camera, the Viewcam, with a police car in the viewfinder--which some officers found a bit too reminiscent of the videotaped beating of Rodney G. King.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1985
Kazuo Kubo, president of Sharp Electronics Corp., Paramus, N.J., was promoted to the new post of board chairman. Sueyuki Hirooka was appointed president.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Lucasfilm Inc. has slapped Sharp Corp. with a $60-million lawsuit, claiming the company used "Indiana Jones" and "Star Wars-like" figures without permission in advertising TVs and VCRs. The federal suit accuses an American subsidiary of Japan-based Sharp Electronics Corp. and Standard Advertising of Japan with copyright infringement and other violations. These characters "have become widely known to the public throughout the world" and are an important source of revenue, the suit states.
BUSINESS
March 8, 1999 | JONATHAN GAW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
High-definition television is a small market, but it belongs to Irvine-based Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America Inc. The manufacturer of projection screen televisions said last week that it had a 73.2% share of all high-definition televisions sold last year, far outpacing consumer electronics stalwarts such as Sony Electronics Inc., Zenith Electronics Corp., Sharp Electronics Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Mitsubishi sold the 9,639 units for between $3,895 and $10,000 each.
BUSINESS
March 8, 1999 | JONATHAN GAW
High-definition television is a small market, but it belongs to Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America Inc. The Irvine-based manufacturer of projection screen televisions said last week that it had a 73% share of all high-definition televisions sold last year, far outpacing consumer electronics stalwarts such as Sony Electronics Inc., Zenith Electronics Corp., Sharp Electronics Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. Mitsubishi sold the 9,639 units at prices ranging from $3,895 to $10,000.
BUSINESS
September 11, 2000 | From Associated Press
Even Microsoft Corp. executives admit the company usually needs three versions of a product before it's done right: The first gets it out the door, the second puts it in the right market, and the third gets all the bugs out. Welcome to version two of Microsoft's hand-held PCs--laptop-like devices that are more powerful than personal organizers but weaker and lighter than full-size laptop computers.
BUSINESS
September 9, 1997 | From Times Wire Services
Intel Corp. on Monday introduced two Pentium microprocessors for portable computers that combine rapid computing speed and multimedia functions with dramatically lower power consumption. The 200- and 233-megahertz chips boast Intel's MMX multimedia-enhancing feature and 0.25-micron technology, which lets Santa Clara-based Intel, the world's largest chip maker, cram more transistors onto each processor.
BUSINESS
December 2, 1997 | CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move that would create more than 1,000 jobs in Baja California over the next two years, Sharp Electronics Corp. of Japan said Monday that it will build a mammoth manufacturing facility in the once-sleepy resort town of Rosarito Beach, Mexico. A spokeswoman at Sharp's U.S. headquarters in Mahwah, N.J., said the facility's initial phase will cost $27 million, involve almost half a million square feet of plant space and be used for assembly of 1 million televisions and 1.
BUSINESS
March 2, 1989 | Wm. KNOEDELSEDER Jr., Times Staff Writer
Hoping to become a mouse that roared, tiny Go-Video Inc. announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with Samsung Electronics Co. of Korea that will allow the video firm to become the first to market a dual-deck videocassette recorder in this country.
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