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Sharpen up: Sharp enters smart kitchen market

Sharp has unveiled its first-ever complete kitchen suite, including its first-ever IoT-enabled appliances, such as ovens, cooktops, microwave ovens, and dishwashers and refrigerators. Sharp join several other providers entering the smart kitchen market.

Sharp sues Hisense over 'shoddy' TVs that will 'destroy' its name

Sharp has claimed that Chinese electronics manufacturer Hisense is ruining its brand and reputation by selling poorly built televisions that wear its name. Hisense has a license to use Sharp's brand but is allegedly putting it on poor quality products.

Op-Ed: Earthquake preparedness is ever-present, especially for SF Bay Special

San Francisco - As the little ghost town of Bodie was rattled this past December, those who prepare for Earthquakes see the trembler as yet another opportunity to remind people that seismic activity is always present.

John Stanley retired host of 'Creature Features' talks ghost Special

Sonoma - On Halloween night it is customary for the older kids to watch scary movies. These days Netflix, Hulu and others have dozens and dozens to select from. But not too long ago, there was a time when a scary move was on local TV.

Sharp begins selling robot-shaped mobile phone

Osaka - Electronics giant Sharp Corporation has started selling the world’s first robot-shaped mobile phone that can walk, dance and talk at a price of about $2,000.

Sharp mobile phone can walk, dance, talk

Japanese electronics giant Sharp Corporation has developed the world’s first robot-shaped mobile phone that can talk, walk and dance.

Op-Ed: High Density housing issue has neighborhood talking Special

San Francisco - The subject of high density housing in the Sunset took center stage at the Sunset Heights Association of Responsible People this past summer.

Memory Care Cafe seeks to support caregivers of Alzheimers Special

San Francisco - According to the Alzheimer's Association, in 2014 an estimated 5.2 million Americans were diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

New iPhone likely out in September: Nikkei

Tokyo - Apple is likely to release its newest iPhone globally in September with a higher resolution and bigger screens, Japan's leading Nikkei business daily reported Friday.

Ex NFL player Darren Sharper accused of drugging, raping women

Former professional football player Darren Sharper, a star defensive back turned television sports analyst, was charged on Friday with drugging four women and raping two of them ...

Japan's Sharp returns to profit in April-December

Tokyo - Japanese electronics maker Sharp said Tuesday it swung back to profit for the nine months to December, thanks to stronger sales and cost cutting.The Osaka-based company booked a 17.

Japan-based Sharp electronics may cut thousands more jobs

Osaka - Sharp Electronics may cut thousands more jobs even after it executes its present plan to cut five thousand jobs. Sharp hopes the cuts will improve its balance sheet.

Sharp considering slashing 5,000 jobs in restructuring efforts

Osaka - Japan's Sharp Corp. reported its largest net loss for the year ending Mar. 31 due to a lack of demand for its television. This has led the last big maker of liquid crystal displays for TVs to undergo a restructuring process that could cut 5,000 jobs.

Panasonic forecasts worst ever loss of $10 billion

Electronics company Panasonic has significantly downgraded its profit forecast for the year ending 31 March 2012, after reporting poor quarterly results.

Lady Gaga in Japan for the holidays

The pop singer tweeted from Tokyo Wednesday: "Sipping tea in Japan with Haus. Feeling so grateful. We sold about 1 million albums a month worldwide since the release of BORN THIS WAY"

Super-thin LCD TV only 2 cm thick

The new 52-inch TV uses less than half the power of current Sharp products, and has a better contrast ratio, 100,000:1. The signal is received by high speed wireless link, and the only cable required is for power. The prototype weighed in at 25Kg.

Sharp Rolls Out Gigantic 108-Inch LCD

They wouldn't tell the price , but it will ship "this summer"

In-car LCD with 1500:1 contrast ratio

Sharps new LCD dash!

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Prof. Matt Springer speaking to the members of SHARP this past June of 2016 in the Sunset District. ...
Prof. Matt Springer speaking to the members of SHARP this past June of 2016 in the Sunset District. Neighborhoods like the Sunset are among the most densely populated areas and is built on former sand dunes, which makes it vulnerable to seismic activity.
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SHARP plaque.
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Sharp’s booth at CES 2012 in Los Angeles  CA.
Sharp’s booth at CES 2012 in Los Angeles, CA.
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Tim Colen of the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition spoke to the memebers of the Sunset Heights ...
Tim Colen of the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition spoke to the memebers of the Sunset Heights Association of Responsible People on April 25, 2011 about the need for more density housing, which he considers to be a form of "smart housing."
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Sharp with its Aquos Quattron
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