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Apple supplier Japan Display aims to seal $468 million bailout deal by end-October – CEO

“TOKYO (Reuters) – Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc aims to seal a revised bailout deal by the end of this month for at least 50 billion yen ($468 million) in vital funding, its new chief executive said on Monday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “We are close to (raising) 50 billion and I believe we can cement the deal this month,” Kikuoka, who took the helm of the cash-strapped display maker in September, said. Source: 95kqds.com

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Foxconn reconsidering plans to make LCD panels at Wisconsin plant

“You can’t use a factory to view our Wisconsin investment,” Woo said” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. Critics of the deal, including a number of Democrats, called it a corporate giveaway that would never result in the promised manufacturing jobs and posed serious environmental risks.Foxconn Technology is reconsidering plans to make advanced liquid crystal display panels at a $10 billion Wisconsin campus, and said it intends to hire mostly engineers and researchers rather than the manufacturing workforce the project originally promised. Source: cnbc.com

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Apple Reveals ‘iPhone Xr’ With 6.1-Inch Liquid Retina LCD Display, Coming in Six Colors

“The smartphone includes an edge-to-edge LCD display and the same design as the iPhone Xs and Xs Max, but with an aluminum back instead of glass.Comparatively, the iPhone Xr has a bigger display (6.1-inch) than the iPhone 8 Plus (5.5-inch), but includes a smaller overall body” writes Am Pdt for macrumors.com. The Xr has Face ID with the TrueDepth Camera system.Otherwise, the iPhone Xr has many of the same gestures and features as iPhone X, with swiping up to unlock and no home button. iPhone Xr does lack 3D Touch,…

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