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EU revamps e-waste rules with demanding new recovery targets

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Beefed up electronic equipment and devices waste directive promises five-fold increase in e-waste collectionsStringent new EU e-waste rules officially came into effect yesterday, paving the way for a fundamental overhaul of how technology companies, retailers, recycling firms, and consumers handle waste electronic equipment and devices.The updating of the Waste Electrical...
EU revamps e-waste rules with demanding new recovery targets
Poor Parents Grumble As Rich Chicago School Forces Kids To Buy iPads

Nano vacuum tubes could give a second life to the guitarist's best friend

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Pretty much the only place you see vacuum tubes any more is inside a quality audio amp. But, once upon a time, they were the primary ingredient in any piece of electronic equipment, including computers. The glass tubes have since been replaced with the smaller, less fragile and cheaper...
Nano vacuum tubes could give a second life to the guitarist's best friend

Electric Imp Will Connect (Almost) Everything You Own to the Internet

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This tiny add-on card could let you connect every piece electronic equipment you own to the Internet....
Electric Imp Will Connect (Almost) Everything You Own to the Internet

Microgrids and Solar Power, the Answer to India's Power Crisis

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As India experienced its worst power failure ever last week, leaving 600 million people without electricity, disrupting the operation of hospitals and public services and shutting down transportation in key regions vital to the country's economy, New Delhi will have to face up to some critical power realities. On one...
Microgrids and Solar Power, the Answer to India's Power Crisis

Google testing mysterious “entertainment device”, is it Google’s glasses?

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A report from GigaOM today noted Google is requesting permission from the Federal Communications Commission to test an unknown “entertainment device”. The trials will take place in the homes of Google employees, and see tests of the mystery device connecting to home electronic equipment over Bluetooth or WiFi to test...
Google testing mysterious “entertainment device”, is it Google’s glasses?

Samsung Retakes Title of World's Largest Semiconductor Customer from Apple in 2012

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Research firm Gartner today shared its estimates of global semiconductor purchases for 2012, finding that Samsung has retaken the title Apple had gained in 2011 when it leapt over both Samsung and HP. Samsung (28.9% growth) and Apple (13.6% growth) registered as the biggest winners in 2012, as the overall...
Samsung Retakes Title of World's Largest Semiconductor Customer from Apple in 2012

Why Are UK Police Allowing Entertainment Industry Employees To Arrest And Interrogate People With Their Help?

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We've discussed in the past the oddity of how a UK anti-piracy group, FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft), which is a private organization set up and controlled by large entertainment industry players, being deeply involved in criminal investigations and cases against individuals. In the case against Surfthechannel, FACT was directly...
Why Are UK Police Allowing Entertainment Industry Employees To Arrest And Interrogate People With Their Help?
Samsung rejects labor claims, says there are no underage workers at its supplier

BT's superfast broadband network 'risks being empty'

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Chief executive of TalkTalk urges Ofcom to force rival to review pricing for fibre networkThe £2.5bn fibre broadband network that BT Group is building risks remaining empty unless the regulator acts now to promote competition, according to the TalkTalk chief executive, Dido Harding.The prices BT charges rivals like BSkyB and...
BT's superfast broadband network 'risks being empty'

Micron chief executive Steve Appleton dies in experimental airplane crash

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Micron chief executive Steve Appleton has been killed in the crash of an experimental airplane. Appleton has long been a stunt plane pilot and has had close calls before. The plane crashed at the Boise airport. It is a single-engine fixed wing experimental aircraft known as a Piper Lancair. The...
Micron chief executive Steve Appleton dies in experimental airplane crash

Bahrain charges four men with insulting king

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Four men, all in their 20s, will face 'urgent trial' over allegations that they insulted King Hamad on personal Twitter accountsBahraini authorities have detained four men on charges of defaming the country's king on Twitter, according to the state news agency BNA.The men, all in their 20s, were arrested on...
Bahrain charges four men with insulting king
Samsung and Apple bought $45.3 billion in semiconductor chips in 2012, cornering 15% of the market
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