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....These products are a snapshot of the vast array of goods available on AliExpress, the English language version of Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant. An ever increasing number of British people are buying from the site and similar ones in Asia, snapping up cheap goods from consumer electronics to beauty products and clothes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Is buying online from China a good idea? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of September 2017 06:00:36 AM
....These products are a snapshot of the vast array of goods available on AliExpress, the English language version of Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant. An ever increasing number of British people are buying from the site and similar ones in Asia, snapping up cheap goods from consumer electronics to beauty products and clothes. ...
The rise of electric cars could leave us with a big battery waste problem image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 08:15:27 AM
....There are, however, grounds for optimism. Thus far, the poor rates of lithium-ion battery recycling can be explained by the fact that most are contained within consumer electronics, which commonly end up neglected in a drawer or chucked into landfill. ...
Business secretary to announce investment in battery technology image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 11:01:20 PM
....”. Professor Philip Nelson, chief executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, said: “Batteries will form a cornerstone of a low carbon economy, whether in cars, aircraft, consumer electronics, district or grid storage. ...
LeEco chairman 'has bank accounts frozen over debt' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 04:54:25 AM
....Mr Jia, who resigned as chief executive in May but retains his position as chairman, recently admitted to shareholders that its financial problems were "more severe than we expected". In April, a $2bn deal to buy consumer electronics-maker Vizio was called off because of "regulatory headwinds". ...
Troubled Toshiba misses annual results deadline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 04:54:42 AM
.... . Toshiba, originally known for its consumer electronics products, has faced a series of difficulties. ...
Fast-charging smartphones set for launch image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 11:50:02 AM
....He pointed out, for example, that any design that generates large amounts of heat can impact the performance of the battery. However, he added that anyone who did manage to crack the "battery problem" could have a transformational effect on consumer electronics. ...
US discriminating against Chinese firms, says TCL boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 08:42:08 AM
.... . Li Dongsheng of consumer electronics firm TCL told the BBC that regulators had blocked the agreed purchase of an American technology firm. ...
Walking dead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 08:34:11 AM
.... . Toshiba launched the world's first mass-market laptop in 1985 and became known for its consumer electronics products such as televisions, although it is worth stating those units are no longer at the heart of its business and some are loss-making. ...
Toshiba warns over its survival as it forecasts £7bn losses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 03:36:52 PM
. Toshiba, one of the biggest names in consumer electronics, has warned it is facing annual losses of more than £7bn and the future of the company is in doubt as a result of financial turmoil at its nuclear power plant construction business. ...
Amazon to buy Middle East online retailer Souq image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 10:08:10 AM
....4 million products. It sells across 31 categories including consumer electronics, fashion, health and beauty, household goods and baby. ...
Toshiba fuels fear of crisis after delaying earnings report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 08:26:41 AM
....If Toshiba’s liabilities exceed its assets at the end of the current fiscal year, it will be demoted to the second section of the Tokyo stock exchange, a move that could make it harder to secure money from banks and other lenders. The conglomerate, whose portfolio ranges from construction to consumer electronics, plans to generate funds by selling off its profitable flash memory business. ...
What’s wrong with spending your benefits on prosecco? Nothing | Phil McDuff image
.... Fridges and microwaves can be used to suggest the poor aren’t “really” poor. The screed against the “massive flatscreen TV” is positively ubiquitous, which is one of those things that really demonstrates the kind of alienation from the realities of the consumer electronics market you only get among the middle class. ...
CES 2017: Samsung and LG TVs battle to blend in image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 06:07:16 AM
....Panasonic did not discuss its OLED TV plans at its press conference, though it is possible a prototype will be on the CES trade show floor. At last year's consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, the company had said it would release details of the TV during the winter. ...
Tesla to hike UK prices by 5% in the new year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 11:43:07 AM
....Last month its chief executive Elon Musk announced plans to expand its European operations by building a second “gigafactory” battery production plant and an automated manufacturing research centre. The expansion follows the purchase of German firm Grohmann Engineering which specialises in automated assembly systems serving the automotive, telecommunications, consumer electronics and biotechnology industries. ...
Dixons Carphone profits jump 19% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 07:27:46 AM
....Sales were also positive in its core markets, the UK and Ireland, where it trades under the brands Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse. That was partly driven by higher sales of mobiles and consumer electronics, as well as a plan to reduce store numbers. ...
Could Trump's chest-thumping over China trigger a trade war? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 10:00:11 AM
.... “In each case, China is the dominant global supplier, producing about 70% of global output. A high tariff would end up as effectively a tax on US purchases of consumer electronics,” Capital Economics’ chief Asia economist wrote in a recent note to investors. ...
Amazon Go checkout-free stores look set to come to UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 11:54:59 AM
.... In February, it announced it would sell fresh and frozen food to UK consumers in a deal with Morrisons and in July it launched Amazon Fresh to sell fresh food to selected postcodes. It is also developing a clothes range, after helping revolutionise the books, music, home entertainment and consumer electronics sectors over the past decade. ...
GoPro makes cutbacks after drone crashes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 06:02:52 PM
....At the start of this month it also revealed its cash reserves had fallen to $132m (£106m) - less than half the amount at the start of the year. "I knew they were in trouble, but I didn't expect them to have such a dramatic fall from grace," Tom Morrod, director of consumer electronics at the IHS consultancy, told the BBC. ...
Strong-arm Apple and tax China bigly: a guide to Trump's possible tech policies image
....While Hillary Clinton was the main villain in the Trump campaign narrative, China came a close second, with Trump often questioning the US relationship with its second biggest trading partner. China is the manufacturing engine that drives the technology and consumer electronics sectors, with “advanced technology products” accounting for $103bn of all US imports from China in 2016 so far. ...
Ctrl+Z: Silicon Valley leaders U-turn on Donald Trump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 10:00:16 AM
....Wilson anticipated both opportunity and potential danger under a Trump administration. Trump’s apparent eagerness to set off a trade war with China could be damaging to consumer electronics companies like Apple, which rely on China’s manufacturing infrastructure and workplace, as well as the global supply chain of minerals. ...
Samsung shares jump on shake-up proposal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 07:20:25 AM
....Shares in Samsung Electronics have hit a record high after activist investor Elliott Management proposed a radical corporate shake-up. The US hedge fund is urging the tech giant to streamline its business, which makes consumer electronics including smartphones and televisions. ...
Japan may use e-waste for 2020 medals image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of August 2016 09:50:38 AM
....The Rio Olympics, for example, used gold that was extracted without the use of mercury and a third of the silver and bronze used came from recycled sources. Discarded consumer electronics such as smartphones and tablets contain small amounts of precious and rare earth metals, including platinum, palladium, gold, silver, lithium, cobalt and nickel. ...
Cold turkey image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 11:20:17 PM
...."The smartphone has become part of the fabric of today's society," he said. "It is the most prolific consumer electronics device on the planet and it seems most people can't live without one. ...
Samsung profits boosted by smartphone sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of July 2016 12:31:34 AM
....As for other divisions in the Samsung conglomerate, the company is forecasting a decline in TV demand for the second half of the year, citing "weakened demand in Europe and a prolonged economic slowdown in emerging markets". The South Korean corporate giant also reported earnings growth in its consumer electronics division, which sells refrigerators, washing machines and air conditioning units. ...
Huge profits in store for firm that can make a great leap in battery technology image
....Storing that energy in batteries would help even out supply. But right now that kind of storage, be it in large-scale battery banks or at home, is limited in the same way as in consumer electronics. ...
Nokia returns to the phone market as Microsoft sells brand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of May 2016 11:44:47 AM
....The involvement of Foxconn also points to the shifting nature of the smartphone market. The company has a hand in building almost every piece of consumer electronics on the market, from the iPhone to the PlayStation 4, but its brand has largely been secondary to those of the companies it works for. ...
Lessons from Zimbabwe: the standard for responsible mining is being set image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of April 2016 04:20:54 PM
.... The precious metal is not simply ornamental; most of it ends up in vehicle exhaust systems, where it converts toxic emissions into less harmful gases. Platinum is also used to make consumer electronics (such as the phone in your pocket) and medicines, including cancer-fighting drugs. ...
Asia shares mixed ahead of Fed meeting image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of March 2016 01:10:49 AM
....45. Shares of Japanese consumer electronics firm Sharp slumped nearly 12% on reports a takeover deal may be delayed. ...
Sony buys out Michael Jackson’s ATV Music Publishing for $750m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 07:47:19 PM
....”. In recent years, the company has been leaning more towards music, in its $3m investment in music-recognition app Shazam, following years of losses from the consumer electronics that built its global brand. ...
UK retail sector predicted to cut 900,000 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of February 2016 09:00:42 AM
.... The US online retailer is moving into groceries with Amazon Pantry. It is also developing its clothing offering, after helping ravage the books, music, home entertainment and consumer electronics sectors over the past decade. ...
Best Buy's e-cycle program is ambitious, successful and financially unsustainable image
.... Consumers are buying a greater variety of gadgets, from tablets to wearable devices like as health-monitoring wristbands. Retail sales of consumer electronics jumped from $252bn in 2011 to $283bn in 2015, according to Consumer Technology Association, which represents electronic designers, manufacturers and retailers. ...
Aston Martin sets up electric car joint venture with Chinese group image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of February 2016 03:57:11 PM
. Aston Martin is setting up a venture with the Chinese consumer electronics group LeEco to jointly develop the British luxury car brand’s first electric vehicle. ...
Imagination Technologies to sell off Pure radios image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 8th of February 2016 10:17:41 AM
.... The business, originally conceived to showcase Imagination’s chip technology, has sold more than 5m radios. The company said: “There are potentially more appropriate owners for Pure, given the economies of scale in the consumer electronics market, who will be able to leverage its leading technologies and brand. ...
Imagination Technologies to sell off Pure radios image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 8th of February 2016 10:17:41 AM
.... The business, originally conceived to showcase Imagination’s chip technology, has sold more than 5m radios. The company said: “There are potentially more appropriate owners for Pure, given the economies of scale in the consumer electronics market, who will be able to leverage its leading technologies and brand. ...
The 21-year-old powering innovation at the nation's blue chips image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 7th of February 2016 09:18:24 PM
.... A Grey Goose has been used to top a cocktail stirrer. “We specialise in consumer electronics and smart devices,” said Mr Valman, who still owns a majority stake in the company. ...
The scientists harvesting energy from humans to power our wearables image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of February 2016 05:00:37 AM
.... Using energy that would otherwise be wasted is appealing at a time when plans to fight climate change include using less energy or energy with lower carbon emissions. Kim is targeting a growing consumer electronics market. ...
Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo: the challengers leading China’s charge against Apple image
.... Management has wondered about a sale, even while scaling down to cut losses. LG Korean rival to Samsung in almost every consumer electronics business, its premium phones are well-regarded by critics yet have sold poorly, leaving sales flat and profits elusive. ...
Innovation or e-waste? Apple's rumoured plan to ditch headphone jack image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of January 2016 01:00:07 PM
.... Apple has committed to using fewer materials in its designs and runs a recycling scheme, albeit one that focuses on phones and laptops rather than accessories such as headphones. Its rival Samsung has voluntary take back programmes for its branded consumer electronics in the US, Canada and India, and says it backs recycling agencies in Europe. ...
Foxconn offers to buy Japan's Sharp image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 21st of January 2016 08:20:17 AM
....Sharp is a major producer of display screens for smartphones, tablets and televisions, but has become saddled with heavy debts. The consumer electronics maker has been bailed out twice in the last three years by its banks. ...
From VW to Brazil's mining disaster: 5 corporate scandals that defined 2015 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of December 2015 11:43:29 AM
....Financial regulators have recommended fines of £40m for Toshiba. The company’s share price has slumped by 40% since the beginning of 2015 and it’s laying off nearly 7,000 consumer electronics jobs as part of a post-scandal restructuring process. ...
Japanese shares end losing streak image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of December 2015 01:14:37 AM
....Shares of Sharp, however, were up 7. 3% on reports that the struggling consumer electronics firm had received a purchase offer from Taiwan's electronics supplier Hon Hai Precision. ...
Tokyo's shares dragged down by Toshiba image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of December 2015 01:16:59 AM
.... . Late on Monday, Toshiba confirmed it would cut 6,800 jobs at its consumer electronics division together with some jobs from other sectors. ...
City News: Toshiba, Sports Direct, Globo and Netplay TV image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of December 2015 12:01:00 AM
Toshiba to cut 7,000 jobs in PC and TV units image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of December 2015 08:43:42 AM
Toshiba predicts record $4.5bn loss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of December 2015 07:15:08 AM
....5bn) annual loss and cut 6,800 jobs as it carries out a restructuring. The company, whose activities range from laptops to TVs to nuclear energy, is shedding the jobs in its consumer electronics division. ...
Nikkei losses led by Toshiba image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of December 2015 03:10:46 AM
....8% on reports it was expecting record losses for the year to March. After the market closed, Toshiba said it would cut 6,800 jobs at its consumer electronics division and report a record loss of 550bn yen ($4. ...
Christmas shoppers grab last-minute bargains as nervous retailers slash prices image
....He also ridiculed British retail efforts to to mimic Black Friday – traditionally a big shopping day in America, and the day after Thanksgiving. Last year, there were scuffles in some stores as consumers swooped on cut-price consumer electronics, such as televisions. ...
Imagination Technologies tumbles on 'frankly terrible' half-year report image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of December 2015 04:06:37 PM
...." . However, it told clients to buy the shares at "a huge discount, reflecting margin destruction in recent years", arguing its intellectual property is valuable and there were easy ways for the company to improve margins such as by closing its consumer electronics business, Pure. ...
JCB mobile phone maker Bullitt calls in chief executive from Virgin image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 11th of December 2015 06:00:40 AM
.... . The company has emerged as a rare British success in the fiercely competitive consumer electronics industry. ...
Questor share tip: Victrex clears way for cash returns image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of December 2015 06:03:58 PM
.... . Victrex increased sales of its Peek polymers by 7pc as it is managing to offset a slowdown in the oil and gas sector, which contributes 5pc of group revenues, with strong demand from the aerospace and automotive sector, and consumer electronics. ...
Victrex spending plans dent payout hopes  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of December 2015 10:39:31 AM
.... Victrex said while its automotive, aerospace, electronics and industrial markets were stable, oil and gas volumes fell by 22pc. Sales to consumer electronics are expected to be volatile in the coming year with lower volumes in 2016, the company said. ...
Businesses must embrace the digital world to compete, or be left behind image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 28th of November 2015 05:13:01 PM
.... Those trying to win through a steadfast reliance on traditional business methods are losing. More importantly, the longer they leave it the harder it becomes to remain relevant – take for example the decline of Nokia as a consumer electronics brand, a business which at one stage was a virtual synonym for the mobile connected device. ...
Is this the end of constant smartphone recharging? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 21st of November 2015 09:22:36 PM
.... Electronic engineer Dr Peiman Hosseini, founder of Bodle. The company is also in talks with some of the world’s largest consumer electronics corporations, although they cannot be named for legal reasons. ...
Darty agrees to £558m Fnac takeover image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 20th of November 2015 08:22:02 PM
.... . Alexandre Bompard, the chief executive of Fnac, said that the offer "constitutes a strategic oppportunity for both groups by creating a leader in the French electronics, editorial and home appliance retail markets, as well as key player in the wider European consumer electronics landscape. ...
Black Friday costs UK retailers £180m in returned goods image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 15th of November 2015 09:06:48 PM
.... . One in six consumer electronics items bought online is returned, and 30pc of women's fashion purchases made on the internet are sent back. ...
Toshiba braces for massive losses following accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of November 2015 06:11:25 AM
....6%, midway through the day. The paper, quoting anonymous sources, said the scandal had frustrated Toshiba’s attempts to boost sluggish sales of consumer electronics. ...
Sharp's operating profits plunge 86% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of October 2015 07:40:45 AM
....The earnings were impacted by falling sales of smartphone displays and delays in reducing inventory. The struggling consumer electronics maker has been bailed out two times in the last three years by its banks. ...
From Tesla's Powerwall to flow batteries: five facts about the energy storage revolution image
....Hitting the market in the 90s, lithium-ion batteries generally pack more energy into a given volume, last longer and operate at a wider range of temperatures than other rechargeable batteries. As a result, they’ve become the standard batteries for running computers, mobile phones and other consumer electronics. ...
Do you talk to your colleagues enough? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 23rd of October 2015 09:14:23 PM
.... . In her book, The Silo Effect, she highlights how Japan's consumer electronics giant Sony squandered the success of its Walkman music player, which had been a huge earner for the firm. ...
Apple supplier Arm jumps after update but FTSE falters as Pearson plunges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of October 2015 08:49:20 AM
....The third quarter has been another strong quarter for royalty revenue growth, driven by premium chip pricing and elevated royalty percentages from recently introduced ARMv8-A based chips. These new chips are now shipping in a wide range of devices including smartphones, enterprise equipment such as base stations and servers, and consumer electronics such as digital TVs. ...
Back to the Future II: Hits and misses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of October 2015 11:24:37 PM
....Meanwhile, voice-controlled televisions are already a reality thanks to smart TVs from Samsung and Sony as well as set-top boxes from Amazon and Apple. We get little hint at what Marty Jr sees via his hi-tech specs in the film, and their brand, JVC, is a much smaller force in consumer electronics than it once was. ...
Questor share tip: Hold Victrex on strong finish image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 9th of October 2015 09:10:27 AM
.... The company said yesterday that it had ended the year with a robust fourth quarter, and full-year production volumes were up 19pc to 4,217 tonnes. There was growing demand from the automotive, aerospace and consumer electronics markets, which helped offset a slowdown from the oil and gas sector customers. ...
Apple's App store infected in China image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of September 2015 03:35:22 AM
....4 billion units in 2015 to 1. 8 billion in 2020," Wee Teck Loo, head of consumer electronics at market research firm Euromonitor International, told the BBC. ...
The innovators: levitating lightbulbs take design back to the future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 20th of September 2015 02:26:36 PM
....As well as lighting up the bulb, the pad on which it levitates above can be used as a wireless recharger for mobile phones. This type of inductive charging is becoming increasingly common in the consumer electronics market. ...
The race to remove toxic chemicals from mission critical systems image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 05:28:45 PM
.... It’s a challenging process, made even more difficult by the curse of unrealistic expectations. Consumer electronics companies have made very public headway replacing materials, but when we tried to follow their lead, we found that the new substances being used in consumer electronics simply did not work in our enterprise products. ...
Smartwatch makers face up to their identity crisis image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 5th of September 2015 04:00:27 PM
.... From cameras to audio speakers and HiFi systems, it has long been fashionable to apply retro styling to make high-tech gadgets seem more appealing. But now consumer electronics companies are taking this approach to a new category – smartwatches. ...
How Apple is preparing for the end of the iPhone affair image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 5th of September 2015 06:00:31 AM
.... The iPhone is indisputably the core of Apple’s business. Following in the footsteps of the iPod six years previously, its launch in 2007 marked the company’s second-wave offensive as a high-end consumer electronics manufacturer and away from its computer-heavy past. ...
Stock markets continue to be volatile as investors fear China risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of August 2015 05:07:18 AM
....The US dollar avoided any significant drops against the yen, bringing a little cheer to Japanese policymakers who had been worried about the Japanese currency’s surges earlier in the week. A weaker yen is a central part of Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s quest to boost profits for his country’s auto and consumer electronics manufacturers. ...
Over 55s spend £14 billion on online shopping - but they're still ignored image
.... Surprisingly, online grocery shopping isn't the most popular online purchase amongst the over 55s. The research from Greenlight found that 76 per cent said they had bought a book or magazine online, with consumer electronics comin in second place. ...
Alibaba to buy stake in Suning image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of August 2015 10:56:28 AM
....Under the collaboration, Suning will open a flagship store on Alibaba's Tmall. com platform, which focuses on consumer electronics, home appliances and baby products. ...
Alibaba agrees £4.4bn tie-up with Chinese electronics giant Suning image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 10th of August 2015 09:58:48 AM
.... Chinese Internet giant Alibaba is to pay 28. 3 billion yuan (£3bn) for a near-20 percent stake in consumer electronics retailer Suning, the two companies have announced. ...

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