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....”. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A £20m investment in recent years includes a test hall complete with a 25,000-volt power supply running down to the train’s pantograph, and a “Train Zero” room. Here, an Aventra train exists as a control console and all of its electronics, but with no body, allowing its systems to be tested as if it were hurtling along at 125mph. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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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. ...
Full speed ahead for train builders as minister pulls plug on electrification image
....A £20m investment in recent years includes a test hall complete with a 25,000-volt power supply running down to the train’s pantograph, and a “Train Zero” room. Here, an Aventra train exists as a control console and all of its electronics, but with no body, allowing its systems to be tested as if it were hurtling along at 125mph. ...
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". ...
Is deep sea mining vital for a greener future – even if it destroys ecosystems? image
....Mining the deep ocean floor for valuable metals is both inevitable and vital, according to the scientists, engineers and industrialists exploring the world’s newest mining frontier. The special metals found in rich deposits there are critical for smart electronics and crucial green technologies, such as solar power and electric cars. ...
Recycling body criticises Pringles and Lucozade packaging image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 03:18:47 AM
....What can be collected from households varies between councils. Many other items including textiles, electronics, plastic bags and batteries can also be recycled at designated centres and some supermarkets. ...
US and EU reject expanding laptop ban to flights from Europe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 10:44:40 PM
....But after a four-hour meeting in Brussels to discuss the threats to aviation security, officials said other measures were still being considered. US officials had previously said they were looking into extending to Europe a ban on electronics on flights from eight mostly Muslim countries. ...
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. ...
Breaking brands image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 11:46:31 PM
....If you're one of the world's leading smartphone sellers, the last thing you want is to have to recall one of your flagship products. Yet that is just what South Korea's electronics giant Samsung was forced to do amid reports of fire-prone batteries. ...
Samsung self-driving cars take fight to Apple, Uber and Google's Waymo image
....Samsung is stepping up its plans for self-driving cars to rival former Google project Waymo, Uber and Apple, bringing the key players from the battle for smartphone dominance to the brave new world of autonomous vehicles. The South Korean electronics manufacturer, which is the world’s largest smartphone maker and a chip giant in its own right, has been given permission to test its self-driving cars on public roads by the South Korean ministry of land, infrastructure and transport. ...
South Korea shrugs off tension with sharp rise in exports image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 10:39:58 AM
.... . As well as semi-conductors, South Korea's exports were boosted by oil products, machinery and household electronics. ...
Dortmund attack: man arrested on suspicion of share-dealing plot image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 04:36:02 PM
.... According to news magazine Der Spiegel, Sergej W had carried out his military service in 2008, where he worked as a electrician supporting an army medical unit. Other reports in the German press pointed out that Sergej W has completed an apprenticeship prize as a electronics technician, winning an educational prize for technical engineering in July 2015. ...
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. ...
Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:33:04 PM
.... . The airline has also introduced new services to cope with the laptop ban, lending tablets to premium passengers and offering to check in electronics at the gate. ...
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. ...
Falling US retail sales cast doubt on further Fed interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of April 2017 04:34:01 PM
....Falling retail sales and lower inflation in the US have added to signs that the world’s biggest economy has lost momentum in recent months, casting doubt over how many more times the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year. Stronger takings at clothing and electronics stores in March were not enough to offset a continued drop in demand for cars, according to figures from the US government (pdf). ...
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. ...
Toshiba files unaudited results and says future is in doubt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 08:33:57 AM
...."There are material events and conditions that raise substantial doubt about the company's ability to continue as a going concern," the company said in a statement. The electronics-to-construction giant reported a loss of 532bn yen (£3. ...
Car insurance premiums 'jump by £110' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:09:14 PM
....Average premiums are set to rise to a record high and could pass £1,000 next year, it added. Newer vehicles have seen some of the biggest rises, because their increasingly complex electronics have made repairs more expensive. ...
Toshiba may sell chip business to Foxconn for $27bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 03:59:36 PM
....Last year Foxconn struck a $3. 5bn deal to take a majority stake in Sharp, the struggling Japanese electronics company. ...
Fujitsu UK staff in fresh strike action image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:53:50 AM
. Staff at Japanese electronics firm Fujitsu are to take further strike action in the UK as part of a dispute over cuts to jobs and pensions. ...
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. ...
Women make up less than a quarter of UK boardrooms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 04:00:49 AM
....Companies with equal numbers of female and male directors, or with female-led boards, were rare at not quite 4%, not much higher than the 2% found in 2013. The six companies that were female-led included a co-operative, a pharmaceutical group, a manufacturing company, an electronics company, an engineering firm and an information technology service provider. ...
Up in smoke: the VW emissions  ‘fix’ has left our car undriveable image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
....”. The Sheffield-based electronics engineer says he was given to understand that the work was mandatory, but has since learned this is not the case. ...
Bank that lent $300m to Trump linked to Russian money laundering scam image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:14 PM
.... More than $9bn was funnelled via Seabon, records show. Almost €1m went to a Munich electronics firm, Rohde & Schwarz, which produces surveillance technology for security services and police. ...
Woman's face burned after battery-operated headphones explode mid-flight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:50:15 AM
....”. Smoke and the smell of melted plastic, burnt hair and electronics filled the cabin for the rest of the journey to Melbourne. ...
Toshiba looking to sell Westinghouse nuclear business image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:21:39 AM
....Toshiba president Satoshi Tsunakawa has said the company may sell its majority stake in US nuclear unit Westinghouse. The struggling electronics firm bought Westinghouse in 2006, but it has suffered huge cost over-runs. ...
Why is John Lewis tightening its belt? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:16:34 AM
....The company didn’t use the B-word, but the fall in the value of the pound against the dollar and the euro since the Brexit vote has made life more difficult for retailers. The cost of goods, such as clothing and electronics, has risen dramatically because contracts are agreed in dollars. ...
India washing machine launched with 'curry' button image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:05:51 AM
....Only about 10% of homes in India have a washing machine, with most people still doing their laundry by hand. That means there is plenty of room for market growth, and the electronics giant hopes the India-focussed machine will help it challenge the South Korean manufacturers dominating the sector. ...
John Lewis staff bonus cut again image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:27:42 AM
....The John Lewis department stores, which say they are "never knowingly undersold" on price, saw sales growth in all major areas. New products such as the Dyson Supersonic hairdryer helped the electronics division, while fashion sales were helped by stocking the brands Finery and Hush, which were previously online only. ...
Dyson to open new UK tech campus image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 08:28:17 PM
....The new tech campus will be based on a 517-acre former Ministry of Defence (MoD) site at Hullavington. The vacuum and electronics company is aiming to double its workforce to about 7,000 in the next five or six years. ...
Brexit means taxpayers need to support supply chain, says Nissan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:56:52 PM
....Lawther said Nissan was already talking to Sunderland city council and to the Highways Agency about taking land and investment to provide “the canvas for suppliers to come”. A local plant would be high-tech, manufacturing everything from high-definition cameras, to electronics and alloy wheels, which currently come from Germany, he said. ...
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:14:00 AM
.... . Samsung is one of the biggest electronics companies in the world and for the head of a company that thrives on a premium brand image to be involved in a corruption scandal is a huge embarrassment. ...
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. ...
Samsung factory fire caused by faulty batteries image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 04:31:21 PM
....The Wuqing branch of the Tianjin fire department said on Sina Weibo that the “material that caught fire was lithium batteries inside the production workshops and some half-finished products”. Samsung SDI operates five plants within China, with Tianjin operating as the main manufacturing point for small batteries used in portable electronics, including the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 that had to be recalled twice and withdrawn from sale leaving Samsung with a $5. ...
Amazon Web Services: the secret to the online retailer's future success image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:00:23 AM
.... In its last financial quarter, it sold $32bn (£25. 6bn) worth of stuff worldwide, including $6bn of media, $10bn of sales outside North America, and $23bn of electronics “and other general merchandise”. ...
Five on Brexit Island lifts WH Smith sales as adult colouring books fade image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of January 2017 11:47:01 AM
.... Some retailers have warned that the weak pound will lead to a rise in prices this year, as materials imported from abroad are more expensive. “We’re in a slightly better position than other retailers, particularly clothing retailers and electronics,” said Clark. ...
Your trip could be ruined if you don't order travel insurance straight away image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 09:39:00 PM
.... “Valuables and money placed in hold luggage will not be covered if lost. ” Most travel insurance policies set claims limits, so consider insuring valuable electronics or jewellery under your home contents policy, or taking out gadget cover. ...
Samsung boss questioned in South Korea corruption probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 02:13:29 AM
....Earlier this week two other Samsung executives were interviewed by the special prosecutors, but were treated as witnesses rather than suspects. The claims against the company circle around a merger between the electronics giant's construction arm, Samsung C&T, and an affiliate firm, Cheil Industries. ...
South Korea scandal: Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong a suspect image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:33:51 AM
.... Until then she remains formally president but stripped of her powers, which are handed to the prime minister, a presidential appointee. The claims circle around a merger between the electronics giant's construction arm, Samsung C&T, and an affiliate firm, Cheil Industries. ...
Samsung execs quizzed over government corruption scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 03:29:40 AM
....It was reported the pair were being treated as witnesses, rather than being suspected of any wrongdoing. The claims circle around a merger between the electronics giant's construction arm, Samsung C&T, and an affiliate firm, Cheil Industries. ...
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. ...
CES 2017: UK support to tech firms 'an embarrassment' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 12:03:16 AM
.... . You can guarantee however that British electronics retailers will be at the show in force, on the lookout for the hot products of 2017 - but they may have to look long and hard for anything home-grown. ...
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. ...
Pull a fast one: London bar installs world's first tap-and-pay beer pump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 12:01:38 AM
....”. The pump incorporates Barclaycard’s contactless technology and electronics to allow the beer supply to be regulated and turned on following successful payment. ...
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. ...
Colombia air crash image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 02:42:52 PM
.... Mr Moss told me about something called "non-volatile-memory". Put simply, various pieces of equipment on the aircraft contain electronics that can remember what it was doing, even after the power gets shut off. ...
Office worker survey: Moaners and noisy eaters among top gripes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 12:14:12 AM
....Noisy or messy eaters, alongside moaning, were among the top complaints of 1,000 office workers asked to name their biggest workplace irritations. The survey, commissioned by electronics giant Samsung, suggests distractions caused by colleagues led to workers losing 22 minutes each day on average. ...
Last of big spenders: UK Black Friday to be final hurrah before prices rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:00:25 AM
....”. The Currys PC World owner expects to shift truckloads of household electronics, ranging from 50in Samsung 4K TVs and Microsoft Surface Pro tablets to American-style fridges and Dyson cordless vacuum cleaners, as shoppers increasingly use Black Friday to upgrade their domestic appliances, alongside buying gifts. ...
South Korean authorities raid Samsung in Park Geun-hye probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 05:21:19 AM
....Samsung's offices had already been raided over related allegations. Wednesday's raid had to do with a merger last year between the electronics giant's construction arm, Samsung C&T, and an affiliate firm, Cheil Industries. ...
Panasonic invests $60m in 'frivolous' laundry robot image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 06:03:31 AM
....When a Japanese start-up unveiled the world's first robot that folds laundry some critics called it 'ridiculous, frivolous, and a waste of engineering talent'. But electronics giant Panasonic thinks otherwise, and has invested $60m (£49m) in the project. ...
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. ...
Black Friday warning as report finds only half of offers are the real deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 07:01:12 AM
....50 in the three months leading up to Black Friday. Amazon introduced Black Friday discounts to Britain in 2010 but the event is now a fixture of the retail sales calendar with Currys, John Lewis and Argos key players in an event increasingly focused on aggressively discounted electronics and domestic appliances. ...
Dark web hackers boast of Tesco Bank thefts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 01:48:55 PM
....The Sunday Times says the attack was carried out by thieves using mobile phones that used stolen Tesco Bank data to set up contactless payment accounts. It says fraudulent purchases of thousands of low-priced goods were made at Best Buy electronics stores in the US as well as other American and Brazilian retailers. ...
Samsung buys connected car firm Harman for $8bn in cash image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 09:52:53 AM
. Samsung Electronics is buying automotive electronics-maker Harman International Industries for $8bn (£6. ...
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. ...
Singles Day: Alibaba breaks record sales total image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 01:29:54 AM
....Alibaba's rival JD. com, which focuses more on electronics, reported receiving more orders in the first nine hours of trading on Friday than it had done during the whole of Singles Day 2014. ...
Gold: key trends helping the metal keep its shine image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 07:00:08 AM
.... That was a bright spot in an otherwise weak quarter for gold. Demand was down 10% overall from a year ago, as the growth in investor demand failed to offset a drop in appetite for gold among central banks, the jewellery sector and technology companies that use gold in electronics. ...
Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up college to tackle skills shortage image
....And Universities Minister Jo Johnson had challenged him to set up his own institution to train students. Sir James says the UK needs another one million engineers with skills in software, hardware and electronics by 2020. ...
Sony cuts annual profit outlook by 10% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 31st of October 2016 09:05:22 AM
.... . The Japanese electronics giant will sell the unit to Murata Manufacturing and said it expected to book impairment charges of 33bn yen linked to the sale. ...
Smart home threat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of October 2016 11:10:24 PM
.... . One of the reasons why some electronics are cheaper than others is that manufacturers cut corners on security - like putting cheap tyres on an expensive car. ...
Beijing threatens legal action over webcam claims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of October 2016 11:23:35 AM
....The Chinese Ministry of Justice has threatened legal action against "organisations and individuals" making "false claims" about the security of Chinese-made devices. It follows a product recall from the Chinese electronics firm Hangzhou after its web cameras were used in a massive web attack last week. ...
Webcams used to attack Reddit and Twitter recalled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 11:21:14 AM
....Home webcams that were hijacked to help knock popular websites offline last week are being recalled in the US. Chinese electronics firm Hangzhou Xiongmai issued the recall soon after its cameras were identified as aiding the massive web attacks. ...
Lower iPhone sales hit Laird profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 12:31:04 PM
....The company dates back to 1824, when it was founded by John Laird as Birkenhead Ironworks in Liverpool. Its shipbuilding business was nationalised in 1977 and the firm moved into security products in the 1980s, followed by electronics the following decade. ...
FTSE 100 edges higher after chancellor reassures image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 08:01:34 AM
....8%. In the FTSE 250, shares in Laird - an electronics component maker that supplies mobile phone manufacturers - plunged 49% after the company warned on profits. ...
More than a fire row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 04:55:54 PM
.... You can be born in a Samsung hospital, play in a Samsung amusement park, live in Samsung apartments and finish your days in a Samsung funeral parlour. The company's activities go from shipbuilding to insurance to electronics. ...
Fujitsu to cut up to 1,800 jobs in UK image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 04:02:40 PM
. Japanese electronics firm Fujitsu has told staff of plans to cut up to 1,800 jobs in the UK. ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners told to turn off device image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of October 2016 10:35:57 PM
....Samsung was dragging its heels in the face of new reports that its Note 7 phones were still burning up. Perhaps even Samsung itself could not quite believe that one of the world leaders in electronics could have made such a catastrophic product safety error… twice. ...
BAE Systems in arms talks with Saudi Arabia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 11:04:23 AM
....BAE Systems has disclosed it is in talks over a multi-billion-pound arms contract with Saudi Arabia. The announcement by the defence, aerospace and electronics giant will stoke controversy over weapons sales to the Arab kingdom. ...
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. ...
Testing for Ebola image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of September 2016 11:04:33 PM
.... . For example, Singapore-based medical technology company STMicroelectronics has developed a "Lab-on-Chip" platform, which is the size of a fingernail and can test for multiple tropical diseases in a single blood sample. ...
Frank Field condemns plan to 'dump' Bernard Matthews pension scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of September 2016 09:00:28 PM
....”. Rutland Partners, which also owns Pizza Hut and the electronics chain Maplin, bought Bernard Matthews, Europe’s largest turkey producer, in 2013. ...
Stranded at sea image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of September 2016 01:23:28 PM
.... . And lastly, there are the firms who own the content of the containers, for instance an Asian electronics firm sending its goods to the US market. ...
Shenzhen's start up scene: from ski sensors to worm farms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of August 2016 01:52:21 AM
. The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen is famous for making electronics, but it's also become a popular spot for start-ups from all over the world. ...
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. ...

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