Archive: 31/01/2012

No future without scarce metals

It is not just in laptop computers, mobile telephones and LED screens that scarce metals are to be found but also in solar cells, batteries for mobile technologies and many other similar applications. The rising demand for ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Other
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3Qs: An Apple for the teacher - and student

Last week Apple announced two new eReader platforms – iBooks and iAuthor – that the electronics giant hopes will modernize learning and “reinvent textbooks.” Northeastern University news office asked Matthew ...

dateJan 31, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Apple names European exec to head retail ops

(AP) -- Apple Inc. has named Dixons Retail CEO John Browett as its top retail executive, charged with developing the sales strategy for the iPhone and iPad maker as it expands Apple stores around the world.

dateJan 31, 2012 in Business
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EU probes Samsung, Germany blocks its tablets

Samsung took a hit in its battle against arch-rival Apple on Tuesday, when the European Union announced it will investigate whether it is illegally trying to hinder competitors and Germany blocked sales of some of its tablets.

dateJan 31, 2012 in Business
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