News tagged with consumer electronics products

Prototype generators emit much less carbon monoxide

Portable electric generators retrofitted with off-the-shelf hardware by the University of Alabama (UA) emitted significantly lower levels of carbon monoxide (CO) exhaust, according to the results* of tests conducted by the ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Researchers build Quad HD TV chip

It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...

Feb 20, 2013
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Sony-Olympus alliance aims for high-tech surgery

(AP)—Sony's new alliance with scandal-tarnished Olympus will focus on producing endoscopes and other surgical tools packed with the Japanese electronic maker's three-dimensional imaging and super-clear ...

Oct 01, 2012
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New 'ATM' takes old phones and gives back green

When new cell phones or tablets enter the marketplace, yesterday's hot technology can quickly become obsolete - for some consumers. For others, the device still has value as an affordable alternative, or ...

Sep 17, 2012
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Samsung: Apple trying to limit consumer choice

(AP)—Samsung on Saturday accused Apple of resorting to litigation in an effort to limit consumer choice after the iPhone maker said it was seeking to stop the sale of Galaxy S III smartphones in the United ...

Sep 01, 2012
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Ericsson sells its Sony Ericsson stake to Sony

LM Ericsson and Sony Corp. announced Thursday they will go separate ways as Ericsson sells its 50 percent stake in mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson to Sony for euro1.05 billion ($1.46 billion).

Oct 27, 2011
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Moody's lowers Sony rating outlook

Ratings agency Moody's Tuesday lowered the outlook for Sony's A3 long-term debt rating to "negative" as the global electronics giant faces weakening demand for LCD televisions.

Oct 18, 2011
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Intel's new fiber-optic cables promise speed boost

Envisioning a data traffic jam looming as consumers shuttle increasing amounts of information among their home PCs, televisions and other gadgets, Intel plans to introduce new technology in a few months that could keep everything ...

Apr 07, 2010
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findNano app puts nanotech in your pocket

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN) has developed findNano, an application for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch that lets users discover and determine whether consumer products are nanotechnology-enabled. Nanotechnology, ...

Nov 12, 2009
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Samsung Introduces New 45nm Application Processor

Samsung Electronics announced today the latest in its popular, ARM11 series of application processors, the S5P6440. Designed using Samsung’s advanced 45nm low power CMOS process technology, the S5P6440 offers ...

Jun 29, 2009
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