News tagged with electronic tags

Amazon CEO hopes new Kindles stoke sales

(AP) -- Jeff Bezos isn't just confident you'll want a Kindle e-book reader. The CEO of is bracing for a future in which you'll also want ones for your kid heading to college, your spouse in a book club and perhaps ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Wal-Mart to roll out smart tags on men's basics

(AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is putting electronic identification tags on men's clothing like jeans starting Aug. 1 as the world's largest retailer tries to gain more control of its inventory. But the move is raising eyebrows ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Other
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Tracking trash

( -- What if we knew exactly where our trash was going and how much energy it took to make it disappear? Would it make us think twice about buying bottled water or "disposable" razors?

dateJul 15, 2009 in Engineering
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Electronics from the printer

( -- Electronic systems designed to perform simple functions, such as monitor the temperature on a yogurt pot, mustn’t cost much: This is where printed electronics are at an advantage. Researchers are now significantly ...

dateJan 05, 2009 in Engineering
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