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 Amazon.com is bracing for a future in which you'll also want ones for your kid heading to college, your spouse in a book ...

Jul 29, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 23, 2010
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Tracking trash

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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?

Jul 15, 2009
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Electronics from the printer

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 ...

Jan 05, 2009
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