News tagged with electrons

Tomorrow's degradable electronics

When the FM frequencies are removed in Norway in 2017, all old-fashioned radios will become obsolete, leaving the biggest collection of redundant electronics ever seen – a mountain of waste weighing something ...

Nov 20, 2014
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Robots put to work on e-waste

UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.

Nov 18, 2014
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Samsung to slash number of smartphone models

Samsung Electronics has announced plans to slash the number of smartphone models it issues next year by up to one-third as it tries to cut prices in the face of intense Chinese competition.

Nov 18, 2014
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Scientists build a better eye on our world

Science begins with observation, and many defining moments in scientific progress followed the introduction of new ways to observe the world, from microscopes and telescopes to X-rays and MRIs.

Nov 11, 2014
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As Samsung falters, mysterious scion in the wings

As Samsung's smartphone business suffers a dizzying decline, another issue is vexing investors. Command of one of the world's most valuable consumer brands will eventually pass to the son of its ailing patriarch ...

Nov 05, 2014
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LG, Google strike patent-sharing deal

LG Electronics said Wednesday it had signed a long-term cross-licence deal with Google as the South Korean firm tries to expand its smartphone business.

Nov 05, 2014
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