Black Friday deals: Get your geek on

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Black Friday in the United States is probably one of the biggest holidays next to Christmas. Once a year millions of American's, and even Canadians, lineup outside of outlet stores for hours to get the...

Where do your old electronics end up?

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Engadget have posted a couple of videos of regions in China where eletronic waste is disposed of. Named "e-waste" the most toxic is shipped illegally back to China and boiled down for its precious metals....

LG Electronics and Netflix simplify Movie Streaming

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LG Electronics and Netflix Incorporated, the world's largest online movie rental service, plan to develop (by the second half of 2008) a set-top box which will allow the streaming of movies and other programming from...

Electronics recycled 'in most horrific way'

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Most Americans think they're helping the earth when they recycle their old computers, televisions and cell phones. But chances are they're contributing to a global trade in electronic trash that endangers workers and pollutes the...

Samsung Electronics sheds 1,600 jobs

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South Korea's Samsung Electronics, the world's largest producer of memory chips, has shed more than 1,630 jobs this year (the first fall in its labour force for five years): from 86,899 eight months ago down...

Top Executives of Thai Samsung Electronics Arrested

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Park Kwang-kee, managing director of Thai Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a Samsung subsidiary in Thailand, and Kim Chung-jun, the company's general manager, were arrested in Bangkok and turned over to the police's economic and cyber...

LG Electronics to cut PDP production

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LG Electronics has announced plans to cut back production of plasma display panel screens as part of it efforts to improve the business performance of its display operations. The company will close the oldest of...

Via eyes consumer electronics

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Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. will next month begin shipping a new motherboard series and chipset designed to be used in consumer electronics products. The EPIA EX series motherboard is a mini-ITX board, measuring 17 centimeters...

BitTorrent Partners with Consumer Electronics Manufacturers

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Today, BitTorrent, Inc. has announced a collaborative effort with a number of hardware manufacturers to promote BitTorrent-embedded consumer products. Consumer electronics manufacturers are starting to integrate the BitTorrent platform into their products to ensure a...

New find could revolutionize electronics

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A team of scientists from the University of Alberta have proven for the first time that a single molecule can switch electrical currents off and on, a puzzle that scientists worldwide have been trying to...

AMD releases a consumer electronics chip

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First, Advanced Micro Devices went upmarket with the Opteron chip for servers. Now, it wants to go downscale into the consumer electronics market with a new line of Geode chips for gadgets. ...

Philips Electronics resumes marketing PCs

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After an absence of a decade, Philips Electronics is making personal computers again, the company said yesterday. The Netherlands-based electronics conglomerate, which abandoned the PC business in the early 1990s after suffering big losses, quietly...

Electronics Boutique reports record Q1 sales

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Sales up 23 percent for the quarter; but higher costs take bite out of profits. Electronics Boutique today announced record financial results for its fiscal first quarter ending May 1, 2004. The...

Retailers Vie for Electronics Holiday Rush

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With stacks of cut-price DVD players, digital cameras and big-screen televisions for sale, U.S. consumer electronics retailers are jockeying for what they expect to be a prosperous holiday shopping season. The battle for...

Electronics sales rise sharply

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Here's a little something not so tech-related for today. Best Buy and Circuit City Stores reported that sales increases better than they expected. The nation's biggest electronics sellers — Best Buy and Circuit...

Electronics giants may unveil DVD standard

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Nine consumer electronics makers, including Sony, Philips Electronics and Samsung Electronics, are expected to unveil a uniform standard for next-generation DVDs on Tuesday, Japanese media said. According to the reports, the nine...

Intel axes its consumer electronics unit

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Intel is winding down its consumer electronics division as the company continues its return to its core chip business. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaker Thursday confirmed that its Connected Products Division, which specializes in digital...

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