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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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