Energy & Green Tech

Energy Sec. Granholm brings clean energy gospel to CES show

Anyone wondering what compelled the U.S. Department of Energy's first-ever appearance this year at the CES tech show—traditionally an annual showcase for consumer gadgets—need only consider what its boss sees as her main ...

Bosch plans $1-bn Chinese electromobility site

German engineering group Bosch on Thursday unveiled plans to invest around $1.0 billion in a research and development centre in China for electromobility and automated driving.

Automotive

BMW unveils car that can change color

BMW unveiled Wednesday the prototype of a car that can change color and showcases digital features like projecting driving data across the inside of the windshield.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Strong metaphorical messages can help tackle toxic e-waste

Consumers told that not recycling their batteries "risked polluting the equivalent of 140 Olympic swimming pools every year" were more likely to participate in an electronic waste recycling scheme, a new study has found.

Consumer & Gadgets

CES 2023: Tech world to gather and show off gadgets

CES, the annual tech industry event formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show, is returning to Las Vegas this January with the hope that it looks more like it did before the coronavirus pandemic.

Electronics & Semiconductors

25-nm iPMA Hexa-MTJ technology for scalable eFlash type STT-MRAM

A research group has announced a new iPMA-type Hexa-technology in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions (MTJ) that unlocks the door to improving ultra-low power in IoT edge-devices, mobile, automotive, consumer electronics, and applications ...

Business

Alibaba posts loss, slower revenue amid lower consumption

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group on Thursday posted net losses and missed market expectations for revenue in its quarter ended September amid a slowing economy and depressed consumer sentiment.

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Consumer electronics

Consumer electronics include electronic equipment intended for everyday use. Consumer electronics are most often used in entertainment, communications and office productivity. Some products classed as consumer electronics include personal computers, telephones, MP3 players, audio equipment, televisions, calculators, GPS automotive navigation systems, digital cameras and playback and recording of video media such as DVDs, VHSs or camcorders. The global consumer electronics industry is dominated by Japanese and South Korean companies.

The CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) estimates 2007 Consumer Electronics sales at 150 billion dollars.

Consumer electronics are manufactured throughout the world, although there is a particularly high concentration of manufacturing activity in Japan and South Korea. The latest consumer electronics are previewed yearly at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, at which many industry pioneers speak.

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