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Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2 billion, report says

...the latest indication that the company is having trouble generating growth on its own. Apple already sells Beats Electronics gear in its stores, giving the company insights into how much the trendy headphones and other audio equipment appeal to its...
Electronics gear to be collected

The Central Savannah River Area Environmental Science Education Cooperative will hold its biannual Electronics Recycling Day on July 21 at Fort Discovery.
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Electronics companies woo women

...according to the Consumer Electronics Association. It said women accounted for $55 billion of the $96 billion spent on electronics gear. But electronics stores have been slow to catch on. Nearly three-quarters of women surveyed by the industry group...
No movies to watch, but some people are buying new video player

...antidote to a yearlong sales malaise in consumer electronics gear. But as makers of DVD players try to expand sales...disc - DVDs sound more like men's underwear than electronics gear. Despite the obstacles, industry forecasts of sales...
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Chip breakthrough promises product improvement

...lets computers and other devices hold information even when they're turned off. The chips are heavily used in electronics gear such as digital cameras, which store images as computer code even when the battery is idle. More broadly, Intel's...
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AOL to develop new gadgets

...Netscape's roughly 1,000 software programmers to tailor future versions of Internet software that work with all sorts of electronics gear. In addition, AOL wants eventually to customize what it transmits to subscribers. Instead of receiving AOL's...
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Injuries have not stopped veteran

...moved to Belvedere in 1990 from Honolulu, and he's been indulging his miniature sailboat hobby and interest in electronics gear and computers. "Just because you're older doesn't mean you don't have to pay attention to what's happening...
Finding more juice for power-thirsty devices

...has revolutionized the electronics industry since it was widely adopted in the mid-1990s. Found in most mobile electronics gear, lithium ion batteries are energy dense, smaller and lighter than nickel-based batteries, but are often more...
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E-junk recycling still in its infancy keep toxic materials out of electronics equipment. In the European Union, a new rule makes manufacturers of electronics gear responsible for taking it back and recycling it. A new law in California requires wireless companies to take back...
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IBM's tiny disk to boost digital capacity

...users to receive and read data-heavy attachments to e-mails. IBM also said the drives could improve storage in electronics gear such as telephones and hand-held games. "We really believe this is a revolutionary breakthrough," said Bill...
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