1 in 8 households have damaged a laptop, phone, camera, or tablet during the holidays, and 35% of the devices damaged are mobile phones.
Every year, we toss out 152 million mobile phones, 52 million computers, and 36 million monitors. That’s a massive ecological problem — but it’s also a massive revenue opportunity.
Online retailer of electronics “bits and pieces” SparkFun sets off an a cross-country tour to bring hands-on electronics education into the classroom.
Editor’s Pick History came to life last night as PBS hosted a screening of Silicon Valley, the latest film in the American Experience documentary series.
Up to 147 million Americans are planning to shake off their turkey dinners, get up early, and visit their favorite retailers this coming Black Friday. And they’ll spend almost $30 billion doing it.
It’s a bit surprising to see what people are looking to buy on Cyber Monday. What it isn’t,is technology, at least not primarily.
Japanese electronics companies are fighting surging Korean electronics companies such as LG and Samsung — and losing.
The sun burped. A big solar flare burst out of the sun on Sunday night, sending a ton of ionized matter towards the Earth at 1,400 miles per second. The resulting solar radiation storm from the ionized blast is expected to hit the earth Tuesday morning, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC).
Last night an overzealous shopper at a Walmart near Los Angeles used pepper spray on a crowd in an effort to get at a stash of heavily-discounted Black Friday gadgets.
Gazelle, an online site that lets individuals trade in electronics for cash and then re-sells them or recycles them, announced today that it has raised $22 million in its fourth round of funding.
After previously predicting a profit of $857 million, Sony said it now expects to lose $3.2 billion (260 billion yen) for its fiscal year ended March 31, due to the Japanese earthquake.