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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps

Feb 26 2013, 9:17am CST | by

Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Beijing, Feb 26 — The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China. Mercury content will be cut to less than 1 mg in more...

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China to cut mercury in fluorescent lamps

Feb 26 2013, 9:17am CST | by

Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Beijing, Feb 26 — The mercury density of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) will be reduced by 80 percent by 2015 in comparison to 2010 in China.

Mercury content will be cut to less than 1 mg in more than half of new CFLs, Xinhua reported.

This follows a plan drawn up jointly by the ministries of industry and IT, science and technology, and environmental protection.

The plan is part of greater efforts to cut energy consumption and make industrial design more environmentally friendly.

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Aurora, a distributor of office automation machines and furniture in the Taiwan and China markets, on October 21 announced the investment of NT$113 million (US$3.7 million) for a 55% stake in General Integration Technology (GIT), a sales agent of 3D printers for US-based Stratasys and 3D scanners/software as well as a developer of software for 3D digital direct manufacturing solutions in the Taiwan market, to strengthen its 3 ...
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Apple explains how to keep yourself safe from phishing hacks on the web

Oct 21 2014 2:37pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Recent reports of iCloud phishing attempts in China illustrate just how important it is always verify that you’re logging into legitimate websites before you enter your precious passwords. To help, Apple today outlined how users can protect themselves from ...
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Apple unveils a browser security guide after reports of iCloud.com hacking in China

Oct 21 2014 2:25pm CDT | Source: App Advice

After reports surfaced earlier this week of iCloud.com hacking in China, Apple has introduced a new support document that tackles browser security.The complete document can be found here. Apple did specifically mention that it was aware of intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates. But, the document said that Apples own servers were not compromised:The iCloud website is protected with ...
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Apple to Increase iPhone 6 Plus Supply Following Strong Demand in China?

Oct 21 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: iClarified

Apple may again adjust the supply ratios of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to higher than expected demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in China, reports DigiTimes. Prior to the smartphone's launch in China, it was reported that Apple had adjusted ratios in favor of the iPhone 6 Plus due to strong demand.Apple now also sees strong demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in China after the vendor began to sell its iPhone devices in China starting October 17, indicated the sources. Consumers in China are ...
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The first iPad Air 2 shipments are set to arrive tomorrow, Oct. 22

Oct 21 2014 9:42am CDT | Source: App Advice

Early orders for the iPad Air 2 are now shipping, with the first deliveries expected to arrive tomorrow, Oct. 22. This comes as Apple has yet to announce when both the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will arrive in stores.First announced on Oct. 16, the new iPads are available to order online in the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (Wi-Fi models only), Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland ...
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iPhone production may shift even more heavily toward 6 Plus

Oct 21 2014 9:18am CDT | Source: MacNN

Apple may, for a second time, have to adjust the ratios of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus production to more equally favor the Plus, sources tell Digitimes. Earlier this month the company is said to have noticed that global demand for the Plus was stronger than expected, and adjusted accordingly. After last weekend's launch in China, though, the company is said to have discovered strong demand there too. Chinese wanting a regular iPh ...
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Demand for iPhone 6 Plus in China prompting Apple to shift production away from iPhone 6

Oct 21 2014 6:21am CDT | Source: App Advice

Earlier this month, Apple was reported to be shifting some production away from the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and toward the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus on account of the higher global demand for the latter. Now, the company is reportedly adjusting its supply ratios again in favor of the larger handset due to the stronger customer interest in the iPhone 6 Plus in China.This is according to a new report by Digitimes, which cites “industry sources”:… A ...
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Apple likely to supply more iPhone 6 Plus to satisfy strong demand from China, say sources

Oct 21 2014 3:03am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Apple may have to adjust again the supply ratios of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to higher than expected demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in China, according to indu ...
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Apple's CEO not concerned over iPhone Subsidy Cuts in China

Oct 20 2014 6:11pm CDT | Source: Patently Apple

During Apple's live financial conference call this afternoon Apple's CEO Tim Cook stated that he wasn't concerned over iPhone subsidy cuts in China. While admitt ...
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