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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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China market: Colorful Technology poses competitive threat to MSI, ASRock

Jul 30 2014 1:14am CDT | Source: Digitimes

China-based Colorful Technology and Development, the largest graphics card vendor in the China market, will launch own-brand gaming motherboards in the second half, and is expected to pose a competitive threat to Micro-Star International (MSI) and ASRock, accord ...
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AppleCare+ coverage for iPhone and iPad come to Mexico and Sweden

Jul 29 2014 11:19am CDT | Source: App Advice

AppleCare+ is now available in Mexico and Sweden. The warranty plan gives a second year of hardware protection for new iPhone and iPad purchases. In addition, Apple has extended premium telephone support for those products from 90 days to two years.In Sweden, both AppleCare+ for iPhone and AppleCare+ for iPad are priced at 799 kronor ($128). In Mexico, coverage may be purchased for 1,599 pesos ($117).To date, AppleCare+ is a ...
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Foxconn comments on reports of plans to invest in Anhui, China

Jul 29 2014 2:57am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has commented on reports that will invest in new plants in Anhui, China and is already in negotiations with the local government about related processes, saying that the company's investments need to be evaluated and must be reported to the board fo ...
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China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Jul 28 2014 4:33pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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New MacBook Pro with 16GB RAM standard and faster CPUs coming Tuesday, source says

Jul 28 2014 10:58am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Apple opens a new Store in China while Foxconn's Terry Gou is Personally Overseeing the Preparation of iPhone Production

Jul 28 2014 8:13am CDT | Source: Patently Apple

Apple opened a new store in Chongqing Municipality in southwest China on Saturday, bringing the number of Apple stores in the Chinese mainland to 11. Another Apple store is expected to be opened on Aug. 2 in Wuxi in east China's Jiangxu province, about a one-hour drive from Shanghai. Apple CEO Tim Cook said last year the company will open more than 25 stores in China in the future. In other news, Foxconn's Ter ...
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Terry Guo overseeing Foxconn preparations for new iPhone

Jul 28 2014 2:16am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Foxconn Electronics has been actively preparing for production of 4.7- and 5.5-inch new iPhones at its factories in China since July and chairman Terry Guo has been supervising the preparation on the spot to make sure that production lines ...
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Sign in China store may have revealed next Retina MacBook Pro specs

Jul 28 2014 1:53am CDT | Source: MacNN

A sign spotted by a Mac user at the new Paradise Walk Apple Store in Chongqing , China may have leaked the changes coming to the next lineup of 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, with the most dramatic being the bump up to 16GB of RAM as standard on all models, even the low-end unit. Assuming the sign is correct, all three models of Retina MacBook Pro will bump around 200MHz in speed, with the line jumping to 2.2GHz, 2.5GHz and 2.8GHz, respectively. It is ...
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Leaked Photo Reveals Specs and Pricing of Refreshed 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pro?

Jul 27 2014 9:53pm CDT | Source: iClarified

A photo allegedly taken inside the Chongqing Apple Store, claims to reveal specs and pricing for an updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro.The chart shows two standard configurations for the notebook that are priced at 14,288 and 18,688 yuan. That's the same pricing as the current configurations in China. In the U.S. those models are priced at $1999 and $2599.The base configuration comes with an Inte ...
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Digitimes Research: China sees increased tablet AP shipments in 2Q14

Jul 27 2014 9:23pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

A total of 30.6 million tablet APs (application processors) were shipped to the China market in second-quarter 2014, increasing 10.5% sequentially and 39.1% on y ...
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