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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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Apple pushes further into Chinese retail with 12th Apple Store, opening August 2

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Case-maker Spigen has cases ready for Apple’s bigger, 4.7-inch ‘iPhone 6′

Jul 24 2014 2:24am CDT | Source: App Advice

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Spigen, maker of smartphone cases and screen protectors, seems fairly certain that Apple’s going to release a larger, 4.7-inch “iPhone 6” handset later this year. In fact, the company already has two cases ready for the anticipated handset: Thin Fit and Thin Fit A ($15). According to iLounge, “The basic Thin Fit versions come in clear and opaque versions, including one non-slip black version, slightly pearlescent white, and light blue.” There are spaces in the cases for the handset’s anticipate ...
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Apple to open 12th Chinese retail store in Wuxi's Center 66 mall next week

Jul 24 2014 1:20am CDT | Source: Apple Insider

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Apple announced through its website on Wednesday that it will be opening a new retail outlet in Wuxi, China at the Center 66 mall, the company's 12th brick-and-mortar store in the count ...
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Apple announces August 2nd opening of Wuxi, China retail store

Jul 23 2014 11:58pm CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Apple has officially announced plans to open its new Wuxi, China retail store on August 2nd, according to a listing on the company’s website. The new establishment, which will be the 12th official Apple retail store in the country, will be located in the Center 66 Mall (pictured above). However, there don’t seem to be any photos of Apple’s new space available just yet, as the company still undoubtedly has some wo ...
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Digitimes Research: CSOT to see increased influence in AMOLED industry

Jul 23 2014 10:42pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

Following its aggressive investments in 8.5G production lines, China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has become the largest supplier of 32-inch panels worldwide. The company has also established a joint venture with the government of Wuhan, China, through which CSOT will officially enter the small-to-medium-size panel application market using the joint venture's 6G LTPS/AMOLED production l ...
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Xiaomi gets ahead of Apple's 5.5 inch iPhone 6 with new Mi 4

Jul 23 2014 1:04pm CDT | Source: Patently Apple

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Earlier this month we posted a report about Apple's iPhone 5S being the number one smartphone in the world. Yet despite its popularity, it wasn't number one in China where they were beat out by Xiaomi's Redmi smartphone model that sells for well under US$200. Out of the top ten smartphones in Chin ...
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Apple ‘tentatively’ plans mid-September ‘iPhone 6′ launch event

Jul 23 2014 10:46am CDT | Source: App Advice

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Apple is“tentatively” making plans for a mid-September “iPhone 6″ keynote address. Besides introducing the next-generation iPhone, Apple is also likely to use the event to announce final details about iOS 8. This news comes from 9to5Macand comes from “sources briefed on the plans.”According to the report:These people say that the second and third weeks of September are the mostly likely weeks for the event to be held, but they add th ...
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In China, online sellers already taking preorders for Apple’s unannounced ‘iPhone 6′

Jul 22 2014 10:28am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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