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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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Luck is about to run out for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smugglers in China

Sep 23 2014 9:34am CDT | Source: App Advice

It looks like all of those folks buying new iPhones last week in the United States for the Chinese black market will soon be out of luck. CNBC is reporting that final approval would be completed soon by Chinese regulators to bring the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the worlds largest consumer market.Just last week, a Chinese report said that the new iPhones wouldnt be arriving in China until 2015 after Apple failed to reach an agreement with the Ministry of Industry and I ...
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Black market iPhone 6 prices fall as Chinese regulators say final approvals are coming soon

Sep 23 2014 8:37am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

iPhone smuggling into China is nothing new, but this year it has perhaps been even more of a problem as Apple awaits regulatory approvals to begin selling its new iPhone models in the country. The good news is that a report from CNBC notes that regulators in the country said today that final reviews of licenses for the new iPhones would be “completed soon”.  While the exact reason behind the delays for approvals is still unknown. A recent local report claimed the ...
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iPhone 6 in final approval stage ahead of China launch

Sep 23 2014 7:30am CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

The iPhone 6 may be on the verge of officially going on sale in China, according to a top government regulator speaking on Tuesday. As one of Apple’s most promising markets (which may one day even ...
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China blocks privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo

Sep 22 2014 12:49pm CDT | Source: MacNN

The privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo is unable to be used in China. Selling itself as a service which does not collect personal information about its users, DuckDuckGo has been inaccessible in the country since earlier this month, and though there is no official explanation from any party, it is believed to ...
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iPhone 6 Plus Display Judged 'Best Smartphone LCD Ever Tested', iPhone 6 Also Solid

Sep 22 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

DisplayMate, which routinely performs thorough testing of display quality on a variety of electronics, has released its iPhone 6 Display Technology Shoot-Out, taking a look at the performance of Apple's latest handsets using new "Retina HD" technology. While DisplayMate's Ray Soneira has not shied away from criticizing Apple's displays on some recent devices, he found the iPhon ...
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After Apple's record setting launch, analysts predict iPhone 6 will win over Android switchers

Sep 22 2014 10:03am CDT | Source: Apple Insider

Even without launching in China, Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus got off to a record start with 10 million units sold in three days, and analysts on Wall Street reacted Monday with enthusiasm, expressing their high hopes for this year's ...
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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Top Most Benchmarks and Battery Tests, While 6 Plus Lags in Graphics

Sep 22 2014 9:01am CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

AnandTech spent the weekend benchmarking the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, comparing the duo to the iPhone 5s and competing Android handsets. The test results show that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are at the top of the charts in CPU benchmarks and battery life, while the iPhone 6 Plus lags in graphics performance due to the larger screen. In in GPU benchmarks, we generally see a pretty solid lead over the competition for the iPhone 6/A8. It's se ...
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Apple announces record 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales in opening weekend

Sep 22 2014 7:31am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Apple has today announced that it sold 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units. This includes the 4 million units sold in the first 24 hours of preorder sales. Apple’s newest iPhones have consistently been out of stock across the world, particularly the iPhone 6 Plus which is believed to have faced production issues, limiting the number of available devices for sale. For comparison, Apple reported 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c sales in the first three days. Apple is unlik ...
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TSMC, UMC ramping wafer production capacity in China

Sep 22 2014 2:22am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are ramping up the wafer production capacity of their 8-inch fabs in China to cope with rising demand, according to industry so ...
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Asustek, Gigabyte unlikely to achieve motherboard shipment goals for 3Q14

Sep 22 2014 12:57am CDT | Source: Digitimes

Neither Asustek Computer nor Gigabyte Technology is likely to be able to achieve their 5.8 million motherboard shipment targets for the third quarter, as demand in China remains weak and the retail channel's orders ahead of China's National Day holidays have been also worse than those of previous ...
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