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China not fighting off e-waste nightmare (AP via Yahoo! News)
The air smells acrid from the squat gas burners that sit outside homes, melting wires to recover copper and cooking computer motherboards to release gold. Migrant workers in filthy clothes smash picture tubes by hand to recover glass and electronic parts, releasing as much as 6.5 pounds of lead dust.
Recycled Electronics End Journey in China (ABC News)
China now produces more than 1 million tons of electronics waste each year.
Tadahiro Sekimoto, Electronics Executive, Dies at 80 (New York Times)
Mr. Sekimoto presided over NEC, the Japanese electronics firm, during its rise into a top global computer maker before resigning in a military procurement scandal
Electronics disposal a growing problem in China (The Washington Times)
GUIYU, China (AP) - The air smells acrid from the squat gas burners that sit outside homes,...
Quanta Computer ships 3.5G smartphones to Russia-based Rover Computers (Digi Times)
Quanta Computer has begun shipping a 3.5G smartphone, the G6, to Russia-based Rover Computers, according to sources in Taiwan's handset industry. The G6 is powered by a Marvell PXA270 processor and is equipped with a 2.7-inch touch-control display and a 2-megapixel camera.
Arrow Electronics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
MELVILLE, N.Y.----Arrow Electronics, Inc. announced that William E. Mitchell, Arrow's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 2007 Annual Technology Conference, to be held at The Phoenician in Phoenix, Arizona on November 27, 2007 at 11:30 AM Mountain Time; Michael J.
Samsung sheds jobs after price falls (Calcutta News)
Samsung Electronics, South Korea?s producer of computer memory chips, has shed more than 1,600 jobs this year.
Computer Recycling for America Recycles Day (KOLR/KSFX Ozarks)
A local company teamed up with the city of Springfield today to keep things out of area landfills. The Computer Recycling Center here in Springfield welcomed a lot of those old electronics as part of America Recycles Day.
Hale "Bonddad" Stewart: The Harsh Reality of Free Trade (HuffingtonPost)
If you are truly against free trade deals, then please throw-out the following items immediately: any consumer electronics (stereos, TVs, DVD players, cell phones and PDAs), you computer, at least half of your clothing (if not more), at least half...
Destination of 'recycled' electronics may surprise you (Sports Illustrated)
Most Americans think they're helping the earth when they recycle their old computers, televisions and cell phones. But chances are they're contributing to a global trade in electronic trash that endangers workers and pollutes the environment overseas.