Consumer Electronics

Mother’s Day spending is set to increase

Retail stores and other establishments in Nye County and the state are expected to be crowded this weekend as Mother’s Day approaches. The Retail Association of Nevada estimates an increase in spending from last year, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing spending to decrease in 2020. “Last year’s spring and summer …

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Chinese trade increases as global demand recovers from pandemic :: WRAL.com

By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING – China’s trade with the United States and the rest of the world jumped double-digit in April as consumer demand picked up, but growth appeared to be slowing. Global exports rose 32.3% from a year ago to $ 263.9 billion, as in March, …

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IBM’s new 2nm chips have transistors smaller than a DNA strand

In a shining example of the inexorable march of technology, IBM unveiled new semiconductor chips with the smallest transistors ever made. New 2-nanometer (nm) technology allows the company to cram 50 billion transistors onto a fingernail-sized chip. The current industry standard is chips with 7nm transistors, with some high-end consumer …

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Consumers will be wowed by higher prices in 2021

Americans looking to spend some extra cash coming out of the pandemic are about to get pinched by rising prices everywhere they turn. Consumers can expect to start spending more – if they haven’t already – at grocery stores, cafes, drugstores, gas stations – and even on expensive items like …

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EGLE announces extension of deadline for electronic recycling grant applications

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – The Michigan Department of the Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) has announced that there is still $ 500,000 in funds available for rural electronics grants. The deadline for grant applications has been extended and applications must be submitted no later than July 2, 2021. The …

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