Basel Action Network,
The e-Trash Transparency Project was designed to once and for all get
real data to find out what really happens when you drop your old
computer, monitor or printer at a charity or at an electronics recycler.
BAN has placed 200 small GPS-based tracking devices into old printers
and monitors and delivered them to Goodwill and to various recyclers
around the country. Read our first report from the project and the
press release to find out what we learned.
RFID Journal, Claire Swedberg
Northrop Grumman is heading a four-year project for the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) to devise a tiny radio frequency identification chip that could prevent the counterfeiting of electronic parts that end up in avionics or circuit boards for other devices.
EBN, Hailey Lynne McKeefry
Right around its 25th birthday, America II decided to start
to move away from its roots in independent distribution to focus on
making a place for itself in the franchised electronics distribution
eCommerce Times, Richard Adhikari
China is investigating the encryption and data storage features of
technology products sold there by large foreign companies such as Apple,
The New York Times reported this week.