|Amazon will 3D print your custom parts|
"The introduction of our 3D printed products store suggests the beginnings of a shift in online retail — that manufacturing can be more nimble to provide an immersive customer experience," said Petra Schindler-Carter, director for Amazon Marketplace sales.
|China to investigate Microsoft for antitrust|
Beijing has long complained about China's dependence on foreign technology, but stepped up actions against American brands last May after the U.S. Justice Department charged five Chinese military officers with electronic espionage.
|You can unlock your phone now - legally|
The law passed Friday by the House of Representatives makes it legal to unlock phones for personal use, at least until the Librarian's next round of rulemaking, next year. The measure was passed earlier by the Senate.
|Geotracking device now on 3 month battery|
The tags are outfitted with a GPS chip, accelerometer, temperature sensor, speaker, and Bluetooth capability (which is not yet in use), boasting up to a three-month battery life and a four-mile range.
|American workers now works harder and longer|
In recent months, the picture has brightened. Employers have added 200,000-plus jobs for five straight months, and the unemployment rate has reached 6.1 percent, the lowest since 2008.
|Parking brakes to go without hand lever|
"We expect the hand-brake lever to gradually disappear from more and more cars of different classes over the next 10 years. Instead, the cars will be equipped with electric parking brakes,"
|iPhone sales took off in China|
As the Financial Times put it, "Apple has become a China story." Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, during the earnings' call described the company's latest quarter "a stellar quarter in greater China overall."
|Uneven supply will force DRAM prices to hike|
A change in product mix and a transition to more complex production technology will crimp third-quarter shipments growth for the key DRAM business, SK Hynix President Kim Joon-ho told analysts.
|Senate bill aims at reverting outsource|
The bill would prevent companies from deducting expenses related to moving operations to a foreign country. The bill would offer tax credits to companies that move operations to the U.S. from a foreign country.
|Analyst optimistic on litium battery market|
Lithium ion batteries have emerged as the leading battery technology for a variety of applications including mobile devices, grid-scale energy storage and electric vehicles (EVs). The market for lithium ion batteries for automobiles is expected to expand rapidly over the next 10 years.