Electromagnetism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24503/all en Samsung, LG unveil super-thin, curved televisions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/samsung-lg-unveil-super-thin-curved-televisions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LAS VEGAS, Jan 8 (Reuters) - South Korean consumer device makers Samsung Electronics Co and LG Electronics Inc unveiled curved, super-thin televisions on Tuesday, hoping to become early market leaders in new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV technology.</p> <p>Considered the future of consumer electronics displays, the OLED technology is more energy-efficient and offers higher-contrast images than liquid crystal display, and is so thin that future mobile devices will be able to fold like paper.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/samsung-lg-unveil-super-thin-curved-televisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics LG Electronics Inc Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731826 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan probe finds Dreamliner battery improperly wired http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/japan-probe-finds-dreamliner-battery-improperly-wired <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japanese officials probing the emergency landing of a Boeing Dreamliner said Wednesday that the plane's battery pack was improperly wired, but added this was unlikely to have caused it to overheat.</p> <p>A series of problems with Boeing's next-generation aircraft sparked multiple probes around the world and the grounding of the entire Dreamliner fleet last month after the domestic All Nippon Airways (ANA) flight was forced to land.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/japan-probe-finds-dreamliner-battery-improperly-wired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electrical wiring Electromagnetism Power cables AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:46:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5761132 at http://www.globalpost.com COLUMN-Britain must try harder to keep the lights on: Kemp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/column-britain-must-try-harder-keep-the-lights-kemp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By John Kemp</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Keeping the lights on and the country warm must be the first and over-riding priority for Britain's gas and electricity utilities, as well as its energy market regulator, and ministers at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).</p> <p>If they cannot meet reasonable gas and electricity demand they must be replaced by other institutions and leaders who can. Failure is not an option.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130228/column-britain-must-try-harder-keep-the-lights-kemp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electric power Electromagnetism Energy Religion Thomson Reuters Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:31:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5769694 at http://www.globalpost.com Shipwreck find could be legendary 'sunstone' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/shipwreck-find-could-be-legendary-sunstone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An oblong crystal found in the wreck of a 16th-century English warship is a sunstone, a near-mythical navigational aid said to have been used by Viking mariners, researchers said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The stone is made of Iceland spar, a transparent, naturally-occurring calcite crystal that polarises light and can get a bearing on the Sun, they said.</p> <p>It was found in the remains of a ship that had been dispatched to France in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I as a precaution against a second Spanish Armada but foundered off the island of Alderney, in the Channel.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/shipwreck-find-could-be-legendary-sunstone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Entertainment Navigation Optical materials Technology the Sun AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 00:16:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5774479 at http://www.globalpost.com LS Cable-Venezuelan deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/39093/130313/ls-cable-venezuelan-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) -- LS Cable </p> <p>Under the deal with Corpoelec, Venezuela's state-run power company, LS Cable will provide 230kV extra-high-voltage submarine cables to cover the 40-kilometer distance between Chacopata, Sucre and Margarita Island, according to LS Cable.</p> <p>The cables will be used to supply electric power in the region, it added.</p> <p>LS Cable won the contract on a full turnkey basis, which means the company will deliver the cables as well as take charge of installation and testing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/39093/130313/ls-cable-venezuelan-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electrical engineering Electromagnetism LS Cable LS Cable Yonhap News Agency Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:46:19 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5781973 at http://www.globalpost.com Samsung-LG-display patent dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130320/samsung-lg-display-patent-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Display Co., the world's biggest display maker, has decided to drop a patent suit against LG Electronics Co. over liquid-crystal display technologies, paving the way for both sides to end a long-running legal battle, industry sources said Wednesday.</p> <p>The two display giants have been embroiled in a patent tussle over organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and LCD technologies that broke out on the heels of a police investigation into an alleged leak of technologies from Samsung Display to LG Display last year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130320/samsung-lg-display-patent-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics Samsung Display Co. Technology Yonhap News Agency Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:31:07 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5788541 at http://www.globalpost.com LG-Samsung patent dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130321/lg-samsung-patent-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 21 (Yonhap) -- LG Electronics Inc. on Thursday accused Samsung Display Co. and Samsung Electronics Co. of illegally using its technology and demanded the two companies pay for the patents, the latest development in the Samsung-LG display feud.</p> <p>Samsung Display and LG Display Co., the world's two biggest display makers, have been embroiled in a patent tussle over organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and liquid crystal display (LCD) technologies that later expanded to their TV-making affiliates Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130321/lg-samsung-patent-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics Law LG Electronics Inc Samsung Display Co. Technology Yonhap News Agency Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:30:48 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5789574 at http://www.globalpost.com smartphone display-2012 shipment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130328/smartphone-display-2012-shipment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) -- Smartphone display shipments surged 42 percent on-year in 2012 despite an overall decline in shipments for the global handset market, data showed Friday.</p> <p>Display shipments for smartphones jumped to 738 million units last year, while total mobile phone display shipments fell 2 percent, according to the data by market researcher DisplaySearch.</p> <p>The on-year increase was largely attributed to best-selling smartphones such as Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S3 and Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5, which were both released last year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130328/smartphone-display-2012-shipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics Technology Yonhap News Agency Fri, 29 Mar 2013 01:00:53 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5796724 at http://www.globalpost.com Samsung Galaxy-brand value http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130330/samsung-galaxy-brand-value <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 31 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co.'s smartphone brand "Galaxy" was again rated as South Korea's most valuable brand in the first quarter of the year, a survey said Sunday.</p> <p>Samsung's Galaxy earned 938 points in the survey by local research firm, Brandstock, retaining the top spot for the second consecutive year.</p> <p>Discount store chain Emart followed with 924 points, according to the survey, which didn't provide other details, including how much those brands were worth.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130330/samsung-galaxy-brand-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics Technology Yonhap News Agency Sun, 31 Mar 2013 02:03:49 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5797906 at http://www.globalpost.com Samsung, LG re-locked in patent theft case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/samsung-lg-re-locked-patent-theft-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> The display panel-making affiliates of Samsung and LG traded barbs over an ongoing police investigation into Samsung’s alleged theft of LG’s OLED technologies, Wednesday. Only weeks ago, the CEOs of Samsung Display and LG Display agreed to end the dispute some industry watchers had called “meaningless and ugly” at a meeting arranged by the government.</p><P>However, the two have resumed the dispute, each accusing the other of stealing its technologies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/samsung-lg-re-locked-patent-theft-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics LG Display SAMSUNG Technology Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:03:32 +0000 Asianet 5810483 at http://www.globalpost.com Philips targets office market with new LED light http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/philips-targets-office-market-new-led-light <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Royal Philips NV is set to unveil a new light it says will replace the fluorescent tube lamps that are common in many offices around the world.</p><P>In an interview with The Associated Press ahead of the unveiling of the new lamp Thursday, Rene van Schooten, a top executive at the company, says the lamp will save energy and money as well as cut pollution.</p><P>The new lamp is an LED light interchangeable with the best fluorescents currently on the market - but taking only half the energy.</p><P>As the largest maker of lights by sales globally, Philip's claims command attention.</p><P>Ex</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/philips-targets-office-market-new-led-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Gas discharge lamps Technology Asianet Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:19:03 +0000 Asianet 5814239 at http://www.globalpost.com Factbox - Companies in the display screen business http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130414/factbox-companies-the-display-screen-business <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Companies in the 'bendable' displays business:</p> <p>Producers of thin, flexible glass products (none has yet ventured into plastic):</p> <p>* Corning Inc</p> <p>* Schott AG</p> <p>* Asahi Glass Co Ltd</p> <p>* Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd</p> <p>* Heraeus, family-owned firm based in Germany</p> <p>* Agfa-Gevert NV</p> <p>* Fujitsu Ltd</p> <p>* Cima Nanotech (investors include Och-Ziff Capital and Nippon Venture Capital Co Ltd)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130414/factbox-companies-the-display-screen-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Electronics Technology Thomson Reuters Sun, 14 Apr 2013 05:00:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5815135 at http://www.globalpost.com UK firm buys cancer-zapping spin-off from CERN collider http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/uk-firm-buys-cancer-zapping-spin-cern-collider <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - The giant particle-smashing machine run by CERN outside Geneva is not only unravelling the mysteries of the universe, it may also be opening up new avenues to treat cancer.</p> <p>Now a small British company, Advanced Oncotherapy &lt;AVO.L&gt;, aims to tap into that know-how through a small deal announced on Wednesday to acquire a CERN spin-off business developing new forms of radiotherapy to fight tumours.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/uk-firm-buys-cancer-zapping-spin-cern-collider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electromagnetism Particle accelerators Physics Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:15:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5823884 at http://www.globalpost.com KEPCO-Alstom Grid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130521/kepco-alstom-grid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, May 21 (Yonhap) -- Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), South Korea's state-run power company, said Tuesday that it will establish a joint venture with Alstom Grid, a French electric power transmission equipment maker, to conduct a high-end electric power transmission project in South Korea.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130521/kepco-alstom-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electric power Electromagnetism Korea Electric Power Corporation Yonhap News Agency Tue, 21 May 2013 10:00:54 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5842695 at http://www.globalpost.com Amar Bose, founder of audio technology company Bose Corp., longtime MIT professor, dies at 83 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130712/amar-bose-founder-audio-technology-company-bose-corp-longtim <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BOSTON - Acoustics pioneer Amar Bose, founder and chairman of the audio technology company Bose Corp., known for the rich sound of its small tabletop radios and its noise-cancelling headphones popular among frequent fliers, has died at age 83.</p> <p>Bose's death was announced Friday by the company's president, Bob Maresca, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where Bose began his acoustics research and was on the faculty for more than 40 years.</p> <p>Details about Bose's death weren't immediately available.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130712/amar-bose-founder-audio-technology-company-bose-corp-longtim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bose Corp. Electromagnetism Electronic engineering Electronics Social Issues Technology The Canadian Press Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:34:21 +0000 The Canadian Press 5882874 at http://www.globalpost.com