Electronic World

Monday, September 17, 2007

WHAT STEVE DID NEXT (The Business, 08 Sep 2007, Page 14)


The Business
08 Sep 2007

Earlier this year, senior directors at Vodafone, the giant British mo­bile phone group, convened in secret at a discreet resort on the Pacific coast south of San Francisco. They were treated to a special presentation by Steve Jobs, chief executive of... read more...

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Honey, I shrunk the gadgets...

Live Night & Day
19 Aug 2007

£50, uk.europe.creative.com Dimensions55 x 35 x 12mm The latest challenger to the iPod Shuffle has a lot going for it. True, it’s bigger than its tiny Apple rival, it’s not as stylish, and the battery life is a little less (91/ hours). But on the plus... read more...

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Murdoch gets set to tear down the pay wall (The Business, 18 Aug 2007, Page 17)

Murdoch gets set to tear down the pay wall
The Business
18 Aug 2007

RUPERT Murdoch’s takeover of the Wall Street Journal could change the business model for web journalism forever. WSJ.com, the Journal’s news site, is that rarest of things: a successful paid-for, subscriptions-driven website. With 900,000 subscribers,... read more...

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

A big man on a Chinese campus (The Wall Street Journal Europe, 13 Aug 2007, Page 12)

A big man on a Chinese campus
By Jason Dean in Shenzhen, China —Sue Feng in Beijing and Christopher Lawton in San Francisco contributed to this article.
The Wall Street Journal Europe
13 Aug 2007

AST A GUARDED GATE on the outskirts of this city sits one of the world’s largest factories. In dozens of squat buildings, it churns out gadgets bearing technology’s household names— Apple Inc.’s iPods and iPhones, Hewlett-Packard Co.’s personal... read more...

Monday, July 30, 2007

Toshiba’s gains propel net profit
By Ayai Tomisawa
The Wall Street Journal Europe
30 Jul 2007

TOKYO— Toshiba Corp. said its net profit grew fivefold in the fiscal first quarter from a year earlier on special profits from real-estate deals and the sale of its stake in a music venture to Britain’s EMI Group PLC. Toshiba said underlying earnings... read more...

Monday, July 16, 2007

Electronic devices dangerous in storm

The Gazette, Colorado Springs
13 Jul 2007

Listen to an iPod during a storm and you may get more than electrifying tunes. A Canadian jogger suffered wishbone-shaped chest and neck burns, ruptured eardrums and a broken jaw when lightning traveled through his music player’s wires. Last summer,... read more...

Monday, July 02, 2007

Siemens CEO’s full plate
By Mike Esterl in Frankfurt and David Crawford in Berlin
The Wall Street Journal Europe
02 Jul 2007

FRANKFURT—As a former captain of Austria’s national volleyball team, Peter Löscher is used to performing under pressure. He will need all of that cool and more in his new role as chief executive officer of Siemens AG, which is at the center of... read more...