Tin

07.12.13
Apple pushed to investigate source of tin used in iPhones
07.12.13

Apple pushed to investigate source of tin used in iPhones

Apple is investigating claims that tin used in its products comes from mines on Bangka Island in I...

By T. Seppala,   07.12.13
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07.08.13
Apple's 'destroying tropical forests, wrecking lives,' according to Friends of the Earth
07.08.13

Apple's 'destroying tropical forests, wrecking lives,' according to Friends of the Earth

If you were at certain Apple Stores last weekend, you may have seen some people picketing the compa...

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08.20.12
IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials
08.20.12

IBM alliance sets efficiency record for solar power cells using common materials

There have been more than a few solar power efficiency records set in the past few months, let alo...

By J. Fingas,   08.20.12
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05.17.12
Intel wants to have conflict-free processors by the end of 2013
05.17.12

Intel wants to have conflict-free processors by the end of 2013

Intel had already promised that it would avoid using conflict minerals, and now it's giving itself...

By J. Fingas,   05.17.12
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04.05.11
Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals
04.05.11

Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals

While the US government hasn't issued an outright ban against the use of 'conflict minerals' coming...

By M. Gorman,   04.05.11
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07.26.10
New law requires gadget companies to disclose 'conflict mineral' use
07.26.10

New law requires gadget companies to disclose 'conflict mineral' use

When President Obama put his pen to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act last week, i...

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08.29.08
Insider Trader: To prospect, smelt, or let alone?
08.29.08

Insider Trader: To prospect, smelt, or let alone?

Recently, a reader wrote in with a question that everyone ponders from time to time. When trying to...

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02.04.08
Nintendo-themed lunchbox lacks only the thermos
02.04.08

Nintendo-themed lunchbox lacks only the thermos

In this day and age, a person with a knack for the more technological things in life can freely str...

By David Hinkle,   02.04.08
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10.28.06
Kinpo's Tin becomes iDo S630
10.28.06

Kinpo's Tin becomes iDo S630

Whether Kinpo planned this name change all along or it was a last-minute decision after realizing t...

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