High-Tech OEMs Make Holiday Delights

Ideally, high-tech OEMs are making the kinds of gifts they'd like to receive during the holidays. With a plethora of technology gadgets hitting store shelves, there's something for everyone—but the sheer volume of choice can be overwhelming. Earlier this season, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) estimated that 65% of all Americans, roughly 160 million people and…

Reverse Logistics: Data in the Details

Companies need to start taking a closer look at reverse logistics. With a sufficient amount of data available to be analyzed and applied correctly, it could further improve their bottom line. Reverse logistics has always carried a stigma in the world of supply chain management. Known as the process associated with maximizing the value of…

PCs Live, Says Dell with Refresh

AUSTIN, Texas — Amid a declining PC market, Dell announced at its annual Dell World event here a refreshed line up with systems targeting emerging markets. With desktop shipments generally declining at a faster rate than notebooks, Dell aimed new small form factor systems at business users in China, Southeast Asia, and parts of Europe…

E-waste Eludes EU’s Enforcement Efforts

PARIS – Europeans recycled only 35% of electronic waste properly in 2012. The rest was either illegally dumped or traded, according to a two-year study put together by the United Nations University and INTERPOL. Contrast this figure against the lofty goal of the European Union’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE Directive), which became…