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Live from SXSW Friday.The annual Austin, Texas gathering has a looser reputation than bigger tech conferences like the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, even as it has become more corporate in recent years...
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Survey finds valuable minerals north of Juneau

...solidified its control of some 95 percent of the global rare earth market.Rare earths are vital to everything from consumer electronics to military weapons systems, and while the minerals are highly coveted there is a limited market that could be...

...said Molly O'Donnell, a spokeswoman for Microsoft's Xbox division. "It's what you would expect with a consumer electronics instrument of this complexity .... Par for the course." Some owners complained that their systems were crashing...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...installed, said Lowe. "With two locations we're hoping to bring in more quality brand names in all types of consumer electronics," said Lowe, whose valley store is on Old Dairy Road. "We want to give Juneau as many options as possible...
Teach your children well

...but no one buys goods or services from us, then eventually we'll go broke. There is cause for concern. Take consumer electronics, for instance. There are no longer any television sets manufactured in the United States. Some people are afraid...
Retailers see strong start to holiday season

...tracks total sales at retail outlets across the country. Clearly, the biggest draw was electronics, benefiting consumer electronics chains like Best Buy Co. and discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp. Popular-priced department...
AK mines produce $3.8 billion in 2011

...Ucore Rare Metals is currently doing an inventory of the site's potential. Rare earth elements are used in consumer electronics and renewable energy technology. The rare earth element neodymium allows for the super-strong magnets that make...
Juneau Sears survives first round of store closings

...located in smaller communities and independently owned. Averaging 7,700 square feet, they offer appliances, consumer electronics, lawn and garden equipment and hardware. Most carry Sears brand products, such as Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard...
Northwest Digest

...factories overseas to reduce labor costs for the technology, which is used in the large-scale production of consumer electronics. Officials at the university are targeting companies that build electronics for the military and are therefore...
For UAF, lucrative ideas grow smaller

...Electronic Miniaturization. While the technology is used in Asia and elsewhere in the large-scale production of consumer electronics, most U.S. producers have moved their factories overseas to reduce labor costs. Officials at the university...


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