Nawaz-led govt to clip wings of regulatory authorities.
California becomes the pioneer state with new LED standards in place. The new regulation replaces the old traditional directional bulbs with the more expensive but energy-efficient LED ones. While more expensive, California Energy Commission promises huge benefits in terms of a bulb's longevity and, more importantly, electric bills.
Li-Fi, a superfast wireless technology, has been proven to be able to transmit data about 100 times faster than current Wi-Fi technology in its first real world test. An Estonian startup Vermenni revealed that it has begun trialling Li-Fi within offices and industrial environments in Tallin and found that the technology is able to send data at up to 1 GB per second.
Dutch electronics and healthcare company Philips announced that its proposed sale of Lumileds to Go Scale Capital had run into unexpected opposition from US government.
Honda recently unveiled its newest 2016 Honda Civic sedan in a Los Angeles event and will sell in the U.S. this fall. Sooner or later it will be followed by coupe and five-door hatchback body styles, adding sporty Si and Type-R models with the latter's first appearance in U.S. showrooms, as reported by Digital Trends.
Honda launched Accord 2016 at the San Francisco Bay Area with Apple's CarPlay and Android Auto. The car manufacturer also opened its Mountain View Research and Development Facility, which will concentrate on developing new technologies for upcoming editions.
Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.
Germany's Osram (OSRn.DE) plans to transfer its 2 billion euro ($2.5 billion) general lamps business into an independent legal structure, paving the way for a possible spin-off or sale and allowing it to focus on automotive lighting and components.
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Monday it was discontinuing its light emitting diodes lamp business in all markets except South Korea.
Aston Capital forms financing to help consumers invest in LED projects.