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Sony Gets Green Thumbs-Up in Electronics Rankings

Nintendo lowest on Greenpeace list of environment-friendly manufacturers

(Newser) - Sony and Sony Ericsson are Greenpeace’s model tech citizens, topping a list of eco-friendly electronics companies. The environmental activists look at industry players’ use of hazardous chemicals, responsibility for obsolete products and—new this year—corporate policy toward climate change and other energy issues. Sony Ericsson was the first... More »

Windows Mobile Bandwagon Gets Bigger

Sony Ericsson joins; only Nokia holds out

(Newser) - Sony Ericsson will join most of the world’s other top cell phone makers in offering a smartphone based on the Windows Mobile operating system, leaving only industry leader Nokia without a Windows Mobile version. The first of the company’s new phones, called the “Xperia X1,” will... More »

Sony Ericsson Hums New Tune

Under pressure from rivals, mobile phone maker plans new music portal

(Newser) - London mobile-phone maker Sony Ericsson has unveiled plans for its own online music store for computers and mobile phones. The service will roll out next spring, and claims it will add millions of new music tracks from major record labels. The move comes as Sony Ericsson is facing increasing competition... More »

WiMax Gets Green Light from UN

Upstart wireless tech included in next generation standards

(Newser) - In a huge victory for Intel, the UN’s telecommunications agency yesterday gave WiMax a thumbs up, opening the way for member nations to devote public radio space to the upstart wireless internet technology. Intel lobbied hard for the WiMax, which can sling data 40 miles at up to 70... More »

McDonalds Supersizes Indexes

Blue-chip stocks drive rally, as investors look for safe names

(Newser) - It was a Big Mac Attack on Wall Street today, as the fast food giant’s strong August numbers gave investors hope in consumer spending, leading a rally that left all major indexes up over 1%. GM was also a winner, rising 4% on positive labor news. Analysts say investors... More »

New Music Service Takes on iPhone

Wireless companies, music labels enter cell phone media market

(Newser) - Top music labels and wireless providers have launched a new service across the Atlantic, in a bid to undercut the momentously hyped iPhone, Apple's upcoming phone-cum-mp3. MusicStation will be available in Europe and Asia imminently, and lets users tap into a catalog of over a million songs from their cell... More »

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