From Processor to Power Management: The Copernican Moment for Portable Devices

Sam Jaffe, Senior Research Analyst – Energy
Navigant Research

It’s hard to forget the scene from the 1987 movie Wall Street when Michael Douglas is walking down the beach in front of his Hampton’s beach house holding a two-liter bottle-sized cell phone to his head. It was the first time most of the movie’s viewers had ever seen such a thing and it made a lasting impression. Soon, these enormous devices  would become the status symbol of the ages. Owning a cell phone wasn’t just about making calls. It was about being seen making calls. Read more about From Processor to Power Management: The Copernican Moment for Portable Devices

Rechargeable Battery Industry's Global Regulatory Challenges Addressed

George Kerchner, Executive Director
PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association

Four major battery associations met in Kyoto, Japan on May 21st and 22nd to discuss current global regulatory challenges facing the industry and to lay the groundwork for future cooperation on a number of issues.  Representatives and members from the Korea Battery Industry Association (KBIA), Battery Association of Japan (BAJ), RECHARGE – The European Association for Advanced Rechargeable Batteries, and PRBA-The Rechargeable Battery Association participated in the meeting formally known as the World Rechargeable Battery Regulatory Forum (WRBRF). Read more about Rechargeable Battery Industry's Global Regulatory Challenges Addressed