OLED suppliers compete for new iPhone orders

OLED will bring a brighter future to LG Display

With the technology having boosted its TV business, LG is now also in the field of smartphones Apple will switch from LCD to OLED panels for it’s next generation iPhones. These new phones will be introduced next year and will be a bonanza for Samsung…

How many smartphones are thrown away every day?

In just 10 years, more than 7 billion smartphones have been produced. Greenpeace pulled the stats to show how our consumption habit is affecting our planet. Can you guess how many smartphones are thrown away every day? To save Earth’s limited resources — and our…

Highly toxic chemicals used in Asian semiconductor factories

Chemicals that were banned by U.S. tech companies 25 years ago are still being used in Asian semiconductor factories. In the manufacturing processes of chips for electronic products, hazardous chemicals are used that cause aggressive forms of leukemia, miscarriages and birth defects. In 1986, a…

Methanol poisoning victim testifies before UN Human Rights Council

Methanol poisoning victim testifies before UN Human Rights Council

During the 35th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, a former employee at a Samsung Electronics subcontractor testified about his loss of vision caused by methanol poisoning in the workplace. “I lost my vision and suffered brain damage while making…

The Poisonous Pearl

The Poisonous Pearl

Occupational chemical poisoning in the electronics industry in the Pearl River Delta, People’s Republic of China
The Poisonous Pearl
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