For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.
Three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials from California and seven other states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, according to New York’s attorney general.
For years, California consumers have to pay an extra fee when they buy a new TV or computer to recycle old electronics that can’t be thrown in the garbage. But that may change.
Samsung Electronics is now admitting that millions of its flat screen TV’s may have problems that cause them to just shut down, and a settlement has been reached in connection with the problems of some Samsung televisions manufactured before December 2008.
Technology buffs have already begun descending on San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood for the annual conference celebrating all things Mac—and all things Apple.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he is not sure the model for Viggle will prove to be successful.
Some fans of the TV show “Alcatraz” may not be so bright, because they’re infiltrating guided tours on the real-life island to search for a top secret room that only exists on the scripted drama…
Bay Area flat screen owners may get some unexpected cash now that flat-screen manufacturers have agreed to pay customers more than half a billion dollars in the largest price-fixing settlement in U.S. history.