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Consumer and Gaming Segments

WD’s My Passport® X delivers 2 TB of Storage for Gamers

IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — WD®, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company, and world leader in storage solutions, today introduced the My Passport® X portable hard drive for gamers.

: Computer, Consumer

NFC tag will provide product marketing information

Printed electronics firm Thin Film Electronics has developed a near field communication (NFC) sensor for tagging bottles which can detect when a product is “sealed” and “open”.

: Consumer, IC/Semi, Wearables

Appliance maker to establish R&D center in Louisville

Midea America Corp., a division of Chinese appliance maker Midea Group, wants to open a U.S.-based research and development center and has set its sights on Louisville.

: Consumer

Foxconn considering setting up TV production lines in India to cope with demand from Sony

Foxconn Electronics reportedly plans to set up production lines for LCD TVs in India in order to cope with demand from Sony, according to industry sources.

: Consumer, EMS

Leoni acquires site to build its “Factory of the Future”

Cable systems provider Leoni has acquired a site in the industrial area of Roth near Nuremberg, providing another step towards realising the company’s plans for the “factory of the future”.

: Consumer

Sony, Hitachi undergo painful restructuring to regain profitability

TOKYO — For years, major Japanese electronics makers have been grappling with rapid changes in the markets for digital products, ranging from personal computers to TVs to mobile phones.

: Consumer, Industrial, Trends

Smart cities will use 1.1B connected things in 2015

Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city mayors to constantly balance the challenge of resource constraints against environmental sustainability concerns. Because of this, Gartner estimates that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020.

: Computer, Consumer, Data, Telecom, Wearables