Tech news tagged ‘engineering community’

A Dog’s RF Tag Fails – Is RoHS the Culprit?

Over two million pets in the UK have an idENTICHIP RF tag in the scruff of their neck that works as a kind of electronic ID tag. So what are the chances that two new devices based on the same technology — which has had a good track record up until…

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Get the lead out or keep it in? A no-win situation.

It’s a terrible twist of irony. The Chinese can’t seem to keep the lead out, while everyone else may be doing too good of a job keeping it out. So reports the LA Times, in the article Lead phase-out may destroy electronics. The problem? Tin whiskers, like…

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