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Study: Americans still love their gadgets, but smarter tech means less energy consumption

By Jessica McMathis / July 24, 2014

A new study shows that despite the fact that U.S. households use more consumer electronic devices than ever before, our electronics are more energy efficient than they’ve ever been. Thanks to smart TVs and a growing shift from desktop to tablet, in 2013 there was a significant decline in the amount of energy our smarter household electronics require.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / August 2, 2013

  Coffeehouse giant pumps new life into Ohio pottery business (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) The moribund ceramics business of East Liverpool, Ohio, a small Ohio River town that a century ago was known as the “Pottery Capital of the USA,” recently received a jolt from an unlikely source: coffeehouse giant Starbucks Corp. American Mug and Stein Co.,…

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