Cheap LEDs: buyer beware

Cheap LEDs: buyer beware

Potentially fatal LED lamps have been seized at UK borders as authorities try to protect consumers from hazardous products. Emma-Lily Pendleton reports on the real cost of cheap LEDs.

OLEDs: Too little, too late

OLEDs: Too little, too late

It's a mixed bag for organic light-emitting diodes. They're improving and prices are dropping, but LEDs will stay ahead of them until the next big thing comes along, according to a new research note.

LEDs on the rise into high ceilings

LEDs on the rise into high ceilings

LEDs will soon literally climb up in the lighting world as they move into high ceiling installations where they'll take over from fluorescents to illuminate warehouses, gymnasiums, cavernous retail stores and the like, all because prices are tumbling.

Ex-Hess directors face $6.9m damages claim

Ex-Hess directors face $6.9m damages claim

Former Hess directors Christoph Hess and Peter Ziegler may have to pay $6.9 million (€5 million) in damages to investor Holland Private Equity (HPE), which claims it suffered massive losses after the firm was floated on the stock market on the basis of false accounts.