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TWICE Retail Rebels Re-Write The Rules

100 Largest CE Retailers Hold Their Ground

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The Top 10 Technology Moments From “Late Night With David Letterman”

David Letterman is a self-described technophobe, which made the technology business an easy target for his humor over the years. On the occasion of his retirement from late-night TV, this Letterman fan of more than 30 years devised his own homage:

Dave’s Top 10 Technology Moments

10. Jeff Goldblum introduces Dave to his Fitbit

9. Top 10 reasons to buy the iPad 2

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Digital Living: IoT & The Connected Consumer

For consumers around the world, the Internet of Things (IoT) opens the door to a new and convenient connected lifestyle. The wide range of networked products and services that make up the IoT encompasses consumer-focused devices and services within the smart home, connected entertainment, connected health and fitness, and connected car markets. The IoT enables the connected consumer lifestyle.

Growth generating new competition and new challenges for IoT ecosystem
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The Best And Worst Of Times For Dealers

It’s a classic glass-half-full, glass-half-empty scenario for CE retail.

As TWICE’s annual Top 100 CE Retailers Report shows, the largest merchants selling consumer-tech goods had a mediocre year at best in 2014, their third in a row.

CE retail has reached an inflection point
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Privacy In The Digital World

What does it mean when we talk about privacy in the information age? Does “privacy” mean the same thing it did 20, even 10 years ago, before we all walked around with devices in our pockets?

That’s the question we were confronted with when TeenSafe launched in Australia early this month. There was controversy over whether or not it’s okay to “spy” on teens - whether invading their privacy was worth it if it could protect them from the dangers of our digital age.

Balancing digital privacy with responsibility
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Ring A Ding Ding

Ring A Ding Ding was the title of a 1961 album by Frank Sinatra, and it came to mind when I sat down to write some stories about door bells -- and door locks, light bulbs and thermostats – after years of reporting about advances in audio, video and cellular technology.

If I wanted to write for Home Hardware News, I’d be there. What happened? The Internet of Things (IoT).

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Nebraska Furniture Mart's Texas-Sized Appliances Department

NFM + Texas + major appliances = seriously gigundo sales floor

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PNDs: Still Room In The Glove Box

Back in October 2009, when Verizon unveiled its first Motorola-made Droid-brand Android phone, Google shocked the navigation world by incorporating free Google turn-by-turn driving instructions.