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By: Steve Smith |

Comings & Goings

Thanks to the National Football League’s schedule, the Super Bowl was held yesterday, Feb. 7, giving the CE industry a full week of to promote HDTV sales at

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3D Blur

WARNING TO 3D TV SUPPLIERS: The headline of this blog has nothing to do with the quality of the 3D TV demos I saw this week. In a week when the Academy Awards didn

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By: Steve Smith |

Branding On Display During CES Press Day

As Wednesday evening drew to a close, another International CES Press Day 2010 went into the books. For anyone who covers the industry, makes a living buying or

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By: Steve Smith |

A Decade's Changes

In 10 days not only does 2009 end but the entire first decade of this new century goes in the books … probably an e-book, which is one of the points of this

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In Memoriam: John & Susan Maloney of Panamax

Panamax released on its Web site Thursday the following statement about the tragic deaths in a car crash of John Maloney, 45, one of the company’s founders; his

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Industry Signposts

Maybe it is lingering effect of being in a recession for too long, or the pressures of preparing for the fourth quarter, but here for your consideration are a few

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Best Buy’s Dunn: HDTV In Its Early Stages

All the talk at the Best Buy Holiday Media Day was about its fourth-quarter plans and projections. But since we had the opportunity to talk with the chain’s CEO

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CEATEC Also Showcases Unique, Odd Displays

A cellphone with a wooden casing. Robots that move based on the movements of schools of fish. Battery-powered cars highlighted by consumer electronics manufacturers

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CEATEC ’09 May Illustrate An Industry In Transition

SOMEWHERE ABOVE THE PACIFIC - I’m returning to New York from an eventful week in Japan. In covering this business over the years I’ve been fortunate

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TWICE Presents Its Excellence In Retailing Awards

In a year where plenty of retailers have told TWICE, “Flat sales are the new growth curve” - or words to that effect - more times than anyone would care

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