By Lisa Johnston
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New York — The Anti-Defamation League’s National Consumer Technology Industry division has named a new industry chairperson and vice chair.
Fred Towns, president of New Age Electronics and Jack of All Games, has been named industry chairperson, and Steve Smith, TWICE’s editor in chief, has been named vice chair.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Washington — Samsung today honored five schools for their success in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a nationwide $1 million competition designed to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public middle and high school students.
The grand prize winners were chosen for their video submissions illustrating how STEM can help address an environmental issue in their communities, Samsung said.
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Today, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, TWICE.com will not be updated due to Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. TWICE has no access to our servers, email or regular phone lines due to power outages in the New York metropolitan area. We will return to provide regular coverage of the industry, hopefully by Wednesday.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced finalists for the first annual Innovation Entrepreneur Awards, sponsored by its new flagship publication, “It Is Innovation (i3),” (launching at the 2013 International CES) and CEA’s Small Business Council.
The Innovation Entrepreneur Awards honor excellence in entrepreneurship and recognize visionaries leading businesses with revenues under $30 million.
Secaucus, N.J. — Panasonic Corporation of North America announced it was selected by both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions as a key technology provider to support their on-site and on-line activities.
The Democratic Convention, which was held this week, in Charlotte, N.C., designated Panasonic the “Official Digital Professional and Consumer Camera, Projector and Signage Provider.” T he Republican Convention, held last week in Tampa, Fla., named Panasonic its “Official Digital Camera and Digital Signage Provider.”