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Consumer Electronics Industry

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  • Hasbro sues Asus over use of Transformer Prime name

     
    Transformer Prime -- does this name make you think of Android tablets or toy robots that can disguise themselves as semi-trucks and sports cars? Hasbro, the toy-maker that owns the popular Transformer's brand, is suing consumer-electronics-maker Asus over...
  • News Corp.'s Jon Miller talks about 'channelization' of the Web

     
    Jon Miller: At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jon Miller, chief digital officer for News Corp., predicted that a major trend of 2012 will be what he called the "channelization" of the Web....
  • YouTube's Robert Kyncl charts Internet video's meteoric rise

     
    YouTube executive Robert Kyncl took the consumer electronics industry on a trip through a time machine -- just five years ago -- when subscription service Netflix didn't stream movies online, Internet television service Hulu didn't exist and YouTube was...
  • In France, Apple yanks Jew or not Jew app

     
    Apple Inc. has removed an app called Jew or not Jew from its App Store in France, stirring up more debate about the company's content guidelines....
  • Consumers now spending more renting movies than buying them

     
    The new balance is the result of a radical shift in consumer preferences over the past few years, fueled by the growing convenience of Netflix and Redbox rentals and spending cutbacks amid hard economic times. It’s also bad news for the studios,...
  • The Skini on set-top boxes

     
    If size matters in the TV set-top box market, the new Skini by semiconductor company Sigma Designs wins by losing....
  • Hollywood studios grappling with when and where to release their movies on DVD, digital

     
    For consumers already confused about when a movie goes on sale on DVD and Blu-ray versus its availability on video on demand, digital download, Netflix and Redbox rental and Netflix online streaming, life could get even more complicated. On Tuesday......
  • Taking another stab at home networking over power lines

     
    The advent of WiFi was a boon to home computer users, but the consumer electronics industry keeps searching for a more idiot-proof and higher-performing home-network solution -- something that can transmit multiple HDTV streams throughout a home, yet...
  • Live Blog: Apple iPhone 4 news conference

     
    Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, at a press conference Friday to address iPhone 4 reception problems. Credit: David Paul Morris / Getty ImagesApple Inc. is holding a news conference at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters to respond to rising criticism...
  • Wireless wall of sound

    You could buy a budget MP3 player with a 1,000-song capacity for about $80, and with some luck, your friends won't notice that it's not an iPod Nano. So why would you want to pay $230 for an Ibiza Rhapsody? It's simple: To be ahead of the game. Or...
  • Our wonder of Wonder Bread

    As a cultural icon, Wonder Bread has always been pretty tiresome. Occupying that dismal, overhyped semiotic space between authentic Americana and ironic pop artifact, its one of those products (see also Spam and Pez) that's been usurped by its own...