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Google TV-powered Hisense Pulse box coming mid-November for under $99

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There were some hints over the past few days but now Hisense Pulse has made things official with the announcement of a new Google TV box set to be unveiled at IFA next week and released in the U.S. in the fall. Much like Vizio’s recently announced Co-Star, the new...
Google TV-powered Hisense Pulse box coming mid-November for under $99

Ericsson sues Samsung over wireless patents after growing frustrated by 2 years of negotiation

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Ericsson is the latest to file a patent suit against Samsung after the Swedish telecoms firm accused the Korean electronics giant of refusing to sign a FRAND (Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory) licensing agreements after two years of negotiations. The company says that the issues centers around one of its patented technologies that...
Ericsson sues Samsung over wireless patents after growing frustrated by 2 years of negotiation

Apple Pop-Up Museum to open in Atlanta April 20

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Your chance to see translucent iMacs will be gone before you know it Ah, the days when all of our computers were made with colorful plastic and our mice were circular. Those days, and just about every fun nostalgic toy Apple released since the release of the Apple 1,...
Apple Pop-Up Museum to open in Atlanta April 20
How two outsider entrepreneurs took on Washington to legalize crowdfunding

Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

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Barnes & Noble has announced that it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets, but the company is not getting out of the tablet market completely. Instead of building its own, Barnes & Noble will attempt to create a co-branded line of tablets with third-party manufacturers. The announcement does not affect...
Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners
Thieves steal $1.5 million of iPad minis from JFK International Airport
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Get out your wallet: It is the best time of year to buy a laptop

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Are you in the market for a new laptop? You may want to hit the stores this Independence Day before prices creep back up. New research from Decide.com, the Seattle startup that predicts whether prices will go up or down on consumer electronics products, indicates that we are currently in...
Get out your wallet: It is the best time of year to buy a laptop
Consumer spending, led by consumer electronics, is expected to grow 11 percent in 2012

Confirmed: Samsung won’t have press briefings at MWC

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Going the way of Microsoft and Apple, South Korean conglomerate Samsung confirmed in an email to PCMag it won’t hold a news conference at Mobile World Congress (MWC). The world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, MWC traditionally serves as a launchpad for the very latest and greatest products the industry has...
Confirmed: Samsung won’t have press briefings at MWC
Samsung denies severing Apple ties

Sharp and Foxconn Teaming Up for New iPhone Display Plant in China

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Following a March agreement that saw Foxconn and Sharp entering into a partnership to advance LCD technology, Reuters reports on a new article from Japan's Nikkei business newspaper indicating that the two companies are specifically teaming up on a new plant in Chengdu, China to produce displays for the iPhone.Japan's...
Sharp and Foxconn Teaming Up for New iPhone Display Plant in China
Sony completes Sony Ericsson buyout

Moody's cuts Sony rating to just above junk

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Moody's Investor Service dealt a blow to Sony today, downgrading the Japanese electronics giant's long-term debt rating from Baa2 to Baa3. This is the second downgrade for Sony's debt in as many months, as Moody's expressed little faith in Sony's ability to counteract shrinking demand for its consumer electronics products....
Moody's cuts Sony rating to just above junk

Ericsson Files Patent Suit Against Samsung In The U.S. After Nearly Two Years' Of FRAND Talks Fail To Reach A Deal

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Swedish telecoms kit maker Ericsson has filed suit against mobile maker Samsung in the US for patent infringement. The move follows nearly two years of negotiations to renew a FRAND patent licensing agreement between the pair, according to Ericsson. It’s unclear exactly which patents are involved but Ericsson said they relate...
Ericsson Files Patent Suit Against Samsung In The U.S. After Nearly Two Years' Of FRAND Talks Fail To Reach A Deal

Samsung Seeks U.S. Sales Ban On Some Ericsson Products As The Two Continue Wrangling Over Patents

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The patents war between Samsung Electronics and Ericsson rolls on. The Korean electronics company has announced that it filed a complaint last week against the Swedish telecom manufacturer with the U.S. International Trade Commission, requesting a U.S. import and sales on some Ericsson products. This latest action comes one month after...
Samsung Seeks U.S. Sales Ban On Some Ericsson Products As The Two Continue Wrangling Over Patents

Panasonic Returns to Profit

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On the heels of recording its largest-ever annual loss, Panasonic Corp. said Tuesday that it returned to profit in the first quarter, boosted by cost cuts that helped stem the bleeding of red ink at its flat-panel television business. The profit boost, which beat analysts’ expectations, comes as Osaka-based Panasonic...
Panasonic Returns to Profit

Intel TV service already being tested by hundreds of users

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Intel may only have fessed up to building its own TV service this week, but the offering is already being tested by several hundred employees of the company. Intel Media boss Erik Huggers, whose unit is in charge of the service, told me on the sidelines of the Dive into...
Intel TV service already being tested by hundreds of users

Preview: The Apple Pop-Up Museum

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One of my favorite Apple blogs, Stephen Hackett’s 512 Pixels, has a great look at the Apple Pop-Up Museum, a traveling exhibit that houses an “exclusive collection of game-changing Apple personal computers and consumer electronics products while presenting the history of the company since its founding in 1976 to the...
Preview: The Apple Pop-Up Museum

Barnes & Noble says it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets in-house; e-readers live on

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Investors were expecting a bad earnings report from Barnes & Noble on Tuesday and they got it. The company’s revenues were down 7.4 percent compared to this time last year, to $1.3 billion, in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, with a net loss of $118.6 million, or $2.11...
Barnes & Noble says it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets in-house; e-readers live on
Raspberry Pi UK distribution delayed by the need for 'CE mark' testing and compliance

The Failures and Fallacies of Mike Daisey's Apple Attack and the Media

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Who in their right mind would lie to Ira Glass? That was my first reaction to the revelation that the theatrical monologuist Mike Daisey had lied or fabricated. or in his words,” taken dramatic license” with certain parts of his stage play, “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve...
The Failures and Fallacies of Mike Daisey's Apple Attack and the Media

Samsung and Intel invest in speech analysis company Expect Labs

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Intel Capital, Samsung Venture Investment and Telefónica Digital have all invested in Expect Labs, whose technology is used to analyze and understand conversations in real-time and find related information.Speech recognition is becoming a more central part of a growing number of consumer electronics products, including smartphones, tablets and TVs,...
Samsung and Intel invest in speech analysis company Expect Labs
Sharp agrees to share technology with Foxconn for new iPhone plant in Chengdu

VooMoteZapper universal remote control for iOS devices hits online Apple Store

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VooMoteZapper, a universal remote control for your iOS devices created by a company called Zero1.tv, is now available at the online Apple Store. The app-enabled accessory does away with multiple remote control apps for individual consumer electronics products, replacing them with a single software solution for home device management. The size of...
VooMoteZapper universal remote control for iOS devices hits online Apple Store
Big Money For Nano-Innovations: Samsung Leads $20M Round In Raydiance For Laser Precision Manufacturing

[Poll] Has Apple Gone Too Far?

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The rise of Apple as the darling of the technology industry was a decade in the making. The company had fallen on hard times before its co-founder and guru Steve Jobs came back in 1997 and redefined what Apple computers stood for. A decade later, in 2007, Apple released the...
[Poll] Has Apple Gone Too Far?

Best Buy Goes Back To School With College Innovator Fund, Giving Away $100,000 For The Next Big Tech Idea

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Big-box retailer doesn’t just want to be known as the place where you get the cheapest gear — lately it’s been highlighting technology innovation and innovators in its ads and messaging. To that end, the company is launching a contest aimed at finding the next big thing, and it’s asking...
Best Buy Goes Back To School With College Innovator Fund, Giving Away $100,000 For The Next Big Tech Idea

MEMO TO EVERYONE: You Can't Beat Apple By Trying To Be More Like Apple (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG)

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Apple is the most successful company on earth. Its products have revolutionized several industries. It has more than $100 billion in cash and it's worth more than half a billion dollars. So it's no wonder that other tech companies that used to be on top of the heap are...
MEMO TO EVERYONE: You Can't Beat Apple By Trying To Be More Like Apple (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG)

First batch of $35 Linux computers arrives in UK, awaiting CE compliance testing

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The Raspberry Pi foundation issued a statement today with a status update on their much-anticipated $35 Linux computer. The first 2,000 completed units have arrived in the UK, but the devices aren't ready to be shipped out yet because the foundation's retail partners won't distribute them to purchasers until...
First batch of $35 Linux computers arrives in UK, awaiting CE compliance testing
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