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Apple TV Sales Have Doubled, But It's Still An Experiment, Say Tim Cook

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Tim Cook won’t say a word about his Apple TV plans. But he is willing explain what he thinks about his current Apple TV product: It’s a little different than his other products, because it’s not a big hit. And that’s OK. “We’re not a hobby kind of company,” he...
Apple TV Sales Have Doubled, But It's Still An Experiment, Say Tim Cook
Apple TV sales have surpassed 13 million, near 6.5M this year alone

Samsung President BK Yoon: 'Three Samsung TVs are sold every second'

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With every second that ticks by, Samsung sells three TVs. Find that claim a bit dubious? You shouldn't, especially when you consider the source: company prez BK Yoon. Speaking at a press conference in Monte Carlo focused on the multinational's home appliance division, TechRadar reports that Yoon tossed out...
Samsung President BK Yoon: 'Three Samsung TVs are sold every second'

Apple upgrades Apple TV to 'beloved hobby' as sales doubled to over 5M in fiscal 2012

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During its conference call for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2012, Apple announced that Apple TV sales hit five million units by the end of the fiscal year, prompting CEO Tim Cook to call the product a "beloved hobby."...
Apple upgrades Apple TV to 'beloved hobby' as sales doubled to over 5M in fiscal 2012

Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

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As the company continues to overhaul its operations to return to profitability, Sony managed to hold onto modest operating profits during its third fiscal quarter, reporting $23.39 billion (¥1.948 trillion) in revenue and $496 million (¥46.4 billion) in operating income, but it did post a net loss of $115 million...
Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss
Panasonic scaling back TV production, possibly getting out of plasma, reports Nikkei

The enduring Apple TV Fantasy

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The enduring Apple TV Fantasy: Jean-Louis Gassée: My belief is that Apple TV sales numbers will continue to increase as the device is slowly, patiently improved and the ecosystem is enhanced. In a not-too-distant future we'll see explicit Apple TV apps, similar to those on iPhones and iPads. And someday,...
The enduring Apple TV Fantasy

Sharp doubles loss forecast to $5.6bn

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Japanese electronics firm warns it may not survive on its own as Sony downgrades sales forecasts but predicts full-year profitStruggling Japanese TV maker Sharp has warned it might not be able to survive on its own after doubling its full-year net loss forecast to $5.6bn."Our corporate group has booked massive...
Sharp doubles loss forecast to $5.6bn

Consumer credit crunch could hurt holiday TV sales

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Market research firm iSuppli says the subprime mortgage mess and financial market turmoil could make consumers hesitant to open their wallets and buy pricey TVs this holiday season. If the worst-case scenario comes about, it could be a double-whammy for consumer electronics companies like Sony (SNE). It could even have...
Consumer credit crunch could hurt holiday TV sales
Sony will give free 4K content that isn't 'goofy' to everyone who buys its $25,000 4K TV

Sony continues its executive reshuffle as Kunimasa Suzuki replaces mobile chief Bert Nordberg

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Sony’s executive reshuffle continues apace after it announced that Bert Nordberg, current President and CEO of Sony Mobile, will step down from his position, making way for Kunimasa ‘Kuni’ Suzuki — current Executive Vice President of Sony – who will assume his role from May 16 2012. As a result of the reshuffle,...
Sony continues its executive reshuffle as Kunimasa Suzuki replaces mobile chief Bert Nordberg

Android Market data suggests under a million Google TV 2.0 upgrades

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Google and its partners don’t divulge Google TV sales data, making figuring out just how many Sony Google TV units and Logitech Revue boxes there are in the wild anyone’s guess. According to GigaOM, less than a million of Google TV 2.0 devices by Sony and Logitech are in active...
Android Market data suggests under a million Google TV 2.0 upgrades

Sharp forecasts doubling of full-year loss

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Struggling Japanese TV maker Sharp warned it might not be able to surviveStruggling Japanese TV maker Sharp has warned it might not be able to survive on its own after forecasting that its full-year loss would double to $5.6bn."Our corporate group has booked massive second-quarter net and operating losses ......
Sharp forecasts doubling of full-year loss

Scoop: Google TV to take on Apple TV & Roku with pure streaming boxes

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Google TV may be getting ready to take on Roku and Apple TV with a pure streaming approach: Vizio CTO Matt McRae told me during an interview at CES that he expects Google TV devices with a focus on streaming apps to come out later this year. Asked about the...
Scoop: Google TV to take on Apple TV & Roku with pure streaming boxes

Foxconn Throws $1.6 Billion Into Sharp For Flatscreen Panels (AAPL)

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn is investing $1.6 billion in Sharp and committing to buying up to 50% of the company's flatscreen panels, reports Bloomberg. This could be a move on Foxconn's end to simply ensure that it has a decent supply for future products, such as the long-rumored Apple television....
Foxconn Throws $1.6 Billion Into Sharp For Flatscreen Panels (AAPL)

Foxconn To Invest $1.6B In Sharp For Flat Panels, Maybe For The iPad? Maybe For Apple TV?

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Apple has yet to make any statements about where and when we might ever see an Apple TV product to match the impact it has had in the smartphone and tablet markets. But news of an investment by its key manufacturing partner, Foxconn, could point to the confidence others have...
Foxconn To Invest $1.6B In Sharp For Flat Panels, Maybe For The iPad? Maybe For Apple TV?

Apple Could Have A Big Apple TV Event Planned For Its Developer Conference (AAPL)

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The following post is highly speculative, however, it's based on the writing of one of the smartest Apple bloggers in the world.  John Gruber of Daring Fireball has combed through the schedule for Apple's forthcoming Worldwide Developer Conference, and he thinks there's a chance Apple unveils a new platform for...
Apple Could Have A Big Apple TV Event Planned For Its Developer Conference (AAPL)
Panasonic reports $10.2 billion loss for 2012, plasma TV sales fall more than 40 percent

Sharp to flip to small profit, spends $468m in mobile switch

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Sharp in reporting its full-year results Friday both outlined a planned return to health and detailed the costs of a shift to mobile technology. It posted a steep loss equivalent to nearly $4.7 billion for its fiscal year, which ended with a $1.4 billion loss for its March quarter, but...
Sharp to flip to small profit, spends $468m in mobile switch
Vizio CTO Matt McRae: What's the difference between a tablet and a portable TV?

Panasonic posts hefty 2012 losses amid TV sales decline

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The losses were narrower than a year ago, but the company has shown little progress from its restructuring efforts. [Read more]...
Panasonic posts hefty 2012 losses amid TV sales decline

Amazon disappoints with dramatically lower profits for Q4

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is probably not a happy man today, with the company reporting disappointing fourth quarter 2011 earnings, including a dramatic 58 percent decline in net income. Many analysts were unsure where Amazon would stand this past quarter with the launch of the much-hyped $199 Kindle Fire tablet....
Amazon disappoints with dramatically lower profits for Q4

Sony's New CEO Sets 'Clear Path', And Unveils Big Losses

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Sony’s new president and CEO has quite a task on his hands. A day after Kazuo Hirai was appointed to replace Howard Stringer, who remains as chair, he announced the company plummeted in to the red by 320 percent. Q3 net income swung from last year’s 72.3 billion yen...
Sony's New CEO Sets 'Clear Path', And Unveils Big Losses

Google joins smart TV battle for the British living room

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Films, music videos and live concerts – plus the whole world wide web – in July launch for £200-£300 Android set-top boxesGoogle is making its long-expected assault on the UK television market with the launch in July of its first product – made by Sony – to let Britons surf...
Google joins smart TV battle for the British living room

Sony, Sharp Report Big Losses As LCD TV Sales Slip

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Sony has reported that despite making revenues of $19.2 billion for its last quarter it managed to make a net loss of $312 million. Incurred costs from restructuring its division containing Sony Mobile contributed to the loss, with a small loss from its gaming...
Sony, Sharp Report Big Losses As LCD TV Sales Slip

'Ultra-HD' deemed 2013′s 3D TV, sales expected to flop for years to come

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“Ultra-HD” is the new 3D TV, and sales of new higher-definition television sets are expected to flop. The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show is upon us and TV vendors will look to 4K resolution at this year’s show in an effort to wow consumers. According to analysts, however, ultra-HD TV sales...
'Ultra-HD' deemed 2013′s 3D TV, sales expected to flop for years to come

Apple Sold 2M Apple TVs In The Holiday Quarter, Up 60% From A Year Ago

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Apple announced on its earnings call today that the company sold more than 2 million Apple TV devices in its fiscal first quarter. That’s up from 1.3 million sequentially, and up from 1.4 million during the previous holiday period. Altogether, that means Apple has sold more than 10 million Apple...
Apple Sold 2M Apple TVs In The Holiday Quarter, Up 60% From A Year Ago
Samsung expects to sell 25 million smart TVs in 2012

Home OLED TVs More Likely After Huge LG Investment

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LG is investing nearly two thirds of a billion dollars in next-gen TV screen tech. LG Display has said today that it is going to spend 706 billion Korean won to construct an eighth-generation OLED TV panel production line in an existing plant in South Korea. Money will start...
Home OLED TVs More Likely After Huge LG Investment

1080p refresh doubled Apple TV sales in 2012, 2.7M sold so far

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The refreshed 1080p Apple TV has doubled sales of the device in the first half of 2012, as Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that 2.7 million units of the set-top box have been sold already in 2012....
1080p refresh doubled Apple TV sales in 2012, 2.7M sold so far
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