Periodically, albums become available for live streaming on iTunes prior to their official release date. The hope is that not only do consumers get a chance to hear the album before buying it, but also that by offering a free and legal...Show More Summary
After a week with virtually no economic data, this week starts with a bang. At 8:30 AM ET, we get April retail sales. SocGen has a preview: US RETAIL SALES TO SHINE A LIGHT ON Q2 GDP The Census Bureau’s advance report on April retail sales will provide an important first piece of the US Q2 growth puzzle. Show More Summary
By Brian Gilmartin: Although we think of Visa (V) and MasterCard (MA) as quasi-financial exposure ideas given that credit and credit usage are part and parcel to a healthy economy and are a function of consumers willingness and ability...Show More Summary
By Brian Gilmartin: The nature of Procter & Gamble's (PG) consumer brand business is that it is intensely marketing and brand driven, with an emphasis on premium-priced brands, which has not been the ideal niche for either the U.S. or the rest of the world, post 2008. Show More Summary
The first Firefox OS phones hit the market today and have already sold out. The two models available were not even aimed at consumers. Instead these are developer preview devices for those who'd like to get a jump on building apps for Firefox OS. Show More Summary
DigitalFocus, Pepcom's annual spring showcase that previews the tablets, laptops, smartphones, gadgets, video games, toys, and consumer electronics that will be hot items for the upcoming Mother's Day, Father's Day and graduation gift-giving season.
Designers typically present and visualize their ideas by photographing and Photoshopping or by printing and constructing mock-ups using paper and glue. Both of these are often time consuming and take designers away from their main focus; designing. LiveSurface is a unique new image library of more than 350 specially constructed image templates which contain 3D [...]
The latest preview for 'Game of Thrones' season 3 displays the desperation at the heart of the conflict consuming Westeros.
Samsung Hub, an integrated multimedia content store, will provide consumers with a sophisticated magazine-style viewing experience Today at GALAXY S 4 Unpacked, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled a suite of exciting new content services...Show More Summary
The South by Southwest tech festival may not be a great place for apps to break out anymore, but a couple of consumer hardware products have generated a lot of buzz and pre-orders at this year’s event. Perhaps the single-most talked about product is Leap Motion, an $80 device that turns any computer into the one from Minority Report. Show More Summary
Taking a hands-on look at Huawei’s (002502) new Ascend Mate “phablet” really does require you to use both hands, because the thing is absolutely enormous. Boasting a 6.1-inch display, the Ascend Mate first made its debut at ConsumerShow More Summary
Microsoft's Windows Blue operating system update may be on its way to a public, consumer preview in the next few months. And it might even be free, according to the latest scuttlebutt.
Like pizza, even when it's bad, the Royal Rumble is fun to consume.
By Trefis: U.S.-based consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble's (PG) 2012 story has largely been a disappointment for investors. The company's historic focus on high price points and premium-range products greatly undermined P&G's dominance in developed markets over the year. Show More Summary
Mozilla's Firefox OS isn't slated to debut until later this year, but the Firefox-maker introduced a Firefox OS developer preview phone Tuesday that will soon be available for purchase. The developer handset isn’t a consumer phone; it is meant as a tool for people who intend to make apps for the new Firefox smartphone platform. Show More Summary
Mozilla has unveiled two Developer Preview smartphones that will act as a vanguard ahead of Firefox OS's consumer release later this year. The phones are being developed by Geeksphone -- a Spanish smartphone start-up -- and Telefonica, one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world (and also Spanish).
By Brian Gilmartin: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), the healthcare giant with a significant presence in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices, reports 4th qu arter 012 financial re sults befor e the opening bell on Tuesday, January 22nd. Show More Summary
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Audi has given a preview of its upcoming technologies at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week. Though aimed at the general electronics industry, the annual show, known to most as CES, has grown to become a key event for automakers announcing their latest tech. Electronics trends over the next decade is...
LAS VEGAS—Coming up with new and better ways for you to watch various forms of content on your HDTV is like a sport for the consumer electronics industry. The latest ambitious competitor is Lukup Media, which is previewing its LukupShow More Summary