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CEA: Consumer Confidence Remains High

CEA logo January 27, 2015

The Consumer Electronics Association's monthly measures of consumer confidence remain high, CEA said, although the tech number dropped slightly from last month....

CEA: Confidence Mixed Ahead of Holidays

CEA logo October 29, 2014

CEA's Index of Consumer Technology Expectations (ICTE) dropped 3.2 points in October, although the Index of Consumer Expectations (ICE) rose 5.3 points the same month....

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai Is Focused on 'Sonyness'

May 31, 2013

The final session on the final day of this year's D conference was an unusual one: Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher chatting with San...

Report: Sony Hires Bankers to Explore Loeb's Partial Spinoff Plan

May 30, 2013

U.S.-listed shares of Sony extended their recent rally by jumping as much as 7% on Thursday on a report that the Japanese conglomerate has...

Sony Eyes Two Former Apple Executives for Board

May 30, 2013

Sony is planning to add two new people to its board of directors, and both can trace their roots to Apple. Eikoh Harada, current...

Why the Tech Industry Needs Something New to Talk About

May 29, 2013

Last year when Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at D10, it occurred to me that he had probably the hardest job in...

Panasonic to Cut 5,000 Workers from Automotive and Industrial Division

May 29, 2013

Panasonic Corp said it will cut around 5,000 workers from its automotive and industrial division in a bid to bolster its operating profit margin...

Sony's Bread and Butter? It's Not Electronics

May 28, 2013

Sony is best known as a consumer electronics company, making PlayStation game consoles and televisions. And it loses money on almost every gadget it...

Panasonic Said to Get Health Care Unit Bids From Toshiba, TPG

May 28, 2013

TPG Capital, Toshiba Corp. are among bidders for Panasonic Corp.'s health care unit, said people with knowledge of the matter. A deal may be...

Six Questions: Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association

May 27, 2013

As home entertainment and consumer electronics have become more closely married to each other throughout the years, Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer...