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Joe Clayton, CE Industry Titan, Passes
November 5, 2018 at 8:50 am

The CE industry mourns a legend as Joseph P. “Joe” Clayton, a seminal consumer electronics industry figure and former President and CEO of DISH, has passed at the age of 69.

Harman, XM Veteran Acker Dies at 49
November 13, 2014

Robert Acker, a longtime 12 volt industry executive who spent time at XM, RealNetworks, Aha Mobile and Harman International, passed away this week at the age of 49. A San Jose Mercury News report said a man found unresponsive near a jogging trail in Redwood City, Calif. was identified Thursday as Acker. 

Sirius XM Names New CEO
April 30, 2013

Sirius XM Satellite Radio said Tuesday that it has named Jim Meyer its new CEO, replacing Mel Karmazin. 


Women in CE Legacy Award Tickets Now Available
November 1, 2012

Tickets are available now for Women in CE's fourth annual Legacy Awards and networking reception at January's International CES. The event is scheduled for the evening of Jan. 8 at the Paris Hotel. 

5 Challenges the Auto Industry Must Overcome to Make Connected Cars Mainstream
November 28, 2011

Robert Acker is GM of Aha Radio, a business unit of HARMAN International, the leading global infotainment group. For 15 years, Acker has been a pioneering entrepreneur in the connected car and infotainment space at companies including Dash Navigation, XM Satellite Radio and Rhapsody.

The American driver spends countless hours every day sitting in front of his car radio, a device that first appeared in the 1930s. While car infotainment systems, as they are called today, now have features like navigation and multichannel audio, the entertainment content hasn't fundamentally changed in these past 80 years.

Sirius to Sponsor KnowledgeFest
September 26, 2010

Sirius XM Satellite Radio has been announced as a platinum sponsor of MERA's KnowledgeFest outside Dallas next month, MERA announced Friday.

CWR Announces Garmin Exclusive
September 16, 2009

CWR Electronics announced this week that it has reached an exclusive deal to distribute the Garmin GPSMAP 540s chartplotter, a marine electronics product.

Sirius App Coming to iPhone Thursday
June 18, 2009

The long-awaited application that will make Sirius XM Satellite Radio available on iPhones and iPod Touch devices will arrive this Thursday.