CEDIA Thursday announced the 2011 inductees into its prestigious Fellows program, and among the honorees is CustomRetailer Editor in Chief Maureen Jenson, who is also editor of E-Gear and CEDIA’s Electronic Lifestyles magazine.
Nokia Oyj Chief Technology Officer Rich Green says hes looking for dirty jerseys to help the Finnish company regain the edge in smartphones from Apple Inc. and Google Inc.
“They should be in the game, playing, and not on the sidelines with a clean jersey telling people what to do,” Green said in an interview.The former Sun Microsystems Inc. executive, who was named to the position four months ago, is charged with making choices that get products to market faster and attract third-party application writers.
An education event will be held in two separate locations in Southern California later this month, meant to help companies develop strategies and plans for the year.
San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose Entrances & Exits: Blessed by an affluent, tech-savvy populace, the San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose market so far has managed to preserve a healthy block of independent, high-end dealers, in addition to supporting regional and national chains. The good guys! used 1998 to remodel its Concord and Dublin locations into its larger Audio/Video Exposition format, open a new Audio Video Exposition store in Palo Alto and replace its San Mateo location with an Audio/Video Exposition enhanced WOW! store. Office Depot closed its Oakland location then opened a new store in Millbrae across the bay. Costco opened its new store in Hayward and will