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Sympathy for the Sony

by Jay Heiser  |  December 12, 2014

Getting attacked by the North Koreans for making a movie that spoofs their sad little country and its tinpot dictator makes Sony the most sympathy worthy attack victim of the millennium. No...

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Next generation console technologies to excite consumers, increase semiconductor content

by Richard Gordon  |  June 24, 2013

These past couple of week have been an exciting time for gadget lovers, RAM sellers and semiconductor analysts. Two major events clash with Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (often home to new...

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Un-Augmented Reality: Cutting through the Briefing Hype

by Angela Mcintyre  |  February 27, 2013

My colleague Tuong Nguyen and I discuss the line-up of announcements surrounding Mobile World Congress last week. Tuong was in New York City at briefings by HTC, Canon, Metaio and Sony. Angela:...

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Amazon’s Aims for Immediate E-reader Supremacy

by Allen Weiner  |  September 28, 2011

While most observers obsess about the impact of Amazon’s new tablet and its impact on Apple’s iPad and other media tablets, the real story is much less about tablets and...

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Netflix at a Crossroads

by Allen Weiner  |  July 26, 2011

For a somewhat experienced market research analyst, it’s always a danger to build an opinion based on a small sample size. When that small sample size includes yourself and a...

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No Let Up In the E-Reading Device Parade

by Allen Weiner  |  May 5, 2011

Just when you thought it was safe to go into your big box retailers and buy an “e-reader” after parsing the maze of options, two new choices loom: a new...

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Will Google Editions Disrupt or Distract?

by Allen Weiner  |  May 11, 2010

Google has dropped a few hints about the upcoming release of Google Editions, its megasized e-book marketplace that aims to take on other e-book platform providers. What makes that scenario...

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Rumored GoogleTV Partnership – Déjà vu All Over Again

by Van Baker  |  March 18, 2010

The New York Times reports that Google is working on something that is called GoogleTV which might see Android on the television running on Intel silicon and using a Logitech...

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Apple iPad Offers Publishers Hope but Is Hardly a Savior

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Rumors being what they are, much of what Steve Jobs announced at the Ipad launch event didn’t come as a surprise to the overload crowd at the Yerba Buena Center...

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E-Books on the Apple Tablet

by Allen Weiner  |  January 19, 2010

Let’s get this on the table: even with talk of a deal between Harper Collins and Apple, the Apple Tablet will not be about e-books. Well, at least not the...

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