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Consumers Hungry For More In-Car Tech

As this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) demonstrated, tech companies and car manufacturers are both ready to push in-car technology to the next level with 4G connections, monitoring software, and implementation of precursor self-driving technology. Luckily for those companies, it seem that consumers are on the same page and eager for futuristic car technology. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today …

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Majority Still Attached to Physical Media

Over the past few years Netflix has led a revolution in digital media, bringing high-quality streaming and downloadable media into the homes of average consumer. However great cord-cutting may be for some, though, the majority of Americans still get their media from traditional TV broadcasters. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today released new data showing that 79% of U.S. adults …

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Nearly Half of Online Americans Now Own Tablets

As predicted, tablets were some of the hottest items this holiday shopping season. Over 78 million tablets shipped during the fourth quarter 2013 and Apple is set to lead another year of huge tablet market growth in 2014. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today estimated that a full 44% of online Americans now own at least one tablet. According to …

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Consumer Confidence Rising Going Into the New Year

The world economy has been slow to stabilize following the recession that began five years ago. In the U.S., high unemployment and low consumer confidence have led to a stagnating economic situation that is slowly crawling back. One of the market segments to weather the crisis well is the technology market. It seems that consumers have been saving their funds …

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Wearable Fitness Device Market Set For Huge Growth

Though tech manufacturers are beginning to enter the promising wearable device market, clothing manufacturers are beginning to enter that same market from the other direction. If current trends are anything to go by, athletic clothing companies could lead the way in the next few years with wearable devices and apps designed around fitness. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) this week …

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Consumers Ready to Spend Money on Tech This Holiday Season

Though it was one of the few industries to maintain growth during the recession that began five years ago, the tech sector was not immune to the effects of reduced consumer spending. The U.S. economy is now beginning to slowly crawl back, though, and more consumers are now preparing to spend their money – especially on gadgets. The Consumer Electronics …

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Holiday Retail Sales to Hit $738 Billion

October has just begun, and for many retail outlets that means dragging out the holiday decorations. With the economy slowly rebounding over the past five years, experts are now expecting to see a marginal increase in sales this holiday shopping season. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) this week predicted a 4% year-over-year increase in holiday spending during November and December …

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Data Use Now Beating Talk Time on Smartphones

Apple’s original iPhone was transformational in the sense that it brought handheld computing to the masses. However, the promise of on-the-go pocket computers is still slightly hampered (especially in the U.S.) by the need for a phone subscription. Now new research has shown that we may be headed toward a future where talking on a smartphone might be as rare …

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Tech Spending Confidence Rising, Says CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that consumer confidence in technology spending reached its highest level this year in August. The organization’s “Consumer TEchnology Expectations” index improved to 87.2 this month, up one point from the index in July. This increase in tech spending confidence happened while consumer confidence in the overall economy is falling. The CEA’s “Consumer Expectations” …

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LinkedIn: Great Recession Industry Trends

LinkedIn, with assistance from the Council Of Economic Advisors, recently took a look at the “data exhaust” of its over 150 million members, to get a better understanding of certain industry trends during and after the recent economic recession. With data gleaned from the partnership, LinkedIn was able to calculate the growth rates of certain industries occurring between 2007 and …

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CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth

In the midst of the technology gauntlet that is CES, some people still took time out to talk about education and innovation as it relates to the tech industry. A panel of CEOs from Xerox, Ford and Verizon spoke on education and innovation during CES as reported by Vegas Inc. The executives pointed out that better education and economic diversification …

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