Readers’ Choice – The Top Stories of 2013 as Picked by Readers

2013 ends today and it is fun to look back on the top stories of the last year. Many times, this yields surprises as stories from early in the year are easy to forget. In this post, we are revealing … Continue reading

Major OLED Production Problems Force Panasonic & Sony to Refocus on 4K

  In a report that appeared in the Nikkei on Christmas Day, it appears that Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. have dissolved a joint OLED production initiative and will instead seek new methods individually. As a result, both companies will … Continue reading

Startling Jump in November Housing Starts; Are Happy Days Here Again?

Newly released data from the Commerce Department shows that housing starts took what many are characterizing as a startling jump in November – rising 23% overall above the October rate and almost 30% above the November 2012 rate. Analysts are … Continue reading

Azione Unlimited Adds Thorens Turntables

Azione Unlimited, a national dealer buying group, announced earlier this week that it has added Thorens turntables to its vendor lineup. Thorens is distributed in the United States by Vancouver, BC-based Rutherford Audio, who also has outlets in Seattle, WA … Continue reading

Toshiba Tries to Turnaround Its Troubled TV Division

Toshiba Corp. has launched an aggressive strategy aimed at turning around its troubled, money-losing television manufacturing business. We wrote last week about their decision to close a manufacturing plant in China in a bid to restructure their production base – … Continue reading