Forget Wearables! Japan Invents UnWearables – A Bra That Only Pops Open for True Love

One of the hot topics at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month was “wearables” – technology that you wear somewhere on your body. Whether Google Glass on your head, or a FitBit wrist band, the magic … Continue reading

Taiwan’s Foxconn Looks to Build Factories in the U.S. – Six States Compete for Selection

Foxconn Technology Group, a Taiwanese company with manufacturing plants in China, and the world’s largest manufacturer of electronics – is looking to build one or more factories here in the U.S. The company, mostly known as the primary manufacturer of … Continue reading

Social Media’s Buzzing about Savant Systems’ New CEO

Savant Systems, LLC announced on Tuesday that it has hired William J. Lynch as its new CEO. Who is Lynch, you ask? He is the ex-Barnes & Noble CEO who left there in the middle of last year. The Savant … Continue reading

It’s Official, Moody’s Says Sony is ‘Junk’

In a move that has been highly anticipated or, depending on your point of view, highly dreaded,  Moody’s Investors Service cut its credit rating on Sony Corp. by one notch, dropping it below investment grade – taking it to “junk” … Continue reading

After a Short Pause, Another D+M Group Executive Leaves the Company

BREAKING NEWS Petro Shimonishi, once Senior Global Business Team Leader of Headphones & Accessories for D+M Group, announced on Facebook today that she has left the company for a new role with a new company. The announcement clearly surprised many … Continue reading

Sharp Ends Production of Solar Panels at Tennessee Factory – 300 to Lose Their Jobs

Sharp Corporation announced that it has decided to end production of solar panels at its factory in Memphis, Tennessee, the Nikkei reported today. As a result, 300 jobs will be eliminated at the facility. See more on this unexpected announcement … Continue reading

Sign of the Times: App Makers Snapchat, Shutterfly & Yelp Join CEA

In an announcement that reflects the changing nature of the tech industry, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today that app makers Snapchat, Shutterfly, and Yelp have joined the trade organization. App makers had a prominent visibility at the most … Continue reading

Yamaha Updates the ‘Executive Micro-System’ Adding Streaming & Hi-Res Audio

Popular as task-specific sub-room systems especially useful in offices, dens,and home offices…the executive micro-system has been used and appreciated by millions for many years now. In fact, here at Stratecon, we listen to one in our office frequently. We used … Continue reading