21st Century Distributing Announces Integration Innovation Roadshow

Garner, NC-based 21st Century Distributing, a consumer electronics distributor based in the Southeast, announced this week that it has reconfigured its usual dealer show, converting it into a roadshow with an all-new mobile demo display. Scheduled to hit six major … Continue reading

Apple Acquires Empty Panasonic Factory for R&D Facility in Japan

Is the pendulum swinging back? The mayor of Yokohama, Japan, Ms. Fumiko Hayashi, said today that Apple, Inc. has purchased an empty Panasonic factory and will turn it into a state-of-the-art research and development center. For many Japanese, this is … Continue reading

The Stratecon Group & NewBay Media Reach Agreement on Content Supply Program

BREAKING NEWS Content to Include In-Depth Analyses on Key Industry Topics The Stratecon Group, Inc. (parent company to, and publisher of, the Strata-gee.com website) and NewBay Media, LLC have reached an agreement on a content supply program. Under this agreement, … Continue reading

Stunning Stories of Impending Doom Swirl Around Sharp

In just the last two days, Japanese and U.S. press outlets are releasing a slew of stories of Sharp Corp.’s impending doom in the form of a restructuring announcement that isn’t expected to be officially released until May. Nonetheless, multiple … Continue reading

Think Apple’s Watch is Doomed to Fail? Better Think Again

Apple, Inc. announced the coming availability of the Watch, its first major product in years, at a presentation earlier this month. Since that announcement, we’ve been struck by the lack of enthusiasm for the product amongst members of the TECH … Continue reading

Interesting Twist: Autonomic Passes Savings On to Dealers, Consumers

In an announcement that is a bit unusual for a manufacturer, Autonomic announced on Tuesday that it is reducing the MSRP on its popular Mirage Audio System (MAS). Not only that, but the company says it will actually increase the … Continue reading

Sony’s Tightened Partnership with Best Buy Credited for Biz Turnaround

Newly Spun-Off TV Division May Show a Profit for 1st Time in 10 Years In a new report out of Japan, Sony’s TV business is said to be expected to report an operating profit this fiscal year – its first … Continue reading

Sharp Officially Announces Its Exit from the Canada TV Market

BREAKING NEWS Canadian tech industry website WiFiHiFi (wifihifi.ca) announced today that it has confirmed that Sharp Corp. will exit the Canadian TV market. Much in line with our recent reporting on the troubled brand, this is probably just the first … Continue reading