Bluesound to Offer iHeartRadio Streaming Internet Radio

Bluesound, a line of high performance wireless multi-room music components offered by specialty supplier Lenbrook America, announced this week that it has added iHeartRadio to the list of streaming services its line offers. iHeartRadio, one of the more popular Internet … Continue reading

Toshiba’s Top Executive Team Resigns in Wake of Scandal

BREAKING NEWS Much as we anticipated in our report yesterday, at a press conference today in Tokyo, Toshiba President Hisao Tanaka has resigned from the company as a result of a broiling accounting scandal in which investigators say company bosses … Continue reading

Investigators: Toshiba Over-Inflated Profits; Top Execs Knew

BREAKING NEWS Company Schedules Press Conference Tuesday; President Expected to Resign The Japan Times is reporting today that investigators looking into potential accounting malfeasance at Toshiba Corp. for the five-year period ending March 31, 2015 have released summary findings that … Continue reading

After 1-Year Delay, Artison Ships Pint-Sized Powerhouse

Artison announced last week the availability of a new freestanding subwoofer called the RCC Nano 1. This seemingly mighty miniature looked appealing on several fronts and we were curious to learn more. We read the release with interest…something about the … Continue reading

Stressing the Industry, LCD Panel Prices Collapse 10% in 2015

In a sign of continuing struggles in the TV business, reports out of Japan indicate that LCD panel prices continue to decline. So far in 2015, the average price of LCD panels have dropped 10%…and show no sign of slowing … Continue reading

Toshiba’s Troubles Hit Tipping Point

BREAKING NEWS Reports Say CEO is Out; Board of Directors Faces Massive Overhaul When Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced an initiative to tighten up corporate oversight he couldn’t possibly have known that his administration’s first catch might be his … Continue reading

Reps – Hire Them? Or Fire Them?

GUEST POST Manufacturers in the CE industry have bantered this question about since the industry began. Should we establish factory direct sales teams or use independent sale representatives? Or maybe a hybrid of both? Varied levels of success and failure … Continue reading

SpringDeck Appoints Staub Electronics as Rep for Canada

SpringDeck announced today that it has appointed Staub Electronics as its representative for the Canadian market. Staub is both a sales representative firm and a specialty distributor and covers the entirety of Canada in both the custom integration and mobile … Continue reading