Sony CEO Predicts 20-Yr High Op. Profit; Says Co. Needs More Innovation

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is feeling pretty good these days. After an incredibly tough turnaround period where many questioned his plan, Hirai said this week that the company expects to book an operating profit of ¥500 billion ($4.5 billion) in the fiscal year … Continue reading

HARD TIME: Vann’s Ex-CEO Gets 5+ Years in Federal Prison

Judge: ‘…Arrogance, That Defies Explanation’   In February, we reported that George Leslie Manlove was convicted on approximately 170 out of a total of 200 Federal felony counts stemming from his tenure as CEO of the now-defunct Vann’s Electronics & … Continue reading

Simply Reliable Launches ‘Digital Proposals’ in SmartOffice Update

Simply Reliable Software announced this week that it has added a dramatic new feature called “Digital Proposals” in the latest update of its SmartOffice software. The company called Digital Proposals “a game changing feature.” Learn more about Simply Reliable’s Digital … Continue reading

Voice-Enabled Device Usage Will Grow Nearly 130% This Year

Momentum continues to build for voice-enabled devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home products, according to new data and forecast from eMarketer. Usage rates also appear to be increasing for the broader category of virtual assistants, such as Apple’s Siri, … Continue reading

Savant Targets New Market Segment with Simple Host/Pro Remote Kit

Savant Systems has launched a clever new package that allows them to address a new entry-level market segment, and provides custom integration pros with a more robust solution for their less sophisticated clients. Called the Simple Host and Pro Remote … Continue reading