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Its important for every one from the audiophile consumer to the AV store owner to a Wall Street stock analyst to stay on top of the news that surrounds the world of consumer electronics. With billions of dollars of sales worldwide, public companies and cutting edge technologies designed to converge computers and entertainment - the CE business is an every changing marketplace. This HomeTheaterReview.com news archive will keep you with your finger on the pulse of what's going on in the world of all things consumer electronics.

Panamax Co-Founder and Family Killed In Tragic Car Accident

Panamax Co-Founder and Family Killed In Tragic Car Accident

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Terribly sad news from the world of consumer electronics in that the John and Susan Maloney along with their two young children Alden and Grace were killed in a tragic car accident according to the company's website. Read More

 
What Happened At Krell and Why The D'agostino Family Is Out

What Happened At Krell and Why The D'agostino Family Is Out

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Sometimes there is as much intrigue in the world of high-end audio as there is in the realms of politics, entertainment and narcotics. Such seems to be the case with the saga of the high-respected audio firm Krell and its founders, the D'Agostino family. Read More

 
Consumer Shopping Site Reports On HDTV Buying Habits

Consumer Shopping Site Reports On HDTV Buying Habits

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A new report on Retrevo.com breaks down consumer spending habits in the consumer electronics space. The report analyzes how shoppers plan to spend money this holiday season, and things are certainly looking rosy for HDTV. Read More

 
CEA Says Black Friday Electronics Sales Are Strong

CEA Says Black Friday Electronics Sales Are Strong

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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) brings glad tidings a month before Christmas - despite what has been going on with the economy, on Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), consumers came out in droves to purchase electronics. Read More

 
Comcast Cleared To Buy NBC Thanks To Vivendi Deal

Comcast Cleared To Buy NBC Thanks To Vivendi Deal

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In a deal that has stirred controversy over monopoly and anti-trust laws, cable giant Comcast has negotiated to purchase Vivendi's shares of NBC/Universal - the already combined network and studio - for the sum of $5.8 million. Read More

 
More Black Friday Specials From Nuforce, Aperion and Orb Audio

More Black Friday Specials From Nuforce, Aperion and Orb Audio

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Although they position themselves as the only games in town, Walmart and Target aren't the only places to get good deals on merchandise - especially if you're shopping for name brand specialty audio/video equipment the day after Thanksgiving. Read More

 
Meridian Opens a Concept Store in Bangkok

Meridian Opens a Concept Store in Bangkok

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We've all heard about what one night in Bangkok can do, but now Meridian and MRD Audio Company, Meridian's exclusive dealer for Thailand, are joining forces to put one store in Bangkok, specifically the world's first Meridian Concept store. Read More

 
Too Big To Fail: AV Manufacturers Look To Big Distributor AVAD For Their Future

Too Big To Fail: AV Manufacturers Look To Big Distributor AVAD For Their Future

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about how many of America's audio/video manufacturers feel about the electronics distribution company AVAD, which has been acquiring something of a monopoly in the trade. Read More

 
VIZIO Licenses Digital TV Patent Portfolio to SONY - Ends Dispute

VIZIO Licenses Digital TV Patent Portfolio to SONY - Ends Dispute

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Vizio and Sony have resolved recent patent disputes, with Vizio now becoming a licensee under Sony's color television patent portfolio. Meanwhile, Vizio will continue to expand its own intellectual property and patent portfolio. Read More

 
AV's Next and Biggest Generation of Clients Deeply Affected By Unemployment and Under-employment

AV's Next and Biggest Generation of Clients Deeply Affected By Unemployment and Under-employment

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Historically, consumers in their twenties and thirties are the most avid purchasers of new audio/video technology. Unfortunately, because of the problematic economy, many of today's twenty-and thirty-year-olds are unemployed or at least under-employed. Read More