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Getting ahead of the TV curve
April 17, 2014
The ultimate in big screen television technology could soon be yours - for about $35,000. South Korean consumer electronics maker LG showed off the world's largest curved television at Auckland's Sky Tower last night.

Getac Announces T800 Fully Rugged Tablet with 8.1-Inch Display Designed for Today's Mobile Workforce; Compact Size, Extreme Ruggedness, Advanced Wireless, Extended Battery Life and New SnapBack Add-Ons Help T800 Perform in Extreme Conditions
April 16, 2014
Getac Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged computers, is introducing the T800 fully rugged tablet. At less than 9x6 inches in size and boasting a brilliant 8.1-inch display, the T800 is the ideal compact rugged tablet for today's mobile workforce. Combining the latest in processor and wireless technology with an ultra-rugged exterior and Getac's unique SnapBack add-on accessories, the Getac T800 is the perfect fit for use in extreme working environments including those found in the utilities, military, field service, public safety and transportation sectors. The new T800 runs Windows 8.1 Professional. Measuring less than 9x6 inches in size and offering a brilliant 8.1-inch display, the T800 is the ideal compact rugged tablet for today's mobile workforce. (Photo: Business Wire)

Research And Markets: Global Flexible Display Market 2013-2020: Application, Technology, Component & Material Analysis
April 16, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014: Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flexible Display Market by Application, Technology, Component, Material & Geography - Forecast & Analysis to 2013 - 2020" report to their offering.

Tranparent Conductive Films and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics; Start-Ups in These Fields Show Above-Average Momentum, While Companies Working on Emissive Displays Such as OLED Are Fading, Lux Research Says
April 16, 2014
Transparent conductive films (TCFs) -- used in touchscreens -- and sensors are currently the hottest sectors in printed, flexible and organic electronics, based on an analysis of start-up companies' performance, according to Lux Research.

Yahoo reports anaemic growth
April 16, 2014
Yahoo again posted anaemic quarterly revenue growth as the Internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals, nearly two years into CEO Marissa Mayer's comeback effort. Mayer told analysts yesterday that new mobile and advertising initiatives were gaining momentum, positioning the company for a period of stable but modest growth. Revenue from its core display advertising business inched 2% higher in the first quarter, reversing several consecutive quarters of declines.

Higher-value exporters survive turmoil in market
April 16, 2014
Higher-value Chinese exporters are more immune than low-cost manufacturers in the face of market turmoil from such things as weak demand, exchange-rate fluctuations and rising costs, said exhibitors at the Canton Fair that opened on Tuesday. Weak demand and fluctuations in exchange rate hurt manufacturers

Yahoo creeping forward with small growth; Yahoo creeps
April 16, 2014
Yahoo has again posted anemic quarterly revenue growth as the internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals, nearly two years into chief executive Marissa Mayer's comeback effort. Ms Mayer has told analysts that new mobile and advertising initiatives were gaining momentum, positioning the company for a period of stable but modest growth. Revenue from its core display advertising business inched 2 PC higher in the first quarter, reversing several consecutive quarters of declines.

Toshiba Unveils New 4K Ultra HD Laptop
April 15, 2014
April 15 -- Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today unveiled its new Satellite P55t, featuring one of the world's first 4K Ultra HD display in a laptop and the world's first to earn Technicolor Color Certification. Ideal for visual creative professionals and multimedia enthusiasts, the Satellite P55t is designed to take on the most intensive computing demands and display unprecedented imagery.

Magnetic Media Online appoints chief strategy officer
April 15, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Magnetic Media Online, Inc., a digital advertising technology company, has appointed Sandeep Swadia as chief strategy officer.

Casio America launches new LampFree Ultra Short Throw projector
April 10, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Casio America, Inc., a marketer of consumer electronics products, has launched its first LampFree Ultra Short Throw projector, the XJ-UT310WN.


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