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  • Fox, Samsung Look to 'Liberate' Movies on Digital Devices

    When Twentieth Century Fox announced plans to back a technology that enables digital entertainment to easily move from one device to another, there was one thing missing: major support from a hardware manufacturer.
  • Inside GameStop's ROC, the hub for a multibillion-dollar used electronics business

    GRAPEVINE, Texas Inside the ROC, the heartbeat of the consumer electronics industry can be felt. At one end of the 182,000-square-foot facility, boxes roll in day and night, bringing thousands of video games, gaming consoles, smartphones and tablets sold...

    More efficient cable boxes are in the works

    To the editor: Your recent article on the energy efficiency of set-top boxes claims the devices are the second-biggest energy users in many homes. Actually, the total energy use by set-top boxes ranks below many other home energy uses, including heating,...

    John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014

     John "Jack" Hickey, 1925-2014
    John "Jack" Hickey was in school when he began his career with Galvin Manufacturing Corp., which became Motorola. Mr. Hickey, who retired in 1986 as executive vice president and chief financial officer but continued another 10 years as a director, was a...

    Concept for Live TV On-the-Go Was Around Long Before Aereo

    Aereo markets itself with the simple motto, "Watch Live TV Online." The technology is new; the concept, not so much. The mantra for the digital age has been to give consumers what they want, anywhere and anytime they want it. But when it comes to...