CEA released the 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting industry progress and leadership on green initiatives
Custom Integrators Transform Homes into TechHomes During Home Improvement Month
Gary Shapiro Delivers Keynote at The Next Web Conference Europe
Tablet Ownership Rates Continue to Increase, According to CEA’s Quarterly Tablet Report
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® in support of the introduction of The Federal Spectrum Incentive Act from Senator’s Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Representatives Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) and Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.): “This legislation represents an important step forward in helping the American consumer by incentivizing federal government spectrum users to make available highly valuable spectrum for wireless broadband and streamlining their relocation." Full Release
Ahead of today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing, “Wrecking the Internet to Save It? The FCC’s Net Neutrality Rule”, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® sent Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Ranking Member John Conyers a letter urging Congress to give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) clear—but limited—authority to protect an open and competitive Internet. Full Release
Today at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® Technology & Standards Forum, CEA announced the creation of its new Health and Fitness Technology Subcommittee. The new group will develop standards, recommended practices and technical reports addressing health and fitness technology. “CEA is constantly evaluating the evolving technology landscape to see where collaborative efforts on industry standards might have a strong impact.” Full Release
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the passage of the Data Security and Breach Notification Standard bill by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade: “For consumers and businesses, the Data Security and Breach Notification Standard bill is ‘win-win.’ It will protect consumers while giving businesses the flexibility to innovate." Full Release
Swift action needed to shut down patent abuse industry
Today’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on “Patent Reform: Protecting America’s Innovators and Job Creators from Abusive Patent Litigation” presented an urgent and powerful case for fixing our broken patent system. One entrepreneur, TMSOFT CEO and Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® member Todd Moore, described how a patent troll almost ruined his business with a frivolous lawsuit.
Consumer confidence toward the overall economy and technology spending both fell in March, following record-high levels for the month of February, according to the latest data released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release
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