The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the appointment of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn as acting chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Full Release
Tablet ownership in America has reached a new high with 40 percent of online U.S. adults indicating they own a tablet, according to research released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s Consumer Outlook on Tablets: Q2 2013 report examined trend information on consumer behavior and sentiment regarding tablet computers from January through March 2013. Full Release
Smartphone and tablet owners are spending less time using standalone consumer electronics (CE) devices according to new research study, A Tale of Two Techs – Smartphone and Tablet Adoption and Usage, released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The study shows consumers continue to use standalone electronic devices, such as digital cameras, but are reducing their usage time as a result of owning a smartphone or tablet. Full Release
The U.S. consumer electronics (CE) industry continues to make strides toward increasing electronics recycling across the nation, according to a new report released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The Second Annual Report of the eCycling Leadership Initiative tracks the efforts of the CE industry nationwide to make recycling electronics as easy as purchasing electronics – and to make responsible recycling of electronics an option for consumers in all 50 states. Full Release
Consumer confidence in technology spending increased in April, while sentiment in the overall economy decreased, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. Full Release
The following statement is attributable to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in response to Monday’s cloture vote on S.743, the Marketplace Fairness Act. Full Release
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® President and CEO Gary Shapiro today addressed The Media Institute on the topic of “Digital Ninjas – What We Need to Ensure American Leadership.” Shapiro drew on CEA’s new book Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses to criticize broadcasters for opposing innovation, specifically noting their efforts to impede spectrum auctions. Full Release
Consumers’ desire for mobility is driving sales of tablets, smartphones, e-readers and wireless mobile hotspots, according to a new study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. The 15th Annual Household CE Ownership and Market Potential Study also found that consumer electronics (CE) spending is up for individuals (35 percent) and households (36 percent) over the last 12 months. Full Release
The following statement is attributable to Michael Petricone, senior vice president, government and regulatory affairs, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in response to today’s ruling by a New York court rejecting Viacom’s appeal of its 2007 lawsuit against YouTube: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® honored Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR) with the inaugural Innovation Policy Ninja Award, and named Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) and DISH CEO Joseph Clayton as Digital Patriots at Wednesday’s CEA awards dinner. These four unique award recipients were recognized for their instrumental roles in advancing technology innovation. As part of a two-day event that brought together trailblazing technology companies and Washington leaders, CES on the Hill showcased technologies at the center of today’s tech policy debates to a record 500+ attendees, including 32 members of Congress on Tuesday night. Full Release
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