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Netflix Acquisition Costs Pass to New Subscribers

by Super User

Netflix has raised the price of its UltraHD streaming services, to $12, for new subscribers. Current members do not have to pay the new price until August 2016. Higher acquisition costs were given as …

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iPhone 6 Boosts ODM’s Revenues

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Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron both reported large increases in sales for September, rising 51% and 63% respectively from August, primarily due to shipments of Apple’s new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Foxconn’s …

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Smartwatch Adoption Will Accelerate – But No Killer App in Sight

by Super User

More than 100 million smartwatches will be in use worldwide by 2019, says Juniper Research. In a new report (http://tinyurl.com/qceaqhh), the firm predicts that the next 12-18 months will bring the product category into …

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Aiptek Has Tablet with Projector

by Super User

We’ve been reporting on Aiptek of Taiwan for more than 10 years and on its activities in pico projectors for six years. At Gitex, the company was proudly showing off the P70 Android 4.4 …

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Audi Chooses Planar for Experience Centre

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The installation of fifty 55″ screens, from Planar, has been completed at Audi’s Driving Experience Centre in Neuberg, Germany. As well as multiple single displays, three videowalls are installed around the facility: a 4×4 …

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Acer, Asustek see September Sales Decline

by Super User

Acer reported sales of NT$31.1 billion ($1 billion) in September, 4.2% higher than August but down 5.7% from September 2013. Last month’s result brought sales for the year to date to NT$244.1 billion ($8 …

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Parks: 46 Million Paying UltraHD Customers by 2018

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According to Parks Associates, more than 46 million households globally will subscribe to an UltraHD pay-TV service by 2018. Such services will be deployed to differentiate providers from their competitors. They are expected to …

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Japan Display Warns of Surprise Loss

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Japan Display (JDI) has issued a revised forecast for this year and said it now expects to record a net loss of

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Tablets Cannibalise TV for UK Children

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According to Ofcom, one-third of UK children aged 5-15 own their own tablet – and 11% between aged 3 and 4. The 34% figure represents almost a 100% YoY increase, from 19% ownership in …

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