Categories: consumer electronics

Can Sony Save Blu-Ray?

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on June 19

Can Sony reset the clock on Blu-ray's lifespan? Some consumer electronics manufacturers have predicted that the high-definition movie format may never become a mainstream hit and could be superseded by...

Apple Plunges; Is It Cheap Tech's Time?

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 29

Apple's stock plunged a rather stunning 18% today, which is all the more amazing since the Dow fell only--only!--7%. Analysts are worried consumers will cut back, and it's not a...

Good Enough Technology: My New $30 TV

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 14

It so happened that my rather old TV decided to die on the second day of the Olympics, the one sports event my wife cannot do without. So I...

GE Cameras: Taking On The World

Posted by: Olga Kharif on May 23

Last May a company called General Imaging, headed by former president of camera maker Olympus Imaging, Hiroshi Komiya, began selling digital cameras under General Electric's brand. Today, I caught up with Rene Buhay, GI's senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Americas. And while GE is abandoning appliances, and many camera makers are leaving the crowded digital cameras space, this business seems to be doing well. "The sales are growing fast," Buhay says. "We are expanding rapidly."

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Bloomberg Businessweek writers Peter Burrows, Cliff Edwards, Olga Kharif, Aaron Ricadela, and Douglas MacMillan, dig behind the headlines to analyze what’s really happening throughout the world of technology. Tech Beat covers everything from tech bellwethers like Apple, Google, and Intel and emerging new leaders such as Facebook to new technologies, trends, and controversies.

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