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SV Staff Posted: Apr 16, 2008 0 comments
This won't affect North American and European consumers, but Japanese shoppers may soon observe a noticeable lack of JVC LCD TVs for sale. That's because JVC is looking to exit the business in its home country, and will probably make its decision...
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 23, 2008 0 comments
While Blu-ray might be seeing slow sales in the U.S. market, Japanese sales of Blu-ray in June topped 122,000, hitting the 6-figure/month mark for the first time ever. Compared to May's 82,000 units, you can see why it's a big deal. Speculation...
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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 28, 1998 0 comments

The Associated Press reported Dec. 22 that Japanese film director Juzo Itami died after jumping from the top of an eight-storey building that housed his office. Itami was director of the international hit film <I>Tampopo</I>.

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Barry Willis Posted: Dec 28, 1998 0 comments

Movie fans the world over are mourning the passing of Toshiro Mifune, Japan's greatest film actor. Mifune died December 24 at a hospital in Mitaka, Japan, not far from his home in Tokyo. The cause of death was an unspecified "organ failure." Mifune was 77.

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SV Staff Posted: Aug 05, 2016 0 comments
As sales of 4K Ultra HD (UHD) TVs begin to take off and 4K content slowly becomes available, Japan’s NHK is forging ahead with 8K TV, which delivers four times more pixels than UHD or 16 times that of standard HD.
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 03, 2016 0 comments
RME Premium Recordings, a label owned by Synthax Japan that specializes in live hi-res recordings, is the latest label to embrace the MQA music format invented by Meridian founder Bob Stuart.
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2015 0 comments
Jay Leno’s garage, the weekly hour-long program Jay Leno has produced online since 2006, will debut on CNBC in October. The show, which features many cars from Leno’s personal collection, will air October 7 at 10 p.m. ET.

For more information, see this report on TVNewser.

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HT Staff Posted: May 20, 2001 0 comments
Venerable loudspeaker manufacturer JBL has added an impressive new series to its home theater offerings. The TiK line embodies an entirely new design, one that JBL is calling the "bending trapezoid," for its gently curving sides and truncated-cone appearance. The company has devoted special attention to chamber construction and resonance suppression, in addition to developing a new set of drivers. TiK speakers are new from the ground up.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 15, 2009 1 comments
Audio company JBL and clothing makers Roxy have announced a partnership to produce a line of fashion-minded portable audio equipment. Next month, the companies will release a series of Roxy-branded ear buds and headphones targeted at...
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SV Staff Posted: Aug 14, 2008 0 comments
Our friends at Akihabara News are reporting that Harman International's web site is featuring an interesting new item.  The JSB-1 speaker/equipment isolation cone kit will be released in September. Audiophiles are no strangers to various...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 08, 2013 0 comments
Harman International today announced two entry-level surround-sound speaker packages from JBL: the Cinema 610 and Cinema 510, which list for $400 and $300, respectively.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 16, 2008 0 comments
JBL is taking the time to make a great iPod dock. The new On Time 200iD is a wonderful way to keep time with your favorite iPod tunes. A clock radio and iPod dock - does it get any better? The JBL On Time 200iD provides an acceptable six watts of...
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 17, 2008 0 comments
Need a speaker that will fit in a corner? What about something that will work in the middle of a room? JBL has the speakers for you!  The new JBL Control NOW speakers are quite unique. Each speaker is a rounded 90 degree quarter-circle,...
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Barry Willis Posted: May 27, 2001 0 comments

The era of consolidation in the broadcasting industry may be over, at least for a while, in the wake of the abandonment of the Republican Party by Senator James Jeffords.

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