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SV Staff Posted: Oct 24, 2008 0 comments
Business is bad. The market is tanking. Instead of retiring at age 65, you’ll have to work until 95. But at least more and more of us can watch Knight Rider in high-def. That’s what market researchers at iSuppli are saying (the high-def part).In...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 24, 2008 0 comments
Netflix is a company on the move. They've already become the world’s largest online movie rental service, and they're fast sewing up their leadership in online streaming.Hard on the heels of their announcement that LG will offer Netflix...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 24, 2008 0 comments
According to the folks over at TVPredictions.com — whose jobs are, apparently, to predict things about TV — the February 17 switchover to digital TV will be the best thing to ever happen to American society since the invention of the TV. In...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 24, 2008 0 comments
Hey buddy, can you spare a nickel? Better yet, how about $700 billion? Everyone is feeling the pain these days, even Sony Corporation.The electronics giant issued a revised earnings report, and the news was not good. Consumer demand is slowing so...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 23, 2008 0 comments
 Star Wars fans know that creator George Lucas is no stranger to marketing. I've personally purchased the original Trilogy four times, and know that I’ll be in to George for at least one more go 'round once he releases them on...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
Yet another esteemed audio brand has found its way into the automotive market. In a press event staged Tuesday at Harman International headquarters in the Los Angeles suburb of Northridge, pro/consumer audio company Lexicon teamed up with its...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
We love reports from DisplaySearch. They completely break down all the industry trends so we can all understand what's going on. Their latest report indicates that the recent downturn in flat panel sales isn't a short term slump, but a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
We reported just a few days ago that Netflix is expecting about 500,000 subscribers, or 6% of their subscribers, to pay their Blu-ray premium. $1 a month to get Blu-ray movies delivered to your home. We thought that was good.  However, a...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
You know the saying, cutting off your nose to spite your face? You have to wonder if Circuit City might have done the same. We reported earlier this week that the mega-retailer is going to shut down 150 stores and is laying off thousands of...
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SV Staff Posted: Oct 22, 2008 0 comments
As I write this, the Dow is down another 3%, well below 9000. Retirement funds are counting losses in the trillions. Even Google, the wunderkind stock, has lost more than half its value since the start of the year. People, this is serious! But in...

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