"The idea behind this initiative is to help our fellow industry members prepare for future success." comments Grant Daoust CEO of Trends. "Many members of our community are working from home, or on possible temporary layoff. They may now have the time available for some exceptional product education,
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According to Nielsen Music's annual report, recorded music sales in the United States grew 13% in 2019 to US$11.1 billion, the highest revenue in more than a decade. Streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, and subscription and on-demand services like YouTube and SiriusXM accounted for 80% or US$8.8 billion of total revenue.
The interview with Bryston's dynamo, James Tanner, began rather normally. Born in Toronto, he moved to Elliot Lake, ON when he was 10. His father, also named James Tanner, was a stationary engineer for the mines. He was laid off when the mines closed three years later and the family moved back to Toronto. But when I asked about siblings, James did not give me the answer I was expecting.
Rocketbook is known for its reusable Core and Fusion digital notebooks, and now the company has developed the Orbit, which is designed specifically for medical, legal, and other professionals. It offers reusable paper and cloud sharing technology in the form of a legal-sized pad.
Apple says it will not meet current quarter revenue projections due to the Coronavirus, making the company the first major one in the U.S. to announce a revenue shortfall. The announcement is a reminder of the global dependence on China for supply chain and manufacturing, as well as the role Chinese citizens play as consumers for global brands.
At the far end of a storage closet in my basement, I have a collection of old clothes, long out of fashion, boxy and baggy, but still in great shape - the quality of the item outlasted the trend the item embraced. I keep these things knowing full well that if you wait long enough, clothes come back in style.
The annual Mobile World Congress mobile communications show, which is held annually in Barcelona every February, has been canceled this year due to coronavirus concerns.
Hisense has announced the appointment of David Gold as its new President of Hisense USA and Hisense Americas.
D&H Canada has launched a new Cloud Solutions program, an MSP-oriented initiative designed to help resellers and VARs make the transition to a hosted, "Everything-as-a-Service" business model.
WiFi HiFi is saddened to announce the passing of Christie Blatchford, a long-time and well-respected Canadian journalist who had, at one point in time in her career, worked for all of the major daily newspapers in Toronto, most recently with National Post. She passed away from cancer at the age of 68.
At ISE 2020 in Amsterdam, NAD Electronics revealed a new advanced amplifier that's designed specifically for high performance distributed audio systems.