Fresh launches a social review platform where hardware startups can connect with consumers to provide product feedback.
Bathed in the glow of neon light, Marc Benioff, a keynote speaker at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, delivered some golden rules for technology entrepreneurs.
“People are definitely interested in a mid-sized tablet from Apple,” Gazelle’s Anthony Scarsella told me today. “Trade-ins doubled on the 16th of last month, and volumes have stayed high since.”
About half of all goods purchased over the Black Friday weekend were electronic gadgets, according to a survey by the Consumer Electronics Association and polling firm Caravan.
Watch out, Amazon.com: Someone’s trying to bump your shopping cart.
Somewhere in the stock market’s noise today, there’s a very clear signal: enterprise hardware sales are in trouble. Despite upbeat forecasts from Intel and Nvidia for the fourth quarter this year, a forecast from enterprise giant Cisco for this holiday season paints a terrifying picture that could signal the end of the business-tech comeback.
U.S. consumer electronics demand has been hit hard by the recession as Americans plan on spending 17 percent less on tech gadgets than they did a year ago.