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Binge Viewers Prefer Discs to Paid Streams

The ARRIS Group announced that it has released the 2014 edition of its Consumer Entertainment Index, a study of global media consumption habits that surveyed over 10K consumers from 19 countries.

Blu-ray Player Ownership Balloons

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced its latest research reports that 39% of U.S. households now own a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, up from 31% in 2013.

Game Developers Reveal Platform Intentions

UBM Tech, the organizer of The Game Developers Conference (GDC), announced the results of its second annual State of the Industry Survey.

Consumer Electronics Market Continues Slide

IHS announced it forecasts that worldwide CE manufacturing revenue will fall to $250 billion in 2014, down 2% from last year.

Growing TV Sizes Boost Display Market

NPD DisplaySearch announced it reckons that the average size of LCD TVs is on the rise, a trend that continues to be a driving force in global TFT LCD flat-panel-display (FPD) demand.

MHL Consortium Builds Army

The MHL Consortium announced that there are now 200 adopters of Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) technology.

LG Cloud Goes Global

LG Electronics announced that it plans to roll out its TV-centric LG Cloud service around the globe by the end of next month.

Mobile Data Traffic Climbing Steadily

Cisco announced the results of its latest study, which projects that worldwide mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold over the next four years, reaching 11.2 exabytes per month by 2017.

BlackBerry World Jam Packed with Songs, Movies and TV Shows

Research In Motion (RIM) announced that its new BlackBerry World storefront (formally BlackBerry App World) for BlackBerry 10 will include an extensive catalog of songs as well as movies and TV shows.

AUO Flaunts Latest Displays at Touch Taiwan 2012

AU Optronics announced that it will show off its latest displays at the Touch Taiwan 2012 trade show.

More Consumers Watching Online Video on TV

NPD DisplaySearch announced its latest research suggests that more consumers than ever are watching online video on their TVs.

Silicon Image Touts MHL Popularity

Silicon Image announced that it has shipped over 100 million Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) products worldwide.

3D Display Sales On the Rise

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced it forecasts that the overall consumer electronics industry in the U.S. will grow by almost 6% this year and sales of 3D-enabled displays will reach 5.6 million units, up 104% year-over-year.

Mobile High-Definition Link PlugFest Draws Interest

The MHL Consortium, charged with administering and promoting Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) technology, announced that it hosted its first PlugFest event in Taipei, Taiwan.

Amazon Preps London Digital Media Development Centre

Amazon announced that it will open a new global Digital Media Development Centre in London, England to create interactive digital services for TVs, game consoles, smartphones and PCs.