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Adobe Pegs Overall Holiday Spend at $189B; 12 Days to Reach $3B

Online sales will top $2 billion every day Nov. 1-21, swelling to $3 billion daily Nov. 22-Dec. 3, Adobe Analytics forecast Wednesday. Overall, Nov. 1-Dec. 31 holiday season e-commerce sales will total $189 billion, “shattering all previous records” with a…Subscribe to Read >>

Sony Knows Better Now ‘How to Adapt’ to COVID-19, Says CFO

A rebound in Sony’s TV business was the top contributor to the 30.5% operating profit growth, to 54 billion yen ($518 million), in the company’s Electronics Products & Solutions segment for fiscal Q2 ended Sept. 30, said Chief Financial Officer…Subscribe to Read >>

Wireless Was More Than 2/3 of Silicon Labs' Q3 IoT Business; It's the Future, Says CEO

Wireless was more than two-thirds of Silicon Labs’ IoT business in Q3, helping to drive overall revenue to the high end of guidance at $221.3 million, down from $223 million in the year-ago quarter but up from $207.5 million in…Subscribe to Read >>

Verizon Sees DSS as Key to 5G; T-Mobile Touts Its Spectrum Depth

Verizon is betting big on dynamic spectrum sharing technology, which allows 5G to run simultaneously with 4G on multiple spectrum bands, Chief Technology Officer Kyle Malady said at the GSMA/CTIA Thrive virtual conference Wednesday. Malady also stressed the importance of…Subscribe to Read >>

Pai Says Benefits of 5.9 GHz for Wi-Fi Will Come Quickly

The potential for the 5.9 GHz band to give Wi-Fi and auto safety a major boost as the pandemic continues has been proven, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and other speakers said during a WifiForward virtual event Wednesday. The event came…Subscribe to Read >>

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Today’s Featured Article

Pandemic Stirs Up Broadband Regulation Debate in States

Internet gaps exposed by COVID-19 are fueling calls by state policymakers to treat broadband like a utility. With federal preemption issues, the California Public Utilities Commission plans to “push the question,” said Commissioner Martha Guzman Aceves in an interview last…Read More >>

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