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Biography for Rebecca Day

Rebecca Day, Senior editor of Consumer Electronics Daily and contributing editor to Communications Daily and Washington Internet Daily, joined Warren Communications News in 2010. She’s a longtime CE industry veteran who has also written about consumer tech for Popular Mechanics, Residential Tech Today, CE Pro and others. You can follow Day on Instagram and Twitter: @rebday

Recent Articles by Rebecca Day

Dealers Say They View Crestron Home as Home Control Platform for Future

Miami-based custom installation firm AHT Global pivoted to the Crestron Home residential control platform for nearly all projects, Principal Al Reinhard said on a dealer roundtable at the virtual Crestron Next event Wednesday. He called it Crestron’s “platform of the…Subscribe to Read >>

Spotify Touts Platform as Amazon Pushes Into Podcasts

Spotify sees its integration of podcasts and audio as a differentiator as the company looks to stave off competition from Apple’s bundled service package, announced Tuesday (see 2009150060), and Amazon’s entry into podcasts Wednesday.Subscribe to Read >>

Services Top Apple's September Launches

Apple energized its growing services business at its Tuesday event, announcing a subscription-based fitness app, Fitness+ ($9.99 a month; $79 yearly), and an expected bundled services offering (see 2008130029) under the moniker Apple One. “It’s all about recurring subscription revenue,&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>

Online Sales Growth Slower as Stores Reopened After Lockdowns: Adobe

Labor Day weekend e-commerce sales were below forecast, “even for a world without COVID-19 and lockdowns,” blogged Adobe Monday. E-commerce spending during the three-day Labor Day weekend was $2.6 billion, up 12% year on year; prior-week sales grew 33%, said…Subscribe to Read >>

Smart Home Needs to Be Like Utility, but Getting There a Challenge, Say Executives

Making internet services as ubiquitous in the future as household utilities are today was a pervasive theme among speakers at Silicon Labs’ virtual Works With developer event Wednesday and Thursday. “Our services should melt into the background, becoming as reliable…Subscribe to Read >>