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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

Higher Supply Chain Costs Force Another Snap One Price Increase

As predicted, Snap One will institute another price hike (see 2203230053) June 6 in an “evolving pricing strategy” to address rising supply chain costs, “competitive forces” and “affordability of solutions,” said CEO John Heyman on an earnings call Thursday for…Subscribe to Read >>

Vizio Swung to Q1 Loss, but 'Dual-Revenue' Model 'Paid Off,' Says Wang

Vizio’s “dual-revenue business model” and an “aggressive pricing strategy” implemented in Q1 on select TV models “paid off,” said CEO William Wang on an earnings call Thursday. Hardware revenue in the quarter fell 16% year on year to $382.9 million…Subscribe to Read >>

Sonos Maintains Revenue Guidance, Narrows Gross Margin on Supply Challenges

Product backlogs persist at Sonos “and will cost us a little more than we had previously expected,” said CEO Patrick Spence on the company’s Wednesday Q2 FY 2022 earnings call, citing increased component and logistics costs.Subscribe to Read >>

Sonos Keeps Alexa, Google Assistant as It Launches Sonos Voice Control

Nearly three years after it bought Paris-based voice technology company Snips for $37.5 million (see 1911210045), Sonos announced a proprietary voice experience for all mic-equipped Sonos speakers. CEO Patrick Spence underscored privacy in announcing the Sonos-dedicated voice feature on a…Subscribe to Read >>

WiSA Q1 Sales Crushed on Supply Chain Woes; Logistics 'Still a Big Issue'

Supply chain disruption slammed Q1 revenue at WiSA Technologies, but the company held to full-year revenue guidance of 30%-50% growth to $8.5 million-$10 million on a Wednesday earnings call. WiSA expects sequential growth in Q2 but not year-on-year growth, said…Subscribe to Read >>