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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

Amazon, Walmart Step Up Their AI, AR Efforts at Retail

Amazon and Walmart promoted their use of AI and augmented reality for retail and online shopping in blog posts last week, joining Ikea by offering a mixed-reality shopping experience that uses an AI app to help shoppers place furniture virtually in their home spaces (see 2206220007).Read More >>

SVOD Providers Have Options for Dealing With Account Sharing: Panel

Panelists on a Wednesday Aluma Insights webinar tackled the challenges subscription VOD providers are facing with implementing tighter account sharing strategies after years of looking the other way to grow subscriber bases.Read More >>

Fragmentation, Fast Pace of Tech Challenge Smart Lock Market: Parks

After five years of growth, the fragmented smart door lock industry is facing barriers to wider and faster adoption, said Parks Associates analyst Jennifer Kent in a June white paper, co-authored by PassiveBolt smart lock tech company.Read More >>

Prime Day Set for July 12-13; Multi-Brand Fire TV Deals Start Tuesday

Amazon announced July 12-13 for this year’s annual Prime Day sales event, with a slate of up to half-off Fire TVs as headliners. The Thursday announcement also spotlighted brands iRobot and Beats, and promised Amazon’s “lowest prices ever” for select Sony and Bose products.Read More >>

CES 2023 to Focus on Tech's Role in Addressing Global Challenges

CTA is partnering with the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) on a CES 2023 initiative to show the role of technology in support of U.N. efforts “to advance human security for all [HS4A],” CTA said Wednesday. Conferences and keynotes will highlight innovation and products that are improving people’s lives around the world, CTA said. “Tech innovation gives us the tools to work toward a better world and has always been the catalyst for historic change,” said CTA CEO Gary Shapiro.Read More >>