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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

From the Archives: CED at Its Beginnings 21 Years Ago

To say that a lot has changed in the tech world in the 21 years since Consumer Electronics Daily launched Oct. 16, 2001, would be understatement at its best. One of the most profound changes has been a shift from bulky entertainment playback devices to an internet-powered, software-based world with virtual players and streamed content.Read More >>

Global PC Shipment Skid Continues for 5th Quarter: Canalys

Worldwide PC shipments fell year on year for the fifth consecutive quarter as worsening macroeconomic conditions led consumers and businesses to take a cautious approach to spending, reported Canalys Wednesday. Q3 shipments fell 14% from the prior-year quarter to 105.6 million; shipments increased just 1% from Q2 on “major supply disruption” due to COVID-19 lockdowns in China, said the research firm.Read More >>

Cyber Monday Sets High Mark for Online Shopping at $11.3B: Adobe

Cyber Monday came in at the low end of Adobe’s and eMarketer’s forecast ranges, but it set an all-time online shopping record at $11.3 billion, 5.8% higher than Cyber Monday 2021. During the peak shopping hour -- 11 p.m.-midnight EST – consumers spent $12.8 million per minute, emailed Adobe Analytics Tuesday.Read More >>

'Unpredictable' Holiday Season Continues With Higher Store Traffic: NRF

The 2022 holiday shopping season continues to be unpredictable, said National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay on a Tuesday call, announcing Thanksgiving weekend shopping traffic that was higher than expected.Read More >>

Cyber Days Continue Strong Gains; Consumers Lured by Steep Discounts

In a retail year that has been difficult to predict, Cyber shopping days through Sunday were higher than expected despite stubborn inflation and rising interest rates. Smartphones drove over half of online sales (52%) for the first time, said a Monday Adobe Analytics report.Read More >>