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Robots on the Runway

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.15.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Robots speak a universal language. We just returned from Shanghai, China where we created a unique experience for attendees of CES Asia, a growing tra...

Support Fairtrade Gold With Your Next Smartphone

Laura Gerritsen | Posted 03.09.2016 | Impact
Laura Gerritsen

Fairphone has been working to find a way to integrate more responsibly mined gold into our smartphone supply chain. Together with our partners, we achieved the first-ever Fairtrade gold supply chain in the consumer electronics industry.

Health at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show -- What to Expect

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 12.31.2015 | Technology
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

It's the Uber-ization of life, and a growing cadre of patients-cum-health consumers are calling for more convenient, accessible, and lower-cost health care solutions.

How Virtual Visits Can Save Primary Care in America

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Digital technology has forever changed how consumers plan travel, manage money, reserve tables at restaurants, and plan cooking our meals at home. Today, digital technology is on the cusp of profoundly changing how we utilize health care services and "make" health for ourselves and our loved ones.

Customer Service Advice From the Floor of a Consumer Electronics Store

Max Yoder | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
Max Yoder

For many months, I worked at a consumer electronics store. While there, I learned some important lessons from the owner, who we will call Jason.

Noel Lee & Monster -- Part One -- The Audio Quality Pioneers

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Technology

If I asked 100 people working in the larger Technology sector who Noel Lee was, I'm guessing less than 10 would immediately recognize the name or be able to tell me what he's accomplished.

Who Says Kids Don't Get Science?

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

We all talk about how schools are failing our kids when it comes to science and technology. Yet here are ten kids who prove us wrong. In a partnership between the New York City Economic Development Corporation and CE Week NY, the ten New York City students highlighted here won the first 10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch award.

Mixed Opinions About Smartwatches as a Whole

Chad Hagan | Posted 05.17.2015 | Technology
Chad Hagan

The watch is unique to itself, but an apparent and analyzed market move. Critics need to look at the original critique of the iPad, which many considered an item that was not necessarily needed. The same is being said about the smartwatch.

10 Stylish Tech-ccessories for the Modern-Day Woman

Nayri Leanna Gregor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Style
Nayri Leanna Gregor

Whether a woman prizes health, beauty, fashion, connectivity or simply having a good time, these gadgets make it easy and stylish to reach her goals, technically and with class.

Kim Bhasin

RadioShack Planning More Store Closures, Layoffs To Avoid Collapse | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

RadioShack announced a last-ditch attempt to avoid bankruptcy on Thursday morning, but industry observers think the iconic electronics seller's plan m...

Counter Attack: Say Goodbye to Counter Space

Gary M. Kaye | Posted 07.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Gary M. Kaye

Even in homes with big kitchens, open counter space is under siege. Increasingly it's European manufacturers who are trying to get their shiny stainless steel appliances in front of you. And it's not just your counter.

How the Consumer Electronics Industry Is Thinking Green

Gary Shapiro | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We all share the responsibility of protecting our planet. Leveraging the power of innovation, the consumer electronics industry is voluntarily leading the way to improve sustainability and increase the energy efficiency of the devices we all rely on.

Do People Really Want to Tech Their Way to Health?

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

At the 2014 CES, I saw this "flurry" in person, dozens of health activity trackers along with a growing number of medically-oriented devices to measure heart rate, blood glucose, lung function, and other more clinical metrics beyond steps and calorie intake.

Two Out of Three R's

Michael Green | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Michael Green

One message that my kids get that I got decades ago is "reduce, reuse, recycle." And why not, it's still a good message. But in practice, too often we only really know about the "recycle" part.

You Won't Believe What NASA Is Planning To Do On The Moon In 2015

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

A small team at NASA's Ames Research Center has set out to "boldly grow where no man has grown before" - and they're doing it with the help of thousan...

Remembering Speaker Tom Foley: Audiophile and Great Legislator

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

Former House of Representatives Speaker Tom Foley was a great leader and legislator, but I knew him best as a lover of technology -- and a very decent and honorable person.

Kim Bhasin

Best Buy And Google Glass Partnership -- Together At Last? | Kim Bhasin | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business

Best Buy didn't deny that it plans to sell Google's much-anticipated computerized eyewear, Google Glass, after a famed tech blogger reported a rumored...

Catherine New

Rebuilding A Juice Empire At Age 89 | Catherine New | Posted 05.21.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Anyone who found herself zoned out on late-night television in the 1990s may remember the informercials starring Jay Kordich and his Juice...

Aereo Ruling a Win for TV Viewers, Future of Cloud Computing

Edward J. Black | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Edward J. Black

A few weeks after Aereo started offering its service in New York last year, big entertainment companies like Fox and ABC sued on copyright infringement allegations. Letting the Aereo ruling stand will be a key step toward giving people the content they want on the device of their choice.

Catherine New

Sex Toys: Aisle 3 | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- From electric toothbrushes to razors, there's no shortage of rechargeable devices for sale in drugstores these days. Soon you may be able ...

Helping Autism With High Tech

Sara Gershfeld | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Gershfeld

It is often stated that the latest and greatest consumer electronics have quickly eroded our social skills. While that may be true, these devices can have the opposite effect on children with autism by providing new ways to effectively teach social skills.

The Future in Our Hands in Our Homes and Before Our Eyes

Tom Teicholz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

CES made clear how much our whole notion of what a computer does is changing. Only a few short years ago, we used computers only at our desks. Now there are laptops, netbooks, the Mac Air, Ultrabooks and tablets of all sizes.

Reports From CES 2013

David Shing | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology
David Shing

Everything I saw tech-wise with some of these amazing devices allows me to redefine CES from Consumer Electronics Show to Creatively Evolved Storytelling.

A Look at Some of the Most Innovative Gadgets at 2013 CES

Robin Raskin | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

At this year's 2013 International CES, there will be approximately 3,000 new product introductions. But, how many of them will make it to market and become household names?

Tides Are Changing for Consumer Electronics

Donald Chesnut | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology
Donald Chesnut

At this year's CES, we will see accelerated developments in some of the arenas that have been popular in the last few years, such as Smart TVs, mobile technology, automotive technology and the cloud. These products continue to be of interest to the consumer.