Alex Pham

contributing editor

contributing editor

CES 2013: Sony CEO Stays Committed to Content

CES 2013: Sony CEO Stays Committed to Content

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai stressed that, despite a bleak financial outlook, his company wouldn't be getting rid of any of its underperforming divisions just yet, and highlighted his company's focus on the upcoming ultra-high-definition home video technology 4K.
CES 2013: Tablets and Smartphones To Rule Global Consumer Electronics Market

CES 2013: Tablets and Smartphones To Rule Global Consumer Electronics Market

After declining 1% in 2012, the consumer electronics industry is poised to make a modest 4% rebound this year, fueled largely by mobile devices, according to forecasts released this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. Sales of tablets and smartphones will account for 40% of all consumer electronics spending worldwide this year.  Get ready for the "applification" of technology.
Facebook's Ime Archibong On 2013's Music Strategy, Timeline Grumbling

Facebook's Ime Archibong On 2013's Music Strategy, Timeline Grumbling

It’s been a hectic year for Facebook, which spent $1 billion on Instagram in April, then raised $16 billion from its IPO a month later. In October, it also recorded more than 1 billion active users per month. That’s one out of seven people on the planet. Billboard caught up with Ime Archibong, Facebook manager of strategic partnerships and the person most responsible for the social network’s music and video strategy to discuss the social media behemoth's music strategy, Timeline grumblings and more.
CES 2013: The Sensors Will Be Watching You

CES 2013: The Sensors Will Be Watching You

Imagine a world in which advertisers can see who you are as you sit on your couch watching TV and serve up commercials tailored to you. Or a world where cars can sense your blood pressure and suggest that you play soothing music to counter your swelling road rage. That world is closer than we may realize because the devices that fill our living rooms, cars and backpacks are rapidly incorporating multiple sensors that can track and record our every move.

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