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Global UHD TV shipments may reach 20M units in 2014

As Japan- and South Korea-based vendors have beefed up sales promotion of Ultra HD LCD TVs, global shipments for such models in 2014 are likely to reach 20 million units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

: Consumer, Data

Taiwan: 1.1 million LCD TVs to be sold in 2014

An estimated 1.1 million LCD TVs will be sold in the Taiwan market in 2014, approximately unchanged on year, according to Chimei Nexgen Mediatech, which runs the Chimei brand.

: Consumer, Data

Electrolux posts loss but NA unit has record results

Swedish appliance manufacturer Electrolux AB posted a loss for the second quarter, though its North American major-appliance operation based in Charlotte had record earnings before interest and taxes.

: Consumer, Industrial

GE seeking buyers for appliance unit?

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) — After more than 100 years in American kitchens, General Electric Co. is trying to get out–again.

: Consumer

Italy’s GTECH to buy U.S. slot machine maker IGT

MILAN – July 16 (Reuters) – Italy’s GTECH will buy U.S. slot machine maker International Game Technology for $6.4 billion including debt, shifting the lottery operator’s centre of gravity away from its struggling domestic market.

: Consumer

Set-Top Box Revenue Posts Best Year Ever in 2013

London —Following a relatively flat three-year period, the global set-top box (STB) market managed to achieve the highest annual revenue total in its history in 2013, setting the stage for continued growth through 2015, according to IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS).

: Consumer, Data

Xbox One Sales “More Than Double” In June

Today Microsoft announced that in June, sales of its Xbox One console “more than doubled.” It did not release a concrete sales figure for the time period, disappointingly.

: Consumer, Data