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Bose sues Apple acquisition candidate Beats alleging patent infringement

Framingham-based Bose Corp. argues in a suit filed today in federal court that Beats Electronics, a high end headphone company set to be acquired by Apple Inc. as part of a $3 billion transaction, is improperly using Bose noise-cancelling technology.

: Consumer

Set-top boxes morphing into MHGs

The growth spurt coincides with STBs being repositioned as multimedia home gateways (MHGs).

: Consumer, Data

Japan electronics makers turn to digital signage to recover TV losses

TOKYO — Japanese electronics makers have been stepping up their digital signage business efforts in recent years to supplement earnings lost from TV operations.

: Consumer

Apple reports fiscal 3Q14 results

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 28, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenues of US$37.4 billion and quarterly net profits of US$7.7 billion, or US$1.28 per diluted share.

: Computer, Consumer, Telecom

Apple in China: Best Is Yet to Come?

MADISON, Wis. — After Apple’s latest quarterly announcement Tuesday, which showed reasonable but slow-growing results, the second-day spin on Apple’s financial results is all about Apple’s surprisingly strong showing in China.

: Computer, Consumer, Telecom

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