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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

Spotify Touts Platform as Amazon Pushes Into Podcasts

Spotify sees its integration of podcasts and audio as a differentiator as the company looks to stave off competition from Apple’s bundled service package, announced Tuesday (see 2009150060), and Amazon’s entry into podcasts Wednesday.Subscribe to Read >>

Services Top Apple's September Launches

Apple energized its growing services business at its Tuesday event, announcing a subscription-based fitness app, Fitness+ ($9.99 a month; $79 yearly), and an expected bundled services offering (see 2008130029) under the moniker Apple One. “It’s all about recurring subscription revenue,&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>

Interop, Security Called Key to Broader IoT Deployment

IoT's potential won’t be realized without universal interoperability, seamless operation, an easy development process and strong security, said Silicon Labs General Manager Matt Johnson, keynoting the second day of the company’s first “Works With” developer conference, held Wednesday and Thursday…Subscribe to Read >>

CEDIA Expo Shows Pros, Cons of Virtual Tech Shows

Talk among consumer electronics and tech executives about strategies for launching the first virtual CEDIA Expo Sept. 15-17 (see Ref:2007090070]), instead of the physical one previously planned for Denver, highlight event challenges faced in the COVID-19. Last week, we interviewed…Subscribe to Read >>

'Hamilton' Spurs 74% Spike in Disney+ Downloads; Q2 Box Office Falls 99.9%

Hype about Friday's Disney+ release of Hamilton, with theaters closed during COVID-19 lockdowns, showed consumers’ appetite for viewing theatrical content in a streaming format. In May, Disney Chairman Robert Iger tweeted the decision to bring Hamilton to Disney+, 15 months…Subscribe to Read >>