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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 >>

Early Access Tracker Program Marks Amazon's Foray Into Health, Wellness

In a week when Fitbit introduced its most advanced health-tracking smartwatch to date (see 2008250014), Amazon announced the Halo monitoring service and a wrist-worn wearable. The company is taking requests for the Halo Band ($65) at a 35% discount off…Subscribe to Read >>

Trust, Multiple Payment Options Among Routes to Online Deals

Some 84% of filled e-commerce carts are abandoned, said Kevin Wild, Sezzle head of e-commerce partnerships, on a Thursday webinar. Leading causes are hidden, unexpected costs (55%), the need to create an account (34%), a complicated checkout process (26%), and…Subscribe to Read >>