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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

PC Shipments to Fall This Year by 3.4-8.5%, Depending on Coronavirus Impact, Says Report

PC shipments will fall 3.4% this year to 382 million units in a best-case scenario, or minus 8.5% to 362 million in a worst-case forecast, Canalys reported Friday, bookending the forecast due to coronavirus unknowns. Manufacturing capacity in…Subscribe to Read >>

Legacy Mode An Industry-Wide Issue, Says Sonos CFO of Shorter Product Life Spans

Sonos’ January support debacle over several products entering “legacy mode” is an industry-wide issue, Chief Financial Officer Brittany Bagley told the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference Wednesday. Subscribe to Read >>

Canalys Widens Q4-Q1 Smartphone Shipment Falloff Forecast to 50% On Virus Worries

Canalys, which had forecast a 7 percent decline in smartphone shipments from Q4 to Q1 -- and an 8 percent drop in PC shipments -- “dramatically revised” projections to a 40-50 percent drop for smartphones and a 20 percent…Subscribe to Read >>

Spotify Q4 Revenue, Earnings Fall Short; Buying Ringer

Spotify shares closed down 4.7 percent Wednesday at $147 after the company reported Q4 revenue of $1.85 billion, below its forecast of $1.89 billion. The company reported an earnings-per-share loss of $1.22 vs. a year-ago gain of 41…Subscribe to Read >>

EMarketer Scales Back Projections for Smart Speakers

Smart speaker makers “haven’t fully gained users’ trust,” reported eMarketer, revising its estimate of the number of consumers making purchases via smart speakers. The researcher lowered its outlook Tuesday for consumers making a purchase via smart speaker, and overall…Subscribe to Read >>