E-Readers May Be Cleared for Takeoffs, Landings in 2014


The Federal Aviation Administration, or the FAA, in the U.S. may revise its longstanding policies to allow the use of select electronic devices during the sensitive takeoff and landing period. Thus far, no electronic devices are allowed to be powered on during flight when the plane is under 10,000 feet as the FAA says that […]

Consumer Electronics Industry Slides $4 Billion in 2012


In 2012, the consumer electronics industry in the U.S. continued to show declines for the second year in a row, posting $4 billion less revenues, or a decrease of 2 percent from the year prior. The industry still earned $143 billion in revenue in 2012. In 2011, the industry saw a 1 percent decline in […]