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Business and Industry News 

Dell’s new products feature consumer-friendly options
Dell recently unveiled its newest consumer-friendly product line. Highlights include a wireless-enabled photo inkjet printer, LCD TVs, a new flat-panel monitor, a new projector and enhancements to its XPS gaming notebook.   PCWorld (10/13)
Profile: A car audiophile works his way to audio championships
Car audio fanatic Natan Budiono’s journey, which began in Indonesia, has culminated in multiple car audio championships wins. The senior acoustics engineer for Panasonic Automotive Company of America discusses the technology and competition formats in the car audio industry.   Car Audio and Electronics (10/2006)
Microsoft begins campaign on Xbox’s safety features
Microsoft is getting the word out to parents that the Xbox 360 features parental controls. The "Safety is no game" initiative was launched in response to concerns that children are accessing violent or inappropriate content in games.   BBC (10/12)
Opinion: Why DVDs will survive
Business 2.0 Magazine’s Chris Taylor discusses why he thinks DVD technology will survive the current market trend of downloading movies to PCs.   CNNmoney.com/Business 2.0 (10/13)
Music downloads capture 11% of world sales
Revenue from music downloads more than doubled to $945 million in the first six months of this year, compared with a year earlier, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Physical music sales declined 10% during the same period.   International Herald Tribune (10/12)
NTT DoCoMo takes wraps off 14 new phones
NTT DoCoMo announced 14 new handset models following new model launches by rivals KDDI Corp. and Softbank. DoCoMo’s lineup includes three phones that offer digital TV services and two with HSDPA connectivity.   The Washington Post (free registration) (10/12)
Nokia to sell WiMAX phones in ’08
Nokia said it expects to begin selling phones using WiMAX technology in 2008.   PC Magazine (10/12)
Other News
  Oprah, Bono’s humanitarian efforts include new iPod
The New York Times | 10/12
  Video game sales up 38% in September
The Washington Post | 10/13

Technology Update 

Sony says video Walkman on the horizon
To better compete with Apple Computer‘s iPod and Microsoft‘s soon-to-be-released Zune player, Sony Corp. intends to deliver a Walkman that can support video. The company has set a goal to double the Walkman’s digital music player market share from its current 10%.   San Diego Union-Tribune (10/12)
Mattel offers game console with collectible cards
Mattel‘s HyperScan combines gaming with the pastime of card collecting, although these cards, once scanned in, unlock new characters and powers.   The Washington Post (free registration) (10/12)
Other News
  Sony Walkman to include noise-canceling feature
Yahoo! | 10/12

Retail 

Carphone loses Vodafone contract
Carphone Warehouse Group shares fell as much as 16% Thursday after Vodafone Group announced plans to switch its retail sales contract to Phones4U.   Light Reading (10/12)

CEA Zap 

Mobile electronics installers join CEA’s Panel of Professional Installers
CEA is currently recruiting mobile electronics installers to participate in a special advisory panel. Panelists will be asked to respond to quarterly online surveys about their recent installations of CE products in vehicles, and will be entered in a quarterly $500 prize drawing for each vehicle evaluation they complete. Don’t miss this opportunity to assist CEA in promoting the development of aftermarket CE-friendly vehicles. Get details and sign up today.

Sponsor the Winter Technology & Standards Forum in San Antonio, Texas
Looking to reach consumer electronics engineers with your company’s message? CEA is now offering sponsorship opportunities for its Winter Technology & Standards Forum in San Antonio, Texas from Feb. 26 to March 2, 2007. CEA’s Technology & Standards Forums are attended by top engineers from companies such as Microsoft, LG Electronics, Panasonic, ABC/Disney, and Sony. Take advantage of this opportunity to reach the masterminds behind CE’s top products. For more information, please contact Sarah Goggin at (703) 907-7060.

CEA SmartStat
$421 was the average amount online adults spent on portable digital media devices during the last 12 months. Source: CEA Market Research The Future of Portable Entertainment Devices study, May 2006.