Industry News
All Tech News
Top stories summarized by our editors
Consumer ElectronicsEnterprise ITSemiconductors
Top stories summarized by our editors
12/2/2020

Walmart is waiving its $35 minimum order requirement for Walmart+ program members to get free shipping, though the new feature will not apply to grocery orders delivered from brick-and-mortar stores. Walmart rolled out the $98-per-year membership program in September, offering discounts and other perks that include using an app to scan and pay, and the new free shipping benefit will apply to clothing, electronics and other non-perishable items shipped through Walmart's fulfillment centers.

Full Story:
CNN, The Associated Press
More Summaries:
Walmart
12/2/2020

Google has updated the Nest Wifi with a feature that enables the device to prioritize user-specified types of traffic, such as videoconferencing or gaming. The update also includes a Google Home Feed feature that alerts users to connectivity problems.

Full Story:
Android Police
12/2/2020

The SCN Top 50 integrators of 2020 discuss the top technologies in the pro AV industry.

12/2/2020

The Crestron DM-NVX-E760 encoder is an AV-over-IP bridging technology that transmits 4K60 4:4:4 video over standard gigabit Ethernet with no perceptible latency or quality loss, providing a secure 4K signal routing solution for enterprise and campuswide content distribution applications.

Full Story:
AV Network
12/2/2020

Check out the products and services that will be display at Leveling Up: The Esports and Education Conference & Expo, which takes place this Friday, Dec. 4.

Full Story:
AV Network
12/2/2020

Global tech market advisory firm ABI Research has released its annual whitepaper outlining how technology will evolve in the coming year, with 37 trends that will shape the market and 31 that won't come to fruition. See what made the list.

Full Story:
AV Network
12/2/2020

LG Business Solutions USA has unveiled the LG DigiTour, a 3D showroom and immersive platform that allows visitors to explore how LG's latest commercial display products look integrated into various vertical applications.

Full Story:
AV Network
12/2/2020

By Lisa Slayman  Proper lighting is important in so many aspects of life. We need it to stay productive and alert while working in a home office, soft and subdued as we unwind and relax in a family room, and bright and focused in a kitchen as we compile ingredients for a delicious meal. In a home theater, a similar philosophy applies. Lighting can evoke a sense of drama and excitement, enhance the overall design theme, and direct attention to the big screen when appropriate, as it downplays the appearance of other components and accouterments. Be it sleek and modern or classic and sophisticated, every aspect of a home theater can benefit tremendously from a well-designed and choreographed lighting scheme.

Full Story:
Residential Systems
12/2/2020

By Anthony Savona To me, it feels as though our industry is having a penultimate moment right now. We’ve been living with Covid for nine months, the election is over, and custom install businesses have ridden the wave of a business shutdown to hyper-increased client demand.

Full Story:
Residential Systems
12/2/2020

Security firm Sonatype has found njRAT malware in npm packages posing as legitimate tools that, when downloaded and installed, provide hackers with full remote access to the victim's computer. The two npm packages involved, jdb.js and db-json.js, have been removed from the npm repository for JavaScript libraries, and security experts say any developers who installed either package should consider their systems compromised.

Full Story:
ZDNet, BleepingComputer