Sony has a solution for those who lack booming sound systems in their home-entertainment centers: TV stands that include left, center and right channels as well as a subwoofer. The RHT-G900, which Sony Japan will introduce in May, was designed for the company's Bravia models up to 46 inches in size.
Best Buy Co. intends to spend the next five years ramping up its presence in China, by opening several Five Star stores and a handful of self-branded outlets. The electronics retailer also plans to unveil an online-sales effort in China within two years.
Profit and revenue grew 33% in the fourth quarter at TomTom as the maker of personal-navigation devices reported 400% growth of the devices in the U.S. to more than 5.5 million units. The company, which is the market leader in Europe while holding a 27% share of U.S. sales, predicted 80% growth for the overall PND market in the U.S. this year.
Hackers have figured out how to invade even encrypted hard drives by stealing the key used by Windows and Apple's operating systems, say researchers at Princeton University. They report that data embedded in the computer's memory chips still linger after users turn off their machines.