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Why Industry Vets Should Play Nice With Startups
Techdirt
What's the secret behind the most successful tech startups? No, it's not having founders with perfect SAT scores or sealing a dozen coders in a room with cases of Red Bull. The answer often has more to do with refining and capitalizing on an ...


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Kids with cell phones: How young is too young?
wreg.com
Since then, that average age has gotten even younger, and the prevalence of cell phones among teens and pre-teens has nearly doubled, said Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of research at the Consumer Electronics Association.
Consumer Mood Reaches New HighInvestor's Business Daily

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3 On Your Side: At What Age Should Children Have Their Own Cell Phones?
CBS Local
And so by the time they turn 6, 7, 8, they're very comfortable with the mobile devices,” said Shawn Dubravac with the Consumer Electronics Association. But how young is too young? Consumer experts say that depends on a child's maturity and lifestyle.

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How commercial drones can drive economic growth
Richmond Times-Dispatch (blog)
Gov. Terry McAuliffe held a drone Aug. 13 during an open house of the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership's Unmanned Aircraft Systems test-site program at Virginia Tech. The program has received Federal Aviation Administration approval to operate.


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More parents giving cellphones to children
WMUR Manchester
CBS News reported that Shawn DuBravac of the Consumer Electronics Association said that about 80 percent of children between the ages of 12 and 17 have a cellphone, and about half of those have a smartphone. DuBravac said children as young as 6 or ...
Cell phones marketed to 5-year-oldsWND.com

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Powerless: Searching for a charge at the airport
OCRegister
“That number is only going to grow in the future,” said Shawn DuBravac, who flies about 150,000 miles a year as chief economist at the Consumer Electronics Association. “It's not just the business traveler; it's also the family of five that's traveling ...

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When our wearables talk with our doctors
ZDNet
iHealth_blood-pressure_wearable iHealth's Wireless Blood Pressure Wrist Monitor. John Francis's family has a history of high blood pressure, so when the 53-year-old Minnesotan saw that Apple's online store offered a blood pressure monitor by iHealth ...


Power grab: In airports, shortage of outlets leaves passengers scrounging to ...
Santa Fe New Mexican.com
“That number is only going to grow in the future,” said Shawn DuBravac, who flies about 150,000 miles (241,000 kilometers) a year as chief economist at the Consumer Electronics Association. “It's not just the business traveler; it's also the family of ...

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Desperately seeking airport electrical outlets
The Seattle Times
“That number is only going to grow in the future,” said Shawn DuBravac, who flies about 150,000 miles a year as chief economist at the Consumer Electronics Association. “It's not just the business traveler; it's also the family of five that's traveling ...


Airport Outlet Drought Means Fliers Must Grab for Power
Businessweek
“That number is only going to grow in the future,” said Shawn DuBravac, who flies about 150,000 miles (241,000 kilometers) a year as chief economist at the Consumer Electronics Association. “It's not just the business traveler; it's also the family of ...

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