HOME & GARDEN
January 11, 2007 |
TELEVISIONS in recent years have taken over living rooms. Now, they're almost as big as one. At the annual Consumer Electronics Show here this week, manufacturers showed off ever-bigger TVs in a size race that showed no signs of slowing. Panasonic this year bragged that billionaire Mark Cuban owns one of its wall-filling, 103-inch plasma displays, which retail for about $70,000.
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April 14, 2011 |
Sidney Harman, a philanthropist, polymath and pioneer in high-fidelity sound for homes and cars who tried to resuscitate an icon of American journalism when he bought Newsweek last year, has died. He was 92. Harman died Tuesday night in Washington, D.C., of complications from leukemia, according to a statement from his family on the website of the Daily Beast, which Harman merged with Newsweek in November. He was married to former Democratic Rep. Jane Harman of Venice, who resigned her seat in February to lead the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
HOME & GARDEN
September 22, 1990 |
If "The Jetsons" used to be part of your Saturday morning TV ritual, it's a fair bet that you also used to dream about having a few of George Jetson's household gadgets to monkey around with. George would push a button and out of the ceiling would come the TV. He'd tell a machine to brew him up a cup of coffee and there it would be, piping hot. If he wanted to check on the kids, he just poked a button on the TV remote and there on the screen would appear Judy and Elroy in their respective rooms.
June 10, 1997
Electro Scientific Industries of Portland, Ore., said Monday it has completed its acquisition of Dynamotion Corp., a Santa Ana producer of drilling and routing systems, in a $13-million stock purchase. ESI designs and makes electronics products for electronics manufacturing. Dynamotion, which was founded in 1985, makes products primarily for the semiconductor and electronics industries.
April 29, 1989 |
Juan Benitez, 38, the Cuban-born former president, chief operating officer and director of Micron Technology Inc., was named Friday as deputy assistant commerce secretary for science and electronics.
June 6, 1989
MMI Medical Inc. of Pomona said it acquired the diagnostic imaging maintenance and repair business of Electronics in Medicine Inc. of Houston. Details were not disclosed.
May 23, 1989
Rich Kullback was named vice president-merchandising for Dak Industries in Canoga Park. Kullback recently sold his partnership in Golden Crown Marketing and on April 24 joined Dak, which sells consumer electronics.