Posts Tagged ‘Vizio’
Most Recent
 
Read More
May 24, 2017

LeEco to Lay Off 85% of US Staff Amid Financial Woes

LeEco, the Chinese technology company that charged into the US market like a cannonball on fire, is putting on the brakes as the company appears to be running into financial trouble.

Following its rapid expansion back in 2016 and a huge CES appearance in early 2017, LeEco is reportedly trimming 325 employees, or approximately 85% of its workforce in the US. The decision is a culmination of all of the company’s financial misfortunes which also resulted in a failed $2 billion acquisition of Vizio and the sale of its massive 49 acre Silicon Valley property almost immediately after acquiring it.

Amidst the chaos, the founder of LeEco, Jia Yueting, has [...]

 
Read More
February 6, 2017

Vizio Settles Television Spying Case for 2.2 Million

The last thing you’d expect your TV to do is to steal your information without your consent. Unfortunately, owners of Vizio smart TVs are about to get a rude awakening.

After a lengthy investigation by the FTC, Vizio was found to have collected and sold customer information through 11 million of its TV sets. Statistics collected include location, demographics, and viewing habits-all of which were collected in real-time. Affected setups include cable, broadband, set-top boxes, streaming devices, and even DVDs. Visio did not directly address its wrongdoings in spite of the $2.2 million penalty.

“Today, the FTC has made clear that all smart-TV makers [...]

 
Read More
January 19, 2017

LeEco TVs and Smartphones Now Available on Amazon

LeEco is a company many people in the US have never heard of, but the company has been making a huge effort to capture the American market. After its purchase of Vizio last year, and release of its own-branded smart TVs and smartphones last year, the company has made the next move in becoming a household name in the US; it’s started selling its products on Amazon.

LeEco Smart TVs and Smartphones Available on Amazon

It's true! You can now get ecophones and ecotvs @Amazon! https://t.co/SkTkv1H3oJ #LeNext pic.twitter.com/OVY2Cx6Dlm

— LeEco Global (@LeEcoGlobal) January 16, 2017

The products the company has now [...]

Featured Articles
 
SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Review
 
Samsung 970 EVO Review (500GB)
 
AVADirect X370 Quiet Gaming PC Review
 
Beyerdynamic Custom Game Review
 
Razer Basilisk Review
Latest Guides
 
 
 
 
 
/* ]]> */