The lower end of the audio market is extremely crowded, as a legion of anonymous Chinese brands pump out near-identical headsets by the thousands, and flog them on marketplaces like Amazon. TaoTronics isn’t one of them. It belongs to the same company that owns RavPower (who make fairly solid portable chargers), and Vava (which produces a line of commendably-decent speakers and “gaming” headphones). Although it doesn’t have the same brand value as Anker, it’s one of those rising tech companies worth paying attention to. I got the chance to review TaoTronics’ latest pair of affordable noise-cancelling headphones — the snappily-named… This story continues at The Next Web
Isaac Lee, Univision’s chief content officer, is leaving the company.
Lee has been with the media giant for over seven years, according to Variety, and is departing to start his own television production company. The executive has long been considered the architect behind Univision’s bumpy Fusion project. Seeing dollar signs with millennial audiences, he built out the Fusion brand in an attempt to woo younger eyeballs to Univision properties. Under his leadership, the company bought a handful of big properties and names, including Gizmodo (and other Gawker-affiliated sites), The Onion, The Root, and others.
News of Lee’s departure comes after Univision announced its plans to sell many of these sites. He announced his exit today via an email to staff.