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The 2011 Young Turks of CE
January 3, 2011

CustomRetailer salutes the passionate individuals behind our industry’s brightest operations. Get acquainted with our Young Turks of CE, listed in no particular order

Ready to Play is Ready to Rip
January 1, 2005

Complementing the rise in digital media servers and hard drive portable players is a potential consumer headache: time spent ripping a massive music collection. That's the opinion of Jeff Tedesco, CEO and founder of Ready To Play, a Palo Alto, Calif., company that is working with retailers and integrators to offer its service of encoding music files for consumers. "For the retailer, it doubles the price of the ticket," says Tedesco. Ready To Play has been offering its services to consumers via its web site, but now it is extending its reach as a service sold in the retail channel. Tedesco sees a larger