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Between the Streams: Rogue One sizzles, Stranger Things flies, Ghostbusters doesn’t suck 28:53

The Emmy noms are in, the weekend is rich with movies, Netflix is absolutely killing it with Stranger Things, and Disney just dropped a new Rogue One sizzle reel deep with practical effects. It's gonna be a good weekend.

Vevo hits reboot, previews new features, teases subscription service

Vevo launched its biggest update today with a redesigned mobile app, new personalized video feed, and a more unassuming logo. Vevo plans to launch new original programming and have music experts curate playlists from different genres..
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CyberLink's Media Suite 14 includes additional pro video and photo features

The Taiwan-based CyberLink announced this week the launch of its latest version of CyberLink Media Suite 14, which packs all 15 of CyberLink’s content and media product programs into one affordable package.
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Yamaha's new upscaling Blu-ray players aim to breathe new life into your old discs

If you're the proud owner of a new 4K TV but aren't quite ready to pull the trigger on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Yamaha might have the solution for you with its two new upscaling Blu-ray players, both of which also feature high-res audio…
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YouTube to offer a live 360-degree look at the Republican and Democratic conventions

The Republican and Democratic National Conventions are right around the corner, and YouTube is planning to offer live streaming coverage of both in 360 degrees, featuring a number of popular YouTube creators.

Watch: Chance the Rapper debuts new single as Muhammad Ali tribute

Chance the Rapper shared a heartfelt new song at this year's ESPY awards, a tribute to the memory of recently-deceased heavyweight champion of the world Muhammad Ali, which featured a touching montage.

Spotify aims to rival Beats One with two radio-inspired streaming options

Spotify has launched two new on-demand radio-style shows which feature interviews and commentary from big-name artists, hoping to steal some of Zane Lowe's Beats One spotlight from Apple.

Supposed Lightning EarPods for iPhone 7 shown in new leak

Apple is widely expected to get rid of the headphone jack in the iPhone 7. So how will you listen to music? If this leak is to be believed, you'll listen through EarPods that have a Lightning connector instead of the usual 3.5mm.
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Non-HBO subscribers can live-stream Bill Maher's convention specials on YouTube

Bill Maher is going to bring viewers into the Republican and Democratic national conventions, whether or not they subscribe to HBO. The four half-hour convention specials will be available for live-streaming on YouTube.
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The Starz standalone streaming app has finally arrived on Roku devices

In April, Starz took a hint from HBO Now and similar services with the launch of a standalone app that doesn't require a cable or satellite subscription. Now that app is finally available for Roku users.
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'Bloodline' is coming back for a third season as Netflix renews the family drama

Another chapter in the dark Rayburn family drama is set to unfold on Netflix. The streamer has renewed Bloodline for a third season, which may or may not bring John away from the Keys.
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ABC re-introduces free streaming service, launches seven new digital series with it

ABC has re-launched its streaming service as an ad-supported model which will showcase seven new original series as well as 38 of its classic TV shows, an interesting return to the web.