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Radio giant iHeartMedia sets its sights on Spotify with two new streaming services

Terrestrial radio giant iHeartMedia has launched two new streaming services, one to rival internet radio giant Pandora, and another to take on on-demand heavyweights like Apple Music and Spotify.
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B&O Play's powerful multiroom speaker boasts style and smarts

The B&O Play doesn't look much like a speaker, but turn it on and give it something to play, and the sound produced will convince you it's not just any old speaker, but a socially impressive one. We've tried it out.
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Nuheara's wireless IQbuds enhance the sound around you while you jam out 1:51

We checked out audio startup Nuheara's new IQbuds, the latest addition to the burgeoning 'hearables' segment, which can blast your tunes while also allowing you to control the sonic world around you.
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Philips brings Dolby Vision HDR to new TVs, Ultra HD Blu-ray players

Philips is hitting CES in a major way this year, unveiling two new Ultra HD Blu-ray players and a bunch of 4K HDR TVs, some of which feature Dolby Vision in addition to HDR10 at CES 2017.
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Alexa, is that you? The LG Hub Robot uses Amazon’s voice-activation assistant

Alexa is showing up everywhere, including in LG's upcoming Hub Robot. The voice-activated robot debuted at CES 2017. Unlike the Echo or Dot, it has a screen and works with an army of baby bots to control your smart home.
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Crosley shows off its vinyl jukebox and new C20 turntable at CES 2017

At CES, not only is Crosley Radio debuting a new model in its C-Series line of turntables, but it's showing a preview of its vinyl jukebox, which the company says is the only model in the world currently being manufactured.
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New trio of Blue headphones feature built-in amps for audiophile sound on the go

Following up on what it started with the Mo-Fi, Blue has unveiled three new pairs of headphones: the planar magnetic Ella, dynamic driver Sadie, and wireless Satellite, all of which feature built-in amplifiers.
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GoldenEar shows off its new Triton Reference flagship loudspeaker

Looking to outdo its previous flagship, the Triton One, GoldenEar is debuting its Triton Reference flagship loudspeaker at CES 2017, and while it isn't cheap, the company is aiming to give listeners a whole lot for their money.
Social Media

Facebook now offers auto-subtitling for Page videos

Facebook has quietly rolled out its auto-subtitling function for videos to Facebook Pages in the United States. The AI-assisted feature, first released for video ads last year, provides captions for English-language clips via an automated…
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LG’s SJ9 Dolby Atmos soundbar packs a big audio punch in a small package

It wasn’t too long ago that soundbars struggled with even basic surround sound, but the technology has come a long way, and now LG is debuting the 500 watt SJ9 Dolby Atmos soundbar at CES 2017.
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LG OLEDs still reign supreme, but its SUHD LCDs got a major update this year

LG is debuting its SJ9500 Super UHD TV at CES 2017. It uses Nano Dot technology to provide what the company says is its best 4K LCD picture quality ever, complete with Dolby Vision and HDR10.
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Nvidia Shield and other Android TV devices to get Google Assistant integration

Google's artificially intelligent Assistant first debuted in the company's messaging app Allo, but it was a standout feature of the Pixel phones as well as the Google Home. So what's the Assistant's next home? Android TV.