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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.
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With 7 mini houses, the first Sonos store lets you hear as you would at home

Wireless audio brand Sonos is set to open its first-ever retail store, located in New York City. The multiroom audio king's first ever store features a homey vibe that includes tailored listening rooms, and a hands off sales approach.
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Crackle original series 'StartUp' delves into the high-stakes world of fintech

Crackle's original series StartUp has gotten an official launch date. The drama, which stars Adam Brody and Martin Freeman, delves into the world of financial startups, wealthy financiers, crooked cops, and gangs.
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Marvin Gaye documentary gets the green light 30 years after his tragic death

Over three decades after iconic soul musician Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his own father, his family has authorized a documentary about the making of his seminal 1971 album What's Going On?

The Majesty 155 isn’t just a superyacht, it’s a smart home at sea

The Majesty 155 Superyacht is one smart boat, thanks to its audio visual system. The giant yacht recently won a CEDIA award for its audio-visual setup, but its smart system also controls the lighting and navigation.

Bowie bests Adele: ‘Blackstar’ tops list of most-sold vinyl in 2016

David Bowie's final album Blackstar is the top selling vinyl album of the year so far, with nearly 60 thousand units flying from shelves in the first seven months of 2016, more to come.
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BitTorrent News will launch just as the 2016 election kicks into full gear

After hiring former CNN writer and producer Harrison Bohrman to lead its news team, BitTorrent News has announced it will launch on July 18, just in time to cover the Republican National Convention.
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With its Fit wireless earbuds, ELWN claims to have solved the battery-life problem

The ELWN Fit earbuds, now on Kickstarter, use a unique technique promising virtually endless battery life, while the 48 included accessories claim to provide a perfect fit for every listener.
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A journey into a cult takes a highly disturbing turn in Netflix’s ‘Rebirth’ trailer

A suburban dad's participation in a seminar takes unexpected turns in Netflix's 'Rebirth,' an upcoming psychological thriller. The streamer has released the official trailer ahead of its July 15 release.