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CES 2019: New chips from Intel to power AI, 5G, autonomous driving - and Comcast
LAS VEGAS – Intel executives took to the stage at CES on Monday to showcase new chips that it boasts will unlock the promise of the connected home and advance artificial intelligence, 5G wireless and autonomous driving. Read more

CES 2019: Sony launches 8K TVs, but reminds everyone it's all about being creative
LAS VEGAS - “Sony is a creative entertainment company.” Read more

Netflix considering a Toronto production hub, says Mayor Tory
TORONTO – According to a Canadian Press story published Wednesday, streaming giant Netflix just may build a production hub in Toronto. Read more

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Stingray Music unwraps "outstanding" holiday listenership numbers
MONTREAL – Stingray Music proved a hit with listeners over the holidays, according to its first-ever Numeris PPM survey results. Read more

CES 2019: Samsung's Bixby to support Google apps, gives a peek at a 5G phone
LAS VEGAS – Artificial Intelligence is everywhere this year at CES and for Samsung that means a renewed focus on its Bixby voice assistant platform. Read more

CES 2019: AI will unlock "intelligent living on the go," says LG CEO
LAS VEGAS – LG Electronics president and CTO Dr. I.P. Read more

UPDATED: Head of CBC Sports, Greg Stremlaw, departs for United Soccer League
Chris Wilson named Interim Head of CBC Sports TORONTO – CBC Sports chief Greg Stremlaw (right) is leaving the CBC this month to become the president and CEO of United Soccer League club Indy Eleven. Read more

SWIFT rallies support to demand “equal access” to CRTC broadband funding
WYOMING, ON – The SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. Read more

Global calls it quits on ‘Mary Kills People’
TORONTO – Global has begun production on the third and final season of original drama Mary Kills People. Read more

Blue Ant readies new slate of homegrown series
TORONTO – Blue Ant Media announced six new original commissions as well as a raft of digital content to air on its platforms in Canada, including Cottage Life, T+E and Makeful. Read more

Canadian campuses pump mental health around Bell Let's Talk Day
MONTREAL - Canadian universities and colleges in every province and territory have pledged to help grow the campus conversation about mental health in support of Bell Let's Talk Day on January 30. Read more

MVP Project announces first nine recipients
TORONTO - The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (The Canadian Academy) and RBC have announced the first nine grant recipients of the MVP Project which provides funding and networking support to musicians and filmmakers for music video Read more

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez to keynote PTiO
OTTAWA - Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Pablo Rodriguez has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at Prime Time in Ottawa (PTiO) later this month. Read more

CES 2019: Hisense and TCL, two very large Chinese TV manufacturers
LAS VEGAS – Chinese TV manufacturers have mada a name for themselves by being good and cheap when it comes to the televisions they make. Read more

CRTC upholds part of Bell Fund complaint
OTTAWA – The CRTC has dismissed, in part, a complaint against the Bell Fund by a group of broadcasters and the Canadian Media Read more

CES 2019: Broadcaster, South Korean telco, partner on digital broadcasting product development
LAS VEGAS – Sinclair Broadcast Group, the largest owner of local TV stations in the U.S., is teaming up with Korea’s SK Telecom to Read more

Crave opens up for the weekend with first freeview
TORONTO – The season three premiere of HBO drama True Detective will debut during Crave’s first-ever free preview this weekend, parent Bell Media said Tuesday. Read more

Banff announces 2019 content advisory board
BANFF - The Banff World Media Festival has unveiled its 2019 content advisory board as it prepares to mark its 40th anniversary this year. Read more

Impact Wrestling adds flagship show to Twitch channel
TORONTO – Impact Wrestling will launch a live stream of its weekly two-hour IMPACT! flagship show on social video service Read more

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