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  1. Today in Media History: Apple's Steve Jobs introduces the iPod in 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Poynter Online

    ... sound machine, however. It's a new kind of gadget that has the potential to change how we think about personal audio-entertainment gizmos, much as Sony's first pocket-sized transistor radio did in 1958, and the Sony Walkman portable stereo tape ...

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  2. Awesome! The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack is coming out on cassette tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Digital Trends

    The cassette tape is making a comeback, thanks to Marvel's latest hit Guardians of the Galaxy . Come November 17, you too can rock out to Awesome Mix No.1 the way Star-Lord's mom intended - on cassette.

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  3. Texas Instruments Announces First Commercial Transistor RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Free Dictionary

    A transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor -based circuitry. Following their development in 1954 they became the most popular electronic communication device in history, with billions manufactured during the 1960s and 1970s.

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  4. Must-Have New Release: Night Stories a " Nocturnes, Jenny LinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | WDAV-FM Davidson

    When I was a child, my mother read to me sweet bedtime stories, and I did the same when my two daughters were little. But, as a parent I had something my mother did not, and that was a portable CD player in my children's rooms so I could play them nighttime classical music to help ease them to sleep.

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  5. About 1,000 workers went on strike for several hours at Foxconn plant, WSJ saysRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Sony's new Walkmans point towards survival versus growth, Nikkei says The introduction of Sony's new Walkman portable music players indicate that the company is focusing on survival, rather than seeking growth, for its troubled electronics business, Nikkei reports. Reference Link On The Fly: Closing Wrap Stocks on Wall Street were sharply lower and suffered their worst day in nearly two months, with market participants pointing to a number of reasons for the broad-based weakness.

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  6. Filing says Sony to begin console packaging in China, Bloomberg saysRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Microsoft says Windows 10 to support Windows 8 users with touch machines This comment was taken from Microsoft's Windows event. GoPro climbs higher after revealing new HERO4 camera line-up Shares of mountable and wearable camera developer GoPro are climbing after the company announced its new HERO4 camera line-up.

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  7. MIC: Taiwan smartphone shipments surpasses 5.4M in Q3, DigiTimes saysRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Apple launches iOS 8.0.2 to amend iPhone 6 defects, Reuters says Apple launched a new software update after some customers who recently purchased the iPhone 6 noted that they were experiencing call service interruptions and other issues due to a prior upgrade, according to Reuters, citing comments from company spokeswoman Trudy Muller. Muller noted that less than 40K iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones were affected after downloading iOS 8.0.1, but iOS 8.0.2 amends the problems.

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  8. Gnarly, Radical, Tubular, AwesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Pasadena Weekly

    We may have traded in our Walkmans for iPods, but boom boxes still survive. Video stores have been replaced by Netflix and Amazon, but computers are no longer a luxury; they are a necessity.

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  9. 'Gone Girl' leads weekend box office with $38M in sales, WSJ reportsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    'Equalizer' tops domestic box office with $35M debut, WSJ reports "The Equalizer," distributed by Sony , topped the domestic box office with a $35M weekend opening, beating out last week's winner, 21st Century Fox's "The Maze Runner," reported the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link Starz may struggle to sell itself, WSJ reports Starz may struggle to sell itself, according to the Wall Street Journal citing challenges facing standalone media companies.

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  10. PS4 sales continue to beat Xbox sales in September, BGR reportsRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Microsoft's CEO vows to fully cooperate in China's antitrust probe, Reuters says Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO, has vowed to fully cooperate with Chinese regulators in their antitrust probe of the company, Reuters says. Reference Link Sony's new Walkmans point towards survival versus growth, Nikkei says The introduction of Sony's new Walkman portable music players indicate that the company is focusing on survival, rather than seeking growth, for its troubled electronics business, Nikkei reports.

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  11. Scott Sturgis' Driver's Seat: Aufi Q5 proves luxury and diesel can coexistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Post-gazette.com

    Conventional wisdom: In the non-TDI, Edmunds.com likes the "top-notch interior craftsmanship superb brake performance; roomy back seat; sporty handling" but not the "below-average cargo capacity; unintuitive control layout without navigation; artificial steering feel." Reality: Sure, luxury and diesel can coexist.

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  12. Unofficial Holiday of October 1st: CD Player DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WTVY Dothan

    Between audio cassettes and the MP3, the compact disk was the most popular way to listen to music in parts of the 1980s and 1990s, and every CD needed a CD player! On October 1st, 1982 the first ever commercially available compact disk player was released in Japan. The Sony CDP-101 was released for around 168,000 yen, or what would translate to over $1750 in today's US dollars! That unit resembled a VCR.

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  13. Pringles Speaks to Music LoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | CSP

    Remember the days of tin-can telephones? Kids would attach a string to two cans and make a device that would convey sound. Pringles has a modern twist on that long-gone form of free entertainment.

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  14. RIP: Apple iPod 'Classic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Stranger

    I admit I haven't been to Best Buy in years, and, since I'm a record nerd, I don't keep up with the latest and/or greatest digital music gadgets, but this Flavorwire blog entry from yesterday informs me Apple has discontinued its iPod "Classic." So there was an Apple event yesterday.

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  15. Foundation Announces Mission Grants to Benefit Patients and CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | GantDaily.com

    Pictured with check are Home Nursing Agency leaders who represent their programs to receive funds through the 2014-15 Foundation Mission Grants. From left are Becky Willnecker, Home Nursing Agency Foundation president; Kathy Baker, director of hospice; Robert Packer, Home Nursing Agency president; Janie Christner, vice-president of home health; Barry Halbritter, Home Nursing Agency Foundation Board chairman; Shannon Tronzo, director of children and adolescent services and Nancy Fogel, Home Nursing Agency Foundation Board secretary.

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  16. Can Listening To Music Whilst Exercising Improve PerformanceRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Emailwire.com

    Connahs Quay, Flintshire -- Everybody knows, or should know, that exercise is good for peoples health. Whether it is intense circuit training style exercise that the new fitness video market is promoting or just walking to the local store for a morning paper instead of driving and everything inbetween.

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  17. Trending News: Stop What You're Doing And Check Out Sony's Big NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | AskMen

    The world's biggest electronics manufacturers are in Germany right now, showing off the tech that will dominate the market for the next 12 months. Sony has got plenty to show off at the IFA 2014 expo in Berlin: As well as a new flagship Xperia Z3 mobile phone, the manufacturer has also unveiled two new wearables, a tablet, headphones, two Walkman players, a soundbar and an action camera.

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  18. Sony NWZ-A15 Walkman is a super-cute portable high-res music playerRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    Sony has announced a couple of new Walkmans to its portfolio, including one that it claims is the world's smallest and lightest portable player. The NWZ-A15 Walkman has come along way in terms of design since the first Walkman was introduced all those years ago and this new model looks great.

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  19. Sony NWZ-ZX1 Walkman loves high-res music, is a bit of a handfulRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    Sony has made a big play with sound on a number of its latest devices launched at IFA 2014 including the Xperia Z3 flagship smartphone, Xperia Z3 Compact and Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet, but it didn't stop with just smartphones and tablets. The company also announced a couple of new Walkmans during its press conference at IFA 2014, both of which feature the same high-res technology and we got our hands on the bigger NWZ-ZX1 Walkman to see what we made of it.

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  20. Sony looks to revive Walkman brand once again with high end NWZ-A17 playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | TrustedReviews

    Sony has announced a brand new high-res personal audio player alongside its slew of smartphones , tablets, wearables and camera gear at the IFA tech show in Berlin.

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