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Source: Opie & Anthony contract negotiations still not resolved

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Opie and Anthony

Contract negotiations between Opie & Anthony and Sirius XM Radio Inc. remain unresolved despite this Friday's a looming deadline and thousands of anxious fans, a source familiar with the matter tells Orbitcast.

And now there's new information that could be even more troubling for fans.
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HD Radio "has reached critical mass" says iBiquity

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HD Radio at CES
iBiquity is continuing to try to pump hope into the survival of HD Radio, recently announcing that new aftermarket and auto manufacturers are offering the medium.

But it's comments made by iBiquity COO Jeff Jury that really makes me wonder if the company is just hell-bent on persistent propaganda, or actually believes their own hype.
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Sonos' awesome new iPad App controller

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Sonos iPad Controller
Another item that I needed to check out at the Digital Experience Expo was the brand spanking new Sonos iPad Controller, available from the iTunes App Store in late August, pair up with the killer Sonos S5.

This thing is absolutely beautiful.
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Pandora taps Sirius XM exec to build out auto initiative

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Pandora
Pandora has hired a Sirius XM Radio Inc. executive George Lynch to help grow its in-vehicle internet radio initiative.

This news comes on the heels of recent deals between Pandora and Ford, as well as with radio manufacturers.
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SonicTap on DirecTV: Are you happy with the switch from XM?

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DirecTV
Yesterday, DirecTV switched their music service from XM to SonicTap, and judging by the steady stream of comments coming in to this post, many folks are not happy about it.
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2010 "Connected" Dodge Caravan comes with WiFi and live TV

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Dodge Caravan TV
Chrysler is showing off their infotainment features on the 2010 "Connected" Grand Caravan at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show (which starts later this week).

The vehicle is a veritable swiss army knife of entertainment technology, with FLO TV, Sirius Satellite Radio, Sirius Backseat TV and Uconnect Web. The latter of which transforms the minivan into a traveling WiFi hotspot.
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Rumor Update: Sirius XM BlackBerry App coming by week's end

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Sirius XM App on BlackBerry
The rumored Sirius XM BlackBerry App was supposed to have been released by end of January, but here we are in February with no app in sight. What gives?
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Apple iPad: A reset button for Sirius XM

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Apple iPad
I wasn't going to write about the new Apple iPad, despite all the buzz around the device, because I didn't see it as a game-changer for Satellite Radio (or Internet Radio for that matter).

But the more I started to think about it, the more I wonder: did the "reset" button just get pressed for Sirius XM?
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GM expands its Pause and Play Radio feature

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Pause and Play RadioGeneral Motors is expanding its Pause and Play Radio feature to be accessible on lower-end vehicles.

Much like a built-in DVR, Pause and Play Radio lets you pause live radio, including XM Radio.
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The Sonos S5 absolutely rocks

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Sonos S5
I've been watching Sonos for a while now because they've really taken the market of whole home audio by storm. Their latest release, the Sonos S5 (which hit the market this past fall) absolutely brings it to the next level.

At CES 2010, I had a private meeting with the folks at Sonos and learned a lot about the Sonos S5. The verdict: it absolutely rocks.
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