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CE Week Launches Social Media Platforms

CE Week, to be held June 23-27 in NYC, announced the launch of new social media platforms to reach the technology consumers and influencers. 

The tech community can follow the latest CE Week developments through Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and the official CE Week hashtag, #CEWeek. 

Those that cannot attend the event can also watch live-streamed product demos, conference programs and press events through CE Week TV. 

CE Week is also partnering with Klout to bring together technology's social influencers with influential companies. 

SVS Partners with Stereo Advantage

SVS has announced its partnership with Stereo Advantage making it the latest high performance audio brand sold through both the online store and the brick and mortar location. Stereo Advantage will now sell SVS's award-winning subwoofers. 

Gary Yacoubian, SVS president, said in a press release: 

"Stereo Advantage understands the unique challenges of selling high performance audio products and they have continuously evolved to meet the needs of the modern audio and home theater consumer. Whether it's offering stellar sales service through its online store or expert installation from its 'Smart Squad', the Stereo Advantage team brings the same passion for audio and technical expertise we embrace at SVS. They have a tremendous legacy and we're proud to be among the industry-leading brands they carry." 

SVS products are sold internationally. 

Dealerscope's 40 Under 40 Entry Closes Friday

Time is running out to submit entries to Dealerscope's annual 40 Under 40 June issue. 

The deadline is this friday--April 18th, 2014. 

If there's someone you know who deserves praise for being a leader, is helping shape the direction of the CE industry, and is under the age of 40 years old, submit entries here

LG Electronics Makes Connect SDK Available for Android and iOS

LG Electronics has announced the availability of its open source software development kid for Google Android and iOS developers in an effort to extend their mobile experience to TV screens. 

Connect SDK is one of the first tools to tackle the issue of second screen capabilities and smart TVs. 

Samuel Chang, LG Electronics USA vice president said in a press release:

"Connect SDK is breaking down barriers to enable apps and devices to work together harmoniously. The screen size capabilities and social nature of Smart TVs enable experiences that consumers will absolutely love." 

Scott Olechowski, Chief Product Officer and co-founder of Plex said:

"With Connect SDK, we were able to quickly extend that Plex experience to LG Smart TVs and we are now exploring ways we can integrate unique webOS capabilities."

Connect SDK for iOS, Android and Cordova/PhoneGab are available now at http://ConnectSDK.com. 

CE Week Registration is Open

Registration for the 2014 CE Week in New York is now open. This year's CE Week event is set for June 23-27 in New York, with the exhibit floor open June 25 and 26 at the Metropolitan. Pavilion and Altman Buildings on W. 18th St. 

“CE Week is the top mid-year innovation event and keeps a pulse on our dynamic industry, while providing a look ahead to Q3, Q4 and beyond,”  Martin Porter, executive producer of CE Week, said as part of the announcement.

“This year’s event will showcase next generation product debuts from top brands, as well as innovative ideas from startups and expert conferences featuring tech experts and industry pioneers. It’s an event built by the industry, for the industry, and is a must-attend for anyone involved in the consumer technology market.”

 Coming to CE Week for the first time is CE Week TV, which will comprise live streaming TV coverage of the show floor, as well as the press conferences, press events and keynotes. 

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Dealerscope's April 2014 Issue is Online

The April 2014 issue of Dealerscope magazine, featuring the distributor roundtable, is online and can be read here.