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Amazon's Alexa is everywhere at CES, Samsung's gaming laptopCES 2017 marches forward with big headlines including Amazon's Alexa strategy, Samsung's debut of a line of gaming laptops and news that Hulu's live TV streaming service will come in under $40 a month.
This is cnet from CES 2017, and here are the stories that matter right now. At CES it's become clear that Amazon is doubling down on Alexa enabled products. There's a number of new gadgets and appliances being debuted at the show that are taking advantage of the company's digital voice assistant. Brands like Dish, ADT, Lenovo, Whirlpool, and many more. Seem to have chosen Alexa as their foundation for smart home integration. And we expect to see more items making use of the tech as the show continues. It appears that Samsung is attempting to re-enter the gamer market with a new gaming-centric laptop, announced at the company's press conference right here at CS2017. The 15 inch notebook Odyssey will include a GTX 1050 GPU which is good enough to produce some fairly impressive visuals, but we're really curious about the higher end 17 inch model, which will likely shoot with a better graphics card. Both laptops allowed for upgradable memory and SSD drive Rise. [MUSIC] Finally the war of TV streaming services rages on as word that Hulu's service will go for less than $40 a month, as subscription with awesome give users access with Hulu's streaming service, and we'll be finding out much more about Hulu's plan, right here at CBS. [MUSIC] You can stay up-to-date on the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in the apple app store.