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  • Phoning It In--Mobile DTV Set To Be Smartphone Staple Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 12:02 PM ET

    You know a technology has truly arrived when you find it in the Central Hall at CES. And this year, that's where visitors will find the Mobile DTV TechZone, dedicated to all things mobile television.

  • CES Hopes for an OMG Moment Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 10:24 AM ET

    As attendnace continues to decline at the tech extravaganza, the buzz here is that the show itself is fighting for relevance and three- and four-day visits by attendees are now more likely overnight affairs. In short, attendance is no longer mandatory.

  • Give The People What They Want Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 6:12 PM ET

    For many people, media is no longer about ownership, but about access. And that means a shift is in order for the next generation of consumer electronics devices.

  • The Mad Rush for 3-D TV Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 4:46 PM ET
    Fairgoers wear special '3D' glasses as they watch a movie on a 3D TV screen.

    2010 is going to be a big year for 3-D: on the heels of the huge success of Avatar, 3-D will expand both at theaters and in home entertainment.

  • RIP: The Remote Control Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 3:41 PM ET

    The life span of  the couch potato's magic wand may be drawing to a close, with the dawn of 3D gesture-recognition devices. e the couch potato's magic wand may be drawing to a close, with the dawn of 3D gesture-recognition devices.

  • Taking A High-Tech Approach To Good Health Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 3:41 PM ET

    With the home medical equipment market expected to expand at a steady clip over the next few years, consumer electronics companies are eager to expand their minimal presence.

  • Home-Energy Monitors A CES Bright Spot Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 3:39 PM ET

    A desire to cut household operating costs while being green, along with a government push for energy efficiency, may power this new consumer gadget market.

  • Green Goes From Buzzword To Business As Usual Tuesday, 5 Jan 2010 | 3:39 PM ET

    You'll see far less greenwashing at CES in 2010 as marketing-driven, green-themed products or brands for people with fat wallets take a backseat to less sexy incremental improvements.

  • Ballmer Opens New Windows, Beats Microsoft Drum Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 10:26 PM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the stage in Las Vegas Wednesday night to kick off the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the first time he has delivered the prestigious opening keynote address, a role filled by his colleague Bill Gates for the last 14 years.

  • A Smaller CES, But Big Tech News Still Expected Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 11:30 AM ET

    Here's the thing about technology and the technology industry: pioneers and visionaries like Microsoft, Intel, Sony and so many others didn't make their fortunes focused on today and tomorrow. They're all about the future, which is particularly important in today's current economic climate.

  • Consumer Electronics Show Milestones Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 11:25 AM ET
    Since the first Consumer Electronics Show took place in New York City in 1967, CES has been the place to show off new technology and products, from the VCR to the DVD. Even though no one product has been of such revolutionary proportion in recent years, there's been a wider array of innovative technology. This year experts are expecting small netbooks, Internet-ready televisions and TV’s made with energy-efficient and thinner organic light-emitting diode screens to attract the most attention. He

    Since 1967, CES has been the place to show off new technology and products. This year experts are expecting 3-D TVs, e-readers and netbooks to be hot topics.

  • Microsoft's Raikes Takes Retirement Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 7:02 PM ET
    Microsoft

    Jeff Raikes, president of Microsoft's Business Division, is calling it quits after 26 years at the company, announcing his retirement today.  He'll be replaced by Stephen Elop, who most recently served as Juniper Network's chief operating officer.

  • Fave Five: Tech Toys To Take Home Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 5:46 PM ET

    Mobile chips, HDTV and Robot Guitar. Portfolio's Kevin Maney shares his favorite products from the show.

  • Tech and Porn Go Hand in Hand in Vegas Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | 8:08 AM ET
    Adult Entertainment Expo

    Let me be perfectly upfront about this:  I didn't want to go to the Adult Entertainment Expo at the Sands Convention Center today.  I didn't. I was ready to file a few more times from the Consumer Electronics Show today and then fly home, when my assignment suddenly changed last night. 

  • Wii Sets Innovation In Motion Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 4:14 PM ET

    Companies are picking up on Nintendo's motion-sensing technology, incorporating it into new electronic products, some of which go beyond the realm of video gaming.

  • Taking Intel's WiMAX For A Ride Wednesday, 9 Jan 2008 | 3:46 AM ET

    On a five-mile, test drive around town, I was connected to the Internet (getting far better speeds than my hotel room). But the real fun part was all the bells and whistles.

  • Big Box, Big Questions Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 10:36 PM ET

    Some electronics retailers had huge success in 2007, but the year left others bruised. A CES retail panel featured executives from both kinds of companies.

  • Auto Industry In High Gear Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 9:14 PM ET

    In-car technology is all the rage and the major automakers are looking for the right partners to make a big splash. Forget about simple GPS. We're talking computing. (Full story)

  • Guitar Tragedy: Life Imitates Games Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 3:35 PM ET

    Games such as Activision's "Guitar Hero" are off the charts, but they have led to an odd phenomenon: Not only are real guitar players competing against fake guitar players. Real guitar companies are now making fake guitars

  • Ford Gets Microsoft and Sirius to Pimp Its Ride Tuesday, 8 Jan 2008 | 1:59 PM ET
    Ford shows off its Focus model equipped with "Sync" connectivity, which will be available on nearly all Ford, Lincolns and Mercurys by the end of 2008.

    Ford Motor has signed up some tech heavyweights to help with "Sync," its in-car satellite communications system, With help from Microsoft, Sirius and others, Ford's car of the very near future is something like a GPS, digital music player, cell phone and voice recognition system on wheels.

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