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  • Tech is Bringing the Economy Back Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 11:16 PM ET

    "Maybe officially this is the end of the recession." That was the message from my cabbie tonight on my way to dinner.  He might have something there.

  • I Want My (3D) TV Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 3:57 PM ET

    Now that 3D versions of movies have proven to be cash cows at the box office, the entertainment and consumer electronics industries are hoping to cash in on the experience in people's homes.

  • Cisco's Big 2010 Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 3:29 PM ET

    The company has been putting the pieces together for a soup-to-nuts approach to all kinds of technology, starting with the network, focused on video as an entertainment and communications medium, and offering devices up and down the food chain.

  • Social Media Sweeps CES Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 11:30 AM ET

    There's a huge trend dominating the floor at CES this year, and it's not a new gadget. It's social media.

  • CES Gets Serious About Content Thursday, 7 Jan 2010 | 10:40 AM ET

    The Consumer Electronics Show officially opens today and though attendance will be slightly down, hopes are higher than ever that the gadgets and technology here will rev up the media business.

  • Ballmer Lays Out Microsoft's 2010 Plans Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 11:54 PM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Despite a power problem that delayed the kick-off to the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show by 25 minutes, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer delivered the show's opening keynote, proclaiming "screens" everywhere.

  • Tech Check: Wireless Rules the Day Wednesday, 6 Jan 2010 | 4:34 PM ET

    Seems like all things wireless will own CES this year - for example: Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard will unveil a tablet PC during tonight's keynote, and the race is on to release this device before Apple's tablet hits the market.

  • 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.