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  • 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Tech Tour De Force Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 8:24 PM ET
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    Welcome to the belly of the beast, Central Hall at the Consumer Electronics Show. Some 140,000 people will be making their way through this part of the Convention Center. That's 280,000 feet all looking to step on mine.

  • Intel's "Mid" Complex Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 7:57 PM ET
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    Intel will get in touch with it's "mid" tonight -- as in mobile internet device -- a key initiative that CEO Paul Otellini talked to me about exclusively earlier today.

  • Sony Flattens The Competition Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 6:25 PM ET
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    Certainly one of the hottest technologies at this year's CES is the 27-inch Organic Light Emitting Diode television by Sony, which is just three millimeters thick.

  • Sony Ready To Take New Message To Consumers Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 5:53 PM ET
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    David Bishop, worldwide president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, won't say outright that his company has won the high-definition DVD war over archrival Toshiba, but he sure talks like someone who thinks he has now that Warner Brothers has opted to go exclusively with its Blu-ray gear

  • Getting Around Vegas And CES: Take The Tour Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 3:02 PM ET
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    Las Vegas and CES have done a really good job this year making sure attendees can easily get to the show. They have shuttle buses leaving every ten minutes. Join me on my ride down Paradise Road.

  • Two Stories To Watch: High Def And Motion Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 8:23 AM ET
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    There are two stories I'm looking forward to investigating as the crowds hit the floor Monday. First, there's the state of the struggle between Toshiba, with its HD DVD high-def disc format, and Sony's rival Blu-ray format. Secondly, there's a new batch of electronics that incorporate motion-based controllers similar to Nintendo's Wii.

  • Bill Gates Talks Tech And Spins Deals Monday, 7 Jan 2008 | 7:28 AM ET
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    In his keynote speech, Microsoft's founder sees new opportunities for the tech giant's technologies and outlines deals with some big-name content partners.

  • Bill Gates On The Future -- His And Ours Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | 10:36 PM ET
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    Bill Gates' introduction as keynote speaker started with a video that seemed to focus on the Xbox and its fairly obvious Microsoft is thinking this is the big ticket to consumers' living rooms. On a more broader note, Gates made it clear that high-definition will be everywhere. The quality of 3D environments will enhance the Web experience, Gates says.

  • Gates Unveils Microsoft's Next Digital Decade Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | 9:41 PM ET
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    Bill Gates is calling this period in the company's history the dawn of a new digital decade, and his annual, keynote address at CES is chock full of news, both technologically and financially.

  • U.S. Videogame Sales Seen Slowing This Year Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | 8:05 PM ET
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    U.S. video game industry sales growth is expected to slow in 2008 as accelerated demand forsoftware is tempered by a decline in hardware revenue, the Consumer Electronics Association said.

  • Sony Tries to Build on Blu-ray Mojo Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | 7:28 PM ET
    Sony Playstation 3

    Sony's game console sales figures for the holiday shopping season reached more than 3.9 million units in North America, but Playstation 3 is still well behind Microsoft's Xbox 360.