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  • The companies are adopting the technology to help keep customers from cancelling subscriptions in favor of streaming services such as Netflix Inc, Amazon and Hulu, which are far cheaper and also come with user-friendly guides to make finding shows easier. "Every consumer will agree it's terrible," Forrester Research analyst James McQuivey said.

  • How a beer came to sponsor a brothel Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 7:22 PM ET
    Attendees crowd an aisle on the trade show floor during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 6, 2015.

    There is a brothel in Nevada with a Budweiser room, which tells a unique tale about how brands promote themselves.

  • Analysts expect companies presenting at the conference- which include Lululemon Athletica, Big Lots and Guess- to shine a light on holiday trends and discuss business expectations for 2015, and in some cases update their outlooks. J.C. Penney Co, American Eagle Outfitters and Aeropostale Inc all had strong results, though Macy's disappointed.

  • Five of the weirdest products we saw at CES Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:18 PM ET
    Smart spider dress, powered by Intel Edison

    Let's face it, technology can get weird. And you don't have to roam very far at CES before you run into some, well, interesting products.

  • Jan 9- Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Friday it has garnered enough support from key creditors to carry out its $18.4 billion debt restructuring plan for its operating unit, which will soon file for bankruptcy. The plan will reduce the debt associated with Caesars Entertainment Operating Co Inc to $8.6 billion from $18.4 billion. Caesars has been weighed...

  • Jan 9- Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Friday it has garnered enough support from key creditors to carry out its $18.4 billion debt restructuring plan for its operating unit, which will soon file for bankruptcy. The plan will reduce the debt associated with Caesars Entertainment Operating Co Inc to $8.6 billion from $18.4 billion. Caesars has been weighed...

  • TOKYO, Jan 9- Canon Inc and other Japanese electronics companies want to bring production of some goods back home, reversing a years-old trend of overseas manufacturing as a rapid decline in the value of the yen makes local goods more competitive. Sharp Corp is also looking at lifting the ratio of LCD televisions and refrigerators made in Japan to counter the...

  • Big Ass Fans for big ass savings?   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:28 AM ET
    Big Ass Fans for big ass savings?

    For $1,000, a ceiling fan better do something special - Big Ass Fans promises to save you money in energy.

  • Would you buy this $499 wallet of the future?   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:27 AM ET
    Wallet of the future is expensive

    It's shiny, high-tech, and protective of your credit card information, but the iWallet comes at a price.

  • Does kids' shoe take ADD to next level?   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:26 AM ET
    Does kids' shoe take ADD to next level?

    Skechers new Game Kicks shoes bring wearable Simon Says to kids.

  • Behold! The bravest man at CES   Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 4:25 AM ET
    Behold! The bravest man at CES

    We don't know who he is or what magic he possesses, but enjoy the awesome power of the great hero of CES.

  • DETROIT, Jan 8- Fully automated driverless cars could make up nearly 10 percent of global vehicle sales, or about 12 million cars a year, by 2035, the Boston Consulting Group said on Thursday. "This will be as radical a change as the auto industry has seen in 100 years," said Thomas Dauner, head of BCG's global automotive practice. Vehicle manufacturers, including...

  • That bigger footprint at CES? It's China's Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:57 PM ET
    A driving simulator at the Hisense booth during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 6, 2015.

    The number of Chinese companies attending this year's CES hit a record, with some 871 vendors showcasing everything from huge TVs to 3D printers.

  • Media embracing digital TV with strings attached Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK/ LAS VEGAS Jan 8- Media companies that are starting to allow their programs onto Internet-delivered TV and mobile devices are putting limits on digital rights as a safety hatch if problems arise with the new distribution systems, executives say. Media companies are considering joining streaming-only services, or launching their own like HBO and CBS,...

  • Home price gains returning Atlanta to normal Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 12:08 PM ET
    Atlanta

    Less investor activity and rising home prices could mean a robust spring for Atlanta housing.

  • Apple Watch faces attack of the clones at CES Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Sony's Smart Watch 3 is displayed at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas

    Apple's new smart watch is still months away from going on sale but it already faces imitation by several other companies.

  • This yoga mat might put yogis out of a job   Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:17 AM ET
    This yoga mat might put yogis out of a job

    The new pressure-sensitive SmartMat syncs up with your mobile device to help you get the perfect pose every time.

  • They finally built a better mouse trap

    It was bound to happen, and now the Raticator brings mobile technology and serious voltage to the world of pest control.

  • Now your phone knows if you're drunk   Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:15 AM ET
    Now your phone knows if you're drunk

    Shown at CES, the Alcohoot breathalyzer syncs up with your mobile device to let you know if maybe it's time to call a cab.

  • WASHINGTON/ LAS VEGAS, Jan 7- The top U.S. communications regulator on Wednesday endorsed the regulatory standard applied to telephone companies in remarks seen as the strongest indication yet that he planned to side with President Barack Obama on strict "net neutrality" rules. Comments by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler at the...