ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J, December 28, 2009—CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, goes inside the cutting edge of high tech where innovation and imagination come together to create modern marvels and iconic businesses.
Beginning Monday, January 4th through Friday, January 8th, CNBC’s Tech Week will feature the following special coverage across the network.
CNBC will premiere four new documentaries:
· Monday, January 4th at 9:30PM ET
· Tuesday, January 5th at 10PM ET
· Wednesday, January 6th at 10PM ET—"MARRIAGE FROM HELL: BREAKUP OF AOL TIME WARNER" (marriagefromhell.cnbc.com)—reported by CNBC’s David Faber, the one-hour documentary takes viewers inside the story of what has been called the worst deal ever made. Included: candid comments from one of the chief architects of the deal: former Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin- who underwent a stunning reversal of fortune.
· Thursday, January 7th at 10PM ET—"PLANET OF THE APPS: A HAND-HELD REVOLUTION!" (planetoftheapps.cnbc.com)— hosted by CNBC’s Scott Wapner, the one-hour documentary looks at the recent "app" explosion and how they have changed the way we live. Meet the creators who are designing applications and making money. From engineers to everyday people, see how anyone can become an app developer.
CNBC will also broadcast live from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest consumer technology trade show, in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, January 7th & Friday, January 8th. CNBC’s
CNBC.com will also be at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show keeping users informed on the newest technologies and hot button issues with its special report CES 2010. Launching on Wednesday, January 6th, CES 2010 will include a special edition of Tech Check with Jim Goldman. Additionally, the site will highlight topics such as the major shift from property ownership to data access, 3D televisions to a TV-Volution, and in home energy monitoring devices to last year’s green washing issues and what will get this year’s push as the green technology. For more information, log on to http://ces.cnbc.com.
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