Video: In keeping with the tradition of trotting out stars at CES with movies or music to promote, former Hollywood mogul and now Yahoo CEO Terry Semel called upon his old friend Tom Cruise, as well as Ellen DeGeneres, to spice up his keynote, which suffered a few glitches. Cruise was promoting his new movie, "Mission Impossible III," which is debuts in May. Watch the video clip, which includes the movie trailer.
Cruise and DeGeneres weren't the only stars to share the keynote stage. Intel CEO Paul Otellini surrounded himself with Lori McCready, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hanks, Danny Devito and Brian Silberling. Sony chief Howard Stringer also had Tom Hanks, promoting his new Sony movie, The DaVinci Code, along with director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer, as well as the book author Dan Brown. Bill Gates shared the stage with Justin Timberlake.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini surround by the stars. Photo credit: Doc Searls