Intel CEO Paul Otellini used his CES keynote to describe the future of the Internet as bringing the information and tools users need at any given time for any given personal situation and to rock out with Smash Mouth.The next phase of the Internet is beyond push media and RSS, and more proactive, predictive and context aware, Otellini said.
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The highlight of Bill Gates' CES keynote was the funny video about what the Microsoft Chairman's will do after he moves out of day-to-day operations to focus on his philanthropic foundation. SlashGear taped the video from the keynote and put it on YouTube.
Yahoo co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang made his inaugural CES appearance, outlining how he plans to evolve his company ahead of the curve and to become an indispensable starting point for consumers' Web experience, which has become richer and more complex over the last decade. "We call this Life with an exclamation point," Yang said.
The One Laptop Per Child foundation said Monday that it raised $35 million from its Give One Get One campaign that just ended.The campaign, which ran from Nov.
Intel on Monday launched its first Centrino chips based on its 45 nanometer manufacturing process.The lineup, unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, features 16 processors.
Enterprises aren't too hip on buying IT hardware right now and consumers aren't feeling all that spunky either.Those are the big takeaways from the latest installment of Wall Street worry about technology-related companies.
Notable headlines:CES coverage:Ryan Stewart: Silverlight to power the online video portal for the 2008 OlympicsGates: Curtain call for crystal ball. Mary Jo Foley: Gates' last CES keynote: Long on sales claims, short on futures.
The LiMo Foundation, a mobile consortium that is building an open software platform for handsets based on Linux, added five new members and plans to launch its first release of its application shortly, according to officials.LiMo will announce Monday that Acrodea, ETRI, Huawei, Purple Labs and Trolltech are joining the consortium, which launched a year ago with founding members Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic, Samsung and Vodafone.
At his annual Consumer Electronics Show opening keynote address, Bill Gates made a few announcements as he prepares to head into the sunset...sort of.
I have arrived on the scene in Las Vegas, in preparation for joining the 140,000 people exploring the 1.8 million square feet of exhibit space inhabited by 2,900 companies.