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HP aims to cut PC energy use by 25 percent

Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday that it is aiming to cut the energy consumption of its desktops and notebooks by 25 percent by 2010.The HP announcement, delivered at the Consumer Electronics Show, almost reads like it comes from an auto manufacturer trying to cut the miles per gallon requirements of its fleet.

January 7, 2008 by


Intel's Paul Otellini touts the 'personal' Internet and Smash Mouth

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.

January 7, 2008 by Dan Farber


CES video: Bill Gates' last day at Microsoft

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.

January 7, 2008 by Dan Farber


Jerry Yang offers sneak peak of Yahoo's future: Life!

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.

January 7, 2008 by Dan Farber