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Sun chief dismisses privacy concerns in wired world

Sun chief dismisses privacy concerns in wired world

While many may applaud Scott McNealy's vision of a connected digital home, others will surely take exception to at least this part of it: The incursions on privacy it portends. "If I could embed a locator chip in my children, I would do it right now," the Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq:SUNW) CEO said during his Thursday keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show here.

January 6, 2000 by in CES 2021

Internet appliances to star at CES

Internet appliances to star at CES

Next week's Consumer Electronics Show will be packed with its usualnumber of cool gadgets -- but Internet appliances might stealthe show. Also, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is expected toannounce its 800MHz Athlon processor, giving the desktop PC a shot in thearm.

December 27, 1999 by in CES 2021

The V chip has landed

The V chip has landed

Rumbling car crashes. Ear-piercing screeches. The Las Vegas Convention Center was crammed with Digital Versatile Disk movies and HDTV broadcasts full of shrieks and colossal wrecks played at brain-rattling levels in full Dolby Digital Surround Sound.

January 9, 1998 by in CES 2021

Glaser hears music playing everywhere

Glaser hears music playing everywhere

LAS VEGAS -- During his keynote before the Consumer Electronics Show here, Rob Glaser, the CEO of RealNetworks Inc. (Nasdaq:RNWK), outlined how his company plans to adapt its Real Jukebox software so that it can deliver music not just to personal computers, but to CD players, TV set-top boxes and low-cost handheld MP3 players.

January 6, 2000 by in CES 2021

Hitachi preps first DVD-RAM camcorder

Hitachi preps first DVD-RAM camcorder

Hitachi America announced at the ConsumerElectronics Show in Las Vegas, which endsTuesday, that it will have a DVD-RAM camcorderon retail shelves by the end of January. According to Hitachi, the DZ-MV100A will be the firstcamcorder on the market that records images onto adigital versatile disc.

January 9, 2001 by in CES 2021

Goofy gadgets all the rage at CES

Goofy gadgets all the rage at CES

LAS VEGAS--You basically have two choices when covering a trade show as bloated as the Consumer Electronics Show currently occupying Las Vegas.You can stick to the main trails of the convention floor and see endless variations on the same half-dozen technology themes.

January 6, 2001 by in CES 2021

Compaq to switch on jukebox for MP3s, CDs

Compaq to switch on jukebox for MP3s, CDs

At the Consumer Electronics Show, which opens today in Las Vegas, Compaq (cpq) will show off a stereo jukebox for storing and playing digital music files such as MP3s. Although Compaq isn't the first company to jump on the digital music craze--Dell Computer (dell) and Gateway (gtw) released jukeboxes earlier this year--the Music Center improvises on the theme.

January 5, 2001 by in CES 2021

Microsoft to demo Xbox at CES

Microsoft to demo Xbox at CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Saturday, Microsoft (msft) Chairman Bill Gates will show the first mock-up of the company's Xbox video-game console, due out next fall, and provide the first live demonstration of its technology. Full story to follow.

January 4, 2001 by in CES 2021