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The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset Is Amazing—It’s Also a Work in Progress

A couple days ago I found myself sitting in a digital cave with an enormous fire-eating hell-demon. Naturally, I was at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. I had just strapped a black box of brain-scrambling equipment to my face. I looked up and saw a cavern ceiling high above me. I peered over my shoulder [...]

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CES 2012: Intel to Power Smart Phones, Create Ultrabook-Tablet Hybrid Devices

LAS VEGAS—Intel played a pivotal role in making PCs ubiquitous by developing a standard architecture on which Microsoft Windows, Web browsers and other popular software could operate. Company CEO Paul Otellini announced Tuesday during his keynote at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here Intel’s intention to work similar magic in smart phones, many of [...]

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1.4-Meter Organic LED TV Sets to Be Unveiled at Consumer Tech Extravaganza

For years manufacturers have tantalized consumers with the promise of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) televisions capable of delivering more brilliant colors (including deeper blacks), and greater levels of contrast and brightness than any other television screen—all with rapid video response rate. OLEDs are already in regular use to provide crystal-clear screens for smart phones, car [...]

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Cisco, GE and Xerox CEOs: 4 challenges facing U.S. industry, and how to fix them

CES, Xerox, Cisco, GE

LAS VEGAS—Chief executives from some of the world’s largest companies laid out the keys to developing the next generation of innovative technology during Friday’s opening panel discussion here at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show. Education, immigration, taxes and export policy all need to be fixed to allow the U.S. to continue to flourish in the [...]

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