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6:40 AM ET, January 8, 2007

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Microsoft at CES:
2007 International CES Keynote  —  The live keynote is now over.  On-demand feeds will be available at aproximately 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time. … Share this post: email it! |  bookmark it! |  digg it! |  live it!
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Peter Rojas / Engadget:
Live from the Bill Gates keynote  —  6:20 (PST) - The connection is spotty as hell, but Ryan and I are here at the Bill Gates keynote, which should be starting shortly.  Stay tuned for updates — at least barring a failure of our EV-DO lifeline.  —  6:22 - They're asking us to take our seats
Microsoft:
Microsoft Unveils Wave of New Products and Services at CES  —  Bill Gates and Robbie Bach hit play on new releases from Windows Vista, Xbox 360, Microsoft TV and more.  —  Speaking at the 2007 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates …
Discussion: PaidContent, Vecosys and Lost Remote
Robert Scoble / ScobleShow:
Exclusive lunch with Robert Scoble and Bill Gates
Gizmodo:
Me and Bill Gates: Talking 'Bout Porsches, Breakin the Law, and Small "Gadget" Jokes
Discussion: Glass House and Vecosys
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
The bandwidth rocks at CES BlogHaus
Discussion: Skype Journal and TechBlog
Sony:
SONY UNVEILS 70-INCH BRAVIA LCD; WORLD'S LARGEST HDTV COMPLIANT WITH x.v.Color  —  Technology Establishes New Standard for Color Reproduction  —  LAS VEGAS (CES Booth #14200), Jan. 7, 2007 - Sony Electronics today introduced a 70-inch flat-panel, high-definition LCD television …
Discussion: Gizmodo and Engadget
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Sony:
SONY BRINGS INTERNET VIDEO TV TO THE LIVING ROOM  —  Broadband Internet Video Access Available Via Modules Attached to New Televisions  —  LAS VEGAS (CES Booth #14200), Jan. 7, 2007 - Broadband Internet video was the hit of 2006 and now it's coming to Sony televisions with the touch of a remote control button.
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Live from the Sony CES keynote
Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog:
Sony adds RSS to televisions
Discussion: Gizmodo
Netgear:
NETGEAR® and BitTorrent™ Collaborate to Deliver High-Definition Movies and TV Shows to HDTVs  —  New NETGEAR Digital Entertainer HD (EVA8000) Media Receiver to Support High-Definition Entertainment from Forthcoming BitTorrent Online Marketplace on Home-Theater Systems
Discussion: Bits, NewTeeVee and Tomorrow's World
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Jeremy Toeman / LIVEdigitally:
Netgear knocks it out of the park at CES
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Live coverage of Netgear's press hoedown
Discussion: Technology Evangelist
news.vzw.com:
LG Mobile Phones and Verizon Wireless Announce the LG VX9400 to Support V CAST Mobile TV  —  Handset Features Innovative Form-Factor Designed Specifically for New Service  —  Media Contact Info  —  LAS VEGAS, NV — Today, LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., Inc. (LG Mobile Phones) …
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Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
Live coverage of Verizon's press conference
Darren Waters / BBC:
Technology 'embraced by public'  —  Technology editor, BBC News, Las Vegas  —  More people than ever are becoming early adopters of technology, says research outlined in Las Vegas.  —  "Consumers get it; they understand technology and they are adopting it accordingly," analyst Sean Wargo told the Consumer Electronics Show.
Discussion: Techdirt and Guardian Unlimited
Gary Rivlin / New York Times:
When Buying a Diamond Starts With a Mouse  —  MARK C. VADON is one of the world's top diamond retailers, but wholesalers often decline to meet with him on the convention floor at jewelry trade shows.  At the very least, many ask him to flip over his nametag so that no one knows who he is or what company he runs.
Ryan Carter / Download Squad:
Windows Vista Business Test Drive  —  If you didn't get to play around with Windows Vista during the betas, or just didn't want it on your system, now you can test drive some of it online, courtesy of Microsoft.  This isn't a full virtual Vista system to play with (though it looks like it is) …
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle:
BLOGGER LETS YOU USE YOUR OWN DOMAIN  —  Blogger added a new feature: Bring your own domain.  All you have to do is buy a domain, anywhere, at any price you can find, set up your Blogger account and point your DNS at Google's server at ghs.google.com, and viola*!
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Xbox 360 IPTV interface gallery  —  We got a bunch of pics of the new IPTV interface for the Xbox 360, and we like what we see.  We kind of thought that Microsoft would be the content provider out of the gate but it looks like they might be partnering with established content delivery companies to supply your 360 with media.
Discussion: Joystiq
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Peter Rojas / Engadget:
IPTV on Xbox 360 is for real
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Microsoft:
Bill Gates: 2007 International Electronics Show  —  2007 International Consumer Electronics Show  —  BILL GATES: Well, good evening.  I've always loved coming back from Christmas vacation, you're nice and relaxed, and you come right into the most managed environment ever …
Pew Internet:
Social Networking Websites and Teens: An Overview  —  A social networking site is an online place where a user can create a profile and build a personal network that connects him or her to other users.  In the past five years, such sites have rocketed from a niche activity into a phenomenon …
Netgear:
NETGEAR® Introduces New Dual-Mode DECT Cordless Phone Providing Simultaneous Support for Both Traditional Phone Services and Skype™  —  NETGEAR Dual-Mode Cordless Phone with Skype (SPH200D) Integrates the Convenience and Familiarity of Traditional Phone Service and the Worldwide Cost-Savings …
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!:
Mac TiVoToGo Is Here... By Roxio?!  —  Mac TiVoToGo is finally here, and it's not at all what we expected.  Mac TiVoToGo does not require the TiVo Desktop and has been entirely built into Roxio Toast 8 Titanium as a collaboration between TiVo and Sonic.  Product Directors Amir Gharaat …
Discussion: Engadget, TiVo Lovers and Gizmodo
Lorne Manly / New York Times:
Satellite Television in a Portable Box  —  LOS ANGELES — Rick Rosner is a self-described television junkie.  —  Not only he is the creator and producer of many television series, most notably "CHiPs" and "The New Hollywood Squares," he feels an overpowering need to surround himself with television everywhere he may be.
Jeremy Reimer / Ars Technica:
Will Venice Project be net neutrality's calling card?  —  Back in the heady days of the (original) dot-com bubble, there was a site called ICraveTV that provided free streaming video of all the channels from a basic cable provider in Toronto.  Copyright violation issues forced the site to shut …
Discussion: PaulStamatiou.com and digg
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Nick / Rough Type:   Death by Venice  —  Yesterday, I mentioned Bob Cringely's prediction …
 
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