LAS VEGAS — Apparently we brought the rain with us from Seattle to Las Vegas.
Steady showers and an occasional downpour have been a surprise here in the desert at CES, affecting companies like Google, which canceled its booth unveiling on Tuesday because of the weather.
— GeekWire (@geekwire) January 9, 2018
We spent Monday attending various press conferences and keynotes as part of Media Day at CES, which gives companies like Toyota, Baidu, Intel and others a chance pitched their latest ideas and technology to journalists from all over the world.
The show floor opens Tuesday and we’ll be checking out the various booths for all the fun, wacky, and cool innovation. You can follow all of our coverage from CES here. Here’s a recap of the news so far:
- Hey Google, come back later: Search giant’s CES booth unveiling washed out due to heavy rain
- Intel brings out former NFL star Tony Romo at CES keynote to tout company’s sports technology
- In unusual CES statement, Intel CEO addresses Spectre and Meltdown bugs
- LimeBike rolling out electric bicycles in Seattle, San Francisco and several other cities
- Glowforge debuts materials line for 3D laser printer, announces $70M in total sales
- Sony sells 5.9M PS4 consoles worldwide during holidays, tops 73M units to date
- Tech giant Baidu chasing AI innovation with new products that utilize ‘the Alexa of China’
- Google continues all-out blitz of CES with new smart speakers, TVs and more featuring Google Assistant
- Hi, Bixby! At a CES awash in Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Samsung goes its own way
- Are these LG robots going to take your job? Not anytime soon.
- Panasonic bringing Alexa and Google Assistant to in-car ‘infotainment’ systems, with offline capabilities
- LG bets big on Google Assistant, but still hedging its bets with Amazon
- Toyota reveals e-Palette, a vision for a futuristic ‘Treasure Truck,’ with Amazon among early partners
- Live from CES: GeekWire grabs In-N-Out as we immerse ourselves at the annual technology expo
- Smart water venture with ties to University of Washington unveils $850 leak detection device
- Alexa is coming to PCs: HP, ASUS and Acer bring Amazon’s assistant onto Microsoft Cortana’s turf
- Amazon Alexa vs. Google Assistant emerges as key battle of CES 2018
- Here’s why 30 current and former NFL players are headed to the big Consumer Electronics Show
- Death threats reportedly behind FCC Chair Ajit Pai’s abrupt CES cancelation
- CES 2018 preview: Amazon in the spotlight again as it aims to get Alexa everywhere