VoIP gear highlighted at CES
Companies showed off handsets, peripherals that make it easier to connect to free voice calls

Accton developing Wi-Fi VoIP phone
Accton aiming to launch two wireless handsets by late in the second quarter

Eleksen offers wireless fabric keyboard
Fabric laptop-size keyboard connects with handheld devices using Bluetooth technology

Fight between Blu-ray, HD-DVD bad for everyone
Best Buy CEO speaks out against format war and its damage for companies, users

Sony's CEO seeks balance for copy-protection
Howard Stringer discusses the controversy over Sony's rootkit copy protection techniques

Google's Page launches video download service
Google VideoStore let consumers buy video content from providers from its Web site

CES: Yahoo's Semel launches Go service
Service connects users to all of their Yahoo Internet-based services through multiple devices

CES - Motorola joins Google for search, Kodak for pictures
Handsets will boast wireless Google access and improved digital photo functions

CES show fuels digital media revolution
Vendors bringing interoperable digital media devices into the mainstream

Content providers line up support for Intel's Viiv
Google, AOL, MTV, and NBC are among those supporting Intel's home entertainment platform

Gateway, Fujitsu unveil new Centrino Duo notebooks
Gateway also announces plans for a high-performance PC using Intel's Viiv technology

Lenovo says new ThinkPads go 11 hours on battery
Lenovo announces two new notebook lines based on Intel's Centrino Duo package

Panasonic shows laptop fuel cell
Panasonic's DMFC can power a computer for about 20 hours

Gates to show off Vista, new gadgets at CES
Microsoft positioning itself to lead in fiercely competitive mobile digital media market

Palm's Windows-based Treo to be available Thursday
Treo 700w is the first version to run Windows Mobile and support CDMA2000

Report: Google to offer video, software downloads
New service and Google Pack bundle of apps reportedly will be announced Friday at CES

Ballmer and Gates take on CES
Interview: Microsoft execs explain the software giant's new emphasis on Internet services

Gates shares his vision of the digital lifestyle
Gates shows off gadgets, software that let users access customized digital media any time, anywhere

Update: HP readies EV-DO notebook with Verizon
Vendor follows trend toward putting built-in cellular network capability in notebooks

Netgear, Skype developing Wi-Fi phone
Partnership enables Skype users to make calls anywhere they can get a Wi-Fi connection

Microsoft tuning Windows Live for digital media
Services portal plan emerges

New WLAN chips take on video, voice
Corporate wireless deployments to be impacted

Samsung to launch Blu-ray Disc player in April
System stands to be the first to market

HP unveils new AMD Turion-based multimedia notebooks
Intel expected to its keep mobile performance lead by unveiling its first dual-core mobile chip this week at CES

AMD goes live with digital home strategy
AMD-based PCs to be designed specifically for home media networking

New HP products aim for multimedia mesh
Host of new TV, laptop PC, and cameras aim to ease sharing of content between devices and Internet

Toshiba HD-DVD players coming in March
Delay in copy-protection standard caused units to ship later than Toshiba originally expected

U.S. officials stress information sharing
Government 2006 conference at CES says data integration among agencies is still inefficient

Philips joins partners for VoIP, HD televisions
Philips, Microsoft to launch VoIP product incorporating Microsoft's MSN portal and MSN Messenger

D-Link to ship antivirus appliance for home office
SecureSpot device makes it easier to protect PCs from viruses, spam and spyware

Cornice to launch 8GB, 10GB small hard drives
New drive is 40 percent smaller than Cornice's 4GB drive

VoIP users getting more options
Vonage, Skype among providers tapping small, midsize businesses

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