• The top trends of CES 2018: From almost autonomous vehicles to sensors everywhere

    6 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    For a week each January, Las Vegas becomes Las Betas. The VentureBeat crew checked out CES 2018 , the big tech trade show last week, and we've come up with the top trends of the event. These trends are bigger than any single company, and they could change the landscape in the coming years.
    We were among the 185,000 or so people who attended the show. We survived torrential rain on Tuesday and a 90-minute blackout in the big halls on Wednesday. We tried to cover as much of the 2.6 million square feet of space as we could. We toured the CES Unveiled, Pepcom and Showstoppers parties to check...
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  • The Vegas Pinball Hall of Fame astounds us with a huge, rare collection

    The Vegas Pinball Hall of Fame astounds us with a huge, rare collection

    6 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    LAS VEGAS-When we weren't pounding the pavement at last week's overloaded CES trade show , we at Ars Technica took whatever opportunity we could to nerd out in uniquely Vegas style. That didn't mean dumping our spare quarters into a Lord of the Rings -themed slot machine; it meant hitching a ride to the Vegas Pinball Hall of Fame .
    This collection of roughly 260 working pinball, electromechanical, and video games has been open to the public for over a decade, with its 2006 opening followed by a size-boosting relocation in 2009 to a venue two miles down Tropicana Avenue. It arguably...
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