News Roundup: CES gets washed out

News Roundup: CES gets washed out

A roundup of the week’s tech news including Meltdown fallout, Huawei’s US woes, and Facebook’s new Portal.



Another year, another CES. 2017 saw Alexa rule the roost, so this year Google tried to steal some of the thunder. The search giant promised fancy Assistant-based smart speakers/displays from JBL, Lenovo, LG and Sony, while a host of others showed off devices featuring Google’s voice tech. 

That obviously didn’t stop Alexa making an appearance, the biggest news being Acer embedding Amazon’s helper into some of its laptop ranges this year. Baidu also made an effort with some Duer-based devices.

To continue reading...


«Just how in-demand are big data skills?


A look at the mobile ecosystem in Latin America »
Dan Swinhoe

Dan is Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect. Writes about all manner of tech from driverless cars, AI, and Green IT to Cloudy stuff, security, and IoT. Dislikes autoplay ads/videos and garbage written about 'milliennials'.  

  • twt
  • twt
  • Mail

Our Case Studies

IDG Connect delivers full creative solutions to meet all your demand generatlon needs. These cover the full scope of options, from customized content and lead delivery through to fully integrated campaigns.


Our Marketing Research

Our in-house analyst and editorial team create a range of insights for the global marketing community. These look at IT buying preferences, the latest soclal media trends and other zeitgeist topics.



Should the government regulate Artificial Intelligence?