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At CES, Ballmer to Focus on Tablets, Phones, TV

With Steve Ballmer reprising his role as the inaugural keynote speaker at the Consumer Electronics Show, Microsoft figures to make a splash at the gala tech event.

What's the company planning? Observers say Microsoft is likely to press forward with its smartphone agenda, unveiling new devices powered by Windows Phone 7. Additionally, the company is believed to have Windows 7 slates on tap, and rumors have emerged suggested that Microsoft will make a Web TV play. Datamation previews Microsoft's turn at CES.


The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first major tech trade show of the new year, has traditionally been the venue for vendors trying to make a splash with their latest bids for consumers' dollars.

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer will kick off CES Wednesday evening in Las Vegas when he pitches the software giant's latest products targeting that market.

Read the full story at Datamation:
CES: Ballmer to Tout Windows Slates, Phones and TV