CES tech fair opens under pandemic shadow


Attendees make their way through the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. Organisers cited their vaccine and mask requirements while insisting the show – with its mix of journalists, entrepreneurs and tech lovers from around the world – had to go on. — AP

LAS VEGAS: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) throws open its doors to thousands Jan 5 in Las Vegas despite surging Covid-19 cases in the United States, as one of the world’s largest trade fairs tries to get back to business.

After a series of high-profile companies like Amazon and Google cancelled over climbing virus risk, the return of the in-person convention was cast in doubt.

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