FCC set for February net neutrality vote; targets incentive auction in early 2016

LIVE FROM CES 2015: FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said that a vote on the issue of net neutrality will take place next month, while he reiterated that the planned, but delayed, “incentive auction” of spectrum is likely to take place early …

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CBS head: “You have to start with good content”

LIVE FROM CES 2015: Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of broadcast giant CBS, used his keynote presentation to underline the fact that while media consumption models are changing, “you still have to tell good stories”. “We developed a phrase at CBS, …

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BlackBerry takes BBM to Android Wear

LIVE FROM CES 2015: BlackBerry announced it will extend BBM to support Android Wear-based smartwatches, as the company also provided an update on its recent efforts with the messaging service. The app for wearables will enable users to receive alerts …

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BlackBerry snags AT&T for Passport deal

LIVE FROM CES 2015: AT&T is to offer a “newly redesigned” version of BlackBerry’s Passport smartphone, in a move that John Chen, the vendor’s CEO, described as a “big, big step forward”. Acknowledging that device availability is still something of …

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BlackBerry head talks-up turnaround progress, unveils IoT play

LIVE FROM CES 2015: John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, this morning claimed the company is no longer in financial troubles, around a year after he took the helm, as the vendor detailed its push into the Internet of Things (IoT) space. “We’ve still …

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Cisco CEO dominates on disruption

LIVE FROM CES 2015: Only 40 per cent of today’s major companies will exist “in any meaningful way” ten years from now due to the impact of major technological change fuelled by the Internet of Things. That was one of …

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Absent T-Mobile boss Legere makes mark on CES

LIVE FROM CES 2015: T-Mobile CEO John Legere may be absent from Las Vegas this year but he is attempting to make an impression on CES by stashing 10 rounds of gifts and prizes around the showfloor and city and continuing to mock …

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Governments must do more to drive innovation – CEA

LIVE FROM CES 2015: Governments and regulators even in the most innovative countries “can do better” when it comes to driving growth, Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, said this morning. “As excited as I am about the …

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Intel boss brands 2015 a “turning point” in computing; unveils ‘Curie’

LIVE FROM CES 2015: Brian Krazanich, CEO of Intel, took to the keynote stage at CES2015 to describe the coming year as an “important turning point” when new technologies will change the way we interact with devices, using the term “Computing …

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