In a very modern attempt at motivating kids, the Los Angeles United Schools District offers interesting technological prizes for, well, turning up.
Two years after a steep drop-off in attendance, visitors to the show this year turned out in numbers close to the high of 2008.
2010's show beat 2009 attendance by 6 percent, but is still far from the 2008 level.
The number of people congregating in Las Vegas for the show reportedly dropped from 141,150 last year to 110,000 this year. Also: Seagate goes through layoffs.
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OSBC continues to hit the IT exec.
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Google's executive chairman envisions a future where robots are "omnipresent in our lives," and he thinks that's a good thing for us.
The Chinese government said on Thursday that alleged hacking by the US lays "bare the US hypocrisy and despotic rule.