CES: Cisco, GE, Xerox talk innovation (live blog)

The CEOs of the three big companies weigh in on innovation in the U.S.--where we are now, and what the future holds.

Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, Cisco CEO John Chambers, and General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt are interviewed by Gary Shapiro (left) at CES.
Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, Cisco CEO John Chambers, and General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt are interviewed by Gary Shapiro (left) at CES. Dong Ngo/CNET

Editor's note: This live event has concluded. For a brief rundown of what was announced, check out our summary post here . You can also replay our live blog in the Cover It Live module below.

Three companies that have been around the block a few times--Cisco Systems, General Electric, and Xerox--are sharing the stage this morning at CES, and we're there for live coverage of their talks.

The CEOs of the three companies--Cisco's John Chambers, GE's Jeffrey Immelt, and Xerox's Ursula Burns--are participating in a panel discussion on innovation, in what the Consumer Electronics Association called a "first of its kind" approach to a CES keynote speech. We're providing live coverage and analysis of their talk, which will start bright and early at 9 a.m. PT from the Hilton Theater in Las Vegas.

Editors' note: The original, pre-event version of this story was published January 6 at 9:00 a.m. PT.

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