The Big Tech Event “CES”

Everyone interested in technology probably knows that CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2022 was going to be 4 days in the dates between 5-8 January. However, as the infected numbers of new variant Omicron in Covid-19 is increasing a lot, especially these days; it is decided to be shortened one day. Plus, some giant tech companies in various areas and countries announced that they are not going to attend it in order to prevent an undesired spread of coronavirus in their companies.

Convention organizer The Consumer Technology Association(CTA) announced in a statement on Friday that CES will run from Jan. 5-7. The announcement comes after tech giants withdrew from CES last week, citing the health risks of the omicron variant, including cell phone operators like T-Mobile, whose CEO is scheduled to deliver a keynote. Computer maker Lenovo and social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook parent company Meta also canceled their plans to participate. Plus, news sources, including CNN, said they would cancel or reduce the service area. CES was held entirely virtual last year, but this year it will be a mixture of online and in-person, with organizers offering live streamed events more than 40.


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