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Taking a look at CES 2013 in photos

The annual Consumer Electronics Show may be over, but once again the show floor offered attendees a number of interesting sights on what consumers could use in their daily lives for work and entertainment.

Dish Network rips CBS for pulling Hopper from CNET's 'Best of CES' Awards

Dish Network complained Thursday that its Hopper DVR was dropped from CNET's "Best of CES" awards program because of a legal battle with CBS Corp., which owns the tech media publisher.

Comcast, Time Warner Cable take lower profile at CES 2013

Compared to the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, where Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt appeared on stage with a top Samsung executive, the two largest cable MSOs took a much lower profile at this week's convention.

Microsoft touts enterprise mobile trend at CES

While much of the focus of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is on consumer devices, the surprise appearance of Microsoft's Steve Ballmer in the opening keynote of the show, opines  FierceEnterpriseCommunications  Editor Fred Donovan, illustrates the potential of enterprise mobility.

Rovi introduces platform to ease move to IPTV

Rovi Corp., which recently said it would sell off its online video unit, continued to cozy up to the pay TV universe at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, where it unveiled new IP software that "would enable pay TV service providers to cost effectively introduce IP-based multiscreen services and applications" within their traditional delivery system.

Technicolor, Entropic build set-top based on Comcast RDK

France's Technicolor and chip vendor Entropic said they are teaming up to build a thin client set-top that is based on Comcast's Reference Design Kit software.

TiVo prepares to ship 'Mini' set-top

Executives at TiVo said the company will ship its TiVo Mini set-top this spring, making it easier for subscribers with its Premiere DVR to access recorded programs from any room in the house.

Aereo to expand to Chicago, Philadelphia and 20 other cities

Aereo said at CES 2013 it will build antenna arrays to deliver local TV signals to Web users in 22 cities this year, including Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta and Washington, D.C.

AT&T to start offering home automation service in March

AT&T is using this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to announce that it will begin delivering its Digital Life home security and automation services to homeowners in eight markets beginning in March.

DirecTV signs Humax to build Genie boxes

DirecTV said it signed South Korean set-top manufacturer Humax to build a next generation version of its Genie multiroom DVR.