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Recession muffles buzz at tech show

But Boston-area companies consider the 4-day electronics extravaganza the place to make contact

At last year's Consumer Electronics Show, personal media viewers were tried out and Yahoo had a corporate tent (it will not this year). But iRobot will be back this year, unveiling a product at the event. At last year's Consumer Electronics Show, personal media viewers were tried out and Yahoo had a corporate tent (it will not this year). But iRobot will be back this year, unveiling a product at the event. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press/file 2008)
By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / January 3, 2009

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America's biggest technology trade show won't be quite so big this year. The four-day Consumer Electronics Show that begins next week in Las Vegas is expected to draw fewer visitors as the weak economy drains corporate travel and marketing budgets. (Full article: 748 words)

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