“Microsoft Corp. is pulling out of the International Consumer Electronics Show, the largest trade show in the Americas,” Peter Svensson reports for The Associated Press.

“It’s joining Apple in saying that it prefers to put on its own events when the time is right to show off its products,” Svensson reports. “Microsoft said the next show, to be held Jan. 9-12 in Las Vegas, will be the last show at which it has a booth or the CEO delivers the customary kick-off speech.”

Svensson reports, “Apple doesn’t participate in trade shows at all after pulling out of the Macworld Conference & Expo after 2009.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jay in DC” for the heads up.]

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