“Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer will be there. So will Intel chief Paul Otellini, Ford chief Alan Mulally, Nokia chief Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo and Qualcomm chief Paul E. Jacobs,” Brian Caulfield reports for Forbes.
MacDailyNews Take: Yawnfest as usual.
Caulfield reports, “And those are just the headliners. More than 2,500 exhibitors will be hawking 20,000 new products this week at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The biggest no show? Apple.”
“No one at Apple has said anything, officially, about a new product to the press [but if a tablet]… is coming, count on Jobs to deliver the news himself, quite possibly by the end of the month. Coming at the end of a decade that saw Apple’s shares rise more than 700%–thanks to the iPod and the iPhone–the new product promises to be the biggest technology feat, or flop, of the year,” Caulfield writes. “How do you compete with that?”
MacDailyNews Take: Poorly, laughably, and pitifully:
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MacDailyNews Take: Steve Jobs vs. all of the other tech CEOs put together is like Usain Bolt vs. shoe box full of snails.