Bill Gates Bids CES Farewell

The Microsoft chairman promotes interactivity and even tries rapping in a music video for his final Consumer Electronics Show keynote

In his annual and last ever keynote speech for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft (MSFT) Chairman William Gates speculated on the future of technology during the next decade. He believes screens, from television sets to mobile phones, will go high-definition, and they will connect seamlessly. And he said that consumers will increasingly use so-called "natural user interfaces," such as speech recognition and touch-screen technology. "People are very interested in a simpler way of navigating," Gates said.

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