As AllThingsD Draws to a Close, Here Are Some Staff Highlights — Part One: Kafka, Hesseldahl, Gannes

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Sony Plans a 4K Fest for CES

The company is focusing on the next generation of high-def video as part of its effort to reclaim lost ground at the high end of the consumer electronics market.
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News Byte

Yahoo’s Mayer, Cisco’s Chambers Join Lineup of CES 2014 Keynote Speakers

The Consumer Electronics Association said Tuesday that Cisco CEO John Chambers and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will be among the keynote speakers at CES 2014 in Las Vegas next January. Chambers and Mayer join Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler and Sony CEO Kaz Hirai.

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Two Views From Samsung About its “Octa” Chip

At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Samsung described an unusual eight-brained processor as a major step above competing chips. Now that U.S. buyers will be late to get it, the company is playing down the differences.

Overheard at CES

It’s metadata-powered evolutionary media and entertainment.

— From “Overheard at CES: Mumblings of the Tired and Extremely Nerdy,” on The Verge

Viral Video: Will Qualcomm’s Paul Jacobs Bring Adorkable “Born Mobile” Toddler to CES?

The massive annual tech gathering truly goes mobile in 2013.
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Interview: CTIA Boss Steve Largent Aims To Keep Conference From Being Lost in the Shuffle

Tired of sitting in the shadow of CES and Mobile World Congress, the U.S. cellular trade group has moved its conference to May. In an interview, CTIA chief Steve Largent talks about the move.
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CES Fun With Lytro’s Light Field Camera

At last week’s Consumer Electronics Show, AllThingsD got some hands-on time with the Lytro, a camera whose “living pictures” can be endlessly refocused.
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2011: The Year of Too Many Tablets