Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks as keynote speaker to kickoff the start of the 2012 CES show in Las Vegas NV. This is the last show that Micorsoft will kick off with a keynote speech, that ends a run of 15 straight years. It's also the last time Microsoft will have a booth at the CES show.
The problem with the show's timing will be acute for Microsoft this year. A new version of Windows won't be ready until the fall. In his keynote speech Monday evening, CEO Steve Ballmer showed a demo of the new Windows 8. Las Vegas NV. Jan 9,2012, Photo by Gene Blevins/LA DailyNews