Power outage at CES lasts more than one hour

The news and highlights to expect from CES 2018

CES will also be livestreamed for fans who can't make it to Las Vegas and want to get in on the action.

The Central Hall houses the giant booths for the show mainstays, including Sony, Samsung, LG and Intel, according to CNET.

Innovative modes of transport are also expected to play a big role in the show this year, from an electric vehicle created to seat just one person, the Solo from Canadian firm Electra Meccanica, to the world's smallest underwater scooter, the Sublue WhiteShark Mix. Many opt to watch the excitement unfold live via webcasts and livestreams. It is seen as the launch of the tech year with the industry's biggest names unveiling products and plans for the coming 12 months.

The Consumer Technology Association, which runs CES, has issued a statement regarding the blackout saying that a preliminary assessment indicates that "condensation from heavy rainfall caused a flashover on one of the facility's transformers".

Sessions' order clouds Pa. medical marijuana future
Last year, the West Virginia Legislature passed a bill that will make medical marijuana legal to receive on July 1, 2019. And Congress didn't do anything to protect those states when the position of attorney general fell to Sessions.

This year our CEO, myself and a small team of representatives from across the company are attending to meet with strategic vendors, experience new technologies, and engage with developers, suppliers and entrepreneurs on emerging technology trends.

"What we're seeing at CES is some categories we didn't have a year ago". It's pushing its digital assistant, Google Assistant, for more connectivity. As AI chips increasingly filter down into consumer-grade products, we definitely anticipate a larger focus on robots at CES 2018. One concern about this type of smart home technology is whether outside third parties will be collecting this information and what they may plan to do with it. A large trend in this year's show will be the interconnectivty of home devices. We also saw Amazon's Echo range given a new lick of (technological) paint - definitely symptomatic of a big rejuvenation of the smart home industry.

Japan-based Panasonic, a leading maker of automotive infotainment systems, announced a partnership with Amazon to bring Alexa voice controls to cars.

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