The Latest: Power Outage at CES Conference in Las Vegas Spooks Geeks

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The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC)’s central hall went dark at around 11:20 local time (19:20 GMT).

It took two hours before the organisers were able to say that the electricity supply had been restored.

In the meantime, attendees had been evacuated from the affected space, which hosts booths for LG, Samsung and Sony among others.

BBC reporters at the scene said that security guards had also prevented people from entering the LVCC’s North Hall, where car-makers including Toyota, Nissan and Ford have exhibits. – READ MORE

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(GIZMODO) Journalists, industry heads, and tech enthusiasts descended on Las Vegas this week for the annual CES showcase of bleeding-edge electronics. On Wednesday, everyone gathered around giant gleaming TVs, strapped on VR headsets, played fetch with robot dogs, and then the power blew out.

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