Ina Fried Jan 8
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Talking gadgets, connected cars and TVs galore
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While the biggest tech breakthroughs probably won't show up at the Consumer Electronics Show kicking off today in Las Vegas, it’s a good place to see where the industry as a whole is placing its bets.

The big trend: The integration of voice assistants into all kinds of consumer electronics gear, from your TV to your fridge.