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Alex Wong/Getty Images

CES, the big global consumer electronics trade show takes place in Las Vegas this week, with thousands of technology companies from around the world come to hawk their latest gadgets and show off their vision for the industry's future. Here's your cheat sheet to keep tabs on the key announcements.

Wednesday

  • A power outage mid-day in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center disrupted activities for about an hour and a half before it was restored.

Tuesday

Monday

  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announced new partnerships in autonomous car development, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. He also addressed how Intel is dealing with a massive flaw in the way chips have been designed in recent years.
  • Sony's new product lineup includes a $30,000 4K projector. among other gadgets.
  • Lenovo is including Google Assistant on a new "smart display," marking yet another category of device getting its voice interface. JBL, Sony and LG are also working on screen-equipped speakers with Google Assistant support. Amazon, already makes the Echo Show and Echo Spot, which sport both a screen and Alexa.
  • China's Xiaomi is partnering with Facebook's Oculus on two standalone VR headsets.
  • Baidu announced a second version of its Apollo, its effort to build an open source operating system for self-driving cars.
  • Samsung is adding its Bixby voice assistant to its smart refrigerator line, which is expanding to 14 models. All 2018 smart TVs are also getting Bixby and can be set up via phone with Samsung's SmartThings app. That makes this an important year for the company, CNET notes.
  • A deal for AT&T to sell smartphones from China's Huawei, which might have been announced at CES, has fallen through at the 11th hour, the Wall Street Journal reported.
  • HTC introduced a version of its VR headset that has higher resolution as well as an adapter to let new and older Vive headsets connect to a PC wirelessly vs. requiring a physical cord.
  • Panasonic unveiled its newest TVs, Blu-Ray players with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa built-in and even a couple new Technics turntables for those rediscovering vinyl.

Sunday

Axios Chief Technology Correspondent Ina Fried is at CES all week. Check back for frequent updates as well as in Login, Axios' daily technology newsletter. (Sign up here.)

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A U.S. appeals court transferred a challenge to Texas' law banning most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy to the state supreme court in a 2-1 vote on Monday evening.

Why it matters: The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision means the country's most restrictive abortion law can remain in place for the time being.

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The big picture: Officials reported major damage along the western coast of the main island of Tongatapu, where the capital, Nuku'alofa, was covered in ash and dust, including on the runway of the airport. A New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson told Axios over the phone that two people had been confirmed to have died in the disaster.

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The CEOs of leading U.S. air cargo and passenger carriers on Monday warned the Biden administration there could be "catastrophic disruption" after AT&T and Verizon deploy a new 5G service this week.

Driving the news: They said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and other top federal officials ahead of the C-Band 5G service's deployment Wednesday that "the nation's commerce will grind to a halt" and "could potentially strand tens of thousands of Americans overseas."