Live from CES, it’s Steve Ballmer, with a Tablet! (Wed at 6:30pm pst)

2437.ceslogo_thumb_2b7b6def News Wednesday evening at 6:30pm Las Vegas time, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will take the stage at CES along with Entertainment and Services Division President Robbie Bach in what some are calling one of the most important keynotes for Microsoft in a long time.  We’re not quite sure just what to expect, but the New York Times is reporting that the news will include an announcement of a new tablet device, made by HP and supposedly set to ship later this year.

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The keynote will be webcast live, sorry no embedded link yet but you can check out the Microsoft CES page (on a brand new revamped “Microsoft News” (was Press Pass) page, nice!  We’ll be watching closely here, and will keep you updated on any late breaking news.  In the meantime, here’s some links to check out:

Twitter search on CES

CES Home page

Microsoft’s CES Page on Press Pass Microsoft News