TechBytes (12.22.11)

This year will be the last for Microsoft at the Consumer Electronics Show.
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In today's tech -- Microsoft says this will be its last year at the big Consumer Electronics Show. The software giant is following in Apple's footsteps -- plans to stage its own media events to launch new products this show is one of the world's largest trade shows. The administration isn't backing a ban on hands free use of cell phones while driving transportation secretary Ray LaHood says that's not a major problem. Hand held phones and texting are a triple a study finds that a third of us talk on our phones while driving. But we're not -- ready to use our phones as wallets -- KPMG study finds that less than a fourth of us are willing to make payments that way it'll take another two to four years for widespread adoption of mobile payments. And researchers have found that it's easier to line a text message that face to face or in a phone conversation that's because there's less personal involvement when it's just words on -- screen. Those -- your tech -- I'm sunny Hostin.

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