In a successful attempt to troll CES, Facebook announced a rare invitation to “come see what we’re building” at its Menlo Park headquarters tomorrow. Let the speculation begin!
Could it be a Facebook phone? [TechCrunch]
Messenger for iPad? [TechCrunch]
What about FaceCAR integration? [TechCrunch]
Meanwhile, sources say Apple has cut orders for iPhone 5 components by “roughly half” due to “weaker-than-expected demand.” [WSJ]
Could it be enough to send Apple stock below $500 a share? [Quartz]
It seems the most sober analysis of CES happens after the ballrooms clear. Here’s a realist’s guide to future gadgets. [WireCutter]
And a closer look at how China’s biggest brands used CES to buy their way into America. [Verge]