Last night, Tom Hanks was starring in Apollo 13 as it played in my hotel room. Today, he’s stealing the show at CES, starting with a devastating send-up of Gary Shapiro and a riff on how he could have saved the world if he’d only been one of the 600 people to buy a Betamax, not a VHS. Before getting around to the teleprompter: “They write the lies but I tell the truth.” A deft reminder that he started in comedy. And as he introduced Sir Howard Singer, a suggestion that if he can only get Bluetooth to work, Stringer will be a Lord.
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