CES 2018: Blackout at tech’s biggest show

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The largest consumer electronics show in the world has found itself in the dark.

Much of the Las Vegas Convention Center lost power on Wednesday morning in the middle of CES 2018, the massive annual gathering of technology companies. Rain caused the outage, which lasted about two hours.

“A preliminary assessment indicates that condensation from heavy rainfall caused a flashover on one of the facility’s transformers,” according to a statement from the Las Vegas Visitor and Convention Authority, NV Energy and the Consumer Technology Association.

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