No news isn't always good news, and Bill Gates didn't have much to say at last night's keynote address: nothing new about the XBox, and he pushed his lovefest with TiVo and the slowly-developing plans for digital media transfers between storage and players. Best of all:

The presentation was marred by several technical glitches, including a Windows XP Media Center slide show that couldn't be launched and an Xbox game demonstration that abruptly ended with a blue-screen memory error.

Gates Touts TiVo Deal at CES [ZDNet]