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Photos: The weird, the wacky, and the cool tech of CES 2020

Hey, Google

This is the third year in a row that Google has offered its giant gumball-like machine for giveaways, and it's also the third year in a row that CES attendees stood in two-hour lines waiting to win Google products. 

Funny sidenote overheard in the hallway as Google was training its employees for the conference: "A smile is your friend."

SEE: CES 2020 photos: A first glimpse at the tech of CES Unveiled

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