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In Downtown Las Vegas at the UP Global Summit

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I just landed in Downtown Las Vegas for my first trip for business in over a year. She was excited that I felt like traveling again.

Las Vegas and CES: The New Cannes

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This week marked the annual b2b marketing frenzy known as the Consumer Electronics Show (URL) in Las Vegas. Unlock Your Brand Code.

Founder Suicides

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It’s part of a series done by Re/code on the Downtown Las Vegas project. But I’m really upset by the suicides.

4 Reasons to Launch in Las Vegas

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Here are four reasons--most of which involve saving money--for why you might want to consider launching in Las Vegas: 1. The casinos!

Tony Hsieh's Excellent Las Vegas Adventure

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Although the bar is part of a small, up-and-coming neighborhood in the city of Las Vegas, it is very much a diamond in the rough. I ask.

Mobile Commerce in Las Vegas – On the Ground at the Downtown Project

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Last year, Zappos’s CEO Tony Hsieh spent much of his keynote speech at SXSW V2V 2013 on the Downtown Project, the name he gave to his personal economic and cultural revitalization effort of several acres of the original, downtown Las Vegas.

10 Entrepreneurs Who Built Las Vegas

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Las Vegas''s status as an international tourist destination might be best attributed to the partnership between advertiser J. per acre.

Want Office Space for $1? Move to Las Vegas

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A Las Vegas advertising agency called The Glenn Group is hosting a competition for tech start-ups that you might want to pounce on.

Las Vegas Casinos on Facebook (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Here's a fun infographic we did to analyze the performance of Las Vegas Casinos on Facebook. Enjoy!! . Facebook Polygraph

Las Vegas, NYC Hope New Domain Names Boost Small Business Growth

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Entrepreneurs in Las Vegas could be getting a huge boost in coming years now that the city has its own top-level domain name " vegas

12 Brilliant Gadgets Right from the CES 2016 Showfloor

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We found these innovative gadgets at CES 2016 in Las Vegas

The Downtown Project: Tony Hsieh's Dream to Revitalize Downtown Las Vegas

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When Zappo''s CEO Tony Hsieh began The Downtown Project in 2012, he wanted to revitalize downtown Las Vegas through entrepreneurship and technology. Though rumors and bad publicity have recently plagued the project, it has to date invested in more than 100 local businesses in a variety of sectors.

Logano pulls away from Larson, wins Las Vegas Xfinity race

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joey Logano believes the evolving strategy of restarts has made it one of the most challenging aspects for a NASCAR driver

Global Cash Access Acquires Austin-based Multimedia Games for $1.2 Billion


Global Cash Access Holdings of Las Vegas announced Monday plans to buy Austin-based Multimedia Games Holding Co. Austin Global Cash Access Holdings Las Vegas Multimedia Games for $1.2 billion in cash. Global Cash has agreed to acquire all outstanding common stock of Multimedia Games for $36.50

Las Vegas Loses Tech Start-up to Silicon Valley

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Robot company Romotive was one of the start-ups Tony Hsieh recruited and invested in as part of his project to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.

Gadgets at CES Will Make Your Home Smarter

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas this week, the Internet of Things takes center stage

Why the Consumer Electronics Show is Dead - For Product Launches

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Entrepreneurs are increasingly choosing to launch new products through crowdfunding and pre-sales. – Matching Trade Exhibitors With Vendors


With ExhibitMatch , exhibitors simply post their requirements online and wait for competitive offers.

24 Hours In Las Vegas With My Dad

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Our annual 24 hours (usually more like 30) together in Las Vegas every January for CES is another one. My dad and I have developed several annual traditions including a really delightful father-son weekend. My dad is a retired doctor. My Foundry Group partners and I have been coming to CES together for the past few years.

Las Vegas: Authentically Unauthentic

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I recently spent a long weekend in Las Vegas. But in Las Vegas, everybody is a tourist. There is no real thing. Travel

How Essie Weingarten Used Chemistry and Las Vegas to Launch a Nail Polish Brand

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Essie Weingarten, founder of Essie Cosmetics, describes how she started her business in 1981 with a line of 12 nail polish colors

The HP Enterprise Startup

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I had a chance to spend some time at the HP Enterprise Discover event in Las Vegas last week. I was last at the event in 2012 when HP was a $120 billion entity. Today, HPE after the spin off. Industry Commentary

When a Vegas Casino Needs a Good Dealer, This Is Who They Call

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Nick Kallos set out for Las Vegas with $57 in his pocket. Today his Casino Gaming School has trained 11,000 members of the workforce that makes Sin City go

Matt Hagan leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Matt Hagan topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the NHRA Toyota Nationals, breaking the track time record with a 3.872-second pass at 329.18 mph in a Dodge Charger

Man boarding flight at Las Vegas airport found with heroin

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a passenger was arrested at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport for allegedly trying to board an aircraft with heroin

Mercy Hospital Virtual Care Center Supported By Oblong

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If you are at HIMSS this week in Las Vegas, go visit Oblong at booth #10725 on the show floor and see the future of collaboration in action.

Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups


The five metros with the highest startup activity in the 2016 index were Austin, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Austin is the top spot in the country for startup activity and San Antonio earns the 13th spot on the Kauffman Foundation’s latest Startup Index. Austin San Antonio

2016 Tech Preview: Smart Hubs Become a Key Ecosystem Battleground

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We the People

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Finding myself in Las Vegas this week, I. I have been on civil juries. I do not, however, go too often as an observer to many courtrooms.

Innovation Takes Center Stage at CES Gadget Show

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Curved phones and pen-friendly tablets were on display as the Consumer Electronics Show got underway in Las Vegas

The Upcoming Weekend With My Dad In Chicago

Feld Thoughts

In the past, we’ve gone to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Austin, Miami Beach, Las Vegas again, and a few other places.

DraftKings, FanDuel Face Scrutiny Under Federal Gambling Law

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Las Vegas casinos and sports books are feeling like they're on the wrong end of a double-standard

Unruly passenger diverts Charlotte-to-Las Vegas flight

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

FORT WORTH, Texas — Officials say an unruly passenger aboard an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Las Vegas prompted an unscheduled landing at Dallas-Fort Worth

Southern defeats North Carolina Central 68-63 in Las Vegas

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adrian Rodgers scored 18 points and Southern defeated North Carolina Central 68-63 on Monday at the Global Sports Classic

Davis: Studies on Raiders move to Las Vegas are 'positive'

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Don't Fear Failure, Fear Regret

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Natalie Young, founder of Las Vegas restaurant Eat, says her worst nightmare is waking up 20 years from now wishing she had done more to make her business work

World Series Fans: Win or Lose, Gamblers Need to Know These 6 Tax Tips

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From Chicago to Cleveland to Las Vegas, the IRS really does care about gambling income

What starts in Vegas today, will not stay in Vegas

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A US District Judge will preside over a trial starting today in Las Vegas related to a $209 million copyright lawsuit Oracle has filed against Rimini Street. Having been an expert witness in a few software cases, I know both. Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LAS VEGAS — Brad Keselowski surged ahead on the final lap when Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of fuel, claiming a dramatic victory Sunday in the NASCAR race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Zappos Founder Tony Hsieh: Entrepreneurs Need Creativity, Optimism, and Street Smarts

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Two years after the launch of The Downtown Project in Las Vegas, Hsieh talks about the effort to transform part of the city