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. The post In Downtown Las Vegas at the UP Global Summit appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I’m here for the UP Global Summit and then our UP Global board meeting on Sunday.

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. ” Las Vegas has become the new Cannes and the stakes are indeed high.

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CBS Fires Vice President Over Horrible Las Vegas Facebook Post

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Hayley Geftman-Gold said she wasn't sympathetic because victims were likely Republicans. HR/Benefits

Founder Suicides

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It’s part of a series done by Re/code on the Downtown Las Vegas project. It’s a rough one that talks about three suicides – Jody Sherman (4/13), Ovik Banerjee (1/14), and Matt Berman (4/14) – all people involved in the Vegas Tech phenomenon.

4 Reasons to Launch in Las Vegas

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The strip may get all of the attention in Las Vegas, but for start-up founders, the real attractions are the ones that get overshadowed by all of the glitter. Here are four reasons--most of which involve saving money--for why you might want to consider launching in Las Vegas: 1.

The Psychological First Aid We Should Be Giving to the Survivors of the Las Vegas Shooting

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Emotional wounds are similar to physical wounds. Without treatment, they get worse over time.

Las Vegas Downtown Project Loses Tony Hsieh as Its Leader

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After three years, the Zappos CEO and founder of the ambitious Downtown Project--an effort to transform Las Vegas--has decided to hand over the reins

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. We also analyzed just a few of the available data points on a blog post at Social Colleague. Enjoy!! . Facebook Polygraph

NHL Leads The Way In Bringing Pro Sports To Las Vegas

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The NHL took a bold stance in being the first major professional sports league to allow for a team in Las Vegas

10 Entrepreneurs Who Built Las Vegas

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Francesca Louise Fenzi The Montana senator and copper mining magnate William Andrews Clark quite literally put Las Vegas on the map when he established it as a maintenance stop for his Los Angeles/Salt Lake Railroad in 1905. Read more about innovation hot spot Las Vegas

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. Specifically, the company is giving away a 1,000-square feet office space in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas for $1 per month.

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

In Just 10 Minutes, Jimmy Kimmel Taught a Master Class in Great Leadership

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Jimmy Kimmel's moving 10-minute monologue about the Las Vegas shooting massacre raised his status to a great leader.

N.C. State graduate shot in Las Vegas attack

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State graduate who was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival with her parents was shot during the attack Sunday in Las Vegas CARY — An N.C.

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

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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 per share, 31 premium from the stock’s close on Sept.

How Much Will Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor Make This Saturday Night?

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While revenue figures won't be final until after the fight, here's an estimate of what Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will make from their fight in Las Vegas.

NetSuite under Oracle: More, Better, Forever?

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SuiteWorld has moved to Las Vegas, our safe harbor statement. Jim McGeever, former President of NetSuite, now EVP of that global business unit at Oracle joked things had changed significantly after it invested over $ 9 billion to acquire NetSuite.

Man survives 9/11, Las Vegas shootings

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — Mike Dempsey never thought he would be a part of a second national tragedy

ExhibitMatch.com – Matching Trade Exhibitors With Vendors

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Founded in 2010, Las Vegas-based startup ExhibitMatch ( www.exhibitmatch.com ) hopes to solve that particular problem – it is a global online interactive bidding platform that matches trade show exhibitors with stand builders from around the world.

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

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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. Here, a behind-the-scenes look at some of the entrepreneurs engaging in the new tech ecosystem

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

American flight to N. Carolina returns to Las Vegas airport

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — An American Airlines flight headed to North Carolina returned to Las Vegas' airport because of possible engine trouble

Las Vegas: Authentically Unauthentic

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I recently spent a long weekend in Las Vegas. But the main reason Las Vegas was a surprisingly relaxing city to spend time in is because it is a city that's authentically unauthentic. But in Las Vegas, everybody is a tourist.

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. Last night during my two mile post dinner walk from the Hard Rock (where I had an awesome dinner at Nobu) to the Venetian (where I subsequently had a very short night of sleep), my mind wandered around about the great time I had with my dad at CES. My dad and I have developed several annual traditions including a really delightful father-son weekend.

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. On Friday, the Las Vegas-based Romotive --creators of a smartphone-operated robot--announced its plans to relocate.

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

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

Why the Consumer Electronics Show is Dead - For Product Launches

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And soon, promising product launches at high-tech's most famous event--the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas--will be all but eliminated Entrepreneurs are increasingly choosing to launch new products through crowdfunding and pre-sales.

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

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

Michael Waltrip, former NASCAR team owner, narrowly avoids Las Vegas shooting

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Former NASCAR team owner and driver Michael Waltrip decided to go to bed early on Sunday instead of attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, where a gunman opened fire and killed at least 58 people in

We the People

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Finding myself in Las Vegas this week, I. I have been on civil juries. I have been an expert witness in a few pieces of technology litigation. I do not, however, go too often as an observer to many courtrooms. Industry Commentary

Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups

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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 ranked at the top spot in 2015 […] The post Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

Unruly passenger diverts Charlotte-to-Las Vegas flight

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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

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

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

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

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. My friends at Oblong have been involved in some very cool new installations of their Mezzanine product in different vertical markets.

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

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