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.

North Carolina motorcyclist dead after Las Vegas crash

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a motorcyclist from North Carolina is dead after crashing into a Honda Civic

Las Vegas: Authentically Unauthentic

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

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.

Las Vegas and CES: The New Cannes

VC Cafe

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.

N.C. State graduate shot in Las Vegas attack

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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.

Las Vegas Casinos on Facebook (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Common Sense Web... An Entrepreneurs' Blog

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

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

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

Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

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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

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

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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

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

Inc Startups

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

10 Entrepreneurs Who Built Las Vegas

Inc Startups

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

24 Hours In Las Vegas With My Dad

Feld Thoughts

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.

How Uber, Lyft, and Zappos Are Helping Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting

Inc Startups

Many flocked to blood banks and hospitals to give blood while others contributed nearly $3.5 million to a GoFundMe campaign.

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

NHL Leads The Way In Bringing Pro Sports To Las Vegas

Inc Startups

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

4 Reasons to Launch in Las Vegas

Inc Startups

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.

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

Stewart-Hass adjustment to Ford to be tested in Las Vegas

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) AP) — Kevin Harvick has a victory, Aric Almirola should have won the Daytona 500 and Clint Bowyer is running well again — signs that Stewart-Haas Racing finally may have adjusted to its switch to Ford

Las Vegas Downtown Project Loses Tony Hsieh as Its Leader

Inc Startups

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

The End of ‘Do Not Disturb’?

YoungUpstarts

Neither Hilton nor Disney will say the changes are the result of the massacre of concertgoers in Las Vegas on Oct. These are disturbing times.

Want Office Space for $1? Move to Las Vegas

Inc Startups

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.

Tony Hsieh's Excellent Las Vegas Adventure

Inc Startups

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 returned to Las Vegas at the end of last summer to find out how much progress Hsieh had made.

The World’s Most Impressive Invitation Ever Sent Promoting a Grand Opening

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

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Founder Suicides

Feld Thoughts

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.

Company that owns Las Vegas Review-Journal sold to New Media

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — New York-based New Media Investment Group Inc. says it has reached an agreement to purchase the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal and daily newspapers in six other states

Las Vegas Loses Tech Start-up to Silicon Valley

Inc Startups

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.

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

Inc Startups

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

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. Consumer Digital Editorial Gaming Mobile Startup 101 downtown project las vegas nomic preo SXSW V2V vegas slots venetian

What You Are Instead of What You Are Going To Be

Feld Thoughts

I spent the weekend in Las Vegas with my dad. Personal blackbelly dad las vegas life todd vernon He’s almost 77 and I’m 49. We had an awesome weekend which I expect he’ll write about in detail on his blog Repairing the Healthcare System in the next few days since he generally does a really nice retrospective of our annual trip together.

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

Inc Startups

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

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

Inc Startups

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

A Must-Attend Event: 2010 Las Vegas Business Summit

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

In either case, you’ll definitely want to attend the Perfect Business Summit 2010 in Las Vegas, NV, October 7th and 8th. Anyone reading the Blogtrepreneur site is most likely either an entrepreneur or wants to be an entrepreneur. This incredible event is packed with influential keynote speakers and information-loaded breakout sessions to provide you with

Truex and Pollex win NASCAR's top award for contributions

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The career year for Martin Truex Jr. rolls on

Vegas Summer League grows, now all 30 NBA clubs will play

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Every NBA team is headed to Las Vegas this summer

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

SiliconHills

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.

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

Inc Startups

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

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

Inc Startups

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