Rackspace Plans $422 Million Data Center in Reno, Nevada

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San Antonio-based Rackspace plans a $422 million data center in the Reno Technology Park, according to an application with the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Its […] The post Rackspace Plans $422 Million Data Center in Reno, Nevada appeared first on SiliconHills. The company has pledged to create at least 50 jobs with an average annual wage of $29.75 in exchange for 20 year tax abatements, according to the application.

The Way I Work: Ken Grossman, Sierra Nevada

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Ken Grossman has built Sierra Nevada into one of the largest craft brewers in the country. In 1980, he jury-rigged his first real brewery using recycled dairy equipment and launched Sierra Nevada, one of the first craft brewers in the country.

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[Review] Beyond The Pale – The Story Of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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But once in a while you do stumble upon a tale of an epic entrepreneurial struggle against all odds that revive your faith in the story of human resilience – “ Beyond the Pale: The Story of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co ” is one of those.

This Is Why Nevada Is the Best Place For You To Start A Business

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Check out what Nevada has to offer and why companies like Tesla love to call it home Looking for a place to start a business?

The 'Gigafactory' Is Officially Coming to Nevada

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval enacted legislation Thursday to bring Tesla Motors'' $5 billion battery factory to his state

Billionaire Casino Owner Bets Millions Against Legal Marijuana

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Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate, has donated money to oppose legalization in Arizona, Massachusetts, Nevada and Florida

Governor Says Musk's Tesla Factory Will Add $100B to Nevada's Economy

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Nevada lawmakers are considering $1.3 billion in tax breaks for the factory, which could create 20,000 jobs

Apple Ordered to Pay $625.6 Million in Patent Infringement Case

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A federal jury in East Texas found that the tech giant's services like FaceTime and iMessage infringed on patents held by Nevada-based VirnetX

Officials Order Fantasy Sports Sites to Shut Down in Nevada

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DraftKings and FanDuel -- sites that have insisted they aren't gambling and have promised to make millionaires out of sports fans -- both pulled out of Nevada by Thursday evening

ERA supporters seek momentum with Nevada ratification

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment are trying to revive interest in it again after Nevada lawmakers ratified it last week almost 35 years past a congressional deadline RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)

What Elon Musk and Other Tech Entrepreneurs Say About Burning Man

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It's that time of year again: Silicon Valley's tech elite head to the Nevada desert for the week-long radical art festival

7 Fascinating Things You Probably Didn't Know About Burning Man

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Burning Man is a compelling and crazy combination of creativity, art, Silicon Valley, entrepreneurship, the gift economy, and Reno, Nevada

Season-Long Fantasy Sports Now a Question in Nevada

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Though Nevada has already decided DraftKings and FanDuel are gambling, state regulators haven't been as clear about paid season-long fantasy games offered by such longtime operators as CBS Sports and Yahoo Sports, which make a profit and pay cash prizes

Uber's Legal Battle in Nevada Just Got More Complicated

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"I think you''re jumping around to different jurisdictions trying to get a ruling," a district judge said

NC supporters of Equal Rights Amendment seek momentum with Nevada ratification

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH — North Carolina supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment say a pro-ratification vote last week in Nevada and women's activism following President Donald Trump's election are good signs it will one day be inserted into the U.S.

Tesla Factory Projected to Boost Nevada Population

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Elon Musk''s battery factory is expected to put a jolt in the state population after it''s built in Nevada

Nevada native, wrestler is US Marines Male Athlete of Year

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A 27-year-old northeast Nevada native has been named the U.S. ELKO, Nev. (AP) Marine Corps Male Athlete of the Year

Sierra Nevada brewery issues 36-state recall of select beers made in NC

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. announced a recall Sunday of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA's and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into

DRI's Nevada Medal to ex-Navy pilot turned drone researcher

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The newest winner of a prestigious scientific award at Nevada's Desert Research Institute is a former military pilot and pioneer in the research of drones who was told a decade ago sRENO, Nev. (AP)

Nevada leads US in per-capita growth in solar jobs

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The number of solar industry jobs in Nevada more than doubled last year, the fastest per capita growth in the nation, a nonprofit research and education group said in a new report Th RENO, Nev. (AP)

Three Things to Consider Before Starting your Business in Another State

Up and Running

However there are reasons why tax havens like Nevada are not the state of formation for every single small business looking to save some money. So even if a company hopes to save money on taxes by filing paperwork in Nevada or Delaware, it will still have to pay a fee to qualify to do business in its home state.

Hornets' Sessions donates $1 million to alma mater Nevada

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Hornets' Sessions donates $1 million to alma mater Nevada

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Nevada State creates license category for self-driving cars

The Equity Kicker

Cars are currently required by law to have a driver but Nevada has made the first step towards making them legal by creating a license category for driverless cars. As you may well have heard Google has been developing self-driving cars for some time now.

The Latest: Nevada sheriff: Suspect confesses in death

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NC State Martin twins transferring to Nevada hoops

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Tesla Gigafactory Job Creation Slower Than First Projected

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There were 272 people working at the Tesla and Panasonic factories in Nevada at the end of 2015--which is lower than the 700 jobs a September 2014 report claimed the factories would create

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

Both Sides of the Table

I am grateful for Mauricio Mota who with his wife is spending the election in Nevada helping drive voters to the polls. Brent Weinstein who is also going to Nevada to help canvass. It’s hard to feel any positives these days: We’re in the eye of the storm. We’re at peak anxiety.

You'll Never Guess the Top 20 Cities for Venture Capital Activity

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Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley capture a lot of attention, but cities including Detroit, Michigan ; Las Vegas, Nevada and Omaha, Nebraska each boast booming entrepreneurial communities of their own. It''s not always about Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley.

Uber and Lyft Get Green Light in Nevada But Hurdles Remain

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The ride-hailing apps have won one battle, but more head-butting could be on the horizon

Cannabis Industry Set for Wild Growth, but Political Uncertainty Lies Ahead

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The industry is set to expand and mature as adult-use markets have been legalized in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada but the Trump administration has many worried

Travels in 2015

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Closer to home, I was reminded of the never ending desert landscape of Nevada during my first Burning Man experience ; the stunning beauty of the California coast at the Post Ranch Inn ; and the perfect year-round weather of San Diego. San Francisco is an amazing place to live in.

8 Reasons To Incorporate Your New Company Early

Startup Professionals Musings

An LLC will work just fine for this, but if you know enough to anticipate more than 100 investors or special classes of stock, I recommend incorporating as a Delaware or Nevada C-Corp or S-Corp.

Don't re-elect SOPA supporters on Tuesday

Nathan Hurst

As elections draw near, remember that it's not just about the President. We'll vote on a number of Congressional seats too. If you haven't take a second to get a quick read on your senator and representative, do that now. As you're considering congressional leaders, take note of who never came to their senses with regard to SOPA, the bill that was going to break the internet. For quick reference, if you're in one of these states or districts, please pay extra attention.

Quiet Celebrations

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Think of “celebration” and, if you’re like me, you think of athletes celebrating a win on the field. You think of a soccer team winning the Olympic gold medal and rushing the field, hugging, screaming… unabashed ecstasy.

Thinking of Starting a Business? Try Your Hand at Artisanal Alcohol or Boutique Beer

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it''s getting crowded Boston Beer Company and Sierra Nevada reign among craft breweries. Drinkers are clamoring for the cache of small-scale brews and cocktails. Bottoms up! Craft brewers and small-scale producers are thriving as image-conscious locavores seek out quality cocktails and brews.

Regulate and Tax Online Poker, Don’t Send it Underground

Texas Startup Blog

Nevada does a great job regulating casinos and I figured that they would do similar job regulating online poker rooms. Today the Obama administration effectively shut down Internet poker in the United States by indicting 11 people including the founders of three of the largest sites.

The Future of Transportation

Feld Thoughts

Nevada, Florida, and California have already legalized them, suggesting this may be less of an issue than anticipated. William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp , A.I.

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Lending Club vs. Prosper

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The Lending Club allows direct investment from 28 states: Delaware, Florida, Georgia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Montana, New Hampshire, Nevada, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi and Wyoming.

New Report: Entrepreneurship May Be Contagious

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Riders Summit , a three-day motorcycle road trip through the Nevada desert for entrepreneurs. Knowing an entrepreneur may be a big factor for becoming one. But more research might explain what can motivate more people to take the leap.