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The next Silicon Valley
Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
Is Las Vegas data company Switch enough to put Nevada on the map as a tech contender that one day might compete with hubs such as Silicon Valley and Boston? Those who contend Las Vegas is poised for a tech revolution say the evolution has been a long time in the making ...
Las Vegas-based startup wants to bring social polling to Internet masses
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Using the Las Vegas-based application, Ross has polled residents on everything from liquor ordinances on Fremont Street to medical marijuana and whether the City Council should continue discussions on a Las Vegas Major League Soccer stadium ...
Venture capital funding to Las Vegas way up last year
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
In five separate deals in 2014, investment firms funded startup companies with $37.7 million in the Silver State, according to data released by the National Venture Capital Association this week ...
Report: Las Vegas among worst metro areas for STEM workers
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
Financial website WalletHub gathered data from the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. and compared them across 11 key metrics to compile the list.
Downtown Project communications director steps down
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Kim Schaefer joined the Downtown Project shortly after it began in November 2011, serving as the point person for media and members of the public interested in learning about efforts to ...
Try tech on for size
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015
These days, fashion accessories can do more than just enhance your look — they can track your fitness, sleep patterns and pets, help you share documents, and maybe even replace your cellphone ...
Last day of CES: Robots that do all sorts of human things
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015
The Consumer Electronics Show is generally known as the place for big brands to show off their latest technology. But on the second level of the Sands Expo Center, a slew of smaller companies ...
Best of CES Day 3: A tale of two cellphones
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
At this year’s Consumer Electronic Show, it was all about two android devices totally focused on features other than size, one curved and one sealed ...
Best of CES 2015 Day 2: A robot human, insane televisions and cameras everywhere
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
Walk around the Consumer Electronics Show long enough and everything starts to blend together. You start to wonder: What am I looking at? Is this new? But look closely and ...
Internal memo: Air Force severely lacking drone pilots
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
The New York-based website cited an Air Force memo issued by Command General Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, who said the lack of manpower has been that way “for a long time.”