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Las Vegas

Zappos Pop-Up Shop is First-of-its-Kind Experience Opening this Weekend

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 11:19 am

In a pairing that represents a shift in the retail world, Zappos has announced the Zappos Pop-Up Shop powered by ShopWithMe. In Downtown Las Vegas, The Western Hotel has once again been transformed by Tony Hsieh, this time to create a shopping experience that’s magical in…

Acquisition

John Ramey Announces iSocket Acquired by Rubicon Project

By | Nov 17, 2014 at 6:16 am

John Ramey and iSocket have come a long way since The Combine conference back in 2010, when he offered the following entrepreneurship advice:   “At the end of the day, you need to be stubborn and stupid. A logical and sane person would have…

Announcements

Selfies Stored in Twitpic Receive Second Life from Twitter

By | Oct 26, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Utilizing cloud storage and other consumer options for accessing and archiving your files is obviously a cheap, convenient, and simple way to access anything from travel documents and receipts to fun photos that you want always at-the-ready. But what happens when that site shuts…

Announcements

Las Vegas

Rolltech Bowling Adds PBA Partnership, Reflects on Las Vegas Tech Scene

By | Oct 25, 2014 at 6:00 pm

This weekend, Las Vegas plays host to the 2014 GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling at the SouthPoint Hotel & Casino. And for one Las Vegas startup, this event is marked with a wildly celebratory announcement as well. Rolltech Bowling was created when Rich Belsky…

Breaking News

Las Vegas

Las Vegas Residents Finally Get Their Uber

By | Oct 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

You might expect that a story about Las Vegas news should feature the iconic Strip skyline, dotted with mega resorts that can bed 5,000 guests per night (in a single building!), tall towers, and monuments of other cities. Unless your story is discussing the…

Breaking News

With a Major Update and New Seed Funding, DormChat Hopes to Take on Yik Yak

By | Oct 24, 2014 at 8:00 am

Anonymity is the new black. Or the new red. Or…what colors are in right now – metallics? I’m pretty sure I read that somewhere – Pinterest, maybe. Whatever. When it comes to the world off online communication, it seems that more and more people…

Accelerator

San Francisco

Breaking: Highway1 Incubator Opens Enrollment for Next Class of Hardware Startups

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 8:30 pm

(OCT 22, 2014) SAN FRANCISCO — Highway1, PCH’s hardware incubator based in San Francisco, today announced an open call for applications from around the world, as well as a shift to rolling admissions. The new admissions process allows startups to be accepted into the…

Breaking News

What Are YOU Doing with iOS 8 Autocomplete? This Guy Made a Song.

By | Oct 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

If you’ve cleared up space on your iPhone to install iOS 8, you probably now fall into two categories: “Wow, look at all this thing can do!” or “Nooo! Don’t do it! It’s a TRAP!” (These are actual quotes I have read or heard…

Announcements

Yosemite Update to Apple OS X: Not Only Pretty, but Pretty Awesome too

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 9:47 pm

One thing that most Mac enthusiasts can agree on is that they all love the multitude of features, updates, and the UX of Yosemite. The update to Apple’s OS X system basically brings the Mac in line with all of the features offered with the iOS…

Announcements

Apple Pay and Google Wallet – Is this the Future of Money?

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm

There was a time when watches were for telling the time, phones were for making a call, and wallets were carried in pockets. The future could become as cashless as the Stone Age albeit with payment terminals and machines galore. The apparent push into mobile wallets aims to…

Announcements

DEANA Fit: Personal Trainer App Launches Today on Kickstarter

By | Oct 1, 2014 at 9:00 am

D.E.A.N.A Fit is a personal trainer in the palm of your hand – you can access more than 250 unique exercises, nutrition plans, and ultimately reach a new level of fitness. D.E.A.N.A (or “Digital Exercise and Nutrition Advisor) uses innovative AI technology to serve…

Acquisition

Las Vegas

Retail Giant e-Bay Acquires Las Vegas Startup Rumgr

By | Oct 1, 2014 at 1:11 am

Las Vegas and #VegasTech is abuzz with the news that Dylan Bathurst and Alex Coleman have sold the software behind their VegasTechFund startup, Rumgr, to auction and retail giant e-Bay. Together with e-Bay, they will launch a new product called Close5, which is currently available…

Breaking News

Tixers Announces Partnership with Xavier University

By | Sep 29, 2014 at 4:30 pm

For Season ticket holders and fans at Xavier University, their basketball season just became a little better. Last week they announced a partnership with Tixers for the 2014-15 basketball season. Tixers is a ticket-trading marketplace and makes exchanging tickets easy for users. Tixers’ CEO…

Breaking News

Las Vegas

This is the World’s First Functioning, 3D Printed Car

By | Sep 25, 2014 at 6:30 pm

After some initial buzz in June, Local Motors has officially completed – or should I say printed – the world’s first 3D printed, drivable vehicle. The Strati, as it’s been named, was built by Local Motors alongside Cincinnati Incorporated, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and…

Announcements

But First Let Me Take a Selfie

By | Sep 23, 2014 at 10:30 am

From Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars Selfie to the hit song “#Selfie” by the Chainsmokers, the selfie has become a part of both pop culture and everyday life. However, a few years ago that wasn’t the case – people barely knew what the word meant. However,…

Announcements

What’s Your Mission? How About $150K?

By | Sep 15, 2014 at 10:30 am

The Mission Main Street Grant program by Chase is in full swing. As it has for the past two years, the program will award a small business grant to multiple recipients who qualify for the program and participate in the community voting process, so…

Apple

Apple Event: iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay, Apple Watch

By | Sep 9, 2014 at 2:39 pm

The world as we know it seemed to stop today as ravenous tech junkies watched Tim Cook’s announcements at the Apple Event. After months of waiting, Apple has just announced the release of two new iPhones: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Prices for…