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As internet ‘spoofing’ gets better, you may surf into a sea of sharks

As internet ‘spoofing’ gets better, you may surf into a sea of sharks

August 23, 2018


Filed under Technology

LAS VEGAS — It’s easier than ever to get waylaid on the internet, diverted to dangerous territory where scam artists await with traps baited for the unsuspecting user. It’s all about devious misdirection, fumble-fingered typing and how our brains can confuse what our eyes see. Big money can await th...

Aliens on the Vegas Strip? New York-New York adds virtual reality to the Big Apple coaster

February 1, 2018


Filed under Technology, Travel

The New York-New York Hotel & Casino will add a virtual reality experience to the Big Apple roller coaster, taking riders on an aerial adventure through the Nevada desert and over the Las Vegas Strip. The new up-charge virtual reality experience, set to open Feb. 7, combines make-believe computer-animated...

Amazon Jumps Into Market For Business-Data Analysis

October 13, 2015


Filed under Technology

By Jay Greene The Seattle Times (TNS) LAS VEGAS _ Amazon.com rolled out a new service that lets business customers analyze large amounts of data, putting it into the business intelligence market where it will compete with SAP and Microsoft, as well as younger firms such as Tableau. At the annual...

Hotels Count More Than Politics As GOP Weighs Sites For 2016 Convention

Hotels Count More Than Politics As GOP Weighs Sites For 2016 Convention

March 4, 2014


Filed under National

By David Lightman and Lindsay Wise McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Hotels, transportation and finances — not political considerations — will matter most to Republican officials choosing a 2016 national convention site, party leaders said Monday after hearing bids from citie...

Taxi Driver Strike outisde Las Vegas Covention Center Tuesday Afternoon

Taxi Driver Strike outisde Las Vegas Covention Center Tuesday Afternoon

Rachel Ellis, Reporter

April 11, 2013


Filed under National

Streets were impassable around Las Vegas Convention Center Tuesday, as taxi cab drivers continued their six week protest. Las Vegas police officers blocked off street and foot traffic for over three hours, as workers of Yellow, Checker, and Star taxi companies chanted "We need justice" for unfair labor practices. Taxi driver Johnny Abegaz exp...

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