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January 18, 2018

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This Sept. 6, 2012, file photo, shows the Amazon logo in Santa Monica, Calif.
Las Vegas out of hunt for Amazon headquarters
Jan. 18, 2018
Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company's international options open. Las Vegas was not on the list. The online ...
Findlay Automotive Group adds Volvo dealership in Las Vegas
Jan. 17, 2018
Findlay also has dealerships in Arizona, Utah, Oregon and Idaho ...
Specialist Michael Pistillo wears a "Dow 26,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.
U.S. stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points
Jan. 17, 2018
Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to its first close above 26,000 points. The Dow had traded above that level on Tuesday but wound up ...
The new video board at the South Point's Arena and Equestrian Center is almost three times the size of the old one.
South Point’s arena gets new video display system
Jan. 17, 2018
Those attending events at South Point’s Arena and Equestrian Center can now stare up at a new video display system almost three times as large as the previous installation. ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook shakes Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's hand after his speech during a ceremony celebrating a new Apple warehouse on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Reno.
Apple CEO goes to Reno for groundbreaking of warehouse
Jan. 17, 2018
Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $4 million warehouse in downtown Reno today as the company announced plans to invest $350 billion in the ...
The Fourth of July from atop Allure Las Vegas on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Las Vegas. Trump International Tower is pictured here.
Trump hotels slammed with fake 's--thole' ratings on Yelp
Jan. 16, 2018
People angered by President Donald Trump's reported remark that African nations and others are "shithole countries" have taken aim at ...
In this Wednesday, June 1, 2016, file photo, Nestle Butterfinger and Crunch candy bars are arranged for a photo in New York.
Nestle selling U.S. candy business for $2.8 billion
Jan. 16, 2018
Swiss food and drink giant Nestle is selling its U.S. candy business to Italy's Ferrero for about $2.8 billion in cash. Ferrero will take over iconic chocolate brands Butterfinger and Crunch bars, as well as the ...
People look through Sony PlayStation VR headsets after a Sony news conference at CES International, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
CES tech show breaks data, exhibit space records
Jan. 15, 2018
Las Vegas’ largest convention, the CES tech show, broke several records this year. The show, which showcases the latest in consumer electronics, drew more than 175,000 attendees, with more than 3,900 exhibitors. This year, the show spanned 2.75 million square feet of ...
This $750K converted, all-electric Corvette could hit 220 mph
Jan. 15, 2018
One of the fastest electric cars on the market right now started out as a Corvette. Automotive startup Genovation Cars has converted a Chevrolet C7 Corvette into an all-electric supercar that ...
The List: 2018 conventions, Jan. 14, 2018
Jan. 15, 2018
Find out about conventions scheduled for 2018. This week, we rank them by expected attendance.
Tools of neuroscience deliver new insights about consumer behavior
Tools of neuroscience deliver new insights about consumer behavior
Jan. 15, 2018
Marketers are always looking for ways to understand consumers and their sometimes-confounding decisions. Neuroscience, the study of how the brain and nervous system function, seems to offer a crucial edge.
The Notes: Philanthropy, Jan. 14-20, 2018
Jan. 15, 2018
In the Notes: Glenda Bona, Ralph Sgamma, Ronald McDonald House Charities, USA Dawgs, Governors Highway Safety Association, Helix Nevada, Henderson Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Smith Center for the Performing Arts and more ...
Five trends in gaming for 2018 and beyond
Jan. 15, 2018
Technology advancements have continually changed the landscape of the gaming industry, and will continue an upward trajectory this year.
Chris Barish, left, and Joe Isidori own Black Tap Burgers Las Vegas, the brand’s first location outside of New York Guests at the Venetian can try Black Tap’s burgers and gravity-defying milkshakes across from the resort’s poker room.
Crafty restaurant taps into the Las Vegas food scene
Jan. 15, 2018
Chris Barish and Chef Joe Isidori have brought crazy shakes and burger salads to the Strip.
The Data: Jan. 14-20
Jan. 15, 2018
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