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Did The Simpsons Predicts Pantone’s Color of the Year?

The Pantone Color of the Year is a calendar event that every designer keeps an eye on. Starting in 2000, the Color of the Year is as straightforward as it sounds. However, are there more nefarious forces at play? The team at Aspire Doors noticed something that may have just blown Pantone’s cover wide open. Kind of… Before we get into their discovery, let’s discuss the Pantone Color of the Year and its significance… What is the Pantone Color of the Year? Pantone was founded in 1962 for the pur...
Tags: Design, America, Trends, Las Vegas, Matt Groening, Donald Trump, Color Theory, Pantone, Bart, CMYK, PRIMARY-CHANNELS, CHANNEL-DIGITAL-ART, OTHER-DIGITAL-ART, ColorSchemer Touch, Aspire Doors

Japanese father, son appear in Las Vegas in $1.5B fraud case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two former investment executives from Japan who appeared in court in Las Vegas are facing criminal fraud charges in what prosecutors call a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Seventy-year-old Junzo Suzuki and his 40-year-old son, Paul Suzuki, pleaded not guilty Thursday and a federal magistrate set a hearing next Wednesday to […]
Tags: Business, Japan, News, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Nation & World, Junzo Suzuki, Paul Suzuki

LAS VEGAS SANDS CORP (LVS) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

LVS earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
Tags: Finance, Article, Las Vegas, FBN, Motley Fool, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, LVS, 6dd4e026-7fff-5e02-8977-054688a033e2

Z Capital-backed Affinity appoints Higgins as CEO

Las Vegas-based casino gaming operator Affinity Gaming has named Mary Elizabeth Higgins as CEO. Her appointment is effective immediately. Previously, she was the company’s chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Affinity Gaming is backed by Z Capital. PRESS RELEASE LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Affinity Gaming (“Affinity” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Mary Elizabeth Higgins as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Higgins, a gaming ind...
Tags: Colorado, Trends, People, Missouri, Iowa, Las Vegas, Nevada, Company, Eric, Las Vegas Nevada, Mary Beth, Higgins, Capital Partners, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Caesars Atlantic City, Z Capital Group

Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist’s dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. The candidates are spending too much time talking about esoteric issues like the Senate filibuster […]
Tags: Business, News, Senate, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas

Nevada moving closer to unveiling who gets to sell legal pot

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada faces complaints about secrecy in awarding licenses to sell marijuana in the state’s booming legal marketplace, boiling over into lawsuits and legislation that appear poised to pry open the process. Several companies have sued the state tax department, arguing that no one knows for sure the criteria officials use to […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Nevada

Atlassian’s Core Values; Bezos’s Letter; CKO; ScaleUpX

Hello ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. If the size of your failures isn’t growing, you’re not going to be inventing at a size that can actually move the needle.   Jeff Bezos, Annual Letter to Shareholders ScaleUpX -- In addition to the 9 top biz authors and CEOs keynoting our ScaleUp Summit May 21 – 22 Atlanta, there are 8 ScaleUpX speakers – als...
Tags: Leadership, Atlanta, Tesla, Harvard, Gm, Las Vegas, Jeff Bezos, Atlassian, Buffett, Mike, Scott, Bezos, JUN, US Steel, HBS, Scott Farquhar

Redfin Report: Detroit, Indianapolis and Buffalo Among the Least Disaster-Prone and Most Affordable Places to Live

Redfin Analysis Uses “Natural Disaster Hazard Score” to Rate the 50 Biggest U.S. Metro Areas by Frequency of Earthquakes, Fires, Floods, Tornadoes and Hurricanes Seattle, WA – April 11, 2019 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Providence, Rhode Island, Detroit, Michigan and Hartford, Connecticut are the least disaster-prone metro areas in the country, according to Redfin, (, the technology-powered real estate brokerage. In a new report, Redfin rated the 50 biggest metro areas accord...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Radio, Canada, Portland, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Baltimore, San Antonio, Redfin, Oklahoma City, Chicago Il, Birmingham Al

Connect Las Vegas: Evening Socials and Networking

Forge lasting relationships at Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019.
Tags: Real Estate, Events, Radio, Agent, Las Vegas, Event, Conference, Brokerage, Inman Connect Marketing, Real Estate Connect, ICLV, Inman Connect Las Vegas

Sony’s massive new MicroLED display stands 17 feet tall and packs 16K resolution

Sony has a massive new 16K MicroLED display that stands 17 feet tall and is longer than a bus. Announced at the 2019 NAB show in Las Vegas, the display is located in Japan and will be used for research. The post Sony’s massive new MicroLED display stands 17 feet tall and packs 16K resolution appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Japan, Trends, Sony, Home Theater, Las Vegas, microLED

Aussie businessman James Packer's long list of scandals

A Las Vegas casino empire kicked a $10 billion merger with Crown Resorts to the kerb overnight after the James Packer-backed gambling firm spoiled the deal by pre-emptively spilling the beans.But the error could have crushing consequences... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Las Vegas, James Packer

Terry Gilliam opens up about his 30-year quest to make 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,' which is in theaters for one night only

Director Terry Gilliam opened up to Business Insider about his 30-year quest to make "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote." He explained why he hasn't officially signed on to Apple's series remake of his beloved movie, "Time Bandits." He also shared the reason he doesn't have another movie lined up to make yet. Visit for more stories.   For the first time in Terry Gilliam's legendary, 47-year career — which spans from being a member of Monty Python, to fantastical movies he's d...
Tags: Apple, London, New York City, Trends, Spain, Brazil, Peru, Johnny Depp, Dennis Hopper, Las Vegas, Terry Gilliam, Rotten Tomatoes, Adam Driver, Patterson, Hopper, Amy

US casino giant Wynn ends takeover talks with James Packer's Crown Resorts

Las Vegas casino operator confirmed it had ended discussions after potential deal was leakedWynn Resorts abruptly ended buyout talks with Australia’s largest casino operator after word of a potential takeover was leaked.In a tersely worded statement, the Las Vegas casino giant said it was ending all discussions with Crown Resorts. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Australia, Gambling, US, Australia news, Las Vegas, James Packer, Wynn, Business (Australia, Crown Resorts

James Packer's $10b casino deal with Las Vegas gambling giant falls through

A $10 billion takeover deal between James Packer-backed Crown Resorts with Las Vegas gambling giant Wynn Resorts has fallen through because details of it were leaked to the media.Yesterday, it was revealed that Crown was in talks... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Las Vegas, James Packer, Wynn Resorts

From surviving 'Avengers: Endgame' ticket mania to fighting 'Captain Marvel' trolls: What it's like inside Rotten Tomatoes and its parent company Fandango

Paul Yanover, president of online ticketing site Fandango, talked to Business Insider about how the company is evolving its review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes to keep up with the times. Yanover also gave insight on the onslaught of customers buying "Avengers: Endgame" tickets last week and his plan to make his company a destination beyond selling movie tickets.   Despite all the talk of streaming destroying the movie-theater experience, last week was a reminder that exhibition is certainl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hollywood, Youtube, Amc, Disney, America, Trends, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Jackie Chan, Rotten Tomatoes, Fandango, Martin Scorsese, Caesars Palace, Netflix Hulu

The Boring Company could be Elon Musk's most challenging futuristic venture of all

The Boring Company is one of Elon Musk's many futuristic projects, alongside Tesla and SpaceX. The Boring Company promises to build high-speed tunnels that will dramatically change your commute. But The Boring Company has yet to build a single commercial tunnel.  Business Insider's Matthew DeBord breaks down what's going on with The Boring Company. Visit for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video. Matthew DeBord: The Boring Company is owned almost entirely b...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, America, Trends, Tesla, Chicago, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas, Jfk, Vegas, Rahm Emanuel, Elon, Lincoln Tunnel, Matthew DeBord

Factbox: Synergies and opportunities in Wynn’s $7.1 billion buyout play for Crown

Las Vegas's Wynn Resorts has made a $7.1 billion takeover offer for Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd, a move to expand its global footprint and hedge against the expiration of its licence in Macau.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Las Vegas, Wynn, Crown Resorts Ltd

Wynn makes $7.1 billion buyout play for Australian casino giant Crown

Australian casino giant Crown Resorts said on Tuesday it had received an indicative A$10 billion ($7.1 billion) takeover offer from Las Vegas's Wynn Resorts, sending Crown's shares soaring as investors bet on an even higher bid.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Las Vegas, Wynn, Wynn Resorts

Crown Resorts talking about takeover offer from Vegas’ Wynn

SYDNEY (AP) — Las Vegas casino giant Wynn Resorts is in talks to buy Australia’s largest casino operator, Crown Resorts. Crown, which owns casinos in Melbourne, Perth and London and will soon open another in Sydney, confirmed in a statement Tuesday it was in confidential takeover discussions over a cash-and-scrip offer from Wynn. It said […]
Tags: Business, London, News, Australia, Ap, Sydney, Las Vegas, Vegas, Wynn, Wynn Resorts, Melbourne Perth

The 4 best tech innovations we saw at CinemaCon, which could change the way you watch movies in theaters

If you want to take the pulse on forward-thinking ideas in the movie-theater business, the best place to find them is at CinemaCon. The annual theater owners conference took place last week in Las Vegas, and along with movie studios showing off what they have in store for the coming year, there was a trade floor where hungry innovators presented products they believe will elevate the movie industry. From an established player in the movie-ticket selling space getting into the subscription game,...
Tags: Trends, Las Vegas, Infinity, Atom Tickets, Movio, Sinemia Enterprise, Atom Movie Access Movie, Influx Worldwide, Movio Artificial Intelligence

Bridgepoint-backed PEI Media acquires Buyouts Insider, publisher of PE HUB, Buyouts, VCJ

Bridgepoint Development Capital-backed PEI Media Group acquired Buyouts Insider, a digital media and events business with brands like PE HUB, Buyouts, Venture Capital Journal, PartnerConnect events, Regulatory Compliance Watch and Credit Union Leadership Convention. Buyouts Insider was part of Simplify Compliance, a platform backed by Leeds Equity. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition is the first since Bridgepoint’s 2018 investment in PEI Media Group. It expands PEI’s...
Tags: Americas, US, Trends, Tech, United States, Dallas, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Pei, Pratt, Bridgepoint, Gaithersburg Maryland, PE Deals, Bridgepoint Development Capital, Simplify Compliance, PE HUB Buyouts VCJ

The Path to Global Diversity

(Above) Credit: Matthew Ferrara, Dean of Innovation, LeadingRE; philosopher, photographer, writer and professional speaker LeadingRE’s Culturally-Inclusive Approach to Business, Abroad and at Home Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the April issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today.  Simply having a presence in countries around the globe doesn’t necessarily mean you embrace cultural diversity. Truly understanding cultural diversity goes much deeper than that. “When you...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Real Estate, UK, Milan, London, News, Germany, New York City, Africa, Diversity, Radio, United States, South Africa, Philippines

The co-CEOs of $26 billion Atlassian changed the way programmers work together. Now, they explain their plan to do it for everybody else too. (TEAM)

Australian software giant Atlassian's products are a de facto standard for millions of programmers all over the globe.  In an interview with Business Insider, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, co-founders and co-CEOs of Atlassian, talk about how they're trying to reinvent teamwork for the modern era.  Modern teams are open, they say — rather than decisions coming from the top down, everybody has access to the information necessary to choose a course of action as a unit.  Atlassian tries ...
Tags: Microsoft, Australia, Wikipedia, San Francisco, Trends, Las Vegas, Atlassian, Jira, BTIG Research, Mike Cannon Brookes, Scott Farquhar, JIRA Core, Joel Fishbein, Farquhar, Cannon Brookes, Airtable

The 15 movies we're most excited about after seeing footage at CinemaCon, the biggest movie-theater conference

On Thursday, CinemaCon, the annual movie-theater conference, wrapped up in Las Vegas. And once again the big takeaway was that the major studios aren't abandoning their theatrical businesses any time soon. The main purpose of CinemaCon — outside of taking countless meetings — is for studios to fly in with their stars in tow and give presentations that dazzle exhibitors about their upcoming slates of movies. This can range from trailers, to select scenes, to 15-20 minute sections of movies, and ...
Tags: Trends, Hobbs, Las Vegas, Warner Bros, Vegas, Brixton, Shaw, Sam Raimi, Cinemacon, Alexandre Aja, Kaya Scodelario, Hobbs Dwayne Johnson, Shaw Jason Statham, Barry Pepper, Hobbs Samoan, Brixton Idris Elba

Lionsgate chair: ‘The sky is not falling in Hollywood’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lionsgate’s motion picture group chairman Joe Drake says the sky is not falling in Hollywood and the feature film business is not dead. It’s certainly a message that the audience of movie theater owners and exhibitors wanted to hear at the final Hollywood studio presentation at CinemaCon. The studio on Thursday […]
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Movies, News, Entertainment, Lionsgate, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Joe Drake

Disney has some major plans for Fox — here's what we learned at CinemaCon

Following the official absorption of 20th Century Fox into Disney last month, Disney came to CinemaCon on Wednesday and showed just how much Fox will be a part of its theatrical slate. Turns out, it will play a big part — so big that there will have to be release-date changes so Fox and Disney movies don't go up against one another on the same weekends. Business Insider is at CinemaCon. We're breaking down everything Disney revealed in its presentation to theater owners. The big question goin...
Tags: Matt Damon, Disney, Trends, Fox, Ferrari, Ford, Christian Bale, Las Vegas, 20th Century Fox, Ford Motor Company, Watts, Alan Horn, Horn, Bob Iger, Cinemacon, Emma Watts

Disney presents a united front with Fox at CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s not uncommon for Hollywood studios to show a sizzle reel to kick off a CinemaCon presentation, but Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas, “Avatar,” ”Deadpool,” ”Toy Story” and “The Avengers” all made their way into the same montage. As the new owners of 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight and Blue Sky […]
Tags: Business, Hollywood, News, Disney, Ap, Fox, Las Vegas, Fox Fox Searchlight, Las Vegas Avatar Deadpool Toy Story

Casino company Las Vegas Sands announces Singapore expansion

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino company Las Vegas Sands announced Wednesday it plans to spend $3.3 billion to add an entertainment arena, new hotel tower and more convention space to its property in Singapore. The Las Vegas-based owner of properties in the U.S. and Macau said in a statement it has an agreement with the […]
Tags: Business, News, Singapore, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Macau, Las Vegas Sands, Nation & World, Singapore The Las Vegas

'Joker' director says online chatter about his twisted origin movie hasn't been accurate, and shares first trailer that evokes 'Taxi Driver'

The first teaser of "Joker" went online Wednesday and it has a twisted "Taxi Driver"-like feel. The movie stars Joaquin Phoenix as the legendary DC Comics villain and is directed by Todd Phillips ("The Hangover" movies). Phillips told the audience of theaters owners and press at CinemaCon on Tuesday night in Las Vegas, where the footage was first shown, that most of the stuff about the movie that's been written online is not accurate. "I guess that’s what happens when you set out to do an orig...
Tags: New York, Marvel, Dc Comics, Trends, Gotham, Las Vegas, Gotham City, Warner Bros, Joaquin Phoenix, Joker, Jai Courtney, Phillips, Arthur, Travis, Todd Phillips, Travis Bickle

MPAA chief says Netflix addition makes organization stronger

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Motion Picture Association of America Chairman Charles Rivkin says Netflix’s addition to the group makes the entertainment industry stronger. Rivkin’s remarks are a stark contrast to how the streaming giant is usually referenced at CinemaCon, the annual gathering of movie theater owners and distributors, who generally see the streaming service as […]
Tags: Business, Movies, News, Ap, Netflix, Nation, Mpaa, Las Vegas, Motion Picture Association of America, Charles Rivkin, Rivkin

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