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Amazon expands on Bezos’ summer camp with new AI, robotics conference

The Las Vegas conference will focus on business benefits of machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics and space.
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Las Vegas, Bezos


Golden Knights’ second act shaping up to rival their first

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore and Alex Tuch had to have faith. When the Vegas Golden Knights decided to send them to the minors at the start of last season, Theodore and Tuch chose to believe what general manager George McPhee told them. “The message was that we were part of the future of […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Las Vegas, Hockey, Theodore, Shea Theodore, George McPhee, Alex Tuch, Tuch


PlayStation’s Shawn Layden to Keynote DICE Summit

Shawn Layden, chairman of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, will kick off this year’s DICE Summit in Las Vegas with an opening keynote, organizers announced Thursday. While they couldn’t say what his topic will be, the theme of this year’s summit is “Trailblazers” and is meant to discuss the game industry’s biggest ideas and trends. […]
Tags: News, Playstation, Playstation 4, Las Vegas, Shawn Layden, Dice Summit, Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios, 2019 DICE Summit, Shawn Laydon


Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner: American promises to 'beat up' Pacman and start a Las Vegas 'block party'

Adrien Broner has promised to “beat up” Manny Pacquiao when the pair meet in the early hours of Sunday morning in Las Vegas. The brash American is challenging Pacquiao for the WBA welterweight world title in what will be the hall-of-fame Filipino’s 70th professional fight. Pacquiao is considered a close favourite in the bout, but Broner, a four-weight world champion himself, insisted that he has set aside his issues over a lack of focus and is ready to turn Las Vegas into a “block party”.
Tags: News, Manny Pacquiao, Las Vegas, Pacquiao, Pacman, Adrien Broner, Broner


Lawyer in Cristiano Ronaldo rape case to meet woman who claims to be star's ex-girlfriend

The lawyer of Kathryn Mayorga, the woman who has accused Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2009, will travel to London to interview a woman who claims to be the soccer star's ex-girlfriend.
Tags: London, Cnn, Cristiano Ronaldo, Las Vegas, Kathryn Mayorga


US gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Department of Justice will wait 90 days to implement a legal opinion that will affect online gambling. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday issued a memo saying the delay will allow businesses to adjust their operations. The legal opinion that became public Monday says a federal law that prohibits […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, US, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Department Of Justice, Rod Rosenstein


Manny Pacquiao preps for Las Vegas bout

Boxer Manny Pacquiao is back in the gym training for his latest contest, set for next Saturday in Las Vegas against Adrien Broner. Now 40 years old, Pacquiao says he's excited to 'show my best'. (Jan. 15)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Manny Pacquiao, Las Vegas, Pacquiao, Adrien Broner


Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in ‘Casino’ is for sale

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony “The Ant” Spilotro is for sale. Spilotro, who was portrayed by Joe Pesci in the 1995 film “Casino,” and his wife, Nancy, were the original owners of the single-story ranch-style home east of the Las Vegas Strip. Built in 1974, the […]
Tags: Movies, News, Entertainment, Ap, Chicago, Nation, Las Vegas, Nancy, Joe Pesci, Tony The Ant Spilotro, Spilotro, Las Vegas Strip Built


Pacquiao preps for Vegas bout

Boxer Manny Pacquiao is back in the gym training for his latest contest, set for next Saturday in Las Vegas against Adrien Broner. Now 40 years old, Pacquiao says he's excited to 'show my best'. (Jan. 15)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Manny Pacquiao, Las Vegas, Pacquiao, Adrien Broner


Justice Department opinion could threaten online gambling

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice could threaten the viability of U.S. online gambling that crosses state lines. The legal opinion that became public Monday says a federal law that prohibits interstate wagering applies to any form of gambling that crosses state lines, not just sports betting. The […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Justice Department, U S Department of Justice


How 3 Augmented Reality Hardware Startups Are Preparing for the Consumer Market

Among the thousands of companies showing off their products at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week, there were also a few dozen startups dedicated to augmented reality (AR). And while a lot of the focus around AR hardware has been on enterprise use, an increasing number of companies is getting ready […]
Tags: News, North, Las Vegas, Magic Leap, Consumer Electronics Show CES, Rokid, CES 2019, Nreal


Drake Drops Clues About a Las Vegas Residency

Rumors that Drake will take on a residency in Las Vegas are making the rounds.
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Drake


Philadelphia Phillies emerge as clear-cut favorite to land Bryce Harper after meeting

Philadelphia Phillies are encouraged after meeting with Bryce Harper for five hours in Las Vegas and could make a formal offer within a week.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Las Vegas, Usa Today, Philadelphia Phillies, Bryce Harper


Report: Phillies expected to make an offer to Bryce Harper this week

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Phillies will make a formal offer to free agent outfielder Bryce Harper within a week of their meeting in Las Vegas. The two sides came together for a five-hour meeting on Saturday, which was reportedly attended by Harper's wife, Kayla, as well as agent Scott Boras, club owner John Middleton, president Andy MacPhail, GM Matt Klentak, assistant GM Ned Rice, and skipper Gabe Kapler. While few details were divulged in Nightengale's report, wh...
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Harper, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Scott Boras, Andy MacPhail, Bryce Harper, Ned Rice, Kayla, John Middleton, Bob Nightengale, Gabe Kapler, GM Matt Klentak, Nightengale, USA Today the Phillies


The Morning After: Best of CES / Want to see a Starship? (engadget)

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We're preparing to wrap things up in Las Vegas and head home after a long week at CES. Before we go, we'll leave you with the Best of CES and a few more things we saw on the show floor. Congratulations to all ou... [Author: Richard Lawler]
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Man Says CES Lidar's Laser Was So Powerful It Wrecked His Camera (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A man attending this week's CES show in Las Vegas says that a lidar sensor from startup AEye has permanently damaged the sensor on his $1,998 Sony camera. Earlier this week, roboticist and entrepreneur Jit Ray Chowdhury snapped photos of a car at CES with AEye's lidar units on top. He discovered that every subsequent picture he took was marred by two bright purple spots, with horizontal and vertical lines emanating from them. "I noticed that...
Tags: News, Ars Technica, Gm, Sony, Las Vegas, Alphabet, Ars, Chowdhury, BeauHD, Waymo, Luis Dussan, Jit Ray Chowdhury, Ars Technica AEye, Dussan, Ars Lidar


Man says CES lidar’s laser was so powerful it wrecked his $1,998 camera (ars technica)

A man attending this week's CES show in Las Vegas says that a lidar sensor from startup AEye has permanently damaged the sensor on his $1,998 Sony camera. Earlier this week, roboticist and entrepreneur Jit Ray Chowdhury snapped photos of a car at CES with AEye's lidar units on top. He discovered that every subsequent picture he took was marred by two bright purple spots, with horizontal and vertical lines emanating from them. "I noticed that all my pictures were having that spot," he told Ars by...
Tags: News, Sony, Las Vegas, Timothy B Lee, Ars, Chowdhury, Luis Dussan, Jit Ray Chowdhury, Ars Technica AEye


AP Top Stories January 12 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, Jan. 12th: Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign; Saudi woman arrives in Canada to seek asylum; Paris gas leak explosion kills three; Transport and vehicles big stars in Las Vegas CES.            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Obama, Ap, Canada, Paris, Las Vegas, Julian Castro


Pacquiao, Broner excited for WBA title bout

The two fighters spoke before their WBA welterweight title bout in Las Vegas on January 19, as Pacquiao fights for the first time as a 40-year-old and Broner seeks his first victory in nearly two years.
Tags: News, Boxing, Las Vegas, Pacquiao, Broner, PACQUIAO BRONER


Woman accused of skipping manicure bill and running over owner is arrested

A woman accused of running over and killing a Las Vegas-area nail salon owner who'd been chasing her over an unpaid bill has been arrested in Arizona, police say.
Tags: Cnn, Arizona, Las Vegas


Woman accused of skipping manicure bill and running over salon owner is arrested

A woman accused of running over and killing a Las Vegas-area nail salon owner who'd been chasing her over an unpaid bill has been arrested in Arizona, police say.
Tags: News, Arizona, Stories, Las Vegas


’90 Day Fiance’ figure accused of attacking husband in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a Brazilian woman featured on a TV show about people who receive U.S. immigration visas while planning marriage has been arrested and accused of attacking her husband in Las Vegas. Officer Jacinto Rivera said 32-year-old Larissa Dos Santos Lima was jailed early Friday on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Las Vegas, Vegas, Jacinto Rivera, Larissa Dos Santos Lima


Revved up for the best automotive tech at CES 2019

Many of the world’s biggest car makers exhibited at the annual mecca to Las Vegas, which serves as a glimpse into the future of technology.            [Author: Special for USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Las Vegas, Special for USA TODAY


Police: Fugitive in Vegas manicurist death found in Arizona

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen car to run over and kill a manicurist in Las Vegas has been arrested in Arizona. Las Vegas police say Krystal Whipple was arrested Friday in the Phoenix suburb […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Arizona, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Arizona Las Vegas, Krystal Whipple


What the Phillies' meeting with Bryce Harper could mean for the White Sox and Manny Machado

What the Phillies' meeting with Bryce Harper could mean for the White Sox and Manny Machado originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The baseball world already made its trip to Las Vegas. The Philadelphia Phillies are going back. The White Sox are competing with the Phillies in not only the derby for Manny Machado but for the other 26-year-old superstar on this winter's free-agent market, Bryce Harper.
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Chicago White Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, White Sox, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper


Alexa Interrupts Chipmaker Qualcomm Presentation At CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a representative from Qualcomm was saying smart speakers can recommend hotels and restaurants while people are driving. Alexa said, "That's not true."
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Qualcomm, Alexa, Consumer Electronics Show


Flying taxis: Uber partner reveals design

Uber on track to deliver aerial rideshare network by 2023 as manufacturer Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale model in Las VegasUber got a step closer to on-demand aerial taxis this week, as partner company Bell Helicopter unveiled a new flying car design in Las Vegas. The scale model of a hybrid-electric aircraft, called Nexus, is being exhibited at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in the city until 11 January.Uber said the Nexus represents “a major step in its Elevate initiative to create an ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, Technology, World news, US news, Ces, Transport, Sharing Economy, Las Vegas, Flights, Green travel, Bell Helicopter


Cristiano Ronaldo: Las Vegas police request DNA sample following rape allegations

Las Vegas police issue a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation into the rape allegations made against him.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Las Vegas


Police request Ronaldo DNA sample following rape allegation

Las Vegas police issue a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation into the rape allegations made against him.
Tags: News, Cristiano Ronaldo, Las Vegas


Sharks get late goals to rally past Golden Knights 3-2

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Melker Karlsson and Joonas Donskoi scored third-period goals 39 seconds apart to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night. San Jose won its fifth straight and ended the Golden Knights’ seven-game winning streak. The Sharks (59 points) leapfrogged Vegas in the Pacific Division standings […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Jose, Las Vegas, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Pacific, Melker Karlsson, Joonas Donskoi, Golden Knights, Vegas Golden Knights



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