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Solar tower will power Las Vegas at night

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SolarReserve hits a milestone on a 110-megawatt solar power plant that will have between 10 and 15 hours of energy storage in tanks of molten salt for supplying Nevada....
Solar tower will power Las Vegas at night

Google's Self-Driving Car Licensed to Hit Nevada Streets

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Google's modified Toyota Prius was given the thumbs up after successful test drives in Carson City and on the Las Vegas strip....
Google's Self-Driving Car Licensed to Hit Nevada Streets

LG's Google TV-enabled sets coming to US end of May

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LG revealed two Google-loaded HDTVs at CES, but never gave us prices or told us when these models might dangle their skinny bezels in stores. In briefings last week, we heard that the 47-incher (47G2) and 55-incher (55G2) would sell for $1699 and $2299 respectively. Now, to complete the...
LG's Google TV-enabled sets coming to US end of May
Revealed: the scrapped plan for a life-sized Starship Enterprise in downtown Las Vegas

Friday: A Personal Assistant That Remembers What You’ve Done

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In the spirit of connecting your phone’s activity to the cloud, a trend that has inspired one of this week’s more interesting launches, Phonedeck, there now comes another application that wants to automatically track your activity in order to provide a history of your communications, additional analysis, and even a...
Friday: A Personal Assistant That Remembers What You’ve Done

Instagram Millionaires Party Till 4 AM In Vegas

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Last week, Instagram sold to Facebook for $1 billion. So, last weekend, Instagram cofounders went to Vegas to celebrate. The Post says Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger stayed out till 4 AM, throwing down with DJs Deadmau5 and Avicii at Wynn and Encore Las Vegas. Jesse Waits, managing partner at Encore’s XS nightclub documented...
Instagram Millionaires Party Till 4 AM In Vegas

Iris scanners 'can be tricked'

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Researchers reveal a technique to fool iris scanners at the Black Hat security event in Las Vegas....
Iris scanners 'can be tricked'
Skyrim creator Todd Howard shares secrets of video game design

Caesars IPO Hits Jackpot

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Caesars Entertainment stock popped 82 percent on its first day of its public offering, trading at $16.39 a share. The Las Vegas company sold only 1.8 million shares at a price of $9 each. Caesars, known for its casinos, is also betting on new online initiatives, such as social and...
Caesars IPO Hits Jackpot

Frame rate debate rages on with 48 fps projection of 3D Hobbit footage

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With his use of Red cameras, 3ality rigs, and high frame rate 3D technology, no one can accuse Peter Jackson of being stuck in the past. Need more evidence of his anti-luddism? He just gave the first projection of footage from his 3D opus "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"...
Frame rate debate rages on with 48 fps projection of 3D Hobbit footage
Google issued first license to test driverless cars
Feature: My smartphone, the spy: protecting privacy in a mobile age

Nevada Approves Google Auto-Driving Cars, Issues “AU” Plates With Infinity Symbol

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Forget it, Las Vegas Strip. Move over Area 51. Cruising up the Extraterrestrial Highway will be Nevada’s latest tourist attraction, Google auto-driving cars sporting new autonomous vehicle license plates. Google has been working to get official approval to test its self-driving cars.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Nevada Approves Google Auto-Driving Cars, Issues “AU” Plates With Infinity Symbol

Judge Orders Failed Copyright Troll to Forfeit 'All' Copyrights

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Righthaven, a copyright-troll law firm that failed in its attempt to make money for newspapers by suing readers for sharing stories online, was dealt a death blow on Tuesday by a federal judge who ordered the Las Vegas company to forfeit "all of" its intellectual property and other "intangible...
Judge Orders Failed Copyright Troll to Forfeit 'All' Copyrights

Daily Report: Whither Hewlett-Packard

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Meg Whitman, the chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, spoke to customers and employees at a company event in Las Vegas. She also spoke to several reporters about her plans for the company. Nothing new in consumer products is in the offing, she said, but she's making "a big bet" on corporate...
Daily Report: Whither Hewlett-Packard
Spoofing a Microsoft Exchange server: A new how-to

Here’s what TNW won’t be covering at CTIA 2012

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Every time we go to a big technology event, the same thing happens. Blogs all around the world tell you the same story over and again, with only minor details changed. A new phone here, a funky gadget there, it’s the same news. TNW aims to be different, and in...
Here’s what TNW won’t be covering at CTIA 2012

Microsoft gives Windows Server "8" an official name, ships System Center 2012

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At the Microsoft Management Summit today in Las Vegas, Microsoft officially announced that the next version of Windows Server, previously code-named Windows Server "8," will officially be named Windows Server 2012—and will be released this calendar year. Read the comments on this post...
Microsoft gives Windows Server "8" an official name, ships System Center 2012

We're live from NAB 2012 in Las Vegas!

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Three months ago to the day, we were packing up our CES trailer and making a run for the airport, expecting another year to pass before our return to Sin City. But now, as the National Association of Broadcasters' annual trade show has begun overlapping with the consumer electronics...
We're live from NAB 2012 in Las Vegas!

Sony's first smartphone-friendly MirrorLink in-car AV hits European roads, iOS and Symbian get to ride first

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Sony outlined a grand future of smartphone-aware MirrorLink AV units back at CES, and the first example of the in-car media system is shipping right in line with the spring target. Although it's the more modest of the two we saw back in Las Vegas, the XAV-601BT aims to...
Sony's first smartphone-friendly MirrorLink in-car AV hits European roads, iOS and Symbian get to ride first
Fujitsu's Arrows Z ISW13F: hands-on with Japan's first Tegra 3 phone

Peter Jackson stands by new film format despite Hobbit preview doubts

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The Hobbit director will not abandon 48 frames per second despite criticisms that format looks like 'daytime television'Peter Jackson says he will not abandon his quest to bring higher frame rates to cinemas after preview footage from The Hobbit met with a mixed reaction from audiences last week.Footage from the...
Peter Jackson stands by new film format despite Hobbit preview doubts

Yuchun Lee's journey from card counter to IBM's social media guru

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The man in charge of IBM’s effort to help chief marketing officers do their jobs learned how to take a chance while “Bringing Down the House” in Las Vegas....
Yuchun Lee's journey from card counter to IBM's social media guru
In conversation: James Cameron shares his love for 3D
Nevada approves regulations for self-driving cars

Dark Souls: Mizayaki on the PC version, console DLC and modding

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Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki discusses the extra content in the forthcoming PC version, plus the likelihood of a console update, whether there will be modding support and moreOn August 24, PC gamers will get to experience one of last year's finest – and toughest – console releases: From Software's...
Dark Souls: Mizayaki on the PC version, console DLC and modding
The 2012 NAB Show: recording the future of video technology

HTC: New Windows Phones with Apollo

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EXCLUSIVE: New WP handsets confirmed HTC has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it plans to launch new Windows Phone devices when Microsoft reveals the public availability of Windows Phone Apollo later in the year. "For Windows Phone we haven't decided on the branding yet, but you will see a new...
HTC: New Windows Phones with Apollo

Sprint's iDEN shutdown visualized with map tool, coverage starts to shrink mid-year

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Sprint Nextel has been promising to phase out its legacy iDEN cell towers for some time, but now it looks like there's finally a roadmap. The company has launched a site that maps out where and when towers are being shut down. If you're in Seattle, the reduction is...
Sprint's iDEN shutdown visualized with map tool, coverage starts to shrink mid-year
Google creates time-lapse videos of the Earth using Landsat satellite data
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