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Vegas Area Brothel Says Its Business Spikes 75% During CES

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The Consumer Electronics Show starts this week in Las Vegas. It's going to bring a lot of business to the area - including some of Nevada's legal brothels. One of them, called Sheri's Playground, emailed us to say that it looks forward to the show every year because CES brings...
Vegas Area Brothel Says Its Business Spikes 75% During CES

Paid, Earned & Owned Tactics from the Experts; SMX Social Media Marketing Conference Rates Increase End of Week

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Sometimes “winning” is just a matter of improving the odds. And stacking the deck in your favor with successful social media marketing tactics and strategies is a smart bet. Improve your odds. Attend SMX Social Media Marketing, December 5-6 in Las Vegas. Here’s what you get: More than 45 of...
Paid, Earned & Owned Tactics from the Experts; SMX Social Media Marketing Conference Rates Increase End of Week

Microsoft intros System Center 2012, names Windows Server 8

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Microsoft at its Management Summit in Las Vegas on Tuesday introduced the latest version of its system management environment, System Center 2012. Microsoft Corporate VP Brad Anderson said the new software would let system administrators launch a private cloud infrastructure in about 30 seconds. It will offer two console views:...
Microsoft intros System Center 2012, names Windows Server 8

iPhone-Like Hype Builds for Samsung

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When a Samsung Electronics Co. executive showed off a new chip at CES in Las Vegas last week, he created a flurry of news coverage for a completely different product — the company’s next top-of-the-line smartphone. For about four months, phone- and gadget-oriented websites along with tech writers at South...
iPhone-Like Hype Builds for Samsung
Amazon's S3 Now Stores Over 1.3 Trillion Objects, 3.7 Million Elastic Map Reduce Clusters Launched Since May 2010

Your iPhone can be hacked with a malicious charger

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You may want to think twice before using someone else's charger next time your iPhone's battery life is running low. Three researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology claim to have invented a charger that can install malware on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The team will show off...
Your iPhone can be hacked with a malicious charger

The Frightening Things You Hear at a Black Hat Conference

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Here is a look at some of the highlights and scarier happenings taking place at the annual Black Hat hacker conference in Las Vegas this week....
The Frightening Things You Hear at a Black Hat Conference

Patent Troll vs. Foursquare: Checkin App Sued Over GPS Technology

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U mad? (Photo: Wikipedia) Oh good, the patent trolls are at it again. There’s something remarkably sinister about shell companies whose raison d’être is to mess with people actually working to innovate and build cool things. Silver State Intellectual Technologies, a shell company based in Las Vegas, is no exception....
Patent Troll vs. Foursquare: Checkin App Sued Over GPS Technology

Hotels.com - Spring Sale: Save up to 30% in Las Vegas

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Hotels.com - Spring Sale: Save up to 30% in Las Vegas

Hands on: Kyocera Hydro Xtrm

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Kyocera is one of several companies to bring new phones to CTIA's spring show in Las Vegas, introducing the Hydro Xtrm. Like most of the company's other handsets the Xtrm is a budget device, however it offers a higher level of ruggedness compared to its predecessor. Electronista had a chance...
Hands on: Kyocera Hydro Xtrm

Cloud service lets customers get data out of Sandy's path for free today

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Cloud and data backup provider Nirvanix is allowing customers to move their data outside the company's New Jersey data center for free Monday to get out of the path of Hurricane Sandy. The move is one of the first seen by a vendor in response to the powerful weather...
Cloud service lets customers get data out of Sandy's path for free today
Polaroid opening stores just to print your smartphone photos

Epicor to move its apps to Microsoft's Azure cloud

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Epicor is planning to work with Microsoft to bring Epicor's ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications to the Azure cloud service, the companies announced Tuesday during Epicor's Insights conference in Las Vegas....
Epicor to move its apps to Microsoft's Azure cloud
Qualcomm's insane CES 2013 keynote in pictures and tweets

This Guy Holds Patents On Popcorn Chicken, Steak-Umms And Dozens Of Other Cuts Of Meat

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Back in May, we were one of the first to write about some people claiming to have figured out a new cut of steak, and trying to patent that cut. The story got a lot of attention in a lot of places, as many people (reasonably) think that patenting a...
This Guy Holds Patents On Popcorn Chicken, Steak-Umms And Dozens Of Other Cuts Of Meat

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera leaks ahead of NAB reveal

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A Micro Four Thirds camera from Blackmagic has leaked online, ahead of its official reveal at the NAB show in Las Vegas. The Pocket Cinema Camera, a more consumer-oriented version of the Cinema Camera MFT, will retain the same lens mounting capability as its predecessor while also adding a number...
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera leaks ahead of NAB reveal

Lenovo's hybrid laptops get smaller with the Yoga 11S, Helix tablet

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LAS VEGAS -- Lenovo continued its deluge of new Windows 8 product offerings at CES 2013, with key additions to its line of Windows 8 hybrid laptops announced Monday, including a smaller IdeaPad Yoga 11S. These new laptops follow up on the company's earlier announcements of touch-based additions to...
Lenovo's hybrid laptops get smaller with the Yoga 11S, Helix tablet

2010's GSA conference scandal hits SC12

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GSA excesses at a Las Vegas conference two year's ago prompted a cutback in U.S. government travel budgets -- and that means fewer federal researchers at this year's supercomputing conference....
2010's GSA conference scandal hits SC12

Panasonic's new Toughpads are ready to rumble

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LAS VEGAS--If you're looking for a tablet that's built like a tank, the sturdy Toughpad series is as far as you need go. Just expect to pay a premium. In addition to its jaw-dropping 20-inch, 5.3-pound tablet demo, Panasonic announced a pair of new ToughPad models to fill out its...
Panasonic's new Toughpads are ready to rumble
FCC plans to free up more spectrum in effort to relieve congested Wi-Fi networks

T-Mobile Shouts Back at AT&T While Its Network Team Quietly Builds Away

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It wasn’t that long ago that T-Mobile USA and AT&T were extolling each other’s virtues as they prepared to become a single wireless company. Ah, how times have changed. Now the two companies are spending big bucks to take potshots at one another. AT&T placed newspaper ads last week insisting...
T-Mobile Shouts Back at AT&T While Its Network Team Quietly Builds Away
Incredible photos from the CES vault: 1967 to 2012

3-D printers could bring manufacturing to your home office

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LAS VEGAS -- When Ford wants to try out a new transmission part, an engineer sends a digital blueprint of the component to a computer, and what happens next once seemed like the stuff of science fiction. Read full article >>...
3-D printers could bring manufacturing to your home office

Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

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Corning has developed a new version of its Gorilla Glass for smartphones and tablets that it says will result in 40 percent fewer scratches and appear in devices later this year. Corning makes the glass used in devices from Apple, Samsung and other top-tier vendors. It introduced Gorilla Glass...
Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

T-Mobile Plans March 26 Event to Tout Big Changes Coming

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T-Mobile USA is planning a March 26 event in New York where it is expected to detail further changes to both its technology and business. The No. 4 U.S. carrier is in the midst of readying an LTE network for commercial launch. It says its network is ready to go...
T-Mobile Plans March 26 Event to Tout Big Changes Coming

Engadget's CES 2013 Preview: Smartphones

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With CES looming like an electrically charged storm of news and announcements, it's time for us to give you our best bets on what you'll see come January. During the month of December, we'll bring you a series of CES preview posts, forecasting what you can expect when the...
Engadget's CES 2013 Preview: Smartphones

Orbitz - Save 20% at Planet Hollywood Towers in Las Vegas

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Orbitz - Save 20% at Planet Hollywood Towers in Las Vegas

Harrah’s secret: Cut costs, back to basics [Richard Velotta, Las Vegas Sun - 3/5/10]

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Harrah’s secret: Cut costs, back to basics [Richard Velotta, Las Vegas Sun - 3/5/10]

Facebook to design an open source switch

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As part of the Open Compute Project (OCP), Facebook's network engineering team is leading a project to develop an open source networking switch."It's our hope that an open, disaggregated switch will enable a faster pace of innovation in the development of networking hardware," wrote Frank Frankovsky in a blog...
Facebook to design an open source switch

Nexus 4 reportedly able to get LTE in select US markets where Band 4 is available

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You might not need to move to Canada after all, LTE-seeking Nexus 4 owners. It appears that several users on the XDA Developers forums claim you can tap into LTE Band 4, which the Google phone requires for LTE, in select US markets where AT&T has AWS 1700 /...
Nexus 4 reportedly able to get LTE in select US markets where Band 4 is available
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