Monthly Archives: December 2016

Tesla makes Reno a critical stop on way to Las Vegas and CES

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2016
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As far as Tesla’s concerned, what’s happening in Las Vegas can stay in Las Vegas. The real action is some 400 dusty miles northwest, across ...

How Nevadans can better handle holiday credit card debt

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 30, 2016
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Packing on a little extra at the holidays goes well beyond the dinner table for many people. And much like those pesky five pounds, shedding credit card debt often requires more time to shed than it took to acquire ...

Students around the world competing to build 700 mph hyperloop

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 28, 2016
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Imagine a transportation system that could move you from place to place faster than a jet plane, without ever leaving the ground — a system that could take you from ...

California’s energy needs could boost Nevada

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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As part of a final push for clean energy in the remaining weeks of the Obama administration, the Department of the Interior approved a 728-mile power line Dec. 13 that will move wind energy from Wyoming to Southern Nevada. That wind power, which the federal agency says is enough to supply 1.8 million homes, could then be sold to Western states, especially California. ...

The Notes: Philanthropy, Dec. 25-31

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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In the Notes: Three Square Food Bank, Walmart, Fremont Street Experience, St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Cox Charities, Roseman University of Health Sciences, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Project 150 and more ...

The Data: Dec. 25-31

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.

Pedicabs are back, determined to stay

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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Pedicabs are back in Las Vegas. After a 13-year absence following an ordinance banning them, a company entered the market by focusing on working on private property.

Is that your dinner? Snacks are replacing full meals for many

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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Americans are trending toward healthier eating and snacking over sitting down for full meals, and local businesses are paying attention to the shifts.

Maybe you really can’t hide lyin’ eyes

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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The EyeDetect system is a tablet, an eye scanner, a camera, a keyboard, a mouse and a chin rest. It scans the eyes and detects dilation or involuntary eye movements, indicators that a lie is being told. ...

The List: The largest conventions of 2016

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on December 26, 2016
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Find out about the conventions staged this year in Las Vegas. We rank them by estimated attendance