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Viva Las Vegas Tech: A Startup City Blooms in the Desert

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New York, Seattle, and Silicon Valley may be synonymous with technology and start-ups, but it's time to add one more to this list: Las Vegas. What began at the grassroots level a year ago has now blossomed into an amazing Vegas tech scene. New York, Seattle, and Silicon Valley may be synonymous with technology and start-ups, but it's time to add one more to this list: Las Vegas. What began at the grassroots level a year ago has now blossomed into an amazing Vegas tech scene. 0 Comments

Why Vegas is a True Start-Up City #VegasTech

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VegasTech is technepreneursim at its best. Every part of the city is touched in some way by this new spirit. And in Vegas tech, people are infinitely supportive of each other. Here are some people and technologies helping make Vegas so special. VegasTech is technepreneursim at its best. Every part of the city is touched in some way by this new spirit. And in Vegas tech, people are infinitely supportive of each other. Here are some people and technologies helping make Vegas so special. 0 Comments

Carr and Arrington Go 'All In' On #VegasTech

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The Vegas technology economy has the talent, community, infrastructure, and money, and has been bubbling up for a while. But the beacons are out there now, showing that there is something much larger at play. Here’s why Vegas is so exciting. The Vegas technology economy has the talent, community, infrastructure, and money, and has been bubbling up for a while. But the beacons are out there now, showing that there is something much larger at play. Here’s why Vegas is so exciting. 0 Comments

Travel Brands Walking a Social Media Tight Rope

As if major airlines don't have enough trouble these days, two well-known brands are in the midst of a very public online reputation management crisis. Internal corporate communications must catch up to the new platform -- and fast. We're still seeing effects of internal PR groups attempting to control the conversations, and put forth very specific messaging. It simply doesn't work in this new social environment. As if major airlines don't have enough trouble these days, two well-known brands are in the midst of a very public online reputation management crisis. Internal corporate communications must catch up to the new platform -- and fast. We're still seeing effects of internal PR groups attempting to control the conversations, and put forth very specific messaging. It simply doesn't work in this new social environment. 0 Comments