Wednesday May 15
Startup site Tech Cocktail raises $2.5M from Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project
Tech Cocktail, a company that covers startup-related news and organizes events, has received $2.5 million from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project, which aims to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.
Tue May 14, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Tony Hsieh Has A Great Technique For Killing 'Email Guilt' And Staying Productive
For many people, email has evolved from an efficient way to communicate into a source of anxiety, something that eats up tremendous parts of the day That's not just limited to regular employees.
Fri May 10, 2013
Forbes Up and Comers: Jeff Slobotski, Nick Bowden and Micahel Preysman
Tech entrepreneurship isn't confined to the coasts, so in 2008 Slobotski, 35, launched his Omaha-based blog, Silicon Prairie News, to keep an eye on midwestern innovation.
Amazon Glass: The ultimate shopping experience
With a wink at an object of desire in the retail window, Amazon recognizes the item and presents a special offer to purchase it instantly with another wink or tap.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Joe Downtown: Slots making brief reappearance at Gold Spike
Technicians on Tuesday morning wheeled some 10 or more machines out of a truck and onto the floor of the business, which closed April 21, less than a month ago after being purchased from Siegel Group Nevada Inc.
Diane Heldt wrote a new blog post: UI students will launch class project in Vegas with $50,000
University of Iowa students in the David Gould's "Reimagining Downtown" class tour the site of the new Zappos headquarters in Las Vegas during spring break.
Mon May 06, 2013
What Sin City Needs to Become Start-up City
For a start-up oasis to rise up in the middle of the desert, Las Vegas is going to need talent--and lots of it.
Wed May 01, 2013
Downtown redevelopment takes center stage at Smith Center
The Strip may get most of the attention, but its neighbor to the north, downtown Las Vegas, continues a major transformation as investors and developers pour hundreds of millions of dollars into redevelopment.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
EDITORIAL: Online sales shouldn't be tax-exempted
Congress may have found a tax that most local business owners -- even the most ardently conservative ones -- actually like.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), The Gap Inc. (GPS) & Online Ho, Fashionistas
Fashionistas in-the-know don't know everything as they just gave the Amazon.com, Inc.
How Much Retargeting is Too Much?
Once upon a time, online advertising exposed users to new products and services.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Once upon a time, downtown Las Vegas was one of the most glamorous places in America to get a cocktail.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Joe Downtown: Like a Pied Piper, llama leads parade of people through streets
Zappos has a parade with a Llama as their leader as they head to Cashman Field to catch the 51s game, Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Tony Hsieh to Help Open Las Vegas Medical Clinic
Tony Hsieh , an angel investor and the chief executive of online apparel giant Zappos.com , has made his first move into the arena of health-care delivery, joining forces with a company that operates primary care clinics, and which plans to quickly expand.
Trend Hunter Magazine
Distruption-Causing Success Stories - Ondi Timoner's Total...
Ondi Timoner, a documentary maker with a vision for success, is currently undertaking a project called A Total Disruption, which showcases incredible success stories in technological revolution through a humanized, emotional lens the viewer can relate to.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Zappos CEO praises Milwaukee's innovation momentum
It took less than 24 hours in Milwaukee for the chief executive officer of Zappos.com to sense the city's momentum around building community and innovation in the area.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Zappos Founder Extends Las Vegas Transformation to Transportation
Not content to simply transform downtown Las Vegas's built landscape and work culture, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh has set his sights on evolving the area's transportation infrastructure.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
The Retargeting Blues
Retargeting has become the hot new ad tactic of choice, thanks to limitless Web ad inventory and retailers' thirst to reclaim lost customers.