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<p>FILE PHOTO</p><p>The D Las Vegas in downtown Las Vegas recently announced it will begin accepting Bitcoin. Accepting the Degecoin seems like a natural fit too, because the symbol for this currency is &amp;#208;.</p>

CRYPTOCURRENCY ON THE RISE: Such doge, much profit

Jan 29, 2014 3:52pm
This is Part III of the Cryptocurrency On The Rise series. Be sure to check out Part I (http://bit....
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Cryptocurrency On The Rise: A Brief History of Bitcoin

Jan 16, 2014 10:17am
In the Jan.2 edition of CityLife, I wrote a description of the peer-to-peer payment...
<p>Bitcoins. These go clinkity-clink, but mostly they&amp;#8217;re flowing through the web-tubes.</p>

Cryptocurrency On The Rise: What The Hell Is Bitcoin?

Jan 01, 2014 9:45pm
On November 27th, after a short period of sudden and sustained growth, the price of one...

A new place to play

Dec 19, 2013 8:25am
It’s early evening at Press Start Gaming Center, and business partners Andy Reanrungroch...

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Catching up with SYN Shop

Dec 05, 2013 6:42am
SYN Shop, Las Vegas’ first open-membership hackerspace, has been active in its downtown 4th Street location for nearly a year. Led by Brian Munroe and a small group of dedicated volunteers, SYN Shop...

Guide to backing Kickstarter projects

Nov 20, 2013 4:30am
Last week, a new startup called Coin began taking preorders for a product currently in development, a small device about the size and thickness of a credit card that can store information from...

Black Friday game consoles not worth hassle, price

Updated: Nov 11, 2013 2:44pm
In the early hours at the end of this month, as many find themselves clustered around the front steps of big box electronics retailers and department stores, waiting wearily (and warily) in the dark...

Going high-high speed, sorta

Oct 24, 2013 2:02am
Earlier this month, CenturyLink announced their intention to bring 1 gigabit fiber Internet service to the Las Vegas valley. This move will add Las Vegas to the small list of cities in the United...

Writer set to explore tech innovation in Africa

Updated: Oct 09, 2013 5:10pm
On the evening of Sept. 24, with only a day remaining in his crowdfunding campaign, Joshua Ellis met and then exceeded his $10,000 goal. Thanks to the support of nearly 200 backers, Joshua will spend...
Woman In Kitchen Using Laptop to Research A Las Vegas Trip. Screen can be easily used for your own message or picture. Picture on screen is my copyright as well.


Updated: Sep 19, 2013 9:49am
If Dot Vegas Inc has its way, Latvia’s top-level .lv domain will soon find itself in a bit of competition when it comes to representing Las Vegas on the Internet.Founded by veterans of eNIC...
<p>Extremely angry businessman</p>

Ainsworth: It’s time to end abusive online behavior

Updated: Aug 28, 2013 3:10pm
In March 2007, just days before a scheduled teaching workshop at the O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference, developer and writer Kathy Sierra withdrew from the session. A prominent blogger and...

Ainsworth: Bringing old arcade games back to life

Aug 07, 2013 4:28pm
I stood before the cabinet, tapping buttons, idly moving the grimy joystick from side to side, frowning at the faded artwork and cigarette-burned control panel. The cabinet had spent time outdoors,...
<p>Evolution fighting Championship 2013 (Photo by Manya Susoev)</p>

Ainsworth: A weekend at the Evo fighting championships

Jul 24, 2013 2:48pm
On July 9, just days before the start of the world’s largest fighting game tournament, a call came down from Nintendo: Organizers did not have broadcast rights to stream Super Smash Bros. Melee, a...
<p>A day and a half into the game jam, a weary Matt Ostgard discusses the dynamics of computer generated oak trees.</p>

Ainsworth: The results of the Vegas game jam

Jul 10, 2013 3:51pm
Game jams are exhausting. Forty-eight hours of concentration, problem-solving, design and compromise, followed by an hour or two of tension and high anxiety as the developers attempt to bundle...