EVO 2017 – What I Did At A Video Game Convention

eSports is a growth industry. So much so that Chinese internet giant Tencent plans to invest $14.6 billion into its country’s presence in the next five years. That will no doubt trigger other massive investment from other global entities. For the average human with kids and a mortgage, what is it like at a massive … Continued

Indie Game Spotlight – EVO 2017 Mandalay Bay

Evo 2017 gaming competition expects to draw 20,000 to the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The big names are there. Marvel, Tekken, Street Fighter V, and Injustice will all have their spotlight as professional gamers compete for the grand prize and internet bragging rights. At the less attended and adorned tables, indie game developers sell their … Continued

Vegas Gets Ready for Microsoft Ready

The first ever Microsoft Ready comes to Vegas, July from the 17th – 21st. Note that Microsoft Ready is a closed event and is only open to current Microsoft employees. We’re telling you about it because it’s really cool. What Is Microsoft Ready? Microsoft Ready is an education and networking event for Microsoft employees. It … Continued

Oktane 2017 Promises Much For Cloud Developers

The cloud is the new way to work for every business large and small. Making the most of that means having the best information possible. At Oktane 2017 August 28-30, more than 2000 IT professionals plan to come together and make life simpler and more secure for all. Okta is a leading cloud identity and … Continued

Interop ITX Conference Expands Format To Tackle Modern Issues

Interop ITX Conference

When the Interop ITX conference comes back to town May 15-19, things will be bigger and better and not just because this is Vegas, baby. Cloud computing use is growing exponentially as are all the problems with it. Several sessions¬†provide crash courses in AWS best practices and managing containers over the course of the week. … Continued

World Intellectual Property Day Event Coming To Vegas

World IP Day

The UNLV American Intellectual Property Law Association is sponsoring an IP event May 12 at the Rob Roy Innevation Center. The event includes directors from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and UNLV students. The free event has a definite Vegas slant with its focus on university-based economic development, a look at solar energy … Continued

Internet of Things Evolution Expo comes to Vegas in July

Internet of Things Evolution show in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Internet of Things Evolution Expo comes to Caesars Palace from July 17th through July 20th, 2017, and we have some special deals just for VegasTech readers. For those that might not be familiar with the term,¬†Internet of Things (IoT) refers to all of those smart, networked devices that communicate and make your life easier. … Continued

Youth Startup Weekend at Red Flint in DTLV

WordCamp Las Vegas at RedFlint in October 2017

Beginning on Friday, March 31, Youth Startup Weekend comes to Red Flint in Downtown Las Vegas. Tickets start at $10 and are available for individuals or groups. Youth Startup Weekend is open to middle and high school students with a flair for entrepreneurship. Come participate in workshops, collaborate with peers, and sit down for one-on-one … Continued