Faraday Follows Tesla to Nevada for $1 Billion Auto Factory

Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, plans to manufacture its first car in 2017 at a $1 billion factory near Las Vegas, company and Nevada officials said. North Las Vegas prevailed over cities in California, Georgia and Louisiana as the site of California-based Faraday’s first manufacturing operation, which may break … Continued

Uber cleared to pick up fliers at Las Vegas’ McCarran airport

Travelers to and from Las Vegas can now take an Uber to and fromMcCarran International Airport as the company has reached an agreement with the airport. The Las Vegas Sun reports that the airport’s Uber ban was lifted Tuesday morning. Additional details of the agreement were expected to be released Tuesday. The ride-sharing company began … Continued

Kenny Eliason is News 3 KSNV Tech Expert

Kenny Eliason, owner of downtown Las Vegas NeONBRAND, was recently named News 3 KSNV’s tech expert. “The station was really looking to expand their technology information and wanted to bring in someone from the local area that could share their knowledge on air,” said Eliason. “I happened to be in the right place at the … Continued

Vegas Seven Reports Big Tech Comes to Town

In a recent Vegas Seven article titled Big Tech Comes to Town, Director of Digital Media Nicole Ely outlines what the expansion of three companies could mean for Las Vegas’ startup future. She writes that eBay, Tesla, and Switch could signal big change for the startup ecosystem in Las Vegas. “Zappos and Switch comprise Las Vegas’ largest tech companies, … Continued

Switch SUPERNAP Campus Listed in Top 10 Cloud Campuses

Switch IPO is second largest tech IPO in 2017

A recent DataCenterFrontier.com article provided a look inside the Top 10 Cloud Campuses, the places where the cloud resides. “Cloud campuses is our term for the sites where technology titans concentrate massive amounts of computing power in multiple data center facilities,” writes Rich Miller in his article. “These huge campuses are where the cloud lives – … Continued

Local Motors Unveils LM3D Swim, First 3D-Printed Car Series

VegasTechFund-backed Local Motors announced the LM3D Swim, part of the first 3D-printed car series. Local Motors engineers and designers are working around the clock to develop a 3D-printed car that exceeds FMVSS standards by 2017. The LM3D Swim has not yet passed regulatory muster, but the company believes everything is in order for deliveries starting … Continued

Rolltech Announces Network for Real-World Player Competition and Cash Winnings

VegasTechFund-backed Rolltech, the app-based global bowling competition and analytics platform, has announced the launch of a groundbreaking, skill-based network to connect bowlers around the country for daily, real-money bowling contests. Rolltech Action Bowling is not a fantasy-sports competition; players match their own physical bowling skills against other competitors. League bowlers in connected Rolltech Partner Centers … Continued