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  • What to expect from CTIA's big wireless show Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    Various mobile devices sit on display at the Qualcomm Inc. booth at the International CTIA Wireless conference.

    Between Apple's big product unveiling, carrier pricing battles, and potential M&A in the works, the stakes are high for the wireless industry.

  • Global Cash to buy Multimedia Games for $1.2B Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:20 AM ET

    GCA makes ATMs and cash-advance kiosks, while Austin, Texas- based Multimedia Games makes video slot machines. GCA, based in Las Vegas, is paying $36.50 for each share of Multimedia Games. That's a 31 percent premium from Multimedia Games' closing price of $27.78 on Friday.

  • GM to offer car that will almost drive itself Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    DETROIT— Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom, according to General Motors executives. The announcements were made Sunday at the opening of the Intelligent Transportation Society World Congress being held in Detroit this week.

  • Lawmaker: Colleagues to scrutinize Tesla deal Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    RENO, Nev.— Nevada Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick says it's too early to say whether a huge package of tax breaks and incentives needed to land Tesla Motors Inc.' s lithium battery factory will have smooth sailing at a special legislative session next week.

  • Work begins on $1 billion solar plant in Nevada Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    The 250- megawatt project, dubbed Silver State South, will capture solar energy with panels spread across almost 4 square miles of federal land south of Las Vegas, according to a fact sheet obtained Friday from a First Solar Inc. representative.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 4- U.S. fast-food workers staged protests in some 150 cities on Thursday in a fight for higher pay, and organizers said dozens were arrested from Manhattan's Times Square to Las Vegas. Sit-ins were held in several more cities, and a total of 86 arrests were reported among protesters in Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas and Little Rock, Arkansas.

  • Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world's 21st- century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

  • Nevada offers Tesla up to $1.3B for battery plant Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:55 AM ET

    RENO, Nev.— To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will transform an expanse of desert where pioneers passed on their way to the California Gold Rush and wild mustangs still roam the hillside.

  • Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday in their latest attempt to escalate efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay employees at least $15 an hour.

  • Trial postponed in Vegas 'Thunder' shooting case Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— A Nevada judge postponed retrial indefinitely and scheduled a competency hearing for a man accused of firing a gun while trying to steal costumes and props from "Thunder From Down Under" male revue cast members at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

  • MACAU, Sept 1- Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gaming hub Macau fell 6.1 percent in August on an annual basis, the third consecutive monthly decline this year as a stepped up campaign against corruption and falling housing prices in China sapped demand from high-rolling VIP customers.

  • Aug 27- New Jersey's Atlantic County, which includes the struggling gambling mecca of Atlantic City, saw the biggest employment drop of all U.S. metropolitan areas in July compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary U.S. Labor Department data on Wednesday.

  • Charge! Guests recoil as hotels pile on fees Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

  • Inside the SLS Las Vegas: An LA club guru bets big Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    Hanging above the "Center Bar," a Pepsi-branded LED display with 2.1 million pixels.

    As Sin City faces a shifting economic landscape, SLS Las Vegas is opening as the Strip's first major new casino hotel in five years.

  • Watch out Vegas, millennials are here!     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    The SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors tonight. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the 1,600 room hotel casino is catering to millennials and young hipsters who prefer clubbing to gambling.

  • In-flight entertainment has new meaning     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    Andy Johnson, Love Cloud Vegas founder, put a bed in a plane and is charging from $600 to $1,400 so people can join the mile high club. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.

  • SLS stages Las Vegas comeback     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the new SLS Las Vegas, built on the site of the old Sahara and the first new resort to open in there in five years.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 19- Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some cities.

  • Aug 16- When the $2.4 billion Revel Casino opened its doors in 2012, the curvy blue-glass tower was hailed as the wave of the future for Atlantic City, New Jersey.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Large global banks are facing increased pressure from U.S. regulators to clamp down on casino money-laundering as the government pushes the industry to police not only its own transactions but customers' as well.