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This weekend over 6,000 folks from 47 countries will descend into Las Vegas to kick the (virtual) snot out of each other. That's because the 13th annual Evolution fighting game tournament, otherwise known as Evo 2015, starts today with world warriors competing across nine games including Killer In...

July 17th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Last May, Cox Communications announced that it would join Google and AT&T in offering residential customers gigabit-fast wired internet service to Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha. Today the service, dubbed "G1GABLAST", has finally arrived in Omaha and Las Vegas as well as parts of Orange County,...

May 6th 2015 at 12:53am 0 Comments
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It was just a few days ago that Edward Snowden told John Oliver how an email, sent from one New Yorker to another, could bounce across the world before reaching its destination. This decentralization is one of the internet's biggest strengths, but the system has gotten Nevada's politicians very wo...

April 9th 2015 at 9:29am 0 Comments
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Team Engadget spent a long week running around Las Vegas during CES, whether it's the the many exhibits at the city's Convention Center, the umpteen meetings at hotels or all-important pitstops like the Peppermill. Want to get a glimpse of what it was like? Follow the journey of our editorial team...

January 11th 2015 at 3:23pm 0 Comments
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Didn't have the wherewithal to sit through the three hour stream of this year's annual video game award show/marketing event? Well, we've got you covered right here with all the titles that were announced at The Game Awards. Even better? Unlike the pixely Twitch broadcast of the event, the trailer...

December 6th 2014 at 7:07pm 0 Comments
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Tickets for Sony's PlayStation Experience in December go on sale today, but aside from a few coy teases, what you'll do there hasn't been clear. Well, now that's changing. For starters, Project Morpheus -- the catch-up king's VR headset -- is making its consumer show debut (as opposed to, say, app...

October 31st 2014 at 3:02am 0 Comments
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So, you put in for the time off from work to hit December's PlayStation Experience event in Las Vegas. The next logical step, of course, is buying tickets and come Friday you can do just that. As previously reported, a single day pass will set you back $50, and it's $90 for a two-day ticket to get...

October 22nd 2014 at 9:04pm 0 Comments
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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich -- Then Vegas Made Them Pay...

October 11th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Sony's holding a two-day PlayStation event in the middle of the desert, and it wants you to attend. Okay, technically Las Vegas isn't the middle of the desert, but it's certainly out there. What will said event entail? PlayStation social media man Sid Shuman says you'll, "Sit in on in-depth panels...

October 10th 2014 at 1:01pm 0 Comments
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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch by Ro...

October 4th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Amazon's same-day delivery option has been a boon to impatient shoppers in those few areas where it's available, and it's significantly expanding its reach today -- with one notable exception. The speedy shipping is now available in Dallas and San Francisco, letting locals get some of their order...

May 1st 2014 at 2:28pm 0 Comments
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Starting this fall, some citizens of Las Vegas will be able to delight in lightning fast broadband speeds as CenturyLink brings its fiber network to a select few neighborhoods. Back in May, the company introduced its gigabit internet to Omaha, Nebraska, where the service will continue to roll out...

October 10th 2013 at 6:49am 0 Comments