| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Two Las Vegas hotels said Tuesday they will begin accepting bitcoin, the unregulated, digital currency, as payment, becoming the first Las Vegas casino properties to accept the popular currency for nongaming purchases.
The two properties, co-owned by...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a lucrative payout offer.
Online retail giant Amazon.com is offering its employees up to $5,000 if they quit, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos wrote in a letter to shareholders....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Quitters wanted: Unhappy with your job? Feeling unproductive? Take $5,000 and go.
At least, that's what Amazon.com Inc. is offering its warehouse employees.
In a letter to shareholders this week, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos outlined the details of a...
| Mar 12, 2014
Particle Fever" review: A review of the documentary film "Particle Fever" in the March 7 Calendar section said that the Large Hadron Collider was constructed near Lucerne, Switzerland. The location is near Geneva.
Downtown Las Vegas: An article in the...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Dear Joyce: My 22-year-old nephew told me that job postings are biting the dust -- going dead as a dodo bird. How can that be true? How can people find jobs? -- A.T.
Online shoe retailer Zappos has recently declared the end to job postings -- the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:26 PM
LAS VEGAS — He's a painfully private entrepreneur with very public dreams for this city's decaying downtown core.
Around Sin City, giddy officials are heralding online shoe retailer Tony Hsieh as a visionary, the latest in a line of moneyed Las...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Top tech executives, including BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt are in town this week for a two-day technology and media conference.
Oasis: The Montgomery Summit -- for a decade known as the Montgomery...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:06 PM
While Bryan Voltaggio was making headlines with plans to open a restaurant in Baltimore, his brother Michael was kicking around some news himself.
The Frederick native and Top Chef winner has teamed up with OTZ shoes to create a line of footwear for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Micheal Voltaggio, chef at Ink and Ink.sack, is trying his hand at shoe design. The "Top Chef" alum has teamed up with Malibu-based shoe company OTZ for a collaboration they're calling Culinary Brigade.
Voltaggio designed two pairs of shoes for the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
When the almighty MBA degree is bestowed, you may think your career path woes will be solved forever. An MBA (supposedly) puts you on the fast track to wealth and business success.
But before you get ahead of yourself and start dreaming...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:02 PM
It’s the college football bowl season, and that means one thing.
A chance to end the season with a big victory? OK, sure.
It also the annual swag competition. No player, coach or staff member in a football program walks away empty-handed -- or...