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Las Vegas’ $7.9 billion ‘mini-city’ will be a ‘digital revolution in motion’

Set to break ground in December 2019 and take six years to build, Bleutech Park will be a $7.5 billion project that will be constructed of net-zero buildings within their own insular mini-city......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 14th, 2019

2018’s record-high movie ticket sales dwarfed by digital entertainment spending

The movie theater industry will have something to celebrate when it gathers in Las Vegas for CinemaCon the week after next: The global box office inched up 1 percent to more than $41 billion last year, according to new data from the Motion Picture A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

Seattle gamer rallies local and digital communities to fundraise for St. Jude

In a city known for its tech advances and growing wealth, Seattle-based video game streamer Goobers515 is on the forefront of a philanthropic revolution. For three years now, Goobers has hosted “Metal Meal Meltdown” on livestream fundraising .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

New York inaugurates its $25 billion mini-city, Hudson Yards

A towering sculpture called Vessel&a…;— made up of 2,500 twisting steps the public can climb — is scheduled to open Friday as the visual centerpiece of Hudson Yards, a $25 billion urban complex on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

China"s "Las Vegas" is leaving billionaires behind in favor of the rising middle class — see inside the $3.4 billion mega-casino leading the charge

MGM Cotai The gambling capital of the world is Macau, an autonomous region in China, with gaming revenues more than three times that of Las Vegas. The city made its name catering to high-spending VIPs f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2018

Inside JPMorgan Chase"s New York City tech office — the "mothership" of the bank"s $10.8 billion digital ambitions (JPM)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider It's only a couple of years old, but at JPMorgan Chase's office at Five Manha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 30th, 2018

Dallas Area Stakes Claim as National Data Center Hub With Expansion of $1 Billion Project

Digital Realty Trust is expanding a $1 billion project as technology property development surges in the Dallas area. Credit: City of Garland, Texas.The Dallas area is cementing its status as a nation.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 23rd, 2018

Panera is set to hit $2 billion in digital sales by the end of year

Panera Bread is slated to pass $2 billion in annualized digital sales this year, double that of last year, its CEO Blaine Hurst said at CNBC's Productivity@Work event in New York City Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 30th, 2018

Weinstein wants to move trial out of NYC

A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein has asked that the disgraced movie mogul's upcoming criminal trial be moved out of New York City, saying he can't get a fair trial. In a longshot motion filed with the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork1 hr. 56 min. ago

Sanan constructing mini/micro LED R&D base

Sanan Optoelectronics is constructing a mini/micro LED R&D base in central China with investment of CNY12 billion (US$1.7 billion), according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 20th, 2019

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong"s protests, when to list?

Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2019

Hong Kong Announces $2 Billion Stimulus After Cutting GDP Outlook

Like the old saying goes, if you can't beat them, bribe them. After 10 weeks of violent unrest that has practically paralyzed the city, the Hong Kong government is starti.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 15th, 2019

E-scooter Companies Pushed To The Wall As Paris Opts To Restrict Licenses

Paris was one of the first cities to welcome the idea of digital platforms providing electric scooters for hire, but the events that transpired after that decision has led the city to rethink its stand on e-scooter mobility. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 14th, 2019

India"s Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone, cut debt

Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it planned to sell a tech park it owned in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru to Blackstone for up to 30 billion rupees ($421 million), in an effort to cut debt......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 14th, 2019

America’s most-visited tourist attractions — and where to go instead

Shutterstock, ronnybas/Shutterstock Atlantic City, New Jersey, is cheaper than the Vegas Strip, plus it has a boardwalk and beach. Niagara Falls gets 30 million visitors a year, so Hava.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2019

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Questions Bitcoin’s Role as ‘Safe Haven’

The business mogul critiqued Morgan Creek Digital Anthony Pompliano's financial holdings, comparing cryptocurrencies to "Vegas games".....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 6th, 2019

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Questions Bitcoin’s Use as ‘Safe Haven’ Asset

The business mogul critiqued Morgan Creek Digital Anthony Pompliano's financial holdings, comparing cryptocurrencies to "Vegas games".....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 6th, 2019

How Much Are Digital Freight Brokerages Really Worth?

If everything goes right, the market cap of all digital brokerages could total $30 billion.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 6th, 2019

Colorado Has A Unicorn: Digital Payment Company Ibotta

Ibotta, the company behind the mobile shopping app that bears its name ("I bought a ... "), has reached unicorn status after confirming a Series D financing round at a roughly $1-billion valuation. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 6th, 2019

Grayscale’s $2.7 Billion in Crypto Assets Will Now Be Held by Coinbase Custody

Coinbase Custody has inked a three-year agreement to hold Grayscale Investment's digital assets......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 2nd, 2019

Award-winning Las Vegas restaurant chain will expand to KC

An award-winning Las Vegas-based restaurant chain known for its sandwiches is expanding to Kansas City. Capriotti's Sandwich Shop already signed 48 franchise development deals this year, including a three-unit deal for Kansas City. Some of the other new .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019