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Feb 8, 2018

My first CES post told the story of my adventure through today’s new tech for learning. I had an amazing time meeting entrepreneurs and seeing their innovations in action. Hosting a panel as part of the Kids@Play program was a great way to connect with these businesspeople.

Feb 7, 2018

With technology advancing more and more every day, it’s not hard to imagine how different our lives will be in a decade. Like Neo in “The Matrix,” FOX5’s Dave Hall took a jump down the rabbit hole to see what that future looks like.

Jan 23, 2018

His words are as bold as his Smurf-colored hair.

Jan 23, 2018

Hoi Wa Pou, the Deputy Director of Macau’s Social Affairs Bureau (IAS), revealed that an increasing number of casino sector employees in the Macau get affected by gambling disorders. As the IAS Deputy Director shared, more than 30% of the individuals who asked the Social Affairs Bureau for professional help to deal with problem gambling were people who work in the city’s casino sector.

Jan 23, 2018

From January to September 2017, over 30 percent of the people who sought help from the Social Affairs Bureau (IAS) due to a gaming disorder were employees in the casino sector, according to IAS deputy director Hoi Wa Pou.

Jan 17, 2018

We live in a technologically-advanced world overrun with smartphones, smart homes, and even self-driving cars. However, the hotel experience has remained largely low-tech. Las Vegas hotels are now beginning to embrace the possibilities of an advanced technological guest experience.

Jan 10, 2018

It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call.

Dec 18, 2017

The course is part of the initiatives of the International Center for the Regulation of Gaming of UNLV (ICGR - https://www.unlv.edu/icgr/about), which collaborates with educational institutions around the world with academic and scientific independence.

Dec 8, 2017

A recent study conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas showed that use of force complaints dropped significantly at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) after the agency deployed body cameras.

Dec 1, 2017

Celebrity socialite Kim Kardashian West says it boosted her energy level. Mad Men’s January Jones touts it as a cure for postpartum depression. But does eating one’s placenta after birth—an apparently growing practice around the globe—actually confer any health benefits? Not really, according to the first in-depth analyses of the practice.

Nov 28, 2017

The first Las Vegas police officers to wear body cameras were less likely to use force or face complaints than others, and were slightly more likely to issue citations and make arrests, according to a study funded by the U.S Justice Department.

Nov 28, 2017

Researchers said a yearlong study into the Metropolitan Police Department’s use of body-worn cameras showed a decrease in police misconduct, complaints and use of force.

Nov 28, 2017

A yearlong study of police body-worn cameras shows Metro Police officers were less likely to use force while wearing the recording devices.

Nov 28, 2017

A study conducted by CNA, a nonprofit research firm, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Metropolitan police department found that the implementation of body-worn cameras reduced the number of use of force incidents, found officers and community members more accountable and increased efficiency within the department.

Nov 28, 2017

The results are in after a year-long study on body-worn cameras by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers.

Nov 28, 2017

The first Las Vegas police officers to wear body cameras were less likely to use force or face complaints than others, and were slightly more likely to issue citations and make arrests, according to a study funded by the U.S Justice Department.

Nov 28, 2017

A yearlong study of police body-worn cameras shows Metro Police officers were less likely to use force while wearing the recording devices.

Nov 28, 2017

Body cameras are reducing the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's use of force but also building public trust, according to a new year-long study examining how the cameras affect police work.