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A hyperloop company is lining its pods with metal from Captain America

Posted 17 hours, 47 minutes ago in Elsewhere

Earlier this month in North Las Vegas, a company called Hyperloop One carried out the first tests of the high-speed Hyperloop transportation technology. Initially conceived by SpaceX founder Elon Musk as the “fifth mode of transport,” the Hyperloop would revolutionize modern travel by sucking a pod through a tube at nearly 800 miles mph. Hyperloop One is only one of the companies racing to turn Musk’s vision from pipe dream ...

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How aggressively will L.V. embrace e-sports betting? It depends on whether it’s a sport

Posted 7 days, 23 hours ago in Elsewhere

The Gaming Policy Committee meeting designed to bring Nevada regulators, policymakers, and gambling industry stakeholders up to speed on esports appears to have accomplished that goal — and possibly set the stage for a key regulatory shift that could speed Las Vegas’ embrace of betting on esports matches. There were several key moments in the meeting which helped the committee understand the esports industry and how the NGCB and NGC ...

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