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Google’s Project Loon testing LTE in Nevada?

Word has it that the high-flying Wi-Fi balloons may be trying to tap into 4G LTE while sailing above the desert.

By Apr. 17, 2014


Nevada becomes first state to allow online gambling

The state's governor signs a bill deeming Internet gaming legal; the law also allows Nevada to partner with other states.

By Feb. 21, 2013


Legal online poker site goes live -- for Nevada residents

The site will allow players to hit the virtual poker tables, as long as they're 21 years of age or older.

By May. 1, 2013


Zynga looks to foray into online gambling in Nevada

The social-gaming giant took its first step in getting a gaming license in Sin City's home state.

By Dec. 5, 2012


Apple gets key endorsement for Nevada data center

The state's board of economic development votes in favor of an $89 million tax break for the tech giant to set up a 350-acre data center near Reno.

By Aug. 1, 2012


Google's self-driving cars win big in Nevada

Autonomous cars hit public streets and highways in Nevada -- this is the first state to give out licenses for testing driverless cars.

By May. 7, 2012


Nevada gives green light to self-driving cars

In the name of economic development and roadway safety, the state establishes requirements for legally operating autonomous vehicles.

By Feb. 17, 2012


How Nevada became America's Nuclear Age ground zero

For more than 40 years, the U.S. government tested nuclear weapons deep in the Nevada desert. Now the site is a reminder of what a scary world that was. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigates.

By Jul. 7, 2012


Nevada to up geothermal production by 25 percent

DOE guarantees $350 million loan to Ormat Technologies for three more power plants in the state.

By Sep. 28, 2011


Google looks to unleash robotic cars in Nevada

Google wants to employ its new, self-driving cars in the home state of Las Vegas. The move should keep drunk drivers out of collisions until the robot-autos team launches its takeover of the Bellagio.

By May. 12, 2011