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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 April 17, 2014


Boom! Nevada's nuclear legacy (pictures)

For decades, hundreds of nuclear weapons were tested at the vast Nevada Test Site. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped by for a chilling tour.

28 Images By July 7, 2012


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


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 February 21, 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 December 5, 2012


Google good news: Nevada's yes to driverless cars

The state of Nevada passes a bill that requests its Department of Transportation to create rules and regulations that will allow driverless cars on Nevada's roads.

By June 25, 2011


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 August 1, 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 July 7, 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 February 17, 2012