Tuesday, November 27, 2012

CES 2013 Las Vegas Brings New Electronics Energy Calculator

The Consumer Electronics Association has a new, interactive Consumer Electronics Energy Calculator today on GreenerGadgets.org, its consumer site for living green, buying green and recycling responsibly.

The new calculator estimates the amount of energy used by all of the consumer electronics devices in a single household and provides tips on how consumers can save even more energy.

The Consumer Electronics Energy Calculator estimates household energy use based on the specific products consumers own and the amount of time those products are used. The calculator helps consumers determine their energy costs per month and per year, and provides comparisons to the energy use of the average U.S. household.New Consumer Electronics Association Electronics Energy Calculator Released

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Does IZEA Really Partner With Real Bloggers? Remembering Las Vegas

Earlier today, It was suggested to me that I sign up with what appeared to be a kind of online app that allowed bloggers to be matched with potential sponsors. Given that Zennie62.com has over 11,000 blog posts (actually over 12,000) and has been around since 2005 (when it started life as a blogger blog), covered the NFL Draft, The Oscars, and two Democratic National Conventions, not to mention the Consumer Electronics Show for three straight years (2013 is the latest) and Wonder Con and Comic Con, it’s a cinch that a reputable firm would want to team with us. The rest at Zennie62.com...Does IZEA Really Partner With Real Bloggers? Remembering Las Vegas

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Santa Claus Off To Hawaii For The Winter; Should Come To Vegas

The people you meet in airports. In the middle of a hectic, stressful travel day where this blogger waited four hours to board a delayed flight that switched gates three times, Santa Claus showed up.

No, Santa Claus didn’t have his sleigh or eight reindeer, but he did have a calling card: his calling card. It read Santa Claus. Read about the rest at Zennie62.com, but note that he really should be headed to Las Vegas: Santa Claus Is Headed To Hawaii

Friday, November 9, 2012

Fontainebleau Las Vegas Contractors Win Ruling

The contractors who worked on the still-standing-unfinished 735-foot-tall Fontainebleau Las Vegas stand a better chance of getting paid after the bankruptcy filing than they orginally thought. According to Casino City Times, The Nevada Supreme Court rulled that "mechanic's lien claimants stand in the repayment line ahead of lenders who replaced original lenders." In other words, the creditors who thought their unpaid bills stood first, now have to get behind the contractors - the laborers who built what stands today. They may not get all of the money owed to them, but, as one lawyer put it, it's 'better to have pennies under the mattress,' than none at all. Stay tuned.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Steven Horsford Nevada's First Black Congressman

Congratulations to Steven Horsford, who becomes Nevada's first African American Congressman. Arguably, Steven Horsford won in the new District Four, which is heavily represented by a politically active minority population. But Steven has also benefited from heavy multi-racial support, and in the end, that's why he won. On Twitter, the Congressman elect tweeted this: Stay tuned.

Carly Rae Jepsen Sued By AZA HighSpeed For “Call Me Maybe”

According to Zennie62.com, AZA claims that Carly Rae Jepsen and her business partner, producer, and talent agent Scott Braun, who’s also known as Justin Bieber’s business partner, have substantially copied AZA’s song “Hunky Santa” and performing, recording and distributing that derivative work, under the title ‘ Call Me Maybe”, and in doing so, infringed “with reckless disregard of AZA’s intellectual property rights.” More at Zennie62.com...Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber’s Partner, Sued By AZA For “Call Me Maybe”

Monday, November 5, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Case AirXax Clear A CES-Worthy Product

According to Zennie62.com, if you have an Apple iPhone 5, read this: The Joy Factory, a leading producer of Apple iPhone cases, has a new one for you. It's a great product that we may see at CES 2013 Las Vegas.

The Joy Factory has an extended offering of its Airmax™ family of protective cases for the Apple® iPhone®5. The original military-inspired Airmax line has now been expanded to include the Airmax Clear. For maximum protection and a secure grip, the protective case features the patent-pending Diamond Air Cushion™, a raised textured design with multiple shock-absorbent layers. More at Zennie62: Apple iPhone 5 Case AirXax Clear By The Joy Factory

Friday, November 2, 2012

Take-Two Interactive Software Coming To Vegas

According to documents, Take-Two Interactive Software, the maker of games like 2K and Rockstar, is coming to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas City Council is to take up the following:
Discussion for possible action regarding the Participation Agreement between the City of Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., for providing furnishings, fixtures, equipment and offsite related parking expenses grant, not to exceed $600,000, which will support the hiring of 150 full-time employees for property located at 302 East Carson Avenue (APN 139-34-210-066) - Redevelopment Area Ward 3 (Coffin) - [NOTE: This is a related item to Council Item 65 (R-72-2012)]
Stay tuned.

President Obama In Nevada (Video)

Here's President Obama giving a rousing stump speech in Las Vegas:

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