GOOGLE RECEIVES $25M TAX BREAK FROM NEVADA TO BUILD FACILITY
Techlife News|Techlife News #464
Google will receive more than $25 million in tax breaks after pledging an additional $600 million for a new data center in southern Nevada, state officials said.

The company previously committed $600 million to the data center in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM TECHLIFE NEWSView All

UNITED AIRLINES WILL ADD NEW INTERNATIONAL ROUTES NEXT YEAR

United Airlines said Thursday it will launch its biggest expansion of transatlantic service next year, a vote of confidence that international travel will rebound from the depths of the pandemic.

1 min read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

CHINA SET TO SEND 3 ASTRONAUTS ON LONGEST CREWED MISSION YET

China is preparing to send three astronauts to live on its space station for six months — a new milestone for a program that has advanced rapidly in recent years.

4 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

US REGULATORS SEEK ANSWERS FROM TESLA OVER LACK OF RECALL

U.S. safety investigators want to know why Tesla didn’t file recall documents when it updated Autopilot software to better identify parked emergency vehicles, escalating a simmering clash between the automaker and regulators.

4 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

WILLIAM SHATNER, TV'S CAPT. KIRK, BLASTS INTO SPACE

Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by JeffBezos’ Blue Origin company.

3 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

MICROSOFT SHUTTING DOWN LINKEDIN IN CHINA

Microsoft is shutting down its LinkedIn service in China later this year after internet rules were tightened by Beijing, the latest American tech giant to lessen its ties to the country.

1 min read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

HYDROPOWER DECLINE ADDS STRAIN TO POWER GRIDS IN DROUGHT

After water levels at a California dam fell to historic lows this summer, the main hydropower plant it feeds was shut down. At the Hoover Dam in Nevada — one of the country’s biggest hydropower generators — production is down by 25%. If extreme drought persists, federal officials say a dam in Arizona could stop producing electricity in coming years.

3 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

INSTACART CEO SAYS ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING HAS ROOM TO GROW

When the pandemic hit the U.S. last year, grocery delivery company Instacart suddenly became a lifeline for millions of consumers. Sales volumes skyrocketed; in one month, the company added 300,000 drivers to keep up with its orders.

4 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

WITH HUMOR, VENOM 2 LEANS INTO RELATIONSHIPS

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is best when it’s not trying to be a comic book movie.

3 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

WHO HONORS HENRIETTA LACKS, WOMAN WHOSE CELLS SERVED SCIENCE

The chief of the World Health Organization honored the late Henrietta Lacks, an American woman whose cancer cells were taken without her knowledge during the 1950s and ended up providing the foundation for vast scientific breakthroughs, including research about the coronavirus.

2 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021

‘AS SEEN ON TIKTOK' IS THE NEW ‘AS SEEN ON TV'

Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at a New York candy store are fruit-shaped soft jelly candies that earned a spot on the shelves because they went viral on TikTok.

5 mins read
Techlife News
October 16, 2021
RELATED STORIES

JUDGE HEARS FIGHT OVER LITHIUM MINE ON NEVADA OREGON LINE

Conservationists suing a federal agency over approval of a mine at the largest known U.S. deposit of lithium urged a judge to issue a temporary restraining order blocking excavations they say would disturb sacred tribal burial grounds near the Nevada-Oregon line.

2 mins read
AppleMagazine
AppleMagazine #508

America's Friendlist Summits

Some high points require expert skill, a bit of luck, and probably some suffering. Not these. Here are 15 peaks—high on views, low on effort—that don’t play hard to get.

10+ mins read
Backpacker
May - June 2021

IN NEVADA DESERT, A TECHNOLOGY FIRM AIMS TO BE A GOVERNMENT

In the Nevada desert, a cryptocurrency magnate hopes to turn dreams of a futuristic “smart city” into reality. To do that, he’s asking the state to let companies like his form local governments on land they own, which would grant them power over everything from schools to law enforcement.

4 mins read
AppleMagazine
AppleMagazine #486

COVID-19 Reinfections: What Do They Mean?

As many states begin to fully reopen after COVID-19 mandates, doctors are reporting the documented cases of COVID-19 reinfection. According to Medscape, a 25-year-old man in Nevada and a 42-year-old man in Virginia both experienced second bouts of the virus two months after testing positive the first time. A third, unconfirmed case was reported in Washington, though it hasn’t been thoroughly reviewed yet. This isn’t an unprecedented occurrence. Reinfections have been reported in other countries as well, including China, Belgium, India, Ecuador and the Netherlands.

1 min read
Central Florida Health News
November 2020

Look quickly, a Chukar won't linger for long

Your word of the month is “gallinaceous.”

2 mins read
The Good Life
October 2020

NEVADA'S CARLIN TREND

AMERICA’S GREATEST GOLD-MINING DISTRICT

10 mins read
Rock&Gem Magazine
October 2020

BACKCOUNTRY DISCOVERY ROUTES MARATHON

It was late afternoon, high on a ridge in the Rockie s, and I must have come into signal range, as my phone lit up with a message. Stopped in the middle of the trail, it indicated that my youngest had tried calling. She wanted me to come home, as she was ill. Although concerned, I also felt relief that this would give me a valid reason to jump ship. Fo r several weeks I’d been riding nothing but gnarly trails day in and day out and had begun to question whether taking on one Backcountry Discovery Route after another was a good idea.

8 mins read
Adventure Motorcycle (ADVMoto)
September-October 2020

Mineral County: WANDERINGS

Chance Encounter Creates Opportunity to Mine for Variscite in Nevada

8 mins read
Rock&Gem Magazine
July 2020

Chairs Become Dog Beds

A dog-loving couple create unique pet furniture.

2 mins read
Old House Journal
June 2020

“I Think I Can, I Think I Can” The folks of Ely, Nevada, don't understand the word “No.”

The Nevada Railroad Foundation’s dedicated crews are in the process of restoring the 1917 Baldwin 2-8-0 Locomotive No. 81 so it can be put back in service as one of two primary steam engines to pull the historic rolling stock of the popular Nevada Northern Railway in Ely, Nevada.

2 mins read
True West
April 2020