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5 questions for Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project

News this week of layoffs at Tony Hsieh’s much-ballyhooed Downtown Project led to lots of questions about the visionary effort’s future. A lot has been written by the press and Hsieh himself about the situation, but some questions still need to be answered.

An inside look at the high-tech awakening in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is hardly Silicon Valley and currently has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country, but Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh has a plan to revitalize the city. Good thing he has hundreds of million of dollars and some promising startups to help out.