Nokia Corp. is replacing CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo with Microsoft executive Stephen Elop as the world’s top maker of mobile phones aims to regain lost ground in the fiercely competitive smart phone market.
Visitation into Las Vegas recorded its largest single-month percentage jump in almost five years during July, thanks in part to a boost in convention attendance and a record number of customers driving in from Southern California.
Nevada gaming revenues fell 4.9 percent in July, the state’s fifth consecutive monthly decline. The control board Friday said casinos statewide won $829.7 million from customers in July, compared with $872.7 million in July 2009.
Year-over-year, Nevada gaming revenues have now declined in six of the seven months that have been reported in 2010 and are down 1.7 percent.