Kansas City

Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million

ScaleFactor, the Techstars alumnus that’s selling accounting and payroll management software as a service, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding as it looks to scale up its sales and

Here are the top Midwestern states and cities for startups

The American Midwest has a long history of making stuff. During the 20th century, it was the manufacturing center for the nation, and indeed much of the world. It’s still where a surpassing majority

Kansas City is now a smart city

Nine months ago, Kansas City, Missouri, announced that it would be investing $15 million in a public-private partnership with Cisco to make a two-mile streetcar corridor smart — like, Internet o

Oklahoma City, Jacksonville And Tampa Invited To Explore Google Fiber

Forget that Google Fiber went down in Kansas City during the World Series last night, the service is speedy as all hell. Today, the Fiber team announced the exploration of 3 new locations: Oklahoma Ci

President Obama: “The Internet Is Not A Luxury, It Is A Necessity”

A lot of people are aware that third-world countries still need Internet access. That's why there's Facebook's sometimes controversial Internet.org. What not a lot of people are aware of is that one o

Sprint Acquires KC-Based Handmark For Its Mobile App Development And Advertising Shop, OneLouder

Sprint has decided to get deeper into the social and mobile space, announcing today that it has acquired Handmark and its subsidiary OneLouder. The acquisition is meant to beef up its Pinsight Media+

Google Makes Its Austin Fiber Plans Official: Texas City Will Be Connected By Mid-2014

Google has finally <a target="_blank" href="http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/google-fibers-next-stop-austin-texas_9.html">made it official</a>: <a target="_blank" href="https://fiber.goog

Are You Ready For Faster Internet Speeds, Kansas City? Google Fiber Starts Wiring Homes For Service

As you might be aware, Google Fiber has set out to make all the world, or at least Kansas City, have fast and accessible Internet access. Today, the <a target="_blank" href="http://googlefiberblog.blo

180 Out Of 202 Kansas City ‘Fiberhoods’ Reach Their Google Fiber Pre-Registration Goals

Two weeks ago, things <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/29/with-less-than-2-weeks-to-go-50-of-kansas-city-neighborhoods-havent-reached-their-google-fiber-goals-yet/">didn't look so great</a

Google Fiber: 20% Of Kansas City, MO Neighborhoods Have Already Met Their Sign-Up Goals

That was fast. Just a few days ago, Google officially opened registration for the 1 gigabit fiber network it is launching on both the Kansas and Missouri sides of Kansas City. Within just two days, mo

Google Details Its 1 Gigabit Fiber Network In Kansas City, Will Come With TV Service, 1TB Of Cloud Storage, Nexus 7

After a few delays and setbacks, Google today officially launched its <a target="_blank" href="https://fiber.google.com/">1 gigabit residential fiber network</a> in Kansas City. The network will deliv

Google Fiber-Inspired Gigabit Challenge Unveils Winners; Senator Announces STOP SOPA Petition

Back in 2010, Google <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/02/10/google-fiber-optic-network-home/">announced plans to build out</a> a fiber-optic network for an entire city in the U.S., promising