Information Technology

Music streaming service Pandora opens office in St. Louis

Music streaming service Pandora on Monday opened an office in the Cortex innovation district. The St. Louis office will be home to a sales staff of five to seven employees. “Pandora ... Read More

Chicago IT firm will move HQ to KC, raises $3.5M

A Chicago-area privacy solutions firm praised by Edward Snowden will move its corporate headquarters to Kansas City by the end of the year and plans to close on a $3.5 million ... Read More

Tech giant Cisco reveals more details about Kansas City’s “smart city” plan

Silicon Valley giant Cisco revealed more details about its agreement with Kansas City, Missouri, as well as information about the companies helping it implement its “Smart+ Connected Communities” and “Living Lab” ... Read More

KC signs ‘smart city’ deal with Cisco, Sprint

Kansas City on Thursday signed a “smart city” agreement with Cisco Systems Inc. and Sprint Corp. The more than $15 million plan aims to upgrade infrastructure and promote technological innovation in Downtown, ... Read More

Doing business 100 feet underground

Here’s a novel way to slash your business expenses in half: Relocate 100 feet underground. In the Midwest, many businesses have done just that. In states like Missouri, Kentucky and Pennsylvania, ... Read More

Gov. Nixon signs bill to encourage high-tech data centers to locate and create jobs in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed Senate Bill 149, which provides a fiscally responsible incentive for new and expanding data centers that create jobs and make new capital investments in Missouri.  “Consistent ... Read More

World Wide Technology signs letter of intent to build $60 million headquarters at Westport

Officials with World Wide Technology have signed a letter of intent to build a new $60 million headquarters in Westport Plaza, said Bob O’Loughlin of Lodging Hospitality Management. The project, which ... Read More

LaunchCode to start national expansion with Kansas City location

LaunchCode’s plan to expand nationally is becoming clearer. Kansas City Mayor Sly James will on Tuesday announce his intentions of luring LaunchCode to Kansas City during his State of the City ... Read More

Google Fiber expands business service in KC

Google Fiber is dramatically expanding its small business service in the Kansas City area. Google Inc. announced that it has broadened its gigabit service for businesses to large swaths of the ... Read More

T-Mobile hosts job fair to attract 145 new Springfield employees

T-Mobile US Inc. held a Feb. 9 job fair at its Springfield call center as part of plans to hire an additional 145 customer service workers. Scott Goldberg, a spokesman for ... Read More