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Square founder hopes to turn St. Louis into the Silicon Prairie

Oct 21, 2013
The founder of Square is starting an apprenticeship program in St. Louis for budding programmers. They'll work at 100 local companies, including Monsanto and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, St. Louis, silicon prairie, technology, start-ups

Tech Splurge or Steal?

Oct 18, 2013
That high price-tag holding you back from getting your hands on the latest tech gadgets? Some more affordable options could be the answer to your dilemma.
Posted In: technology, tablets, iPad, Personal Finance, gadgets

Forget high stakes testing, what about high stakes attendance?

Oct 1, 2013
Schools in about a dozen states do their annual census of students. At stake is government funding.
Posted In: Education, technology, incentives, government funding

Tech-savvy teachers push schools to new teaching apps

Sep 6, 2013
A handful of big publishers win school district contracts again and again. But the latest generation of teachers is forcing districts to rethink business as usual.
Posted In: Education, apps, technology, schools

Farming that puts Google maps to shame

Sep 5, 2013
Technology that comes from a company in Sioux Falls is helping farmers do more with less in a high-tech way.
Posted In: farming, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, technology

Are you ready to buy hiking boots on Twitter?

Aug 28, 2013
Twitter is tapping former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard as its first Head of Commerce. The social network wants to generate more revenue from online retail, but the details have yet to be worked out.
Posted In: Twitter, technology

How technology can change the way we interact with cash

Jul 12, 2013
As technology evolves and makes it easier for consumers to use their phones to pay for things, will it change our behavior as well?
Posted In: Money, smartphones, technology

A window that talks to you

Jul 4, 2013
An ad agency has invented a talking window -- and how many hot dogs does it take to win a hot dog eating contest?
Posted In: technology

What kinds of businesses go bankrupt these days?

Jun 10, 2013
Business bankruptcies are down overall, but companies still make mistakes. And some entire industries are in trouble.
Posted In: bankruptcy, loans, technology

You may be surprised at who is a 'patent troll'

Jun 4, 2013
President Barack Obama is taking steps to rein in 'patent trolls', but some of America's biggest companies use similar tactics.
Posted In: patents, technology, Google, patent wars

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