Kansas City leaders were thrilled when they beat out 11,000 other cities for something called Google Fiber. Now residents are competing to bring the blazing fast internet service to their neighborhood first.
Do you love having a "connected" car; one with GPS, Bluetooth, even a vehicle-immobilization system? Would you love it as much if you knew hackers could access your automobile through any one of those or other electronic features?
The Eurozone debt crisis is only half over according to a major credit rating agency. American economic growth is still slow, unemployment still relatively high, and lawmakers continue to argue over the budget deficit. We have the solution: a roundtable discussion with UMKC Economists.
Update 11:51 a.m.: Thursday kicked off a Google Fiber six-week rally during which residents of Kansas City, Kan. and central Kansas City, Mo., can demonstrate their desire to bring the service to their neighborhoods, or "fiberhoods," as Google has named them.
Have you ever wondered why your flashlight app wants to know your exact location? Why the cute cat video wants to post on your Facebook wall? And how annoying is when your finance software asks your mom for gas money? On this Monday's Central Standard, a look at what we give permission to and why.
Two national studies released Thursday in Kansas City provide an overview of the arts ecology of the metropolitan area. By all accounts, the arts boosted the local economy despite the economic downturn.
Google Fiber's website revealed Wednesday that the project will launch in Kansas City on July 26. The short message also says that there will be an announcement on the 26th, and interested parties can sign up here to receive it via email.
There comes a time when every parents needs to sit their kid down for the talk. Because your kids have questions like -- "How much money do you make?" "Is this a recession?" "Are we poor?" On this Monday's Central Standard, a look at how best to teach your kids about money and saving.