Kansas City Local Business
Friday | via WWLP
Since investigators have indicated the co-pilot intentionally crashed a Germanwings passenger jet in the French Alps, some American travelers have expressed safety concerns; realizing that they have no control over what happens to them in the air. Eighty percent of the people responding to our 22News Interactive Internet Poll Thursday said that events like that make them feel at least somewhat nervous about flying. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via Street Fight
Your phone knows where you live, but your TV has no idea. Most of the ads played on television are the same whether you live in Mississippi or New York. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via The Pitch
A couple of years ago, Wisconsin-based home improvement store Menards looked poised to fan out across the Kansas City metro area, adding perhaps as many as six stores in short order. The chain, which readers may recall from its catchy commercial jingle , has played an erratic cat-and-mouse game with local municipalities and others across Missouri since then. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via PC Magazine
The Utah capital is about 50 miles north of Provo, which was selected as a Google Fiber city in 2013. Google Fiber is expanding its footprint, and the latest region to get ultra-fast gigabit Internet is Salt Lake City. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via America's Network
AT&T invested more than $1.6 billion to improve its wireline and wireless networks in North Carolina between 2012 through 2014, adding more customers to its U-verse network and expanding the availability of its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home service. But while FTTH is a key priority for AT&T, the service provider continued to make strides with its traditional fiber-to-the-node U-verse service, extending it to a total of 26,000 new residential and small business locations. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via KCTV5
The food manager, Jon Costa, went public with photos of moldy food, bugs and mouse droppings taken inside food preparation areas. "We respect our employees' privacy and consider personnel matters confidential. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via Business Journal
A new report lists Cerner Corp. as the top recipient of state and local subsidies in the state of Missouri. Cerner came in 11th in a ranking of the top recipients of state and local subsidies, topping such companies as Dow Chemical and Northrop Grumman , The Washington Post reports. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via MediaPost
TV measurement continues to rapidly change, but traditional gross ratings points that rely on Nielsen viewers are small enough to create problems for networks without multimillion-viewer bases. Google will try to change that industry standard by providing real-time ad tracking capabilities similar to the systems it designed for online advertisements. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Prairie Village Post
Demolition, a future restaurant, more parking and even food trucks were part of the discussion about one of Roeland Park's hottest corners - the southwest edge of 47th and Mission Road. But don't expect construction to begin on a new restaurant yet. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via NBC Action News
Highwoods Properties announced Tuesday the retailer vineyard vines would be opening a store on the Country Club Plaza in June. "We are thrilled to have them aboard exclusively on the Country Club Plaza," Glenn Stephenson, Highwoods Properties vice president and division manager, said in a news release. Comment?
Saturday Mar 14 | via OregonLive.com
Google's foray into high-speed Internet and TV-service has signed up an "incredibly small" number of customers and isn't a threat to cable and satellite investors, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett. Google Fiber, which started in 2012, has 27,000 video subscribers combined in Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, and less than 3,000 in the other cities, according to U.S. Copyright Office data collected by MoffettNathanson. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via PC Magazine
In what must be one of the more misused references of the year , MoffetNathan analyst Craig Moffet referred to Googles Fiber as the deadly disease not because it has a significant health impact on subscribers. Rather, Google Fiber is "very scary and something to be taken seriously ... but the numbers are very small, it gets more press attention than it deserves, and it ultimately doesn't pose much of a risk ." Comment?
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