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Is Uber coming to Omaha?
It looks like Uber, the black car service you can reserve from your smartphone, may be coming to Omaha.
While Omaha isn't listed on the official site yet, an @Uber_Omaha Twitter account appeared on Friday. The description mimics that of the @Uber_Indy and appears to be run by the same person…
How an analytics app is helping farmers grow crops into larger profits
When a group from Gothenburg, Neb., called Crop Tech Solutions dropped a stack of spreadsheets in Bryan Thompson's lap, he was intimidated, but also intrigued.
This, he said, would be fun.
In those spreadsheets: hundreds and hundreds of data points from farmers' fields around the region.
The goal: make those data points useful ...
Interface School tees up for Lincoln summer courses, Omaha workshops
Interface School is launching a 10-week summer web course in Lincoln—July through September—where students can learn web basics as well as intermediate and advanced curriculum…
opendorse partners with IZEA to expand paid sponsorships
A new partnership between Lincoln-based athlete endorsement platform opendorse and Orlando-based social sponsorship company IZEA will expand social sponsorship campaigns across platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube. By joining IZEA's Exchange ecosystem, ...
ActionCard helps franchises keep, track high standards across nation
An Omaha-based dev shop has created a franchise audit mobile app that helps big brands get a consistent product throughout its multiple locations.
Omaha-area franchises beta-tested the app before it was officially launched earlier this month at the International Franchise Convention in New Orleans ...
Infotec conference offers mobile, tech leaders and innovators April 15-16
This year, Infotec—a tech, marketing and business conference scheduled for April 15-16 at CenturyLink Center in Omaha—will have four keynotes, 50 breakout sessions and a hands-on area where attendees can try the latest tech…
OCS Blog: A third of the way home, with a lot more to learn
Four weeks. It's crazy to think we are already a third of the way through Omaha Code School. We've come a long way since my last update. Let me get you up to speed with what we are doing. Up until this point, our programs didn't have any persistence. That means when we shut down the program, any information we had entered was destroyed and we had...
Start helping customers with their problems and they'll find you
Kevin Dewalt is an entrepreneur and angel investor living in Beijing. He teaches entrepreneurs how to implement lean startup and marketing strategies on his blog, kevindewalt.com. He still enjoys writing software and working on SoHelpful—his product ...
MindMixer's Nick Bowden had a whirlwind 24 hours at SXSW
You'll have to excuse Nick Bowden for the late response.
The co-founder and CEO of "Gov 2.0" startup MindMixer has been busy since a whirlwind 24 hours at SXSW.
On March 10, he led a discussion about MindMixer, analytics, local governments and how they are thinking about data and engaging constituients. Nearly 100 attended, he said ...
1MC Omaha takes new approach with VoterTide "postmortem"
1 Million Cups Omaha-Lincoln took an unconventional approach to its usual weekly presentation and networking event on Wednesday.
Airbnb event seeks Omaha-area hosts for Berkshire weekend, CWS
USDA offers aid for disasters that have driven up beef prices
Union Pacific's profits withstand challenging weather
Program gets students with disabilities on the job, ready for future
Nebrasks health officials to advertise jobs via drive-thru
New tenant moves in at old Omar Baking
Applications for U.S. jobless aid edge up to 304,000
Nebraska Crossing Outlets stores, layout
Garbo’s Salon at Midtown Crossing to expand, add loft
New First Data Corp. board member is latest JPMorgan alum
$600 million job-training effort to focus on skill sets
Original Recipe or Extra Crispy? Don't be chicken! Wear your dinner to prom with a KFC corsage
In brief: Bitcoin exchange faces liquidation
Summer concerts to start May 30 at Shadow Lake Towne Center in Papillion
Fed survey sees growth across U.S.
Janet Yellen signals that interest rates will remain low
Special Mustang to honor pony car at 50
Spring planting off to slow start
Indoor play center Go Kids’ Gym opens at 120th and I
Community woodworking space Bench will move to warehouse at 12th and Nicholas
Stationery store set to open in Lincoln's Haymarket district
Jon Barker replaces Hayneedle co-founder Doug Nielsen as chief executive
Technology – including Google Glass – gets a try-on at Omaha Infotec conference
GROW Nebraska plans entrepreneurship conference
Google applies for patent for camera in contact lens
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