Technology


ACT causes further frustration after registration website crashes following months of test cancellations

Continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has caused ACT to cancel tests, some of them last-minute, causing frustration for parents and students who spent time and money preparing. Lora Leuzinger of Ohio spent five hours on the ACT site Monday to get her daughter… more

Google employees to continue remote work through July 2021

Google announced Monday plans to keep employees working remotely through to summer 2021 after U.S. coronavirus numbers show that the virus likely won’t be going away in the near future. This decision will impact more than 200,000 full time and… more

Missouri Hospital Association loses access to data, Kansas officials say their data may be delayed with new system

A recent transition in data systems for COVID-19 reports in the U.S. has resulted in missing or incomplete hospital data in Kansas and Missouri. The Missouri Hospital Association said that it no longer has access to the data it has… more

Cerner Offices to Remain Closed for 2020

Cerner Corp. made an announcement Thursday to employees revealing plans to have staff continue working from home through the end of 2020. The decision was made as reports in recent weeks show a rise in COVID-19 cases throughout the Kansas… more

Q&A With … Mark Dohnalek

    Q: A lot of the news about your company lately has been about acquisitions, but there’s more going on here, isn’t there? A: A lot of people think our growth has been largely acquisition-oriented. But that just complemented… more

Big merger prepares to turn Sprint Center pink after T-Mobile purchase

A name change is in the near future for the Sprint Center, as well as a change in color. On Thursday T-Mobile revealed details for the T-Mobile Center, known currently as the Sprint Center. “I couldn’t be prouder to announce… more

Sprint 5G service is deactivated, T-Mobile moves customers to its network

After formally completing the sale of Boost, Virgin and other Sprint prepaid networks to Dish, T-Mobile is bringing Sprint 5G to an end. The move is one in a long list of issues that need sorting out in the wake of… more

Another round of layoffs at Cerner

Now in operation for 40 years, the healthcare technology giant confirmed on Wednesday that it has laid off more employees in the Kansas City area. The new round of layoffs follows a recent round of cuts announced in November 2019.… more

Layoffs at Overland Park T-Mobile after merger in April

After a federally approved merger of T-Mobile and Sprint back in February, the former headquarters of Sprint has released more than 200 employees, just two short months after the merger was officially closed in April, according to the AP. A… more

Softbank to sell most of its T-Mobile shares

Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is planning to sell as much as two-thirds of its stake in T-Mobile after pulling in record losses last year, according to CNBC. The potential sale of its stake in T-Mobile is part of SoftBank’s plan first… more