Technology


Q&A: Chase Exec Outlines KC Expansion Plans

JP Morgan Chase & Co. has started its expansion into the Kansas City area. Last week was the official opening of a retail branch in Leawood, and another location, on the Missouri side in Kansas City, will open at 7701… more

Lenexa-Based Big-Data Firm Yotabites Bought

Lenexa-based Yotabites, a tech firm specializing in big-data management, has been acquired by digital-engineering company PK, which is based in Portland, Ore. "We're thrilled to be joining a global company that will grow our ability to drive tangible business results… more

Kansas’ Biggest and Costliest Export? Its Talent.

Kansas is great at educating its young people and getting them prepared for the work force. But when they leave for other states, Kansas employers are stuck looking for talent. "Our most valuable export is our educated kids to companies… more

Sprint Losses Near $400M So Far This Year

Sprint Corp. reported a net loss of $274 million during its fiscal-year second quarter, bringing its year-to-date total losses to $393 million. That's quite a contrast from the same period last year, when Sprint earned $380 million. The company recently… more

UBS: ‘Proceed With Caution’ In This Economy

No, there isn't a sure sign of a recession hitting the U.S. economy any time in the near future, but investors should be aware that there are some elements in place that could create a slight downturn, or at least… more

Next Step For Hyperloop: 12-Mile Missouri Track Site

The Virgin Hyperloop One, which will be able to take passengers from Kansas City to St. Louis in 30 minutes, according to the company behind it, needs a 12-to-15-mile test track in Missouri for the new form of transportation to… more

Cerner Partners With Uber for Patient Transportation

Cerner Corp. has formed a partnership with Uber Health, a division of the ride-sharing giant, to provide rides to healthcare appointments for patients lacking adequate transportation.¬† The program will link patient location and contact information, from Cerner's database of 200… more

Intouch Solutions Bolsters California Presence

Overland Park-based pharmaceutical-tech firm Intouch Solutions is adding two California offices, in both the northern and southern part of the states. The move follows an expansion into Boston earlier this year. "Opening brick-and-mortar offices in Northern and¬†Southern California¬†means we'll be… more

Burns & McDonnell Unveils New Operating Unit

[caption id="attachment_23367" align="alignleft" width="480"] Chris Underwood, left, and Ray Kowalik[/caption] In a sign of how digital architecture and engineering have become as important as the physical aspects of design, Burns & McDonnell has formally introduced the first new brand in… more

KC Area Leads Kansas Job Growth

Kansas counties in the Kansas City metropolitan area led the rest of the state in job growth over the past year, according to the recently released Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) 2019 Kansas Economic Report. Total employment in the area,… more