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High-Speed Internet Initiative Bringing Broadband Service to Northwest Missouri Schools

Program Will Help Bridge A Critical Divide Between Rural and Metropolitan School Districts JEFFERSON CITY — In early April, Governor Eric Greitens announced a new high-speed internet initiative, which will bring essential internet infrastructure to rural school districts. This program will help bridge the divide between students in rural districts, …

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Must see videos from CES 2017

It’s the largest electronic show in the world, and it just drew to a close yesterday. CNET TV captured these videos that help to tell the story of what this year’s expo was all about. A gaming laptop with 3 17″ screens from Razer. Yeah, you read that right. The …

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KC Water Uses Trenchless Technology to Prevent Tearing Up Roads and Railroad Tracks

Cured in Place Pipe Used to Repair Sewer Mains, Minimizing Disruptions to Customers and Saving Money Hidden beneath the railroad tracks near Union Station and the Freight House District parking lot is a giant sewer main.  It’s six feet tall and is made of bricks that were hand laid in …

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Zipcar expands into downtown Kansas City

Downtown Kansas City is growing and thriving, and now the City offers another way for residents and visitors to get from point A to point B. Zipcar, a car-sharing network, is bringing eight vehicles to four locations from the River Market to Union Station. Mayor Sly James, City Councilman Jermaine …

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Tesla’s Direct Sales Effort Faces Short Circuit in Missouri

Tesla, manufacturer of high-end electric automobiles, has sought to revolutionize the car industry. In addition to their different thinking about the automobile, they have attempted to sell their cars in a more modern way by foregoing franchise dealerships in favor of a direct sales model. Recently, a Missouri judge told …

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Renewable Energy and Broadband: Technology That’s Impacting Missouri

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

As technology improves, the way we live changes. And those changes are happening faster than ever before. This week, Caleb Arthur from the Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association discusses how changes to solar technology is impacting the availability of renewable energy to Missourians. Also, AT&T Missouri’s John Sondag* updates us …

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Tomorrow’s Technology: Smart Cities and Privacy Rights

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

(St. Charles, MO) – Technology isn’t good or bad, it’s what we do with it that makes a difference one way or the other. ATT Missouri President John Sondag* gives us a preview of how cities are being built and improved by integrating real time data. From public transportation to …

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Students, Teacher Win Aspiration in Computing Awards

Three Staley High School students have been recognized by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) in the Award for Aspirations in Computing program. Miranda Haryo-Putri and Abby Klein are award winners, and Jenna Whitehead is a runner-up. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool …

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Missouri Viewpoints Asks if Tomorrow’s Tech-Savvy Workforce Will Come From Missouri

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

“Missouri Viewpoints” is a weekly non-partisan news, information, public affairs program that is produced by Mike Ferguson. The show is on television and radio throughout Missouri. Missouri Viewpoints is the best place for an informed, respectful dialogue on topics that affect Missourians. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. (St. …

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