Prairie Moves: Sam Wilken, Local Hero Design, Locusic and more
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What is Prairie Moves?
Published Tuesdays and Thursdays, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News.
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- Sam Wilken, previously a summer intern at Phenomblue (Omaha), joined the company full-time as a Junior Experience Designer
- Innovating Solutions (Kansas City) released the AutoCorrect Switch app, an app that gives users access to enable and disable the autocorrection option provided for the iPhone/iPod Touch - itunes.apple.com
- Reliant Studios (Lincoln) redesigned its website - reliantstudios.com
- Local Hero Design (Lincoln) created an iPad app for Neebo - vimeo.com
- SecretPenguin (Omaha) launched a site for Skate for Change, a group of skater committed to giving back to the low-income and homeless - skateforchange.org
- CAMP Coworking (Omaha) redesigned its website - campcoworking.com
- Three Pillars Media (Lincoln) released a video it produced for Nebraska's Centennial Mall redevelopment - threepillarsmedia.com
- MiAlio (Omaha) rolled out a series of update, such as new navigation and more stats - MiAlio newsletter
- Locusic (Des Moines) launched in Minneapolis, its second market after Des Moines
- Hudl (Lincoln) had the No. 4-ranked free sports app in Apple's app store for a couple of days after its debut earlier this month - journalstar.com
- Zaarly (San Francisco-based, Kansas City office) hit $10 million posted - zaarly.com/leaderboard and The Next Web
- Nebraska Global (Lincoln, Neb.) - Lincoln Journal Star: "Nebraska seeing more cash for startups"
- RestingSpot (Omaha) and Mobile Truckr (Lincoln) - "Entrepreneurs compete for $10,000"
- myLocal Cooperative (Fairfield, Iowa) - Huffington Post: "myLocal Heroes: An Interview With Fairfield's Scott Morris" and Des Moines Register blog: "MyLocal Cooperative joins Startup City on Silicon Sixth"
- Archrival (Lincoln, Neb.) - Reddit Front Page: "My boss dropped an X-Acto knife between my co-worker's fingers from 3 feet up" and Right This Minute: "Dangerous Knife Dare"
- Red Nova Labs (Westwood, Kan.) - eVenues blog: "The Most Creative Meeting Room Names in the U.S."
- Dwolla (Des Moines) - The Motely Fool: "In 2015, Will Credit Cards and Banks Cash In on Black Friday?" and "Like Dwolla, SCVNGR is Building Local Mobile Payments Groundswell With LevelUp"
- RDQLUS Creative (Omaha) - The Look: "Street Style: Meet Steve Gordon"
- Zaarly (San Francisco-based, Kansas City office) - Wall Street Journal: "Serfing the Web: Sites Let People Farm Out Their Chores" and Entrepreneur Magazine: "On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want"
- LiveOn (Kansas City) - Think Big KC: "The Story of LiveOn"
- Shoplr (Ames, Iowa): "Thank you for helping get us started!" (Video)
- Zaarly (San Francisco-based, Kansas City office): "Top 10 Fantastic Zaarlys Within The First $10 Million"
- Archrival (Lincoln, Neb.): "QR Codes Go to College"
- Social Media Club of Kansas City launched its "Give Us a Gig!" campaign, a series of meetings to educate people about Google Fiber - Kansas City Star and Wichita Business Journal
- DomiKnow (Des Moines) became the latest tech company to join "Silicon Sixth," moving into the Bank of America building - domiknow.com
- Broadband Leadership Summit (Kansas City) postponed until December 2012 - thinkbigkansascity.blogspot.com
- Ben Milne of Dwolla (Des Moines) was announced as a Techweek 2012 Conference & Expo (Chicago) speaker - techweek.com
- Startup Iowa launched a website, startupia.org, and Twitter account, @startupiowa
- Jack Perry of Syncbak (Marion, Iowa) will be speaking at the Media Innovations Summit - mediainnovationssummit.com
- Nomad Lounge (Omaha) announced its new owner and management team in a press release: Troy Shaw and Kyle Gish, respectively, and it said patrons can expect the club's atmosphere, an upscale nightclub and creative event venue, to remain the same