Prairie Moves: Jeremy Harrington, 1Weather, MindMixer and more
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- Nebraska Global (Lincoln) funds EliteForm, maker of high-tech sports training tools - Press Release, SPN and Lincoln Journal Star
- Jeremy Harrington (Des Moines) has been promoted to Vice President, User Experience Design at Voce Communications, A Porter Novelli Company (Sunnyvale, Cal.)
- OneLouder (Kansas City) released 1Weather in the Android Market, an app offering real-time weather information and forecasts plus weather related tweets from a user's area - Website, Android Markerplace and AndroidStatic
- MKrell (Omaha) launched a website for Echo Systems (formerly Echo Tech) - echosystemsomaha.com
- MindMixer (Omaha) rolled out sites in Des Moines and the San Francisco Bay Area - The Tomorrow Plan and North Bayshore Precise Plan, respectively
- OneLouder (Kansas City) released an update of BaconReader - OneLouder blog and Droid Matters
- Think Big Partners announced Think Big Nation, Think Big conference and new coworking space - Think Big Partners blog and SPN
- Think Big Partners' Gigabit Challenge (Kansas City) - Think Big Partners: "Winners of The Gigabit Challenge Announced at Finale Event", SPN, TechCrunch: "Google Fiber-Inspired Gigabit Challenge Unveils Winners; Senator Announces STOP SOPA Petition", NBC Action News: "$350,000 in prizes awarded in Think Big Gigabit finale" and "Think Big picks winners in gigabit challenge", Kansas City Star: "Three teams win in Google-inspired Gigabit Challenge", Kansas City Business Journal: "Google-inspired Gigabit Challenge awards $100K to N.Y. startup" and Press Release
- eCreamery (Omaha) - Oprah.com: "26 Ways to Tell Your Story and Share It with the World"
- Austin Brown of Hurrdat (Lincoln) - Jacob Elyachar blog: "Jacob Interviews…Hurrdat Social Media’s CMO Austin Brown"
- myHomework (Kansas City) - LaKeny on YouTube: "Life Made Easy with myHomework"
- Joni Cobb of Pipeline (Kansas City) - The Wichita Eagle: "5 questions with Joni Cobb"
- Drake University (Des Moines) - Mashable: "Pinterest for Brands: 5 Hot Tips"
- Hudl (Lincoln): "NSCAA Day 2 AM Timelapse" and "Four Hudl Partners Claim National Championships"
- Dwolla (Des Moines): "Dwolla vs. Interchange"
- Matt Waite (Lincoln): "A completely arbitrary list of takeaways from two unconferences"
- Scott Rocketship (Des Moines): "DeMo Des Moines January 2012 Recap"
SOPA & PIPA
- Omaha World Herald: "Protesting anti-piracy bill" and "Terry to remove name from bill"
- Lincoln Journal Star: "Fortenberry, Johanns won't support piracy bill; Terry pulls co-sponsorship"
- Des Moines Register: "Des Moines tech community joins protests against SOPA/PIPA", "Des Moines-based business, tech communities join protest against internet bills", "Guest columnist: Web 'piracy' solution would be worse than the problem", "Guest columnists: Sweeping new 'web piracy' law could squash startups", "Guest columnist: Technology protection would guard jobs in Iowa"
- WOI-DT Des Moines/Ames: "How the Internet Piracy Bills Affect You"
- KCCI Des Moines: "What's Behind The SOPA Protest?"
- Kansas City Star: "Blake Miller of Think Big Partners explains SOPA"
- Kansas City Business Journal: "Kansas City region's politicians speak out about online piracy proposals"
- Fox 4 Kansas City: "Support Fading for Anti-Online Piracy Bill"
- Leavenworth Times: "Our View: Stop online restriction acts"
- Iowa State Daily: "Websites black out to protest SOPA and PIPA" and "Editorial: Website blackouts necessary to preserve future Internet use"
- Think Big Partners (Kansas City): "Senator Jerry Moran Announces his Stop SOPA Position at Gigabit Challenge Finale"
- Brett Trout (Des Moines): "SOPA and PIPA Are Bad"
- SPN: "List of Silicon Prairie sites protesting SOPA and politicians supporting it", "SOPA: Lee listens, Saddle Creek sets record straight and Moran reaffirms" and "Silicon Prairie politicians distance themselves from SOPA, PIPA"
- Kansas City Star: "Google Fiber work in KCK is delayed by dispute over how its wires are hung"
- Fox 4 KC: "Why is Google Fiber Set Up Taking so Long?"
- KMBC: "KCK, Google: Fiber Project Still On Track"
- Lincoln Journal Star: "Senators deal with what happens when Facebook users die"