Silicon Prairie News

2664_346d063e45_small August 7, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

As the title indicates, this week's installment of our Sunday Video Series features a link to an audio clip instead of the regular embedded video format. In fact, I've done this once before, and when I did, it was from the same source, This American Life (TAL), a weekly radio show produced by Chicago Public … read more

2657_b5cf161a58_small August 5, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha Fresh off a successful trip showing their wares at Comic-Con in San Diego, Ben Vu and the SkyVu team demonstrated two games to a hometown crowd on Thursday at Cornstalks Demo Night. First, they ran through their most recent release, Battle Bears Blast. Second, they showed off their next project on the horizon, Battle Bears Royale, which is … read more

2661_931e9ff8a5_small August 5, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha The countdown has hit its homestretch. Sure, said countdown only really started one week ago. But it seems like the anticipation has been building for at least 10 or 11 days, no? What we're counting down to, of course, is the 100th edition of the Weekly Wrap-Up, which just so happens to coindcide with our third birthday party. That perfect storm of Silicon Prairie News milestones will take place next Friday at SPN world headquarters here in Omaha. We're still planning how exactly to ring in … read more

August 5, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

We're excited to bring you our 64th Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions from Red Nova Labs, Entrepreneur Advertising Group, Digital Evolution Group … read more

2645_6c5ead64f2_small August 5, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Reminder - Prairie Moves is now a bi-weekly series. Learn more in one of our recent Prairie Moves. What is Prairie Moves? Published Tuesdays and Thursdays (one day late this week), 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. If you or your company would like to submit … read more

2653_c7e42b26f3_small August 4, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Omaha We're live at Creighton University's Harper Center for Cornstalks Demo Night, where demos will get under way a little after 7 p.m. Six companies are set to present, and we'll stream five of those presentations here. Follow along with our live stream, join in the chat above or share your thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #prairiedemo. … read more

2652_66c3168540_small August 4, 2011 by Tom Chapman

Omaha I have heard a lot of discussion regarding incubators recently. There are many advocates, but I would offer that more important than the physical space for an incubator are the people who will go inside of it. I wanted to write a longer post rather than simply commenting on the PIE article because I wanted to be more long-winded than I thought appropriate for the comments section. There is an incubator at Scott Technology Center right now, and so I would offer to those who say … read more

2651_3b0343dd03_small August 4, 2011 by Michael Stacy

The last time we were this excited about a bus ride, Keanu Reeves was at the wheel, ever-so-animatedly carting a motley crew of Angelino commuters around town with the cruise control locked at 50. … read more

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