Cities like Omaha, Des Moines, and Kansas City have long been great places for American business and agricultural and commodities fortunes to be built, but today's entrepreneurs are working with software and digital tech, not cattle and corn.
Everything's bigger in Texas, including your electricity bill. TXU, a private energy provider, developed $100 million technology that gives customers a range of ways to visualize, adjust, and reduce their electricity usage, including the state’s first web-enabled thermostat and an iPhone app.
One-size-fits-all health insurance sucks. Liazon is trying to change that through a web portal that lets employees pick their own insurance packages. And Buffalo is just about the best place the 5-year-old startup could be doing it.
New Jersey might not have the luster or the talent pool of the big city, but it's still home to a lively, tight-knit community of tech workers. Here, we drop in on the New Jersey Tech Meetup to discover more.
In the 1970s, a fierce power struggle over the future of amateur sports landed the U.S. Olympic Committee in a Cold War-era tactical room in southern Colorado. With the London Olympics around the way, we delve into the strange story behind the city cultivating America’s top athletes.