Latest news from KansasCityStar-Tech feed

Latest news from KansasCityStar-Tech feed

  1. EXCHANGE: Technology adds extra dimension to seniors' lives

    02.26 / 06:44 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Waymond Ledbetter is more connected than your average 86-year-old. Ledbetter, a resident at Primose Retirement Community, admitted he doesn't get online as much as he used to since losing his … Click to Continue…
  2. Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports arena

    02.26 / 06:44 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators. But what distinguishes … Click to Continue…
  3. Why N. Korea may have used VX to kill leader's half brother

    02.26 / 05:45 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Was it a poorly executed assassination or did North Korea want to showcase its stockpile of banned chemical weapons? The use of the highly toxic VX warfare agent to kill … Click to Continue…
  4. Company awarded $6.3M contract to remove Boardman River Dam

    02.25 / 22:50 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $6.3 million contract for a dam removal and river upgrade project in Traverse City. Michels Corporation of Brownsville, Wisconsin, will remove … Click to Continue…
  5. Resort, tour company warn customers after data breach

    02.25 / 22:50 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    A resort and a tour company are warning customers that their credit card information and other data may have been stolen. KHON-TV reports Turtle Bay Resort and Roberts Hawaii both … Click to Continue…
  6. Police agencies divvy up $230 million settlement with Google

    02.25 / 20:37 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    A firing range, vehicles, Tasers and bailouts of several underfunded police pension plans are among some of the ways Rhode Island law enforcement agencies are spending their shares of a … Click to Continue…
  7. Final cleanup begins at Dakota Access pipeline protest camp

    02.25 / 19:26 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved into the evacuated Dakota Access pipeline protest camp to finish the cleanup started weeks ago by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. A … Click to Continue…
  8. Appealing to millennials, Las Vegas gets e-sports arena

    02.25 / 18:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The arena has all the features that a professional sports venue needs: stands, warm-up areas for teams, massive screens for spectators and a broadcast platform for commentators. But what distinguishes … Click to Continue…
  9. State candidate sent campaign email from schools account

    02.25 / 18:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    State superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz sent an email detailing his support among Republicans and soliciting campaign advice using his Whitnall Public School account during a school day, an apparent violation … Click to Continue…
  10. Lawmakers push bill to address dropped rural cellphone calls

    02.25 / 18:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    U.S. senators from South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana are pushing a bill that would address the problem of dropped rural cellphone calls. Carrie Johnson of SDN Communications told the Argus … Click to Continue…
  11. Alabama's historic Gee's Bend Ferry going all-electric

    02.25 / 18:27 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    One of Alabama's best-known boats is going green. Officials say the Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a more than $1 million grant to convert the diesel-powered Gee's Bend Ferry into … Click to Continue…
  12. College students build 3D-printed prosthetic hands for kids

    02.25 / 15:15 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    College and high school students in the Cincinnati area are using 3D printing to solve medical problems in the community. A group of biomedical engineering students at the University of … Click to Continue…
  13. GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas worker killed

    02.25 / 07:39 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it. … Click to Continue »…
  14. History students have virtual dialogue with WWI kaiser

    02.25 / 07:39 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    Kaiser Wilhelm II is angry and wants to go to war. His eyes flare red when talking about his disdain for the British, and his jaw churns angrily as he … Click to Continue…
  15. Upscale hotel in Oxford installs high-tech player piano

    02.25 / 05:37 kansascity.com KansasCityStar-Tech
    The luxurious, and soon-to-be-opened, Chancellor's House hotel in Oxford is getting lavish addition to its interior. A Spirio piano, the first new branded product from the renowned Steinway & Sons … Click to Continue…