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Kids build broader horizons at AIM Brain Exchange

OMAHA  — A year ago, if you would have asked a group of 6th graders at Liberty Elementary School if they ever thought they could build a computer, they might have given you some strange looks. Today, they would give you instructions. “You screw everything in, wire it in, put the buttons in,” 12-year-old Da’Shawn […]

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Highlander grad says coding class helped provide focus for her future

(Photo: Rosharra Owens at Iowa Western Community College, May 9, 2018.) COUNCIL BLUFFS – For Rosharra Owens, learning to build websites was part of rebuilding her life after a series of unfortunate events left her living in a homeless shelter, and feeling stuck. “It was crazy. I don’t know how I’ve been able to do […]

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Omaha organizations working to build community through opportunities for youth in tech

(Photo: Seventy-Five North students at the AIM Brain Exchange, July 26,2017.) OMAHA — Organizations around the country and here in the Midwest struggle with complicated questions around how to reach and serve disconnected youth with pathways into the workforce. But there are numerous efforts underway right here in Omaha to connect youth with educational and […]

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FNTS honored for ongoing success with Dell EMC’s enterprise-class technology solutions

FNTS honored as part of the 2018 Dell EMC Global Partner Summit for Technical Excellence Partner of the Year Award First National Technology Solutions (FNTS) recently announced that they have received the 2018 Dell EMC Technical Excellence Partner of the Year Award from Dell EMC for achieving extraordinary results and demonstrating commitment to Dell EMC. […]

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Omaha’s Midwest Bankware Solutions is solving data problems facing financial institutions

Omaha-based Midwest Bankware Solutions is taking the mundane and complex issues facing financial institutions and simplifying them with their Anycore product. Midwest Bankware Solutions is a fintech offshoot of Midwest Cloud Computing and was created to address banking process problems. Their Anycore platform is an answer to the problem surrounding banks and their ability to […]

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Staying flexible helps Proxibid reach record sales numbers in first quarter of 2018

This article originally appeared on Silicon Prairie News. Proxibid, one of Omaha’s orginial tech startups, announced last Tuesday record online sales and Gross Merchandise Value (GMV), leading to the company’s strongest month and quarter in its history. “We saw a 37 percent growth in online sales for March,” said Ryan Downs, President and CEO of […]

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Ask-a-Dev meetup offers mentoring from local programmers

Junior developers in Omaha now have a new opportunity to get mentoring, ask questions and find guidance on the journey of learning programming. Ask-a-Dev is a meetup where developers can come meet one-on-one with more experienced programmers. The Omaha meetup will take place Sunday, May 6, at Urban Abbey in downtown Omaha. Ask-a-Dev has meetups […]

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