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Birth control delivery startup Nurx approaches $300M valuation

Nurx raises $52 million in debt and equity funding in a round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and USV. ...

How to go to market in middle America

There comes a time for many startup companies where they either realize they need to do a nationwide roll-out, or they need to actively target buyers in the middle of the country... ...

NASA photos capture immense flooding of a vital U.S. Air Force base

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In 1948, Air Force Secretary Stuart Symington stationed the United States' long-range nuclear bombers at Offutt Air Force Base in eastern Nebraska, a location safe in the middle of the nation and well-insulated from the coast. But 70 years later, the... ...

California to close data breach notification loopholes under new law

California, which has some of the strongest data breach notification laws in the U.S., thinks it can do even better. The golden state’s attorney general Xavier Becerra announced a new bill Thursday that aims to close loopholes in its existing data breach notification laws by expanding the requirements for companies to notify users or customers ...

Innovaccer nabs $11 million from Microsoft’s VC arm to give doctors a better window into patient heatlh

Cracking the silos of digital health records promises to bring better care to patients by better informing doctors, according to Abhinav Shashank, the chief executive officer of San Francisco-based startup Innovaccer . Shashank’s company is just wrapping up a $35 million round of financing with a new $11 million commitment from Microsoft’s investment arm M12 ...

This hole-digging drone parachutes in to get the job done

A new drone from the NIMBUS group at the University of Nebraska can fall out of a plane, parachute down, fly to a certain place, dig a hole, hide sensors inside it, and then fly away like some crazy wasp. Robots are weird. The goal of the project is to allow drones to place sensors ...

The Jay-Z-backed life insurance startup, Ethos, has raised $35 million

Ethos, the startup marketing a new life insurance product for people who probably haven’t really thought about life insurance, may have 99 startup problems but new capital ain’t one. The company just announced that it raised $35 million in a new round of financing. That’s a pretty big number for a company in the normally staid ...

It’s the end of crypto as we know it and I feel fine

Watching the current price madness is scary. Bitcoin is falling and rising in $500 increments with regularity and Ethereum and its attendant ICOs are in a seeming freefall with a few “dead cat bounces” to keep things lively. What this signals is not that crypto is dead, however. It signals that the early, elated period ...

The Community Action Partnership as a Nebraska Craft Fair

04.19.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

In 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson created a program that would address the poverty problem of the community. This program was called the "War on Poverty". The Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska was created to be part of this program. The society is a community action and non-profit organization that aims to improve the living standards ...