Latest Des Moines, Iowa Stories

Microsoft Expands Iowa Data Center
2013-06-24 08:22:17

Microsoft is ready to inject some $678 million into their existing Iowa data center as a part of what they’re calling “Project Mountain,” an expansion of their now four-year facility.

2013-06-19 23:23:13

QA Graphics, an Iowa interactive design firm, is pleased to announce that they are developing interactive displays for Hy-Vee, Inc., to help educate their consumers about the supermarket’s sustainable

2013-05-29 23:30:15

Bobcat Wildlife and Pest has moved services to the Des Moines area, now serving the Iowa area with all their wildlife and pest control problems – May 13, 2013. Des

2013-05-07 23:03:20

Global automotive supplier DENSO today celebrates the opening of its new thermal assembly plant and warehouse facility in Urbandale, Iowa.

Data Center Coming To Iowa Could Have Facebook's Name On It
2013-04-22 14:18:34

Rumors have surfaced that Facebook is the company behind "Project Catapult," a data center facility to be built in Iowa. The site for a data center was rumored to be commissioned by a handful of companies including Facebook and Apple, according to CNET.

2013-04-04 23:04:44

More than 400 attendees and 50 exhibitors turned out to seek employment, network and learn from the industry's best at the Brownells 7th Annual

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.