1. Articles in category: Region: Rockies & Western Slope

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    1. EpicMix: How one app grew to rule all ski-apps

      EpicMix: How one app grew to rule all ski-apps

      If you ski in Colorado, you’re probably familiar with EpicMix. If you’re unfamiliar with it, think of it kind of like Nike Plus Running, only on steroids and for skiers instead of runners. It tracks your movements on the slopes, lets you share activity on social media, and even compete against friends. Like with most things involving tech, however, EpicMix has changed over the years. The version you used last year is about as similar to the original as your new iPhone is to the original.

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    2. CTA seeks nominations for 2015 APEX Awards, deadline is Aug. 7

      CTA seeks nominations for 2015 APEX Awards, deadline is Aug. 7

      DENVER -- The Colorado Technology Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 APEX Awards set for Nov. 5 at the Sheraton Downtown Denver. Nominations are due by Aug. 7. Individuals or companies may be nominated in these categories: To make a nomination, visit apexcolorado.com/awards. Registration for the Nov. 5 APEX Awards event will open soon, CTA said.

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    3. Manufacturing classes added to CMU roster

      Manufacturing classes added to CMU roster

      Jobs are waiting and Montrose manufacturing companies are looking for skilled applicants. Colorado Mesa University staff answered the need by offering courses in manufacturing technology at the Montrose campus. Introduction to Manufacturing and Blueprint Reading will be offered this fall through Western Colorado Community College (WCCC), a division of Colorado Mesa University at the Montrose campus.

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    4. Taking it on the road

      Taking it on the road

      It's summertime, and we are taking the Colorado Technology Association on the road. Time to get out of Denver, cruise the awesome roads of Colorado and discover where we can get lost, without any cell coverage, in Colorado!

      We are excited to depart on our inaugural Colorado Tech Tour on July 20th. 5 cities, 5 days and numerous conversations for us to connect with all things technology in our state. As Colorado continues to grow and become a core hub of technology in the U.S., it has never been more important for us to work together and collaborate ...

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    5. Colorado Springs-area job market sees little change in May

      The Colorado Springs-area job market in May was little changed from April as the unemployment rate remained at 5.3 percent and payrolls grew moderately from May 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. The local jobless rate has hovered between 5.1 percent and 5.3 percent since October. The May rate is down from 6.3 percent in May 2014.

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    6. How STEAM plays a critical role in developing Colorado's STEM-focused workforce

      How STEAM plays a critical role in developing Colorado's STEM-focused workforce

      Much of Colorado's economic future depends on a coordinated effort between K-12, universities, governments and businesses to produce a quality, educated workforce with an emphasis on degrees in science, technology, engineering and math — commonly referred to as STEM. The Colorado Department of Higher Education's (CDHE) reports that 55 percent of Colorado jobs will require a STEM-related higher education by the year 2020.

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    7. Grit Robotics: an underdog on a big stage

      Grit Robotics: an underdog on a big stage

      DARPA’s Robotics Challenge Finals kicked off this morning, after years in the making. Of the 23 teams competing in a simulated Fukishima disaster course for a $2 million grand prize, one of them is decidedly not like the others. Grit Robotics, based out of Grand Junction, Colorado, in affiliation with Colorado Mesa University, is in many ways an unlikely participant. It’s Cog-Burn robot weighs only 75 pounds. The next lightest robot in the finals weighs in at around 300 lbs.

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    8. Innovation abounds: Colorado and metro Denver among top 5 for startup activity

      Innovation abounds: Colorado and metro Denver among top 5 for startup activity

      Innovation and willingness to take risks have a bright future in Colorado, and that future is getting brighter — at least if the latest Kauffman Index report on startup activity is any indication. Colorado is ranked as the No. 4 state with the most startup activity — with 350 people out of every 100,000 adults becoming entrepreneurs each month — up from No. 7 in 2014's index. Metro Denver also came in high among metro areas, landing the No.

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    9. The 5 largest reported fundings in Colorado in May

      The 5 largest reported fundings in Colorado in May

      Investors: Kingston Technology, Phison Electronics Corporation, ABR Capital Management, and additional investments aggregated by DH Capital. Bio: Liqid is redefining how resources are used and managed within the data center by offering its customers an innovative solution to keep pace with the rapidly-changing IT landscape in real-time. News: There really isn’t much out there on Liqid, which is still in stealth. 4.

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    10. Internet speed wars escalate in region

      Internet speed wars escalate in region

      City officials from the region say their explorations into creating municipal broadband utilities are moving forward despite recent announcements by Comcast and CenturyLink that the companies plan to significantly increase the speeds of their Internet services in Colorado. While Longmont is well into the build-out of its 1-gigabit network dubbed NextLight, Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado cities such as Boulder, Loveland, Fort Collins and Estes Park all are examining doing something similar.

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    11. Colorado adds 4,200 jobs in April

      Colorado adds 4,200 jobs in April

      Colorado employers added 4,200 jobs in April, keeping the state's unemployment rate steady at 4.2 percent, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported Wednesday. Separately, the labor department revised the state's fourth-quarter employment data upward by 16,300 jobs. In April, Colorado's largest job gains were in the areas of leisure and hospitality and education and health services, officials said.

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    12. Medical crowdfunding on the rise in Colorado

      Medical crowdfunding on the rise in Colorado

      As crowdfunding and social media websites grow increasingly popular, they are more often being used to cover large medical expenses.

      Jan Herbst, 71, knows this firsthand.

      She had been sick for decades, suffering from dozens of cold and flu infections, heart trouble and hearing problems, before a specialist finally figured out what was wrong: She had Lyme disease.

      She was too sick to work and had spent most of her money trying to find help.

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    13. Colorado Tech Tour

      Colorado Tech Tour

      Focus:  Team Building & Talent Attrition

      The Tech Tour is a week-long opportunity to tell the story of tech throughout Colorado. The tour will kick off in Denver, where CTA will lead the charge with an official logo-adorned bus in this dynamic, “come one, come all” caravan of technology enthusiasts. Each destination community will feature an open-to-the-public event for networking and information sharing around the technology economy.

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    14. Alternative fuels and technology auto expo in Steamboat attracts everything from buses to bikes

      Alternative fuels and technology auto expo in Steamboat attracts everything from buses to bikes

      The parking lot of Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot was filled Tuesday afternoon with green cars of every color.

      The Alternative Fuels and Gas Saving Technology Expo attracted a propane powered school bus, a vintage hybrid diesel/recycled-cooking-oil vintage Mercedes, a hulking hydrogen fuel Hummer, a sporty Chevy Volt and a delicate little open-sided GEM electric car made by Polaris. And if you like your hybrids Euro style, there was even a sleek looking Porsche.

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    15. Uber meets eHarmony: Lawyers-on-demand startup expands to Colorado

      Uber meets eHarmony: Lawyers-on-demand startup expands to Colorado

      When Matthew Faustman was a lawyer in a big firm in Silicon Valley a few years ago, he heard a lot of complaints from clients about hefty legal fees. At the same time, he saw an exodus of lawyers leaving big firms and going out on their own. How could the two groups meet up? he said. UpCounsel was born. Think of it as eHarmony meets Uber, he said. Faustman, UpCounsel CEO, and Mason Blake launched the company in San Francisco in 2013. It's now expanding to Colorado. The lawyer-on-demand site…

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    16. Makerspace opens in Manitou to help entrepreneurs develop products, businesses

      By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -

      A small group of volunteers spent two years realizing their dream of a "makerspace" where entrepreneurs can develop, improve and eventually manufacture products, and hopes to eventually create several more in southern Colorado.

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    17. California firm buys Longmont-based Eagle Mountain Technology

      LONGMONT – California Eastern Laboratories announced Thursday that it has acquired Longmont-based engineering services company Eagle Mountain Technology, with plans...

      The post California firm buys Longmont-based Eagle Mountain Technology appeared first on BizWest.

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    18. Tax break proposal for Colorado data centers runs out of juice

      Tax break proposal for Colorado data centers runs out of juice

      Colorado economic developers will not have a new arrow in their quiver in efforts to attract data centers to the state next year. Sponsors of a bill in the Colorado Legislature that would have created tax breaks of as much as $3 million per company for data-center equipment purchases turned the bill Wednesday into a study of the issue instead.

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    19. Where to recycle old PCs and other e-waste in Colorado

      Where to recycle old PCs and other e-waste in Colorado

      By Tamara Chuang Tech Reporter Tamara Chuang Add a comment Print Print SMS Tweet Topics Blue Star Recyclers, Boulder, Denver, e-waste, environment, eStewards, R2, recycling

      Blue Star Recyclers staffer Jack Ryan, left, dismantles a computer tower Tuesday at the facility in Denver. CEO Bill Morris says the nonprofit probably has more employees than any other e-waste company. (Andy Cross, The Denver Post) It’s difficult not to just hand money over to Blue Star Recyclers in Denver.

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    20. Go Code Colorado 2015 Finalist Teams Announced

      Go Code Colorado 2015 Finalist Teams Announced
      Go Code Colorado is a statewide civic app challenge housed in the Colorado Secretary of State’s office that brings together a community of entrepreneurs, business partners and developers to make use of public data to solve business problems. It won the Colorado Technology Association's APEX award Technology Project of the Year, and was honored by Harvard’s Kennedy School for Democratic Government and Innovation as a Bright Idea in this year’s Innovations in American Government Awards competition
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