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    1. Weather satellite startup to begin production in Colorado

      Weather satellite startup to begin production in Colorado

      A company aiming to build and launch a fleet of satellites collecting private weather data is starting to build its satellites locally and will hire more employees as it develops its business. PlanetiQ, formed in Bethesda, Maryland in 2012, will produce its first two "micro-satellites" in Boulder and aims to eventually build 10 more to have a constellation of satellites about 500,000 miles above the earth.

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    2. Seagate Technology buying Longmont software storage firm for $645M

      Seagate Technology buying Longmont software storage firm for $645M

      Seagate Technology said it's buying Dot Hill Systems Corp. of Longmont for $645 million. Seagate, a California Bay Area data storage systems company, said it's paying $9.75 per share for Dot Hill (Nasdaq: HILL), which makes software and hardware storage systems. That's about 50 percent more than Dot Hill's average stock price over the past three months. “Seagate has a strong reputation in enterprise storage ... making them the right home for the talented Dot Hill team,” said Dana Kammersgard,…

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    3. Arrow launching ‘Internet of Things’ boot camp

      Arrow launching ‘Internet of Things’ boot camp

      CENTENNIAL -- Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced it is collaborating with Skookum Digital Works to offer the “Innovation Launch Pad,” a five-day, immersive learning “boot camp” for companies looking to bring innovative and profitable “Internet of Things (IoT)” ideas to market.

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    4. Ampt Finds $25M For Solar Power Technology

      Ampt Finds $25M For Solar Power Technology

      Fort Collins-based solar power technology developer Ampt said this morning that it has raised $25M in funding, split between a $20M, Series C funding round, and $5M in working capital. The startup said the funding was led by Bohemian Investments, and also included Doug Schatz. Ampt develops a product which optimizes the power coming out of photovoltaic panels, via DC-to-DC conversion.

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    5. Ball Aerospace: TEMPO on track for critical design review this month

      Ball Aerospace: TEMPO on track for critical design review this month

      BOULDER -- The Tropospheric Emissions Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument developed by Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. is headed toward its critical design review this month following a successful preliminary design review, Ball said. TEMPO, an air quality sensor that will provide hourly monitoring of pollution across North America, is the first NASA Earth Venture Instrument mission with a UV-visible air quality spectrometer to be placed in geostationary orbit, Ball said.

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    6. Arrow Electronics Launch of TechrIoT Meetup

      Arrow Electronics Launch of TechrIoT Meetup

      Welcome to the inaugural techrIoT MeetUp! Far more than a networking group, TechrIoT aims to create order among the often chaotic business landscape for IoT companies of all stages. TechrIoT events will bring together the necessary resources and stakeholders--companies and specialists in hardware, software, sensors, data, connectivity, security, marketing, finance, and design--to help IoT innovators ideate, launch and scale the next generation of connected devices.

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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. Sphero, maker of a 'Star Wars' toy, raises $45M

      Sphero, maker of a 'Star Wars' toy, raises $45M

      Boulder-based toy maker Sphero, maker of the BB-8 robot toy modeled after a robot that will appear in the next "Star Wars" movie, said it's raised an additional $45 million. Investors were led by Mercato Partners and additional investors include a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company and "other strategic investors. " The company was formerly known as Orbotix and has now raised a total of $80 million.

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    9. Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion; local impact unknown

      Avago Technologies, which has operations in Longmont and Fort Collins, said Thursday it will acquire fellow chipmaker Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion in cash and stock. Irvine, Calif.-based Broadcom, which makes wireless chips for smartphones and other devices, also has facilities in Fort Collins and Longmont. Avago's Fort Collins campus, with about 1,300 workers, is its largest after its Singapore headquarters and San Jose, Calif., locations.

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    10. Startup Weekend | Internet of Things

      Startup Weekend | Internet of Things

      Launch an Internet of Things (IoT) Startup in a Weekend On May 29th, hardware and software will collide at Galvanize’s brand-new location for a special Startup Weekend - focused exclusively on launching the next generation of IoT companies. The winning team gets to stick around Galvanize after the weekend ends, each member will be awarded with a 1-month membership at Galvanize - Platte.

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    11. New high-end bike technology taking shape at Colorado Springs bike shop

      By LANCE BENZEL lance.benzel@gazette.com -

      Inside SRAM's secretive development center in Colorado Springs, test technician Rich Vogel revs up a bicycle wheel mounted behind safety glass and warns visitors to step back.

      "You don't want to get too close," he says, squeezing a lever until a steel disc bolted to the hub begins to glow bright red.

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