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    1. Online pet-sitting services, illegal in Colorado, could be legitimized and regulated

      Online pet-sitting services, illegal in Colorado, could be legitimized and regulated

      During a time of career transition last year, Lisa Jacobson found Rover.com, an online service that links people who need pet sitters with folks in their area willing to perform that service for a fee. The single mother from Colorado Springs worked with dogs with anxiety issues, rose to the top spot in Rover search results in her area and earned about $10,000 for her work in 2016.

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    2. Swiftpage Raises the Bar for CRM Software Connectivity and Performance with All New Act! App

      Swiftpage Raises the Bar for CRM Software Connectivity and Performance with All New Act! App

      Swiftpage, the maker of Act! and a leading provider of software and services that help small and mid-sized businesses grow, today announced the availability of Act! v19, their latest release of Act!, in North America, Australia and New Zealand, and International English. The new software will be released in French and German markets in the coming months.

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    3. Uber to debut 'new' technology for US drivers in Colorado Springs

      Uber to debut 'new' technology for US drivers in Colorado Springs

      Ride-sharing giant Uber is trying a "new" technology for the first time nationwide in Colorado Springs - cash.

      Drivers will start accepting cash Jan. 17 from riders, who still must use the smartphone application to seek a ride and will get any change as a credit to their Uber account, which can be cashed out through online cash service PayPal, Uber spokeswoman Taylor Patterson said Tuesday.

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    4. Another car-sharing service debuts in Denver

      Another car-sharing service debuts in Denver

      Denver now has one more app-driven car-sharing service, this one backed by auto manufacturing giant General Motors. The service, known as Maven, makes cars available for short-term rentats at prices ranging from compacts and sedans starting at $8 an hour to SUVs starting at $14 an hour. Maven is launching in Denver with several car-pickup locations downtown and a handful in neighborhoods such as Cherry Creek, University and Highland.

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    5. Hacker going to prison for Photobucket software breach

      Hacker going to prison for Photobucket software breach

      One man is going to prison and a second is working for Denver-based Photobucket Inc. for free as punishment for creating software that extortionists used to steal people’s intimate images from the photo service. U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel sentenced Brandon Bourret, 41, of Colorado Springs, to 29 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release, and to forfeit $49,153 cash plus computer equipment...

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    6. IAC’s HomeAdvisor Acquires MyHammer, The Leading Home Services Marketplace in Germany

      IAC’s HomeAdvisor Acquires MyHammer, The Leading Home Services Marketplace in Germany

      HomeAdvisor, the operator of the leading home services marketplace in both North America and Europe and an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), today announced that it has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in MyHammer Holding AG (ETR: MYRK), the leading home services marketplace in Germany. The stake will be acquired from Holtzbrinck Digital GmbH in a private transaction...

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    7. Denver's Ibotta leads the way to the app-to-app economy

      Denver's Ibotta leads the way to the app-to-app economy

      Bryan Leach is hoping to define a new business trend with the next incarnation of his Denver-based Ibotta Inc., a mobile app whose users earn rewards for shopping. Ibotta has launched an app-to-app marketplace, in which the company is partnering with mobile brands such as Boxed, Groupon, DoorDash, Hotels.com and Jet to offer rewards to shoppers for ordering goods and services from their smartphones and tablets...

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    8. Safeway, Albertsons launch delivery service, online ordering in metro Denver

      Safeway, Albertsons launch delivery service, online ordering in metro Denver

      An old idea is new again as Safeway announced Wednesday that it will start delivering groceries in metro Denver.

      Customers of Safeway and sister grocery chain Albertsons can make their orders online at www.safeway.com or via a Safeway app available on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

      The supermarket chain will deploy about a dozen trucks in the Denver area, from Lone Tree to Boulder, to make the deliveries — even frozen items can be delivered.

      “Safeway has offered grocery delivery in…

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    9. FullContact buys a Colorado tech startup after $25M VC round

      FullContact buys a Colorado tech startup after $25M VC round

      Well, that didn’t take long.

      Denver’s FullContact Inc. said Wednesday it is buying another local tech startup, a week after landing $25 million in venture capital to fund growth and acquisitions.

      FullContact, which makes apps and online software for people to manage their contacts, is buying Boulder-based Conspire, a small startup aiming to help people broaden their network of business contacts by facilitating introductions.

      Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

      Conspire built technology…

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    10. Denver messaging startup pulls in millions as it launches app

      Denver messaging startup pulls in millions as it launches app

      Kwippo Inc., the Denver maker of a messaging app has raised $2.5 million in seed-round funding, announcing the deal as it launched apps meant to make messaging more expressive.

      The free Kwippit messaging app provides a custom smartphone keyboard and replaces the standard emoji figures — those winking smiley faces and other emotive images — with more elaborate and varied pictures to give users more ways to express themselves in a message.

      Messaging has emerged as the preferred communication…

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    11. Metro Denver city experiments with free Lyft rides to light rail

      Metro Denver city experiments with free Lyft rides to light rail

      Denver’s mass transit system is expanding — particularly its rail network — but sometimes just getting to the train station is the biggest hurdle.

      It’s called the "first-mile, last-mile" gap.

      And that gap is exactly where city officials in Centennial are stepping in with an experimental program launching Aug. 17. Residents of a portion of the south-metro-area city west of Interstate 25 will be offered free rides via the ride-hailing service Lyft to and from the nearby RTD Dry Creek light-rail…

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    12. Craftsy launches online cooking class series

      Craftsy launches online cooking class series

      Denver-based Craftsy, which specializes in online education programs for people interested in learning crafts, is teaming up with celebrity chefs for a new series of classes. The company says its “Culinary All-Star” series will feature HD video lessons, recipe demonstrations, interactivity and a live Facebook Q&A with the chef. The series, the company says, will give Craftsy students access into the minds of some of the biggest names in the kitchen. Founder and CEO John Levisay was unavailable…

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    13. Lyft to home-deliver Walmart groceries in Denver (Video)

      Lyft to home-deliver Walmart groceries in Denver (Video)

      Lyft is teaming up with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to offer home grocery delivery in Denver in a bid to complete with Amazon.com Inc.'s same-day services.

      It's part of a pilot program by Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) to home-deliver goods from its Walmart stores in Denver and Phoenix using ride-hailing services. It will use Lyft in Denver and Uber in Phoenix.

      Wal-Mart will roll out a pilot "within two weeks," said Michael Bender, the retail giant's executive vice president of e-commerce.

      “We’ll start small…

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