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    1. Colorado Springs-area educators learn about cybersecurity

      Colorado Springs-area educators learn about cybersecurity

      For the next two weeks, teachers and students will learn how to hack into webcams and decode people's emails by tinkering with a Pringles can. And the National Security Agency is encouraging all of it.

      While there is an emphasis on cybersecurity in Colorado Springs, there is a lack of people in the field. As of last January, there were more than 200,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the United States...

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    2. Appetite for entrepreneurialism involves UCCS, Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College and Air Force Academy

      Appetite for entrepreneurialism involves UCCS, Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College and Air Force Academy

      School is in session for a handful of students looking to learn the entrepreneurial trade.

      The Quad Innovation Program, a monthlong course now in its second year, features a series of speakers, tasks students with projects and challenges them to create and innovate in the Springs.

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    3. Data center giant outlines attractiveness of Springs for doing business

      Data center giant outlines attractiveness of Springs for doing business

      Corporate data centers might not be the sexiest economic development projects around.

      They're essentially large, nondescript buildings - so-called technology warehouses where businesses store computer servers and other equipment used to operate their websites and internal networks. Data centers don't employ many people, generate steady streams of sales-tax-paying shoppers or attract hordes of tourists who pump money into local economies.

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    4. Colorado Springs forum seeks to raise profile of women as entrepreneurs

      Colorado Springs forum seeks to raise profile of women as entrepreneurs

      Edelweiss German Restaurant was filled with women - and a couple of men - Tuesday evening looking to learn about the area's economic standing and raise funds for female entrepreneurs.

      The picture painted by Tatiana Bailey, director of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs's economic forum, was pleasant for the most part.

      The median salary of posted jobs in the Springs last month stands at $63,755, surpassing the state's $60,500 figure, she explained during her presentation.

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    5. Catalyst Campus will be an engine for community betterment

      Catalyst Campus will be an engine for community betterment

      The metaphor is just good to ignore.

      The home for Colorado Springs' new Catalyst Campus for Technology & Innovation is a former train depot. And just as the old Santa Fe Railroad launched many thousands of travelers on their way over the years, so it is expected that Catalyst will put new tech companies and their highly skilled, well-paid employees on track for success.

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    6. Tech campus 'a new chapter' for Colorado Springs

      Tech campus 'a new chapter' for Colorado Springs

      The old is making way for the new in downtown Colorado Springs.

      With the snip of a ceremonial ribbon at Tuesday's official opening of the Catalyst Campus for Innovation and Technology, what was once the early 20th century-era Santa Fe railroad station became one of several buildings that will house a coalition of startups at work on the latest developments in cybersecurity, space, defense and manufacturing technologies.

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    7. Colorado Springs startup makes individual medical records safe in the cloud

      Colorado Springs startup makes individual medical records safe in the cloud

      A Colorado Springs-based startup hopes to make it easier for individuals to compile all of their medical records in one place and share them with medical providers through a secure cloud platform.

      BurstIQ Analytics Corp., headed by veteran technology entrepreneur Frank Ricotta and two longtime partners, has already signed the Emergency Department of the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora as its first customer and hopes to grow to more than $1 billion in revenue within five years by becoming the first company to find a way to share medical records generated by doctors, hospitals, labs and other medical providers generated ...

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    8. The business of drones in Colorado Springs

      The business of drones in Colorado Springs

      A few Colorado Springs companies are hoping to capitalize on the latest drone technology that allows them to do a lot more than take pretty pictures with their flying machines.

      These companies are trying to harness the power of data alongside the images they collect to help commercial businesses, farmers and government entities learn more about the land they own or are building on.

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    9. Colorado Springs' Go Code winners move on to forming 'real business'

      Colorado Springs' Go Code winners move on to forming 'real business'

      A Colorado Springs-based team of software developers hopes to complete development and launch its Web application by year's end that will help match employers with potential employees.

      The team became the first from the Springs to win a $25,000, one-year contract with the state Thursday in Colorado's annual Go Code competition, which turns state data into software applications that solve business problems.

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    10. Colorado Springs software company has big plans, starting with interactive dashboard displays

      Colorado Springs software company has big plans, starting with interactive dashboard displays

      Mike Juran has an ambitious vision for Altia Inc. that spans the world, but calls for the software company could employ more than 1,000 at its Colorado Springs headquarters within five to 10 years and generate more than $1 billion annually in revenue.

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    11. Colorado Springs tech company shuts down after failing to land financing

      Colorado Springs tech company shuts down after failing to land financing

      Computer storage manufacturer X-IO Technologies has shut down its Colorado Springs headquarters and laid off 107 employees after failing to secure financing to grow its market, the company told state officials last month.

      X-IO shut down its headquarters and manufacturing operation April 29 and left only a "small team of people to handle an orderly termination of existing operations," according to a letter CEO Bill Miller sent four days earlier to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to comply with the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

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    12. UCCS, Air Force Academy entrepreneurs dream their way to competition success

      UCCS, Air Force Academy entrepreneurs dream their way to competition success

      Entrepreneurship Conference and Competition over teams from 28 other schools, including Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern California. Viper Irrigation Technology, a team of two Air Force Academy cadets that developed a way to inject water and nutrients directly into the vascular system of plants, finished second.

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    13. No venture capital for Colorado Springs so far in 2016

      No venture capital for Colorado Springs so far in 2016

      Colorado Springs was shut out from venture capital investments in the first quarter as investments in Colorado companies fell to a 20-year low, according to a quarterly report.

      Colorado companies landed 15 deals for $44.6 million, down 56 percent from the first quarter of 2015 and the lowest amount invested in any quarter since the final three months of 1995, when venture investments in Colorado totaled $35.8 million.

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    14. US wind energy output hit record in '15, industry group says

      US wind energy output hit record in '15, industry group says

      BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Wind energy generated a record 191 megawatt-hours of electricity last year, enough for 17.5 million homes, an industry group said Tuesday.

      The American Wind Energy Association said wind produced 4.7 percent of the nation's electricity in 2015. Coal generated 33 percent and natural gas slightly less than that, the association said.

      The association released the statistics at a Vestas Wind Systems turbine plant in Brighton, Colorado, near Denver.

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    15. Colorado Springs campus hoping to be an economic force, attract cybersecurity businesses

      Colorado Springs campus hoping to be an economic force, attract cybersecurity businesses

      To its developers, Catalyst Campus is more than just a business park. It is a tool to bring companies that will create hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in federal government contracts to Colorado Springs.

      The O'Neil Group Co. and its partners have invested $10 million in buying, remodeling and upgrading the technology of the former Santa Fe Railroad station and two adjacent buildings at 555-559 E. Pikes Peak Ave. And they expect to spend up to $10 million more to complete the work - making the campus one of Colorado's most technologically advanced.

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    16. Springs focused on being hub of industry | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

      Springs focused on being hub of industry | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

      Colorado Springs’ economic future could depend on how it fits within an emerging industry to tackle hackers. Millions, even billions, of dollars could be in the offing for the cities that become cybersecurity central in the United States. All that money is tied to changes in how the military and industry address cybersecurity — the protection of computers and online networks from crooks, enemy armies and disgruntled individuals who can cause mayhem on the Internet.

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