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    1. Colorado Springs native founds garmet manfuacturing firm in Nepal

      Colorado Springs native founds garmet manfuacturing firm in Nepal

      Katherine blunt katherine.blunt@gazette.com -

      The goal was $7,000. Within a week, however, Corban Bryant realized he had set the bar too low.

      Bryant, a Colorado Springs native who founded an ethical garment manufacturing company in Nepal, launched a Kickstarter campaign late last month to promote the company's first fashion line and expand employee benefits.

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    2. Q&A: Mike Kennedy of FastPXL

      Q&A: Mike Kennedy of FastPXL
      by charise simpson Special to The Gazette -

      Mike Kennedy is one of three principals at FastPXL, a Colorado Springs company that develops of websites and mobile applications for smart phones and tablets. Kennedy focuses on managing growth, and leverages his marketing expertise to make sure the apps incorporate the branding statements of the company's customers.

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    3. A look at the roadblocks facing driverless cars

      A look at the roadblocks facing driverless cars

      Google Inc. is pushing hard to bring cars driven by computers — not people — to market. To do so, the Silicon Valley giant first had to persuade states including California to pass laws legalizing the still-emerging technology. After all, a basic premise of driving is that a person controls the vehicle.

      Though California's rules will go into effect in June 2015, barriers remain to the widespread availability of the cars of the future, whether made by Google or traditional automakers.

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    4. How Google got states to legalize driverless cars

      How Google got states to legalize driverless cars

      MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers — not people — became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: Driverless cars were almost certainly illegal.

      And yet this week, Google said it wants to give Californians access to a small fleet of prototypes it will make without a steering wheel or pedals.

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    5. Dish to become largest company to accept bitcoin

      Dish to become largest company to accept bitcoin

      LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network Corp. says it will become the largest company yet to accept payment in bitcoin.

      The satellite TV company says it will begin accepting the digital coins through payment processor Coinbase by September. Coinbase will instantly convert the bitcoins into cash, eliminating the risk of price fluctuations to Dish.

      Dish's chief operating officer, Bernie Han, says the idea came from company employees who had become avid bitcoin users.

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    6. Westone CEO brings extensive experience

      Westone CEO brings extensive experience
      by charise simpson Special to The Gazette -

      Jason Lockwood didn't set out to become a serial entrepreneur and CEO, but that's how his career has developed.

      He was born with an appetite for learning that likely served him well while earning a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and an MBA from Harvard University. After earning his first degree, he went to work for McKinsey Consulting, but felt drawn to "earn his stripes," and honor his family's blue-collar roots.

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    7. Library of future ready to open in Colorado Springs

      by Robin Intemann Special to The Gazette -

      When Library 21c, the Pikes Peak Library District's newest facility, opens next month, patrons will see more than a repository for stacks of material.

      The facility on the city's north side will promote experiential learning with the latest in technology, access to 3-D printers, sewing machines and other tools, plus space - lots and lots of space.

      Traditional resources, including books, audio and visual media and e-books, will endure.

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    8. Soon-to-open Colorado Springs library blends technology, convenience, community

      By Robin Intemann, Special to The Gazette -

      Conducting business outside the box - or the office - could soon be the norm for Colorado Springs-area entrepreneurs and companies that get a taste of the Business and Entrepreneurial Center, part of the Pikes Peak Library District's soon-to-open Library 21c.

      On the upper floor of the library, the center will be equipped with almost every resource a business might need, from 3-D printers to white boards to audio and video production studios.

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    9. HP to cut thousands more jobs; impact on Colorado Springs employees unknown

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      PALO ALTO, Calif. - Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting 11,000 to 16,000 more jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a multiyear restructuring plan in May 2012, and it offered an outlook that was below expectations.

      Although the technology giant does not disclose employee numbers by city or state, the company is a major Colorado Springs-area employer and will remain so, said a company official who asked not to be identified.

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    10. Speedier service for Verizon customers comes to Colorado Springs

      Speedier service for Verizon customers comes to Colorado Springs
      by WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -

      Verizon Wireless has expanded its latest generation of wireless technology to the Colorado Springs area with a goal reducing congestion on its local network.

      The latest generation of technology, called XLTE with the X referring to extra-fast, uses a part of the wireless spectrum that Verizon Wireless has acquired in the past eight years to expand capacity of its existing network, said Meagan Dorsch, a Verizon Wireless spokeswoman in Denver.

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