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    1. Futurist: Say goodbye to a 'job,' say hello to freelance

      With a shift to a more freelance economy, communities should focus less on attracting companies to provide jobs and more on attracting high-level executives who can bring a budget and staff with them to wherever they decide to locate, Thomas Frey said in an interview after his speech at the "State of the Workforce" event, hosted by the Pikes Peak Workforce Center.

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    2. Colorado Springs-based Cherwell Software acquires Seattle IT firm

      By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -

      Cherwell Software, a fast-growing Colorado Springs-based software developer, said Tuesday it has acquired Express Metrix, a small Seattle information technology and software asset management company.

      Neither of the privately held companied released terms of the deal, but Cherwell marketing vice president Jason Haggar said the transaction involved cash and Cherwell stock.

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    3. Air Force Academy program opens millions in research to Pikes Peak area entrepreneurs

      Air Force Academy program opens millions in research to Pikes Peak area entrepreneurs

      BY Katherine Blunt katherine.blunt@gmail.com -

      The Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will introduce a program at its Aug. 20 MashUp event that allows local businesses to jump-start growth using the resources of the Air Force Academy.

      The MashUp is a networking opportunity for local entrepreneurs.

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    4. Air Force Academy expanding tech transfer program to help area businesses

      Air Force Academy expanding tech transfer program to help area businesses
      Katherine Blunt katherine.blunt@gmail.com -

      Colorado Springs businesses will soon have more opportunity to jumpstart their growth, with help from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

      The academy is about to introduce an expansion of its technology transfer program to increase its collaboration with the private sector by giving businesses the chance to access its labs, intellectual property and research talent.

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    5. Colorado entrepreneurs gather to share, get feedback on their concepts

      Colorado entrepreneurs gather to share, get feedback on their concepts
      By Katherine blunt katherine.blunt@gazette.com -

      Ian Lee had to yell to silence the group.

      Fifty people paused their conversations and turned their attention to the center of the room, where three entrepreneurs were about to share what each hoped would be the next big idea.

      Lee and his cousin, Nick Lee - two organizers of Colorado Springs New Tech, a pitch night hosted by Peak Startup - fed the crowd's excitement with 10 pizzas, a keg and boxed wine.

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    6. Denver, Fort Collins rate high for careers; Colorado Springs also on list

      Denver, Fort Collins rate high for careers; Colorado Springs also on list
      The Denver Post -

      Denver and Fort Collins each climbed two rungs to round out the top five in Forbes' 16th annual list of Best Places for Business and Careers.

      Denver, No. 6 last year and No. 4 this year out of 200 cities, was dinged for business and living costs that are higher than any other city among the top five but was praised for its diverse economy and outdoor recreation opportunities that draw young employees.

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    7. Colorado Springs-based Cherwell Software gets new president

      Colorado Springs-based Cherwell Software gets new president

      by WAYNE HEILMAN wayneh@gazette.com -

      Four months after he joined Cherwell Software's board, Craig Harper has been named president of the Colorado Springs-based software developer.

      Harper, who has spent more than 15 years in executive marketing and sales posts in software and information technology, will oversee marketing, sales, services and support for the company, which develops software that keeps computers, networks and other information technology equipment running properly.

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    8. Colorado Springs preparing for its first 1 Million Cups event

      Colorado Springs preparing for its first 1 Million Cups event

      Katherine blunt katherine.blunt@gazette.com -

      If the standing room-only crowd was any indication, there's plenty of interest among Colorado Springs business people who want to share ideas about entrepreneurial successes and failures.

      Nearly 40 people crowded into a room Wednesday in the former Ivywild Elementary School on South Cascade Avenue to learn about the effort to launch 1 Million Cups - a weekly educational program for entrepreneurs - in Colorado Springs.

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    9. Monument brothers develop router to control home automation devices

      Monument brothers develop router to control home automation devices

      Katherine Blunt katherine.blunt@gazette.com -Katherine Blunt katherine.blunt@gazette.com -

      They were on track to bring in more than $100,000, and then Kickstarter pulled the plug.

      Alex and Brandon Jones, brothers from Monument, had launched a crowdfunding campaign to jumpstart the development of their invention: a touchscreen router designed to control all automation and networking technologies within a home.

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    10. 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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    11. 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.

      REGULATORY

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    12. 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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    13. 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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    14. 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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