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    1. Englewood software firm says merger with Hawaii company is dead

      Englewood software firm says merger with Hawaii company is dead

      An Englewood company that makes identity software for the education market said its merger with a Hawaii software company is dead. Aegis Identity Software Inc. said it's merger plans with Code Rebel Corp. of Maui, Hawaii, announced in January, has been called off due to Code Rebel's problems. Earlier this month, shares in Code Rebel (Nasdaq: CDRB) were halted by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission because of "a lack of accurate information" about the company's securities.

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    2. Denver leaders seek $50M 'Smart City' prize for transportation innovation

      Denver leaders seek $50M 'Smart City' prize for transportation innovation

      More than 20 Denver-area civic and business leaders, local and state officials gathered Thursday to pitch the metro region as the nation’s first "Smart City" for transportation. They're hoping to win $50 million in federal and private resources by demonstrating that Denver and the region can integrate new technologies — including self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into the transportation network. The money is the prize behind the “Smart City Challenge Grant” competition…

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    3. Comcast is adding 600-job call center in Fort Collins

      Comcast is adding 600-job call center in Fort Collins

      Cable giant Comcast Corp. is opening a new call center in Fort Collins and plans to hire to fill most of the 600 positions there.

      The Philadelphia-based company (Nasdaq: CMCSA) plans to hold a press conference Thursday morning in the northern Colorado city that’s scheduled to include Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell and Rich Jennings, Comcast’s senior vice president for Rocky Mountain region.

      The new center is in addition to existing customer care sites in the southern Denver metro area, where…

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    4. EKS&H acquires firm with oil and gas specialty

      EKS&H acquires firm with oil and gas specialty

      EKS&H LLP., the largest Denver-based accounting, audit and tax firm, has acquired a Centennial-based accounting firm that specializes in the oil and gas industry.

      EKS&H said Monday that it has acquired Rivington Financial Services, an outsourced accounting provider that has worked with businesses in the oil and gas industry for 15 years. The company’s 25 employees speak the oil and gas language, said Lori Gibson, EKS&H consulting partner.

      "It's very industry specific," she said. "They do the…

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    5. Seattle online insurance comparison company expands to Denver

      Seattle online insurance comparison company expands to Denver

      A Seattle online insurance comparison site has opened an office in Denver.

      QuoteWizard, which was founded 10 years ago, said the Denver office is its first office outside of Seattle, and is located in Denver's LoDo neighborhood.

      "The company is looking to hire sales and technology professionals. The company already has a dozen employees in Denver and plans to continue hiring," the company said in a statement.

      "We are pleased to open a new office in Denver because that city’s vibrant business…

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    6. Xcel to build $1 billion wind-power project, Colorado's biggest

      Xcel to build $1 billion wind-power project, Colorado's biggest

      Xcel Energy Inc. on Friday filed a plan with state regulators to build, own and operate its $1 billion Rush Creek Wind Project, which includes a 600-megawatt wind farm and 90-mile transmission line in eastern Colorado.

      As proposed, the Rush Creek wind farm would be Colorado’s biggest wind farm.

      Xcel (NYSE: XEL) said the project also will be “one of the state’s most cost-effective wind projects” and will use wind turbines built in Colorado by Vestas Wind Systems, the Danish wind turbine…

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    7. Colorado lawmakers hang up on telecom reforms

      Colorado lawmakers hang up on telecom reforms

      Expectations that the 2016 legislative session could produce big changes to telecommunications law in Colorado turned out to be misguided as bills watched by the industry failed or were gutted in the session’s final days.

      A bill that would have let rural counties exempt telecom providers’ broadband hardware purchases from sales taxes died in a legislative committee hours before the end of this year’s session Wednesday.

      It was one of many proposed tech-related measures to run aground in a…

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    8. How Denver ranks among 25 major cities for startup activity

      How Denver ranks among 25 major cities for startup activity

      A detailed analysis of 25 cities measuring where they rank in the "technology revolution," shows Denver is among the very best, giving cities like Boston and the San Francisco Bay Area a run for their money. According the "Innovation That Matters 2016" report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the chamber's FreeEnterprise.com and public benefit corporation focused on high-growth startups 1776, Denver ranks...

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    9. $2.5 billion in development planned, under construction in downtown Denver, DDP says

      $2.5 billion in development planned, under construction in downtown Denver, DDP says

      Nearly $2.5 billion in development is currently planned or under construction in downtown Denver, according to the Downtown Denver Partnership, which held its annual State of Downtown Denver event Tuesday. As of mid-2016, according to DDP's report, there are 18 projects under construction and 14 projects planned for development in downtown Denver, totaling $2.47 billion in investment in Denver.

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    10. Webroot jumps into 'internet of things' protection

      Webroot jumps into 'internet of things' protection

      Webroot Inc. is branching out to help companies protect internet-connected machines and devices from hackers after years building its reputation with consumer desktop computers and mobile phones.

      The Broomfield-based cybersecurity company is unveiling its BrightCloud Threat Intelligence service, which is meant to work with companies’ “internet of things” gateway devices, which serve as central hubs for communications between devices, a central command computer and the internet.

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    11. Colorado health IT firm strikes deal with Alabama company

      Colorado health IT firm strikes deal with Alabama company

      Command Health of Boulder has entered into a partnership with SourceMed, a Birmingham, Alabama-based outpatient technology company, to offer a new form of clinical documentation for physicians working at the ambulatory surgery centers within SourceMed's growing footprint. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The partnership will involve the integration of Command Health's mobile clinical documentation app with SourceMed's billing technology.

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    12. Lockheed to compete with Boeing, Northrop to keep Air Force GPS satellite work

      Lockheed to compete with Boeing, Northrop to keep Air Force GPS satellite work

      The U.S. Air Force has brought in Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. to compete against Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., for lucrative contracts building future global positioning satellites. Jefferson County-based Lockheed Martin Space Systems (LMSS) currently holds the multibillion-dollar contracts to build the first eight GPS III orbiters, but it will have to beat out two rivals to keep the work after about 2019.

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    13. Oh the beautiful Colorado places Google can take you (Slideshow)

      Colorado's beauty spreads far and wide — from remote hiking trails, to serene lakes, to bustling urban parks and more. There's so much beauty, in fact, many of us would find it difficult to ever find the time to visit all those places in a lifetime. Luckily, there's now a way to prioritize which ones are most appealing, even tour them — all from a computer. Google Maps recently added virtual visits to 32 state attractions that allow users to view what the area looks like. Using Google Street…

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    14. Alliance Data opens second customer support center in Westminster

      Alliance Data officials formally opened the company's second customer service center in Westminster on Thursday and the company’s president said there may be plans for a third center.

      “We intend to double the size of our business by 2020,” said Melisa Miller, president of Alliance Data, which does about $2.5 billion in annual revenue. “And there would be nothing more energizing than celebrating a third building. So perhaps we should pledge today that is something we would want to do here…

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    15. Lockheed Martin, DigitalGlobe workers create technology to speed disaster relief

      Colorado aerospace technology workers have created software to help speed relief to victims of natural disasters around the world. Workers at Jefferson County-based Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. (LMSS) built the HelpNowMap.com service to help get clear data to residents, first-responders and aid agencies on the ground after floods, earthquakes, hurricanes and other disasters around the world. Now they hope a major aid agency takes up the technology and software developers elsewhere continue…

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    16. Denver companies raise $345 million in venture capital in 2015

      Denver companies raise $345 million in venture capital in 2015

      Denver-based startups raised $345 million in venture capital in 2015 -- nearly double the amount raised in 2011, according to a new report from the Denver Office of Economic Development. The Denver Venture Capital Report 2015 analyzes venture capital deals in Denver from 2011 to 2015 with data from CB Insights. The report includes all seed and angel investments, Series A through E investments and growth equity investments. Angels are doing some heavy lifting, according to the report.

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    17. Tech Center-based cable company says it raised $40M

      Tech Center-based cable company says it raised $40M

      WideOpenWest Finance, which operates WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone, said it's raised $40 million in financing from its owners. WOW!, which is based in the Denver Tech Center, said Avista Capital Partners and Crestview Partners, a private equity firm based in New York, made additional equity investments totaling $40 million. The company, which employs 2,800 people, said it now has 784,600 total customers. The biggest markets served by WOW! include Detroit, Chicago and Columbus, Ohio. In December,…

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