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    1. Colorado in the forefront in transforming the workplace

      Colorado in the forefront in transforming the workplace

      With a wave of millennials soon to enter the workforce, leaders in Colorado — from politicians to cutting-edge recruiters — are making changes they hope will maximize the state's competitive advantage in recruiting the best and brightest.

      In just six years, millennials will account for about 40 percent of Colorado's workforce, and experts say they will make their presence known.

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    2. 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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    3. Global Village Academy in Northglenn tests Google Glass with students

      NORTHGLENN —When her name was called, Mariana Ochoa, 10, lit up and scampered to the front of the classroom. She plopped herself down at the teacher's desk and stuck her face out to Jenny Davenport, her fourth-grade technology instructor at Global Village Academy in Northglenn.

      Davenport picked up a sleek, chunky pair of black spectacle frames and placed them on the girl's face.

      "What can you see?" Davenport asked her.

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    4. Hackathons: Giving back to the community, one line of code at a time

      Hackathons: Giving back to the community, one line of code at a time

      By Andy Vuong The Denver Post Posted: 05/26/2014 12:01:00 AM MDT Updated: 05/26/2014 12:09:14 AM MDT Harrison Kuzbyt, a University of Denver computer science major, works on his team project at the recent GovDev Challenge in which Google partnered with the Harrison Kuzbyt, a University of Denver computer science major, works on his team project at the recent GovDev Challenge in which Google partnered with the states of Colorado and Wyoming to create solutions for challenges facing local governments. (Photos by Brenden Neville, Special to The Denver Post)

      Civic hackathons, popping up ...

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    5. Ciao Telecom says hello to U.S. prepaid cell market with Rapids deal

      Ciao Telecom says hello to U.S. prepaid cell market with Rapids deal

      Two months after Colorado lost its only hometown wireless carrier — with the acquisition of Cricket Wireless by AT&T — the state is essentially gaining a new one.

      While not an official headquarters relocation, Dallas-based Ciao Telecom is pouring several million dollars into a high-profile sponsorship deal with Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids, stitching the relatively unknown company's moniker on the front of player jerseys.

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    6. Boulder's Zayo pays $293 million for Geo Networks' optical fiber

      Boulder's Zayo pays $293 million for Geo Networks' optical fiber

      Internet network consolidator Zayo Group paid roughly $293.5 million for its latest acquisition, London-based Geo Networks. The deal was announced last week, though the purchase price wasn't disclosed until Wednesday in a regulatory filing.

      Boulder-based Zayo said the acquisition will add over 2,100 miles to its fiber-optic network in Europe, connecting nearly 600 buildings. The deal was funded through a combination of cash and a portion of the company's $250 million revolving credit line.

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    7. Loveland earphone maker wins first CSU contest for entrepreneurs

      Loveland earphone maker wins first CSU contest for entrepreneurs

      Loveland-based Decibullz Custom Molded Earphone won Colorado State University's inaugural Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge — a business pitch competition — at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins.

      The win over 16 other competitors netted the company a $250,000grand prize, $20,000 of equipment from HP, six months of free business coaching from EMyth and a year of entrepreneurship mentoring from Blue Ocean Enterprises.

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    8. Can MapQuest reroute to stay relevant in battle with Google Maps?

      Can MapQuest reroute to stay relevant in battle with Google Maps?

      Denver's most recognizable dot-com is at a crossroads, grappling with a steep erosion of its core business amid fierce competition from a pair of tech Goliaths in Google and Apple.

      MapQuest, once the nation's go-to source for online driving directions, is plotting a comeback with a battle plan that includes creating original content, adding more local data to search results, revamping its home page and improving the integration between its mobile and desktop products.

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