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    1. Out-of-state venture firms keep close eye on Colorado tech companies

      In a room overlooking the Coors Field ballpark Thursday, you needed no hands to count the number of venture capitalists and CEOs wearing a suit and tie. This is Colorado, after all, where instead of meeting for drinks, executives literally take a hike. But while the casual business attitude attracts millennials and outdoor enthusiasts, there's another reason why out-of-state investors are looking closer at technology companies here.

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    2. Arrow partners with startup incubator in Centennial

      Arrow partners with startup incubator in Centennial

      CENTENNIAL — When you're Colorado's largest company, it might be difficult to see potential in the little things. But Arrow Electronics, the state's top Fortune 500 company, wants to hear from makers, hobbyists and startups about these things — the Internet of Things, that is. On Friday, Arrow will unveil TechrIoT in collaboration with its Centennial neighbor, the Innovation Pavilion.

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    3. Startups make pitch on a Fort Collins trolley

      FORT COLLINS — A five-minute pitch to a roomful of investors and a cheering crowd? Meh. Save that for Boulder. How about pitching investors aboard a historic trolley as it moves down Mountain Avenue in downtown Fort Collins? Your time limit? Before the trolley's next stop. Yup, that's how Fort Collins rolls. About a dozen college students jumped on Birney Car 21 on Friday for a chance at the $2,000 prize during Fort Collins Startup Week.

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    4. Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion; local impact unknown

      Avago Technologies, which has operations in Longmont and Fort Collins, said Thursday it will acquire fellow chipmaker Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion in cash and stock. Irvine, Calif.-based Broadcom, which makes wireless chips for smartphones and other devices, also has facilities in Fort Collins and Longmont. Avago's Fort Collins campus, with about 1,300 workers, is its largest after its Singapore headquarters and San Jose, Calif., locations.

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    5. Colorado adds 4,200 jobs in April

      Colorado adds 4,200 jobs in April

      Colorado employers added 4,200 jobs in April, keeping the state's unemployment rate steady at 4.2 percent, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported Wednesday. Separately, the labor department revised the state's fourth-quarter employment data upward by 16,300 jobs. In April, Colorado's largest job gains were in the areas of leisure and hospitality and education and health services, officials said.

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    6. Anschultz's Bioscience 2 building construction wraps up

      Anschultz's Bioscience 2 building construction wraps up

      AURORA — In the halls of Bioscience 2, education, industry and medicine could align. The founders of a growing biotechnology firm could walk down two flights of stairs and brainstorm with students and faculty members. A surgeon from the neighboring University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus can present a case-study to bioengineering students, who then could deliberate, design and 3-D print a surgical device. Those interactions could start happening when CU begins its fall session.

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    7. Comcast's 2 gigabit Internet service coming to Colorado this summer

      Comcast's 2 gigabit Internet service coming to Colorado this summer

      Comcast will unleash 2-gigabit-per-second Internet service to most Colorado customers this summer. Until then, you'll need to be content with 250 megabits per second, which becomes available Thursday for $150 a month. Comcast won't share the price for 2 gbps, which it calls Gigabit Pro, until service starts. But one site, DSLReports, spotted a $300 price online before Comcast pulled the pages. On Wednesday, Comcast's top speed in Denver was 150 mbps for $115 a month.

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    8. Aurora, Boulder, Fort Collins get gigabit Internet for businesses

      Aurora, Boulder, Fort Collins get gigabit Internet for businesses

      Sounds True IT manager Chris Grenard reluctantly signed up the Louisville company for faster fiber-based Internet two months ago. Comcast Enterprise was, really, the only option, he said. The other was a T1 line offering just 1.5 mbps. So he ordered the 300 mbps plan for $2,000 a month. But as CenturyLink announced Monday its Colorado gigabit push to businesses in Aurora, Boulder and Fort Collins, Grenard said he wishes Internet service providers would share plans to help future customers.

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    9. Special Aerospace Systems helps top Colorado companies get to space

      Special Aerospace Systems helps top Colorado companies get to space

      With the acquisition of Denver-based C&C Manufacturing, Boulder-based Special Aerospace Services (SAS) will add specialized production capabilities to its arsenal, which it soon hopes to apply to the realm of human spaceflight. SAS counts Colorado aerospace heavyweights United Launch Alliance, Sierra Nevada Space Systems and Lockheed Martin all of which work on projects that will take humans to space among their top clients.

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    10. Colorado man claims controversial hacker-for-hire site HackersList.com

      Colorado man claims controversial hacker-for-hire site HackersList.com

      EL PASO COUNTY —

      A southern Colorado man stepped out from behind a mysterious veil this week to claim responsibility for a controversial — and popular — computer hacker-for-hire website raising eyebrows around the globe.

      Charles Tendell, who owns the Denver Tech Center-based firm Azorian Cyber Security, admitted this week he is the father of HackersList.com, which allows users to peddle their technological dirty work to the lowest bidder.

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    11. Longmont's NextLight fastest Internet service in U.S.

      Longmont's NextLight fastest Internet service in U.S.

      Longmont Power & Communications' NextLight Internet service is the fastest in the country, according to speed testing company Ookla.

      Ookla, based in Seattle, owns SpeedTest.net, and has previously licensed its Internet testing technology to the Federal Communications Commission when the FCC wanted to build its own application.

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    12. Medical crowdfunding on the rise in Colorado

      Medical crowdfunding on the rise in Colorado

      As crowdfunding and social media websites grow increasingly popular, they are more often being used to cover large medical expenses.

      Jan Herbst, 71, knows this firsthand.

      She had been sick for decades, suffering from dozens of cold and flu infections, heart trouble and hearing problems, before a specialist finally figured out what was wrong: She had Lyme disease.

      She was too sick to work and had spent most of her money trying to find help.

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    13. Digital-health startups to mix with Anschutz campus, health providers

      Digital-health startups to mix with Anschutz campus, health providers

      Forget accelerators and incubators.

      The Prime Health Collaborative, a casual group of Coloradans interested in digital health care, wants to become the nation's first digital-health integrator.

      The organization, which started as a Meetup group in 2012, focuses on growing Colorado digital-health startups, which, by its count, jumped to 120 from 20 in three years. But helping these startups requires more than a monthly meeting.

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    14. Lockheed Martin gets a credit rating upgrade to "A-" on Thursday

      Lockheed Martin gets a credit rating upgrade to "A-" on Thursday

      Lockheed Martin's credit rating was upgraded to A-minus Thursday, indicating it is at a low risk of default, and its stock was assigned a two-star rating out of five by market analyst Morningstar.

      Morningstar joins several analysts such as MarketWatch, Octafinance and Stifel, which have recommended a "buy" for the aerospace and defense contractor's stock following its first-quarter 2015 earnings report.

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    15. New digital-health campus names first tenants, adds prototype lab

      New digital-health campus names first tenants, adds prototype lab

      Developers of a new digital-health campus said Wednesday that the facility, Catalyst, will include a prototyping lab and a mix of tenants ranging from startups to Fortune 20 companies.

      "Catalyst will transform the digital-health economy in ways we haven't envisioned yet and we are thrilled to have so much support," said president Mike Biselli.

      Catalyst is a Koelbel and Company project.

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    16. FiveStars Loyalty opening Denver office, hiring 100 this year

      FiveStars Loyalty opening Denver office, hiring 100 this year

      Companies have long put their money on acquiring new customers rather than focusing on existing ones — to the chagrin of loyal customers.

      That's probably why FiveStars Loyalty is growing.

      The San Francisco firm, which helps small businesses reward existing customers, plans to double its staff this year — with the bulk of new hires in Denver. FiveStars is opening a 10,000-square-foot office at Battery 621 on Kalamath Street. and plans to employ about 100 people there by the end of the year.

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    17. 25-year-old Hubble Space Telescope has deep roots in Colorado

      25-year-old Hubble Space Telescope has deep roots in Colorado

      When the Hubble Space Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990, it was expected to last about 10 years. Now, 25 years later, the stalwart space trooper is still going and has provided humanity with more lessons about our universe than its creators ever imagined.

      The project also helped raise the space-science status of Boulder-based Ball Aerospace and the University of Colorado.

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    18. International Space Symposium delegates tour of Colorado aerospace sector

      International Space Symposium delegates tour of Colorado aerospace sector

      COLORADO SPRINGS — Oakman Aerospace president Stan Kennedy likely didn't expect his small company would get a personal audience with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in the same week, on his home turf.

      But that's exactly what happened when delegations from each agency, along with several aerospace companies from each country, took tours of Oakman's Littleton headquarters last week.

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    19. Growth in video ads helps Altitude Digital get $30 million funding

      Growth in video ads helps Altitude Digital get $30 million funding

      Altitude Digital on Thursday said it received $30 million to build its video advertising empire.

      The Denver company plans to use the funds from FastPay Partners to expand internationally, invest in data centers and push heavily into mobile video advertising, said Jeremy Ostermiller, the firm's founder and CEO.

      "We're doing mobile right now, but we're going to really be jumping in with both feet and building bigger, better and faster technology around mobile," said Ostermiller, a Colorado native.

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    20. Strand Life Sciences opens U.S. headquarters at Fitzsimons in Aurora

      Strand Life Sciences opens U.S. headquarters at Fitzsimons in Aurora

      Strand Life Sciences wants to make genomic profiling a standard in cancer treatments. And the engine behind that aspiration is anchored in Aurora.

      Bangalore, India-based Strand, which developed a genetic sequencing test that analyzes cancer tumors and provides potential treatment options, last fall quietly settled some of its operations at the Fitzsimons Innovation Campus in Aurora.

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