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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Funding for the Department of Defense’s innovation arm could more than double in 2019 — but three Colorado Springs tech companies are seeing benefits long before that money lands. Rim Technologies, Aspen Logix and Spectrabotics have teamed up to create SpaceBook in response to a Commercial Solutions Opening from the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), […]
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A bipartisan marijuana tracking bill that was postponed indefinitely in a Feb. 7 Senate committee meeting is delayed, not dead. There’ll be a refined version of SB18-029 “Development of Marijuana Tracking Technology,” this legislative session, co-sponsor Sen. Kent Lambert said, that will better explain how marijuana tracking will protect Colorado’s legal businesses, tax revenue, marijuana […]
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New technology has the potential to eliminate some jobs, although that same progress can lead to the creation of other positions, such as when the typewriter was replaced by the computer, which helped propel the IT industry. “Technology creates new and different jobs, and often higher-paying jobs,” said Dave Jeffrey, president of JPM Prototype & […]
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For some professionals, it’s easier to have a meeting with co-workers from the comfort of their homes.
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Overseas companies are drawn to Colorado Springs’ outdoor lifestyle, quality workforce and vibrant, supportive business community — but its small talent pool and lack of name recognition are setbacks in the competition for international prospects. “One of the things we’ve been trying to work on — and this is something that companies have told us […]
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Whether it’s an arts alliance or a start-up company, the developing technology industry is an area most businesses should start paying attention to, and Colorado Springs and Pueblo are not exempt. To help businesses share technology advancements and kickstart conversations surrounding tech, the Colorado Governor’s Office proclaimed the week of July 31 to Aug. 4 […]
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Colorado Springs sees hundreds of soldiers leave the military each month while thousands of IT jobs go unfilled. Now the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy is looking to connect the two. Microsoft, Fort Carson and the Army Career Skills Program hosted a ribbon-cutting June 2 for the 18-week accelerated IT course, taught through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical […]
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On a mild yet windy day on the Colorado plains last week, China-based drone manufacturer DJI (Dà-Jiang Innovations Science and Technology Co.) hosted an event to show off the potential benefits of its technology to industries including construction, inspection and emergency response. The event took place in an unexpected location: the sprawling flatlands of Elbert […]
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Fewer than 5 percent of startups will make it to their second year of business, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For many Americans, such figures are daunting — but for some entrepreneurs, the risk makes the reward even sweeter. One such entrepreneur is Vance Brown, the co-founder and board chair […]
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During the Colorado Springs launch of Go Code Colorado — a statewide challenge in which developers and entrepreneurs form teams to create apps using public data — organizers and participants brainstormed problems they might set out to solve. “Create an app that uses public data to solve a problem for business decision makers,” said Program […]
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The tech industry in Colorado Springs is hot — private and public sector cybersecurity workers are in high demand, and developments such as the National Cybersecurity Center and Catalyst Campus continue to gain momentum and national attention. But if Colorado Springs wants to attract more high-tech businesses, then science, technology, engineering and math education and […]
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Ride-hailing enterprise Uber will begin testing its newest feature next week exclusively in Colorado Springs — allowing users to pay in cash for their trip. Beginning Jan. 17, riders in the area will no longer have to submit credit card information via Uber’s smartphone app. Any change from a cash fare will be credited toward the user’s next […]
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