You’d be amazed at how precisely companies can tailor their advertising based on your data. You’d be even more amazed at where — and how easily — they find it. “The one that people are most surprised by is location-based targeting,” said Timothy Zercher, president and CEO of Pueblo-based EasySocial,...
Nearly four decades after “The Wonderful Wizard of Woz” helped start a microcomputer revolution in his friend’s Palo Alto, Calif., garage, Steve Wozniak comes to Colorado Springs this week as an unquestioned celebrity in his world. Wozniak, cofounder of personal tech corporation Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.), will deliver the...
The entire nation has been watching. We’ve seen what’s happened to Colorado Springs, and the nation is heartbroken for your city, your businesses, your homes, and the incredible destruction of one of the most beautiful places in our country. The question on everyone’s mind is: What now? How long will it...
Breakfast with the Journal Date-place: Tuesday, July 30, Embassy Suites Time: 7 a.m. registration, 7:30 program Cost: $23 for subscribers, $33 for nonsubscribers Register: CSBJ.com/events Almost one-third of small businesses in the United States have been attacked through their computers, emails and cloud networks, losing millions each year to cyber criminals. Even worse, nearly three-quarters...
Neumann Systems Group and its sulfur dioxide scrubber are back on track after the Colorado Springs Utilities Board of Directors voted to end the slowdown on the project for the Martin Drake power plant. “We’re pleased with the decision,” said Rob Fredell, vice president for Neumann Systems Group. The CSU board...
Last week I was invited to participate in a “Fail off” — an event designed to embolden potential entrepreneurs and show them how to start up a company based on their own ideas. The content included a bunch of business owners (including me) going up on stage and publicly...
UCCS physics professor Anatoliy Glushchenko is building a bridge he hopes will lead to growth of high-tech companies in Colorado Springs. He calls the bridge the Center for Innovation in Biophysics and Energy Research, Advanced Technologies and Optical Materials, or CiBER-ATOM. It links the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs...
I saw the announcement this week at LinkedIn: On March 15, the professional networking site will discontinue support for RSS feeds in its groups. And as the manager of several trade groups on LinkedIn, I had to sigh with disappointment, but also nod in agreement. This move marks the trend...
The U.S. Air Force awarded a $24.4 million contract to Intelligent Software Solutions to provide software support for Army and Air Force operations around the world. “This is a continuation of long-standing work we’ve been doing with the Air Force,” said ISS President and CEO Jay Jesse. It is the 15th task...
There’s a new cyber threat. Small and medium businesses are being targeted by cyber criminals using fake social media posts. Some are using email spoofing to send fake Twitter and Facebook updates, while others are sending direct messages from legitimate user accounts that have been hacked. In both instances, the sender...
Epicentral Coworking, a communal workspace in downtown Colorado Springs, announced Thursday that it has been chosen by the Colorado Secretary of State’s office as one of five locations to host the Go Code Colorado Challenge. During the apps challenge March 21 to 23, teams of tech developers and entrepreneurs in...
ModusLink Global Solutions is considering moving Tech for Less jobs to Bloomington, Ind. ModusLink bought Tech for Less in 2009 and said this week it may consider moving jobs. A former employee said this week that the company plans to move some operations to Bloomington, shut down one of the facilities,...