Venture capitalists seem to be testing the waters once again, despite the volatile economic conditions. Investors put $8.4 billion into 765 deals in the third quarter, representing a 29 percent increase in investment and an 8 percent increase in the number of deals compared to the same time period in...
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs engineering students will start designing parts for electric cars beginning in the fall of 2012. UCCS and University of Colorado Boulder faculty will join forces to teach courses in the design and implementation of electric vehicle drivetrains to new and retraining engineers. The university faculties won...
Yes, Steve Jobs is gone, and it felt sudden; I was completely unprepared. The news came to me on the 11 p.m. news, and I immediately logged onto Twitter to see what had happened. There it was, Jobs died - two hours ago. I sat quietly in the dark,...
Arrow Electronics Inc. is transferring its global headquarters to the Denver suburb of Englewood from Melville, N.Y., but the company described it as a change of address and said no jobs would be created or lost. The electronics and computer components supplier said Tuesday the shift would be effective Nov....
AT&T will begin network upgrades in the Colorado Springs area to enhance the wireless capacity and performance of its mobile broadband network. The new network will add layers of frequency, also known as carriers, to manage capacity, according to AT&T. The mobile company faced criticism for lack of broadband...
Does the loudest voice in the room (or on the Internet) still earn the most attention? With the election coming up and the candidates spouting rhetoric as loudly as they can, I started to wonder; with all of the technology for broadcasting thought and information today, have people organically...
The Colorado Springs Technology Incubator has graduated its eighth business, a crane inspection management software company.
I’ve been fielding a lot of questions lately about the role of company Web sites amid the sea of social media venues. Most of the questions sound like this: “Can’t I just launch a blog and a Facebook page and skip building a company Web site?” I understand where these...
So yes, technology is getting smaller and more powerful every day, but most of us don’t know just how small we can go. Researchers have developed machines the size of just a few atoms that do incredibly powerful things like detect cancer tumors in the liver, and strengthen metal...
One of my favorite places to learn about technology is at the Flea Market. I find generations of typewriters, cameras, and hand-powered coffee mills displayed side by side on the tables, and I can instantly understand how they work just by looking at them. Then I think about the...
Have you ever posted a Facebook status update only to instantly regret it? I’ve done it more than I care to admit, but was pleased to find that the Urban Dictionary has already addressed the sentiment. These statements are called “epiphanots.” Urban Dictionary defines epiphanot as: An idea that at first...
What if you were walking down Cascade Avenue and you met a guy who made the most far-out bicycles you’ve ever seen? What if you got to talking to an engineer about the principles of flight and it inspired you to make your own invention? It could happen at this...