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Trump’s proposed Colorado border wall has inspired a lot of Sharpie memes

10.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Donald Trump apparently wants to build another border wall in... Colorado. Speaking at the Shale Insight Conference in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Trump said he was going to win New Mexico because the residents "want safety on their border" and he's bui... ...

How to go to market in middle America

There comes a time for many startup companies where they either realize they need to do a nationwide roll-out, or they need to actively target buyers in the middle of the country... ...

Microsoft has warned 10,000 victims of state-sponsored hacking

Microsoft said it has notified close to 10,000 people in the past year that they have been targeted by state-sponsored hackers. The tech giant said Wednesday that the victims were either targeted or compromised by hackers working for a foreign government. In almost all cases, Microsoft said, enterprise customers were the primary targets — such ...

Massive boulder that rolled onto Colorado highway is too expensive to move, will now be a tourist attraction

On Memorial Day weekend, this 8.5-million-pound boulder rolled off a cliff and destroyed part of a highway between Cortez and Telluride, Colorado. Blowing it up to clear the way would cost the state $200,000 so instead Governor Jared Polis turned the bug into a feature. The "house-sized" boulder is now named Memorial Rock and is ...

A brief history of Uber’s bumpy road to an IPO

It’s been nine years since UberCab made its first appearance on the WordPress pages of this website. In the ensuing years, the startup has grown from an upstart looking to upend the taxi cab cartels, to a juggernaut that has its hands in every form of transportation and logistics service it can think of. In ...

Denver suburb officially changes name from “******** Acres” to “Old Cherry Hills”

It's been 111 years since a subdivision of the Denver suburb of Cherry Hills was given the name of "******** Acres," and now, finally, the name has been changed to "Old Cherry Hills," thanks to an official act of the local council.

The ******** Acres subdivision was named in 1908 by the Denver ******** Land Co., ...

Colorado’s net neutrality law will deny grant money to ISPs that engage in network discrimination

ISPs want it both ways: they want to be receive billions in indirect public subsidies (access to rights of ways that would cost unimaginable sums to clear) and direct public subsidies (grant money) but still be able to run their businesses without regard to what the public actually wants (a neutral internet, supported by 87% ...

Study says cannabis-related hospital visits are on the rise in Colorado

03.28.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Researchers at the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital say that there have been 9,973 cannabis-related emergency room visits at their hospital between 2012 and 2016. They add that this means hospital trips related to cannabis use have tripled.&#... ...

Jupiter raises $23 million to tell businesses and governments how climate change will destroy them

Whether it’s by flood, fire, or the fury of a storm, climate-related catastrophes are now impacting most cities and towns across the country. As these natural disasters increase in frequency and severity, cities and the businesses that reside in them are mobilizing to understand how best to prepare for the climatological challenges they’re going to ...