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Top 10 reasons to hire a college graduate

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As a part-time college professor, I can’t let this time of year pass without giving all employers my Top 10 list of reasons to hire a recent college graduate: No. 10: Grads know what the point of social media is (and isn’t). Instead of trying to figure out what your company should be doing to… Continue Reading Top 10 reasons to hire a college graduate

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T5 Data Centers has started construction on its sixth data center complex in Colorado Springs. The new $800 million data center campus will be located on 64 acres and completion of the first stage of the project is scheduled for early 2014. The company says it will add 400 to 600 new jobs once the… Continue Reading T5 starts construction on Springs data center

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Thousands of years ago, the Greeks created rules for sailing the high seas. Those rules have become what is known today as maritime law — regulations that govern travel through international waters. And some experts say it’s time for that same level of international cooperation for cyber security rules. What happens if an attack occurs,… Continue Reading Cyber-crime technology advancing faster than laws

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Cyber attack sophistication, pace growing

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Within 24 hours before the start of the Space Symposium’s cyber conference, the computer-hacking organization called Anonymous had penetrated an unknown number of computers in Israel. Israel retaliated with a “hack back,” tracking Anonymous to its own website and placing the Israeli national anthem on the site. At the same time, banks in the United… Continue Reading Cyber attack sophistication, pace growing

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Incline app ready for download

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Incline app ready for download

The Incline app — which aims to keep climbers from fibbing their time — is ready for use. The Incline App, developed by CoPilot Creative, is a way to track time, rank against others, follow friends and get rewards for participating. The app is free at InclineApp.com. Once you complete the Incline you instantly get… Continue Reading Incline app ready for download

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The new CEO for Neumann Systems Group says he doesn’t understand why the local company has become a “political whipping boy” for Colorado Springs leaders. NSG, which is installing a clean-coal scrubber at the Martin Drake Power Plant near downtown, has been under fire for months – constantly battling misconceptions and falsehoods, said Todd Tiahrt,… Continue Reading Neumann CEO defends company record, progress

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CoPilot app swoops in on Incline hype

Some stories about the Manitou Incline are like big-fish-that-got-away tales. Someone knows a guy who knows a gal who climbed the Incline in less than 20 minutes, in the heat, with a pack and without breaking a sweat. No one can be sure whether the stories are true or just part of the competitive lore… Continue Reading CoPilot app swoops in on Incline hype

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Move to de-automate web content

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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 toward de-automating content on the… Continue Reading Move to de-automate web content

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The web exploded Wednesday morning with news that Yahoo CEO told employees no more telecommuting. CEO Marissa Mayer sent a memo to Yahoo employees saying she was instituting a no work from home policy. Everyone had an opinion. NBC reported that 13.4 million people worked from home at least part-time during a typical week in… Continue Reading Telecommuting hot topic after Yahoo CEO nixes it

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Driving on I-25, there’s an app for that

Waiting on the morning DJ to give a traffic update about the I-25 commute from Colorado Springs to Denver? Wait no more. The Colorado Department of Transportation recently launched the I-25 corridor CDOT Mobile, a free smartphone mobile app. CDOT Mobile will give travelers real-time information on highway conditions and traffic. “We first launched CDOT… Continue Reading Driving on I-25, there’s an app for that

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