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Comcast expands its Internet Essentials program

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Comcast is expanding its low-cost Internet, computers and training programs in Colorado. The program was previously only available to students who qualified for free lunches under the National School Lunch program. Now, students who qualify for reduced-price meals can also use the program.   More than 5,000 Colorado families have enrolled in Internet Essentials in… Continue Reading Comcast expands its Internet Essentials program

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Board votes to keep Drake, NeuStream

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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 of directors – comprised… Continue Reading Board votes to keep Drake, NeuStream

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More businesses are using Pinterest to attract consumers, according to a survey from shop.org.   According to the 2012 Social and Mobile Commerce study, Pinterest has become a huge player in social media – online consumers report that they follow and average of 9.3 retail companies on the site, compared to the average 6.9 retailers… Continue Reading Study: Pinterest gaining ground with consumers

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When Colorado Springs Utilities announced last week that it was halting plans with the Neumann Systems Group’s Neustream emissions-cleaning technology, it was a setback, but this week Neumann has announced a new venture. And, it’s hoping to partner with CSU again. Neumann wants to integrate technology that extracts rare earth metals from fly ash, the… Continue Reading Neumann wants to partner with Utilities on new venture

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The Department of Defense released a mobile app that will help service members adjust to life at home after returning from combat deployments. The app, called the Positive Activity jackpot, was developed by the national Center for Telehealth and Technology. It uses augmented reality with a smartphone GPS to help find nearby activities and diversions… Continue Reading Depressed after deployment? There’s an app for that.

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Technology startup Oscium, which has ties to Colorado Springs, is grabbing national attention and being hailed as a company with a product that could change the world of electronics. Continue Reading Competition could put Springs, oscilloscope device, in technological limelight

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Source Business Systems, a local business management software and consulting company, is merging its customer list with Boston-based BrainSell Technology. The customer list merger will give the company a strategic relationship, said Jim Brummett, president of Source Business Systems. “It gives us an opportunity to not only provide our clients with an even broader level… Continue Reading Springs business creates ties with Boston technology company

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Google gets more personal with search results

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Google is sifting through the photos and commentary on its blossoming social network so its Internet search results can include more personal information. The additional personal touches coming out Tuesday mark another step toward one of Google’s most ambitious goals. The Internet search leader eventually hopes to know enough about each of its users so… Continue Reading Google gets more personal with search results

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The Palisades wins tech, fitness awards

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The Palisades Senior Living received an award from the national Association of Home Builders for its integration of technology and wellness programs for residence. The Palisades, which offers both independent living and assisted living to its residents,  won the award along with their partner, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Every year, the NAHB… Continue Reading The Palisades wins tech, fitness awards

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UCCS flexing its technological muscles

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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 and the area’s high-tech industry… Continue Reading UCCS flexing its technological muscles

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