Friday, August 29, 2014

Microchip Technology Eyes UK Company

Friday, August 29, 2014

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor developer Microchip Technology said Thursday evening that it is in preliminary discussions to acquire CSR plc, a UK-based provider of AV< connectivity, and location technology. Financial details of the potential ...

 
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Convercent Names Three Execs

Friday, August 29, 2014

Denver-based Convercent, the developer of enterprise governance, risk, and compliance software, said this week that it has named three new executives. The company said it has named Joe LeBas as Chief Strategy Officer, Chris Nixon as EVP of ...

 
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Zayo Extends Cloud Connections

Friday, August 29, 2014

Boulder-based bandwidth provider Zayo is bolstering its efforts to connect to cloud services providers, saying yesterday afternoon that it has expanded its Connect to the Cloud platform. That platform directly connects Zayo's customers to cloud ...

 
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Cologix Finds New Source Of Customers: Energy Efficiency Program

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Denver-based data center operator Cologix appears to have found a new source for customers: energy efficiency programs. According to Cologix, it an energy efficiency program in Ohio, which provides incentive payments to business customers to ...

 
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Needle Snags Execs From AtTask, Amazon

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Salt Lake City-based Needle, which provides technology and services to help e-commerce companies bolster their sales by tapping into brand and product advocates, has bolstered its executive staff with a couple of new hires. The company said it named ...

 
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DigitalGlobe Releases New High Resolution Satellite Photos

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe, which launched a new, commercial high resolution satellite into space on August 19th, has released some of the first, high resolution satellite images from its new WorldView-3 satellite. According to ...

 
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Avnet Nominates New Board Member

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Phoenix-based technology distributor Avnet announced this morning that it has nominated Avid Modjtabai, senior executive vice president of Wells Fargo & Company, to its board of directors. Modjtabai is head of Wells Fargo's Consumer Lending Group, ...

 
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inContact Wins New Customer

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Salt Lake City-based inContact reports that it has scored a new customer--a consumer protection services company--which is using inContact's software for expanding its call center operations. inContact did not disclose any of the financial details ...

 
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Pluralsight Gets $135M

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Salt Lake City-based Pluralsight, the provider of online training for technology pros, has raised a huge, $135M funding round this morning from Insight Venture Partners. According to Pluralsight, the new funding is a Series B, and brings its total ...

 
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

EFT Source Acquired by CPI Card Group

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

EFT Source, a provider of card personalization service for the ATM and debit card industry, which has major operations in Colorado Springs, has been acquired by CPI Card Group, the company said late Monday. Financial terms of the deal were not ...

 
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Sienna Sky Jewelry Acquired By Private Equity Firm

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Longmont, Colorado-baesd Sienna Sky Jewelry, a jewelry brand (aka 0Left Hand Studios), has been acquired by Succession Capital, the private equity investor said Monday. Sienna Sky Jewelry is a manufacturer and distributor of fashion jewelry, and ...

 
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ILLUMEN Creates $10,000 Colorado Technology Scholarship

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Denver-based managed IT services provider Illumen has launched a new, $10,000 college scholarship, aimed at helping an economically disadvantaged Colorado teen with aspirations for studies in the technology field go to college. According to ILLUMEN, ...

 
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TeamSnap Buys EasyTeamManager

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Boulder-based online sports team management service provider TeamSnap is on an acquisition roll, announcing this morning that it has acquired Lone Tree, Colorado-based Easy Team Manager, a fellow provider of sports team management software. ...

 
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Monday, August 25, 2014

MobileDay Finds $6M

Monday, August 25, 2014

Boulder-based MobileDay, a developer of a mobile app which connects employees into conference calls using the most cost effective method for companies, has raised $6M in a Series A funding round, the firm disclosed last week. The funding was led by ...

 
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C7 Data Centers Launches New Cloud Services

Monday, August 25, 2014

Salt Lake City-based C7 Data Centers, the Utah datacenter operator, is launching a new set of cloud-based, data managed services in conjunction with data software firm Actifio, the two said today. The two said the new services include a portfolio of ...

 
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Intermap Wins $1.8M Contract

Monday, August 25, 2014

Denver-based Intermap, which provides mapping and geospatial data and software, said today that it has scored a $1.8M win in the US. The company said the contract is for an airborne radar mapping services solution, where the company will use its ...

 
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Friday, August 22, 2014

Otterbox Launches New Screen Protector

Friday, August 22, 2014

Fort Collins, Colorado-based OtterBox is bolstering its lineup of products this week, with a new screen protector called Otterbox Alpha Glass. The company said the new screen protector is its "toughest screen protector yet" and fits the Apple iPhone ...

 
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Amkor Technology Expands Board

Friday, August 22, 2014

Chandler, Arizona-based semiconductor packaging and testing company Amkor said Thursday afternoon that it has named David Watson to the company's board of directors. Watson is EVP and COO for Comcast Cable, where he has been since 1991. Amkor said ...

 
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DISH Network CFO Retiring

Friday, August 22, 2014

Englewood, Colorado-based satellite television operator DISH Network said this morning that Robert Olson, the company's Executive Vice President and CFO, is retiring on October 15th. According to DISH, Steve Swain, currently Senior Vice President of ...

 
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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Exelis Wins $517M Contract

Thursday, August 21, 2014

IT services firm Exelis said Wednesday that it has won a $517M contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to provide enterprise information management and information technology support service. The announcement came out of the Colorado Springs ...

 
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X-IO Wins Travel Insurance Customer

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Colorado Springs-based X-IO, the developer of enterprise storage products, reported a win this morning with a travel insurance provider, Seven Corners. According to the company, it helped with its "emergency response program" to help solve major ...

 
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Domo Eyes IPO With New CFO

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Domo, the Provo, Utah-based developer of business dashboard software, said today that it has named Bruce Felt as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, in what could be a preliminary move towards an IPO. The company--which raised a huge, $125M ...

 
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

ClearDATA Targets Healthcare Providers With Cloud Storage Service

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Phoenix-based ClearData is expanding its range of offerings for the healthcare market, saying today that it has launched a new, cloud-storage product specifically aimed at hospitals and healthcare systems. ClearData said its new long term archiving ...

 
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MailDeck Upgrades Tablet Email App

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Denver-based MailDeck, a developer of an iPad specific email application, has upgraded its app, saying that it has launched MailDeck 2.0. The company also said it has dropped the price for an enhanced version of the app, to $9.99 for lifetime ...

 
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GoDaddy Bolsters Small Business Products With Mad Mimi Buy

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy is bolstering its lineup of small business products, saying today that it has acquired Mad Mimi, a provider of small business email marketing tools. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Mad Mimi offers up ...

 
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

How SpotterRF's Mini Radars Are Revolutionizing Wide Area Security

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

If you are a company with a lot of acres to watch--say, a utility with electrical substations, or an oil and gas company with remote installations--how do you make sure you can protect that infrastructure? That's a question which has been ...

 
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TrackVia Connects With Zapier

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Denver-based business applications software developer TrackVia has connected its products with
Zapier, a developer of web app automation software, the companies said yesterday. According to TrackVia, the move will allow its users to connect their ...

 
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LogRhythm Ties With Industry Partners

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Boulder-based LogRhythm said today it has tied together with a number of other security companies--CrowdStrike, Norse, Symantec, ThreatStream and Webroot--to bolster detection of high risk, cyber threats. According to LogRhythm, its new "Threat ...

 
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Monday, August 18, 2014

Overstock.com To Add 300 In Salt Lake, After Tax Credit Deal

Monday, August 18, 2014

Salt Lake City, Utah-based online retailer Overstock.com said last week that it is planning on adding 333 more jobs in Salt Lake County, as part of an expansion in Utah. Overstock.com said the positions come as a result of the return of IT positions ...

 
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Convercent Claims Record Quarter

Monday, August 18, 2014

Denver-based Convercent, the startup backed by SAP Ventures, Azure Capital, Rho Capital Partners and Mantucket Capital, says it has had a record second quarter ending June 30th. The privately held firm did not release any financial details of that ...

 
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ON Semiconductor Completes $400M Aptina Imaging Buy

Monday, August 18, 2014

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor said today that it has completed its acquisition of Aptina Imaging. The deal was worth approximately $400M in cash. ON Semiconductor said the funds for the buy came from cash on its balance sheet, plus its existing ...

 
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Friday, August 15, 2014

ViaSat Expands In Arizona State University Research Park

Friday, August 15, 2014

A California-based developer of satellite and wireless technology, ViaSat, said yesterday that it is planning a big expansion at the Arizona State University Research Park in Tempe. According to ViaSat, it is building a new, 116,000 square foot ...

 
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Swiftpage Sells Saleslogix To Infor

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Denver-based marketing and CRM software developer Swiftpage has agreed to sell its Salelogix business unit and product line to Infor, as part of an effort to focus on its Act! CRM software, the company said Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were ...

 
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Dish Network Starts Accepting Bitcoin Today

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Dish Network, the Englewood, Colorado-based satellite television operator, has begun accepting Bitcoin for payment for its services, the company said Thursday. The company had announced in May that it would begin accepting Bitcoin for the service. ...

 
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Overstock.com: Bitcoin Acceptance Adding To Earnings, Sales

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Salt Lake City-based online retailer Overstock.com said Thursday that its acceptance of Bitcoin is add around 4 cents per share to its earnings this year, representing about one quarter of one percent of its total sales. Patrick Byrne, the compay's ...

 
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