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Q&A: Alterra CEO Rusty Gregory steps back and reflects on next generation of ski resort bosses

Rusty Gregory winds down 40 years of ski area management, says Alterra is in able hands with Jared Smith, who used tech to help Ticketmaster dominate sales


In the age of social media, a new app aims to help Colorado teens make friends off their phones

The Nod app, piloted across eight school districts, helps students learn ways to form new face-to-face friendships after the pandemic left many isolated and anxious


With sports bets in the billions, Colorado still lags on tackling problem gambling

Now that legal sports wagering has gone mainstream, there’s a move to revisit the law – and a chronically weak commitment to mitigating the damage


Your concert ticket is now your palm as Amazon brings new technology to Red Rocks

Starting Tuesday, concertgoers at the venue can connect their palm to a ticketing account


A rural Colorado school district is spending $3 million to connect kids’ homes to the internet. Will it be enough?

Centennial School District R-1 in San Luis plans to transmit its own internet signal out to families’ homes after years of struggling with the state’s digital divide.


A former DU student launched an app to change charitable giving. Now he hopes to turn it into the next big social media platform.

Reyn Aubrey built PocketChange on the concept of micro-donations. He’s reimagined it as a way to inject civility and good into the toxic online world.


Cows on Bluetooth: Your grandpa’s dairy farm is long gone. Meet the farm of the future.

Compared to 30 years ago, Colorado has significantly fewer dairy farms but significantly more cows. How is that possible? Smart technology.


Colorado ski resort operators turbo-charged technology last season, and many of the upgrades are here to stay

"COVID accelerated everything,” one ski resort operator says. “We took a multiyear process and did it in like five months.”


JBS ransomware attack disrupts meat production across the globe, including at Greeley plant

JBS didn't say which of its 84 U.S. facilities were closed Monday and Tuesday because of the attack. But a union official confirmed that two shifts at the company's largest U.S. beef plant, in Greeley, were canceled Tuesday.


Opinion: Recycling water has to become the norm because it is too scarce and too valuable to waste


Colorado reopens its unemployment system after long-awaited computer upgrade. Nearly 30,000 request payments.

The new system, however, is still not ready to handle the new 11 weeks of extended federal jobless payments for gig workers and those who’ve exhausted state benefits


Colorado leads lawsuit from federal government, states accusing Facebook of “predatory” conduct

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser is on the executive committee of attorneys general conducting the probe


Opinion: Embracing technology will propel Colorado’s economic recovery from COVID-19

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Colorado partners with Apple, Google to allow for coronavirus exposure notification on cellphones

The system will work in the background of people's everyday lives if they choose to opt-in to the service or download the app


Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadband

Broadband access is “a non-negotiable” for students and families, particularly with many learning from home, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes says.


Why thousands of Colorado students disconnected from school despite hotspots and internet deals

Some lawmakers, superintendents, and education advocates are calling for a fundamental shift in the way Colorado thinks about internet access


Secretive Palantir, which recently relocated to Denver, lifts veil before Wall Street stock sale

In filings with the Security and Exchange Commission Tuesday, Palantir presented a first public look at its financials — which included $580 million in losses last year — and its heavy reliance on government contracts.


With classes set to start online next week, Denver schools are short thousands of computers

School is scheduled to start again in Denver on Monday. Classes will be conducted virtually until at least mid-October, when the district will assess whether it’s safe to reopen campuses.


In rural Crowley County, a safe return to in-person school is really the only option

The challenges of distance learning hit schools on the high plains of southeast Colorado especially hard. With fewer resources than larger, wealthier urban districts, Crowley County relied on dedicated educators to try to fill the gap.


Denver’s Black students are raising their voices to redesign the curriculum, ensure their history is taught

A student-led podcast launching on July 4th will highlight the experiences of Black Americans and call for a greater focus on the struggles they’ve already endured.

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