Technology

5:00am

Thu November 21, 2013
Business Report

Colorado Newspapers Begin Embracing Online Paywalls

Erin O'Toole KUNC

Newspapers across the country are implementing online paywalls in an attempt to counter declining circulation. Now that trend is expanding along the Front Range in a big way.

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4:55am

Thu November 21, 2013
All Tech Considered

How HealthCare.gov Is Giving A Once-Obscure Bill A Boost

Originally published on Thu November 21, 2013 8:42 am

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. (right) reacts to Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., at a May hearing. The two are co-authors of a federal IT reform bill.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

As federal tech launches go, it's not just HealthCare.gov that didn't take off. A report from IT research firm the Standish Group finds that 94 percent of federal IT projects come in late, over budget or get scrapped completely.

President Obama focused on the issue of procuring technology for the federal government in a recent interview.

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5:34am

Wed November 20, 2013
All Tech Considered

Profit, Not Just Principle, Has Tech Firms Concerned With NSA

Originally published on Thu December 12, 2013 10:51 am

Google and five other companies sent a letter last month to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee supporting legislation to reform NSA surveillance programs.
Marcio Jose Sanchez AP

Along with the privacy advocates and the national security establishment, there is another set of players with strong views on NSA surveillance programs: U.S. tech companies.

Google and five other companies weighed in on the surveillance debate last month, sending a letter to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, supporting legislation to reform National Security Agency surveillance programs.

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1:08am

Thu November 14, 2013
All Tech Considered

How The Sharing Economy Is Changing The Places We Work

Originally published on Tue December 17, 2013 12:43 pm

Co-workers at Denver's Galvanize, a tech hub in Colorado's capital.
Elise Hu NPR

This week, we've been reporting on the sharing economy — a term that describes the couch-surfing, car-sharing and community-garden-growing world where so many people are using their existing talents, space or tools.

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8:22am

Thu November 7, 2013
Business Report

DigitalGlobe Shifts Sights For New Global HQ To Westminster

DigitalGlobe

A Longmont-based satellite imagery company recently announced it has chosen Westminster for its new global headquarters. The move is an about-face for DigitalGlobe, which had previously selected Broomfield after a months-long search.

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