Business

12:31pm

Tue July 24, 2012
Business

DigitalGlobe To Buy Competitor GeoEye

Satellite Image taken by DigitalGlobe of KUNC's transmitter surrounded by the High Park Fire.
DigitalGlobe

Longmont-based DigitalGlobe Inc. and GeoEye Inc. of Herdon, Va. have finally agreed to merge. These two commercial satellite imagery providers began discussing the details of a merger back in February.

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11:10am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Wal-Mart Urges Retailers To Reject $6 Billion Settlement With Visa, MasterCard

A van covered by a mural sits parked outside a Walt-Mart Super Center in Mexico City.
Dieu Nalio Chery AP

Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, says its peers should reject the $6 billion settlement reached over fees charged on credit card purchases.

As we reported, Visa and MasterCard agreed to pay more than $6 billion to settle complaints from retailers that it prohibited them from imposing surcharges on customers using those cards. Those complaints have existed for years.

The AP reports:

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12:12pm

Mon July 23, 2012
Business

Foothills Mall Could See New Push For Redevelopment

An artist's rendering of what the west entrance of the Foothills Mall may look like in the future.
Alberta Development Partners LLC

The July 2nd purchase of the Foothills Mall by Colorado-based Alberta Development Partners has brought a renewed interest to turn the facility into an economic and cultural driver for Fort Collins.

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5:45pm

Fri July 20, 2012
All Tech Considered

'Techie Computer Programmer Guy' And The Website Reddit Deliver The News

Originally published on Fri July 27, 2012 7:45 am

Morgan Jones, an 18-year-old from Denver, gave minute-by-minute updates Friday on the movie theater shootings in nearby Aurora, Colo.
Courtesy of Morgan Jones

By the time a lot of professional journalists awoke Friday morning to learn about a mass shooting inside a Colorado movie theater, 18-year-old Morgan Jones had already been providing minute-by-minute coverage to a rapt audience for hours.

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2:10pm

Thu July 19, 2012
Parks & Rec

National Parks Popular Despite Hot Weather and Wildfire Risk

Smoke from High Park fire as seen from Rocky Mountain National Park
Dave Dennis KUNC

Many tourism-based businesses in Colorado have reported a dip invisitors this summer due to the busy wildfire season. But officials with Rocky Mountain National Park aren’t complaining.

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