Fri August 26, 2011

Centennial Farms Honored at Colorado State Fair

Creative Commons

Friday is “Centennial Farms Day” at the Colorado State Fair. This afternoon Governor John Hickenlooper will recognize 18 families who’ve owned and operated their farm or ranch for 100 years or more.

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Thu August 25, 2011

Greeley Stampede Anticipates Profit This Year

For the first time in several years, the Greeley Stampede will wrap up its books not owing money to creditors. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about how the organization turned the corner this year.

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Wed August 24, 2011
The Two-Way

Samsung Objects To iPad Patent Saying Stanley Kubrick Came Up With It First

Talking Point Memo's Idea Lab points us to a novel legal argument by Samsung.

The Korean electronics maker is arguing that Apple has no right to its D'889 Patent on its iPad, because Stanley Kubrick showed off the idea in his 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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Tue August 23, 2011

HUD Loan Will Benefit Fort Collins Businesses

City of Fort Collins

The City of Fort Collins has been approved for a $5 million loan from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help fund economic and community development projects.

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Mon August 22, 2011

Young Entrepreneur Has A Better Idea. Now What?

Originally published on Tue August 23, 2011 6:30 am

Meredith Perry demonstrates her invention at All Things Digital, an annual tech conference.
Asa Mathat AllThingsD

Meredith Perry turned 22 this month. She just graduated from college and started a new company built around a technology she recently invented.

There's plenty of bad economic news these days, but Perry and her company, called UBeam, are trying to defy it — she's hiring and entertaining funding offers from investors.

Perry's invention: a transmitter that can recharge wireless devices using ultrasonic waves. It's like Wi-Fi, she says, except instead of a wireless Internet connection, her's transmits power over the air.

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