Fri March 25, 2011
National Security

A New Tool For U.S. Intelligence: Google?

Traditionally, intelligence agencies have relied on top-secret information to track changes in other countries. But wiretaps and secret intercepts didn't help U.S. officials predict the Arab Spring that has brought revolution across the Middle East and North Africa.

In hindsight, officials say there could have found some clues about what was about to happen if they had read open sources more closely. Now they are searching for systematic ways to do that.

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Thu March 24, 2011

Oil and Water Don't Mix at Proposed Weld County Reservoir Site

More than 30 oil and gas wells are either actively drilling or have been permitted on the site of the proposed Galeton Reservoir in Weld County.  KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about the potential effect of the overlap on the long-awaited NISP water project.




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Mon March 21, 2011

Agritourism Takes Center Stage in Fairplay

A sign on Grant Family Farms property directs visitors to 2010 Harvestival attractions. The autumn festival is one of many ways farmers and ranchers are diversifying their businesses.
Grace Hood

Agritourism is becoming an increasingly popular way for farmers and ranchers looking to diversify their business and make extra money.

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Thu March 10, 2011

Auctions Increasingly Popular for Unpopular Colorado Properties

More real estate professionals are turning to auctions to help move properties that have stalled on the market. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about the trend.

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Wed March 2, 2011
The Two-Way

Apple's Steve Jobs Hits Stage For Release Of New iPad

Recap at 2:57: Apple CEO Steve Jobs emerged from medical leave to introduce the new iPad 2. This post was updated as details came out at the event unveiling the new tablet.

Updated at 2:50: The Apple Store is back online, featuring the new lineup of iPads. In addition to the new tablets, Apple also introduce "Smart Covers" for the device, which are thin covers that use magnets to align themselves on the iPad. Pulling back a sheet of fabric or leather wakes the iPad up; closing the sheet puts it to sleep.

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