Monday - June 25, 2018

Business News

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Boulder bookseller Tom Peters: Beats, rhymes and life - Sun, 24 Jun 2018
Tom Peters leaned against racks of records inside the beat book shop in downtown Boulder on a Saturday night and in between customers let his thoughts flow freely.

Boulder County businesses grapple with impacts of homelessness - Sun, 24 Jun 2018
A group of four men — surrounded by shopping carts brimming with their personal belongings and shrouded in plastic tarps to protected the cargo from an impending rainstorm — sat in a breezeway that connects Longmont's Main Street with a parking area behind a row of businesses.

Oil and gas firm says it plans to drill on Erie, Weld County land near Lafayette border - Sat, 23 Jun 2018
Extraction Oil and Gas subsidiary 8 North LLC filed new paperwork on Thursday specifying the locations where it plans to drill just outside Boulder County's eastern border, officials announced late Friday afternoon.

Boulder man continues legal battle over county property tax assessment system - Fri, 22 Jun 2018
William Chinnock, a Boulder resident and retired judge, has filed an amended brief appealing a Boulder County District Court judge's decision earlier this year to dismissing a suit that argued the county's property tax assessment system is flawed.

Ask Dave Taylor: How does Google Maps know about traffic? - Fri, 22 Jun 2018
Q: I rely on Google Maps to know not just routes from one place to another, but to anticipate traffic.

David Gardner: Retirement is not just about the money - Fri, 22 Jun 2018
You've probably heard that we Americans are largely doing a poor job of saving for retirement. A 2016 report by the Economic Policy Institute puts it in stark terms.

Sphero buys Boulder music tech startup - Fri, 22 Jun 2018
Boulder-based robotics and toy maker Sphere has purchased Specdrums, a music technology startup also headquartered in Boulder.

Ball Corp., investment firm form new company - Fri, 22 Jun 2018
Ball Corporation, a giant Broomfield-based company that makes products from cans to satellites, has entered into a joint venture with an investment firm to sell off Ball's existing steel operations and form a new company.

Feds grant Boulder's PopSockets protection from knockoffs - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), a federal board that adjudicates complaints related to intellectual property rights violations and unfair methods of competition, has issued a rare order to help protect Boulder's PopSockets from companies selling knockoff phone mounts.

Keith Turner named new Cryptanite president - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Cryptanite Blockchain Technologies Corp. has appointed Keith Turner as the company's new president, according to a news release.

Naropa University buys Leapyear college gap-year program - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Boulder's Naropa University has purchased Leapyear, a gap-year program that offers a full year of college credit to students who seek an alternative to traditional education, according to a university news release.

New 280-unit apartment complex planned for Longmont - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
SEEC Enterprises, a Boulder-based developer, is planning to build a 280-unit apartment complex on a roughly 13.5-acre vacant plot near the intersection of Ken Pratt Boulevard and 3rd Avenue in southeast Longmont, city planning documents show.

Boulder County farmers recovering from hailstorms' aftermath - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Boulder County farmers and the people they supply with food were dealing with the aftermath of strong hailstorms that struck Boulder County on Monday and Tuesday and shredded some crops down to the stalks.

Crestone hopes to keep planned Boulder County wells in place despite flood concerns - Thu, 21 Jun 2018
Crestone Peak Resources would like to keep its drilling operations in place despite concerns over flooding on Boulder County's Wheeler open space.

GoodBelly Probiotics raise $12M from investors - Wed, 20 Jun 2018
NextFoods Inc., the Boulder-based makers of GoodBelly Probiotics, recently raised $12 million from investors, according to a company news release.