All Stories"> All Stories en-us Japanese agency new partner on Dream Chaser LOUISVILLE - Sierra Nevada Corp. on Wednesday announced a new partnership with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency to collaborate on development of SNC's Dream Chaser spacecraft.As part of the agreement, SNC will explore potential applications of Japanese technologies and the development of mission concepts, the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:37:00 EST Level 3 wins U.S. Homeland Security contract BROOMFIELD - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security DHS has awarded Level 3 Communications, Inc. NYSE LVLT a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract to deliver local area network LAN managed services for the agency due to its end-to-end communications services. Level 3 will be one of the first telecommunications... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:32:00 EST DigitalGlobe8217s satellites help watch forest fires LONGMONT - DigitalGlobe Inc. in Longmont and the World Resources Institute on Wednesday launched Global Forest Watch Fires GFW-Fires, an online platform that monitors and responds to forest and land fires in Southeast Asia, along with three other partners including Google, ESRI and REDD. The platform features near... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:29:00 EST Startup's app helps students discover events BOULDER - A whirlwind year keeps getting busier for the creators of Varsity, a mobile app that helps college students discover events, clubs and classes based on their interests.Varsity co-founders Devon Tivona and Lianne Haug said Wednesday that they are planning a pilot launch of the app for the fall semester at the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:15:00 EST Clovis Oncology to discuss 2Q financials Aug. 7 BOULDER - Clovis Oncology Inc. Nasdaq CLVS will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, Aug.7, after the close of the U.S. financial markets.Clovisrsquo senior management will host a conference call and live audio webcast at 230 p. m. Mountain Time that day to discuss the companyrsquos... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:41:00 EST PivotDesk launches tool for commercial real estate brokers BOULDER - PivotDesk Inc., provider of an online marketplace for office sharing, on Wednesday announced the launch of Cultivate, a new tool that the company hopes will create a mutually beneficial relationship with commercial real estate brokers.PivotDesk's chief executive David Mandell said commercial brokers traditionally... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:38:00 EST Forbes Fort Collins, Greeley, Boulder among best places for business Fort Collins, Greeley and Boulder all made the top 25 of Forbes' Best Places for Business and Careers rankings released Wednesday.Fort Collins ranked fifth, one spot behind Denver, while Greeley was 20th and Boulder 23rd.Forbes rated the Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:00 EST Pat Bowlen resigns control of Broncos as he deals with Alzheimer's Pat Bowlen, one of the most iconic owners in NFL history who helped guide the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances and two world championships in his 30 years as owner, is relinquishing control of the team as he acknowledges he is dealing with Alzheimer's disease. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:11:00 EST Texas-based Agave gets OK to drill outside Colorado Springs A new energy company is one step closer to testing whether El Paso County can capitalize on Colorado's oil and gas boom. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:08:00 EST Longmont council asks Grossen Bart to open tasting room later This fall, Longmont will have a tasting room next-door to a school. And that has the parents and staff of St. Vrain Community Montessori School concerned. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:01:00 EST Boulder municipalization executive session authority moves forward The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move forward a ballot measure that, if approved by voters, would allow the council to meet in closed sessions to get legal advice related to municipalization, including discussing negotiating strategy. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:56:00 EST Area business leaders back Hickenlooper's re-election DENVER - A raft of Northern Colorado and Boulder Valley business leaders have pledged support to Gov. John Hickenlooper's re-election campaign, according to a list released Tuesday by the governor's campaign. Hickenlooper said in a conference call with reporters that of the more than 120 business leaders backing his... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:43:00 EST InDevR receives 3 million SBIR grant BOULDER - Life-science company InDevR Inc., on Tuesday announced that it has received a 2.9 million Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.The award, approximately 1 million per year for three years, will be used to expand the application of... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:19:00 EST SCL drops 'Exempla' from hospitals names LAFAYETTE - SCL Health announced this week that it will drop the word 'Exempla' from the names of three Denver-area hospitals, including Lafayette's Good Samaritan Medical Center.The move is part of a rebranding effort for SCL, and comes three years after Exempla Healthcare and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:02:00 EST Ten companies in region received VC in 2Q BOULDER - Ten of the 20 venture-capital deals in Colorado during the second quarter were struck by companies in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado, with the majority of those based in Boulder.Boulder-based Orbotix Inc., a maker of remote-controlled robotic toys, led the way in the region landing 15.5 million from The... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:59:00 EST