Apriva Names Chief Revenue Officer

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Apriva said this week that it has named Scott Dowty as Chief Revenue Officer. Dowty was most recently Chief Revenue Officer of CardConnect, and also has served at Global Cash Access, First Data International, and CIBC Card Products. Apriva develops products in the Point of Sale (POS) and information security systems area.Continue →

BYU Invents Helmet Foam To Detect Concussions

Researchers at Brigham Young University have come up with a new, "smart" foam for football helmets, which replaces the regular foam padding in football helmets, and provides immediate feedback if a player has sustained a concussion, the school said this week. According to research published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering, BYU mechanical engineering Ph.D....Continue →

Mersive In EMEA, APAC Expansion

Denver-based Mersive Technologies, which develops wireless media streaming and collaboration software, said on Wednesday that it has named general managers in both the EMEA and APAC. The company said it named Jeff Meyer as GM of EMEA, and Gark Tan as GM of APAC. Meyer was previously at Atlona, and also has served at Kensington, Belkin, InFocus, Runco International, and Planar. Tan has previously served at Intel, Blackberry, Adaptec and Apple. Meyer is in Milan, Italy, and Tan is in Singapore....Continue →

DRUD Launches Toolkit For Web Development Automation

Denver-based startup DRUD, a developer of open source, web development and automation tools, said today that it has launched a new product called DDEV Community. According to DRUD, the new tool helps automate workflows and web application development with popular content management software, including Drupal and WordPress. DRUD says it tool uses such as MySQL, NGINX, and PHP to help designers deploy website code....Continue →

Denver's Rising Data Center Market Attracts Energy Conservation Firm

Fairbanks Energy Services, a provider of energy conservation services and a developer of commercial and industrial efficiency projects, says it has expanded into the Denver market, attracted by the growth of the data center industry in the city. According to Fairbanks Energy Services, it officially opened up a Denver office, to serve as headquarters for the Colorado and Greater Rocky Mountain Region....Continue →

Gogo Business Aviation Rolls Out New, High Speed Satellite Connectivity

Broomfield, Colorado-based Gogo Business Aviation, the business arm of in-flight wireless provider Gogo, said today that it has launched a new, high throughput satellite service, called Gogo Ku. According to Gogo, the new service utilizes its existing, Ku-band satellite network, which is currently being used by 550 commercial aviation aircraft across 10 airlines. Gogo Business Aviation said it expects the new high speed service to be available in the second half of 2018....Continue →

How Because Learning Is Using Space And Electronics To Make Learning Fun

How do you make learning about science and technology in school fun? Salt Lake City-based Because Learning ( has figured out a way to let students run code and analyze data from satellites in space, to make STEM learning fun for students. We caught upwith CEO and founder Sunny Washington, to learn more about the company and its learning software, and how it incorporates space into lessons of interest to students....Continue →

CyberGRX Ties With BitSight

Denver-based cyber risk management startup CyberGRX, which is backed by Allegis Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Blackstone, ClearSky, GV (formerly Google Ventures), MassMutual Ventures, Rally Ventures and TenEleven Ventures, said today that it has tied with security rating provider BitSight in a new technology partnership....Continue →

Ardusat Becomes Because Learning, Expands STEM Experiments

Salt Lake City-based Ardusat, a developer of online learning software for STEM, said on Thursday that it has rebranded itself as Because Learning. Because Learning said the name change comes as it has expanded its curriculum, and has started offering up subscriptions for both educators and consumers. Because Learning said it will offer up hands on experiments and lessons for the K-12 market, which helps students build science, technology, engineering, and math skills....Continue →

Colorado Looks At High Tech Hyperloop Transportation System

The State of Colorado, through the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), is officially looking at the feasibility of connecting Cheyenne, Denver, and Pueblo using the Hyperloop high speed, tube transportation concept, according to Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One....Continue →

Venafi Gets Two Patents

Salt Lake City-based Venafi, a developer of identity protection software based on machine identity, said today that it has received two new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, bringing it to a total of 19 issues and 12 patents pending. Venafi did not provide the filing number for patents it referenced in its release. The USPTO lists the last, assigned patent to Venafi as U.S. Patent No....Continue →

Wowza Launches Facebook Live Streaming Appliance

Need a better way to live stream yourself to Facebook? Golden, Colorado-based Wowza, the developer of live video streaming software, launched a new, dedicated appliance specifically for streaming broadcast quality streams to Facebook. According to Wowza, its new Wowza ClearCaster appliance is specifically built for broadcasts on Facebook Live, and just needs to be plugged in to work, auto-configuring itself to optimize real time video stream settings....Continue →




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