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T-Mobile makes move to grab first responders market share (access required)

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In an effort to attract the first responder market, T-Mobile has announced Connecting Heroes, a program offering first responders free phones, as well as free 5G telecommunications service for up to 10 years — a move that could cost the company ...

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Analysis: ICS, the magic emergency management tool (access required)

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The most useful tool in the emergency-response tool box exists because California catches on fire every year. This tool is absolutely free and anyone can use it. From the Governor’s office down to the smallest volunteer ambulance corps, everyone is on ...

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Idaho Secretary of State bolsters voting security with Idaho firm (access required)

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In an attempt to improve election security, the Idaho Secretary of State’s office is using software from a Boise company, PlexTrac. “The PlexTrac platform will allow the Idaho SOS cybersecurity team to collaborate effectively across all counties for reporting and ...

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US government imposes restrictions on Micron customer Huawei (access required)

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New restrictions imposed by the U.S. government on Chinese manufacturer Huawei last week aren’t likely to affect Micron Inc. but could presage additional future restrictions that could impact the Boise-based chip manufacturer. Jim Handy, a veteran Micron analyst and general ...

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Pace of Small Business Administration COVID lending slows (access required)

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The second phase of a federal program intended to provide loans to small businesses affected by economic disruption caused by COVID-19 coronavirus still has more than $100 billion in it as the pace of loan requests slows down. The Paycheck ...

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2020 Icon winners represent Idaho’s long-term trailblazers (access required)

Over the past few decades, which Idaho leaders have truly shaped the state into the success story it is today? The Idaho Business Review considered that question and came up with a list of 15 trailblazers, change-makers and innovators to receive ...

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Trinity Networx opens IT services office in downtown Boise (access required)

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An Ontario, California, computer services company has opened up an office in downtown Boise. Trinity Networx LLC has now opened an office in the Banner Bank building downtown. This is a continuation of Trinity Networx’ expansion into Boston and Atlanta ...

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COVID-19 research uses data from Idaho’s Crush the Curve (access required)

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A laboratory studying COVID-19 recently published research that incorporates thousands of antibody tests collected by the Crush the Curve Idaho organization in the Boise area. Why is this important? Because many tests for COVID-19 have been faulty, unreliable or inaccurate. ...

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Self-employed now eligible for Idaho Rebound Cash Grants (access required)

COVID-19’s impacts are still rippling across many industries, and the self-employed, sole proprietors and independent contractors, who hustle for gigs in the best of times, are feeling the effects. Fortunately, a new third wave of small business grants will be ...

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