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University collaboration could resurrect ‘higher education CEO’ proposal (access required)

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New presidents of Idaho state universities, with an increased spirit of collaboration, could resurrect a several-year-old plan to consolidate some university services to save money. On. Oct. 8, Gov. Brad Little led what he called a “fireside chat” among the ...

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Controller signs $55 million IT contract (access required)

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The Idaho State Controller has officially signed a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP for implementation services for its new Luma system. The total amount of the not-to-exceed contract amount for implementation services spanning the life of the project (September of ...

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Idaho Business Out Loud interview: Peter Smith, co-founder of Smith + Malek

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Peter Smith, co-founder of Idaho law firm Smith + Malek, is a data privacy expert who got interested in the field in 2013 as news was breaking about the federal government’s unprecedented domestic surveillance. Edward Snowden, a U.S. government contractor, ...

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ISU engineering students take second place in national precast contest (access required)

POCATELLO – Idaho State University students eyeing careers in the construction industry earned second-place honors, including a $1,750 cash prize, in the recent Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Engineering Students Design Competition, also known as the Big Beam Competition. Now in its ...

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Forever 21’s Boise location to stay open amid bankruptcy (access required)

Forever 21, an American “fast fashion” retailer, has filed for bankruptcy, but the chain’s sole Idaho store at the Boise Towne Square mall will remain and is not on the list of the retailer’s most unprofitable locations. The Los Angeles-based ...

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How many of HP’s jobs cuts will come from Idaho? No one knows (access required)

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HP Inc., one of Boise’s most venerable technology companies, expects to cut 7,000 to 9,000 employees by the end of 2022, but it isn’t clear how many cuts will come from Idaho. “We do not break the restructuring out by ...

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Bank of Idaho adds West Boise branch (access required)

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After expanding to downtown Boise and downtown Nampa, Idaho Falls-based Bank of Idaho has suddenly opened a West Boise branch, as well as starting to trade its stock. The branch is located at 6981 W. Overland Road in a former ...

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Kount fraud detection chosen by grocery rewards application

Kount has announced that it is working with Fetch Rewards, a customer rewards application, to help protect its users’ accounts from hackers. “People don’t know how valuable loyalty accounts are and how easy they are to monetize,” said Rich Stuppy, ...

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Is Techstars Boise in Idaho’s future?

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Techstars, a 13-year-old Colorado-based seed accelerator, is one of the most exclusive and influential organizations in the tech world. And it could be coming to Boise someday. Amos Schwartzfarb, managing director of Techstars Austin, is in the City of Trees ...

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