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Tech, entrepreneurial community tackle coronavirus (access required)

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Like everyone else, Idaho’s technology and entrepreneurial communities are dealing with the COVID-19 coronavirus, including locking down campuses and canceling conferences. This is particularly true because several technology companies have relationships with countries that faced the disease earlier. “We have ...

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Northwest Fiber buys Frontier Communications Idaho market (access required)

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HAYDEN — Frontier Communications, the financially troubled telecommunications company, is selling its Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington operations in a $1.35 billion transaction to Northwest Fiber, which will operate the company as Ziply Fiber. The company’s Idaho office will be based ...

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Fund teaches entrepreneurs about funding strategies (access required)

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A Boise investment fund is telling startups how to fail, in hopes that they will succeed. Sage Growth Capital, a revenue-based fund paid back from revenues of the companies it invests in, held a seminar, Funding Fails, at Trailhead on ...

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Post Falls hospital introduces surgery with 3D robotic microscopy (access required)

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Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls recently acquired a new 3D robotic microscopy tool for surgery and it has already saved one man’s arm and spine. Paul Huling, 53, a former police officer who works for the Shoshone County public ...

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Xerox continues pursuit of HP acquisition (access required)

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The “rough wooing” of Xerox and HP continues, with Xerox raising its tender offer to $24 per share and providing a slate of directors for HP shareholders to elect who would be more amenable to the merger. For its part, ...

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