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Local online food marketplace looking to expand (access required)

Tech startup Direct Local Food, which connects local farmers with local restaurants, hopes to expand beyond Idaho in the next few months. The online marketplace for food producers and wholesale customers is firmly in growth mode and doesn’t yet charge ...

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Labor Department training funds will be used for computer science (access required)

Two Idaho universities and one community college will get a combined $1.8 million from the Idaho Department of Labor for special worker training grant programs. Boise State will get most of the funding, with $1 million going to its computer ...

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Printers adapt in changing market (access required)

Local printers are counting on speed, efficiency and new technology to keep them afloat in a competitive market. A 2012 report from IbisWorld indicates the industry’s growth dropped 6.2 percent between 2007 and 2012, while revenues dropped 27.5 percent. “People ...

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Reel Cameras launching small camera against big competitor (access required)

Reel Cameras, a small company in Coeur d’Alene, released its first video camera this summer. The tiny device, dubbed the HD Slayer, is durable and waterproof for taking high-quality point-of-view videos of skiing, mountain biking and other outdoor sports. It’s ...

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Growing pains: High demand leaves nonprofit scrambling to fill orders (access required)

Usful Glassworks, a Boise nonprofit that recycles glass bottles into drinking glasses and other items, has a problem that’s not all bad: Demand for its products has doubled over the last two years, and now too many customers are clamoring ...

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Hospitals, doctors struggle with digital revolution (access required)

Despite the threat of lower Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements for those who lag behind, Idaho providers have been slow to adopt electronic medical records. Health care providers had shelled out millions of dollars to properly deploy electronic record-keeping systems before ...

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Marketron expands into TV for mobile and message campaigns

Marketron, a Hailey-based business software company that caters to the media industry, has signed a television station owner, expanding beyond its foothold with radio stations. Marketron has announced a mulit-year deal with Post-Newsweek Stations, the broadcasting division of the Washington ...

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Gain from acquisition helps boost Micron in 4Q

Micron Technology Inc. posted a fourth-quarter profit on gains from an acquisition and higher prices for some memory chips. Micron said Oct. 10 that it earned $1.71 billion, or $1.51 per share, during the quarter ended Aug. 29. That included ...

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