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B&B marketing company acquiring Affinity Amp, hiring in Boise (access required)

Bescover, a digital marketing company that caters to bed-and-breakfasts, is acquiring Idaho software company Affinity Amp and will add staff. “The move is intended to have our product development operations centered in Boise,” said Thomas Brown, president and CEO of ...

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Amid transitions, CradlePoint is growing (access required)

Boise tech company CradlePoint, which makes networking routers and software, is adding 50 employees and new production space in Boise this year as the company expects strong growth continue. The company has shifted from selling individual routers to individual consumers ...

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Office equipment companies poised to move into IT (access required)

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Fisher’s Document Systems has been adapting to the changing office supply environment for 70 years. When typewriters went out of style, the company moved on to provide and service printers, fax machines and copiers for local businesses. It sold its ...

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NetCamps provides paperwork relief for camp organizers (access required)

Chris Chattin started his company just a year ago to help athletic coaches organize thousands of sign-ups for kids’ sports camps. But he quickly changed how his company, NetCamps, would work with coaches and high school and college athletic programs. ...

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ZenDesk: Expansion still requires ‘organic growth’ (access required)

During a talk on how his company ZenDesk has grown, CEO and co-founder Mikkel Svane offered some advice for how Boise can attract companies and workers in the software sector. Svane headlined the Idaho Technology Council Software Alliance’s develop.idaho conference, ...

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Micron posts $286 million in quarterly losses (access required)

Micron Technology Inc. posted quarterly losses of $286 million, which is slightly larger than losses in the previous quarter and a year ago. The company posted stronger sales and a higher gross margin, with large non-operating losses connected in part ...

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Boise competition has buildings vying for energy efficiency supremacy (access required)

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Over the next 14 months, 50 commercial buildings in the Boise metro area will compete for bragging rights as the most energy efficient building in the Treasure Valley. And even if they don’t win, local building managers say saving money ...

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Drones on the range: Commerce director aims for test site in Idaho (access required)

The Idaho Department of Commerce is leading an effort to convince the Federal Aviation Administration to select the state as one of six drone test sites in the United States. But the competition is fierce, with dozens of states in ...

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22 Touch hiring plan would triple staff (access required)

Executives at 22 Touch LLC plan to launch the latest version of the company’s software in March. According to an outline of the business plan, they hope to reach an audience of 500,000 potential users by spring, raise money from ...

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Micron to sell Italian subsidiary and fabrication facility (access required)

Micron Technology Inc. wants to shed its semiconductor manufacturing plant in Italy. The Boise maker of memory chips agreed to sell its Italian subsidiary and facility in Avezzano to German company LFoundry. As part of a four-year agreement, LFoundry will ...

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