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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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Study says Idaho must do more to help existing businesses (access required)

Affinity Amp executives planned to hire a dozen or more workers in 2012. Instead, they let four people go between June and August. CEO and co-founder Brian Sevy cited problems with investment funding and responded with changes in strategy. “Based ...

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IACI turns lawmaker directory into an app

The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, one of the state’s more prominent business and lobbying organizations, has turned its state legislative directory into a free smartphone and tablet app. The app also includes a bill tracker useful for anyone ...

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Sales contract for Grand View solar plant terminated (access required)

Electric utility Idaho Power and the developer of what’s been billed as the state’s first big solar electricity plant have agreed to scrap a power sales contract that required the plant to be online in January. Terms of the new ...

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