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AT&T expands phone coverage and broadband service in Idaho (access required)

AT&T on Aug. 17 said it has expanded mobile broadband service and phone coverage in south central and southeast Idaho. The company added new frequency carriers at 25 cell sites in south central and southeast Idaho. The locations are Twin ...

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Idaho Power to build pilot solar plant

Idaho Power Co. plans to build a pilot solar panel plant so it can gain expertise in a field that could one day become a significant part of its power generating operations, an official says. Idaho Power wants to build ...

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Micron stock slide continues; new 52-week low (access required)

Micron Technology stock began trading August 8 at a new 52-week low of $5.96. The previous 52-week low, $6.33, was set August 5. Share values are down about 20 percent this year. On June 23, the company posted dismal third-quarter ...

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For Idahoans, a long wait for electric cars (access required)

Idaho will be one of the last states in the country to see electric vehicles. In several states, the two electric vehicles in mass production, the plug-in Leaf by Nissan and the Chevrolet Volt, are already zooming around city streets and ...

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CenturyLink planning broadband push (access required)

Idaho, as one of America’s sparsely populated expanses, lags behind the nation when it comes to broadband connectivity, but more residents are in line to get hooked up to high-speed Internet service with CenturyLink, the company that recently bought Qwest, ...

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Tech and overall Idaho wages increased in 2010 (access required)

The average annual wage for Idaho workers increased by more than $800 in 2010 over the previous year to $34,904, according to numbers obtained from the Idaho Department of Labor. In tandem with the overall average wage increase for Idahoans, ...

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Hoku aims for Pocatello plant production this year (access required)

While reporting a fiscal 2011 loss of $11.8 million, Hoku Corporation CEO Scott Paul said in a call with investors June 9 that the company’s Pocatello plant should finally start shipping polysilicon this year. “Our Idaho team is now more ...

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BSU, UI score big time scientific gadgets (access required)

New high-tech gadgets acquired by state universities could boost Idaho’s fledgling nanotechnology industry by attracting big brains and someday spawning spin-off companies. Boise State University is starting to work with a $610,000 super-fast burst, high-intensity laser aimed at testing and ...

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Micron follows the growth, completes new China plant (access required)

With Asia now the nexus of Micron Technology’s revenue and growth, the company is continuing its expansion in China. A 400,000-square foot semiconductor testing and assembly plant in Xi’an, about 800 miles east of Shanghai, is the company’s latest development ...

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Eastern Idaho App-maker nabs top tech prize (access required)

A tech startup specializing in spicing up smart phones has scored a $10,000 award to further the enterprise. Rexburg-based Appible has made a splash since launching two years ago by creating “digital skins”, basically background wallpaper, for smart phones and ...

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