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  • Now hiring: Transamerica will add 200 employees this year in downtown Denver February 21, 2017
    Transamerica Corp. is set to add 200 employees this year in its downtown Denver office. With the new employees in marketing, distribution, customer care and operations, the company's workforce will be up to 700 employees in downtown. In 2015, the Baltimore-based insurance and financial giant moved its metro Denver office from the Tech Center to […]
    Monica Mendoza
  • Popeyes food chain to be sold to Burger King parent for $1.8 billion February 21, 2017
    Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE: QSR), owner of the Burger King fast-food chain, will buy Atlanta-based Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (Nasdaq: PLKI) for $1.8 billion. Popeyes shareholders will get $79 in cash a share at closing in April -- a premium of 27 percent based on Popeyes’ 30-trading day volume weighted average price as of […]
    Jacques Couret
  • IT consulting company expands to Denver, says it's looking to hire February 21, 2017
    An information technology consulting company has expanded to Denver and says it's looking to hire more consultants here. CapTech Consulting recently opened an office in the Elephant Corral office building at 1444 Wazee St. in Denver. Greg Kintzele has been named director of the CapTech Denver office, the first of the national company's 11 offices […]
    Ben Miller
  • Best-hospitals list includes 7 in Colorado February 21, 2017
    A Denver online company that posts reviews of doctors and hospitals has come out with its annual list of the country's best hospitals, with seven from Colorado making the list. According to Healthgrades' latest lists of the 50 and 100 "Best Hospitals for 2017," Colorado Springs leads the state with two hospitals in the city […]
    Ben Miller
  • Vail Resorts heads east, buys Vermont ski area for $50M February 21, 2017
    Vail Resorts Inc. said it's buying Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont for $50 million. The Broomfield-based company (NYSE: MTN) said the acquisition, from Mt. Mansfield Company Inc. (MMC), a unit of American International Group Inc. (AIG), will be its first mountain resort on the East Coast. The deal doesn't come as a surprise; last month, […]
    Ben Miller
  • Take3: 78 years of teaching the next generation how to ski (Video) February 21, 2017
    The Eskimo Ski Club started in 1939 teaching the children of Colorado how to ski at Winter Park. Since then, the club’s instructors have taught thousands of kids how to ski and snowboard. Some of today’s students are the third generation in their families to join the club. Here's our latest Take3 video story.
    Kathleen Lavine
  • How bad is Denver traffic? Here's where we rank February 20, 2017
    Metro Denver ranks 21st out of 240 U.S. cities for the amount of time drivers spend stuck in heavy traffic. That's according to a new report from Inrix Inc., a Kirkland, Washington-based tech company that provides traffic data for mobile apps. The company estimates that Denver drivers spent an average of 36 hours last year […]
    Mark Harden
  • ULA rival SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA launchpad a day after scrub (Video) February 20, 2017
    SpaceX -- a key competitor of Centennial-based United Launch Alliance in the space-launch business -- has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the historic NASA site that hosted Apollo moon missions and space shuttle launches. “Ignition and liftoff of the Falcon 9 to the space station on the first commercial launch from Kennedy Space […]
    Ed Stych
  • Colorado attorney to address telecom security at global Mobile World Congress February 20, 2017
    Martha Buyer -- head of a telecommunications law firm headquartered in Boulder and the Buffalo, New York area -- is heading to Spain for a second straight year to discuss data protection and security in front of a global mobile audience. She'll take part in a Feb. 28 forum, Barcelona Telecom Consultants Day, held in […]
    Michael Petro
  • NBA value rankings: How much are the Denver Nuggets worth? February 19, 2017
    The Denver Nuggets' playoff drought is definitely reflected in the team's value, as calculated by Forbes. As reflected in the slideshow below, the Nuggets are well down in the team-value standings. The New York Knicks, at $3.3 billion, had the highest net worth, Forbes estimates, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at $3 billion and […]
    John George

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