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  1. Denver auditor finds possible security issues with city's 311 system
    Personally identifiable information of city residents who called into Denver's 311 help system was viewable by hundreds of city employees, a city audit found. The information, which included names, birth dates, addresses and social security numbers, could be viewed by employees across departments, regardless of their level. Denver City Auditor Timothy O'Brien said in an announcement today that his office immediately notified Mayor Michael Hancock and the city's Technology Services Department so…
  2. SendGrid grows in Silicon Valley and southern California
    Email technology company SendGrid isn’t just expanding in Denver — the company’s leased new California office spaces for room to double its work forces in Silicon Valley and southern California, too. The Denver-based company said it has leased office spaces in Orange County and in Silicon Valley that are similar to the downtown Denver headquarters it moved into a year ago. SendGrid’s new offices are near where it has existing California locations. It plans to move into the larger offices…
  3. Controversial luxury home in Colorado national park is up for sale
    A controversial home located completely within the boundaries of a national park in Colorado is up for sale for $5.5 million. Real estate speculator Tom Chapman and real estate company Chapman Real Estate are selling the 4,754-square-foot home on 33 acres in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. They say it's the only luxury home located within a U.S. National Park. "This is an exclusive address with an opportunity to own a retreat inside an American National Park. From this home, you…
  4. Denver lands nonstop flight to Paris (Video, photos)
    Denver will get its first-ever nonstop flight to Paris, airport officials announced today. Norwegian Air will begin offering nonstop service from Denver International Airport to Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport beginning April 9, 2018. GALLERY: Views of Paris VIDEO: Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and DIA CEO Kim Day announce the new Paris flights in a skit. Officials in April announced Norwegian's Denver debut, saying the low-cost European airline will begin flying between DIA and London’s Gatwick…
  5. Briefcase: Colorado FedEx drivers earn state titles
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  6. Colorado theater special-events company names new CEO
    Fathom Events — a Greenwood Village-based in-theater special-events business — said today it has named Regal Entertainment Group executive Ray Nutt as its CEO. Nutt also will serve on Fathom's board. Fathom Events produces special non-movie events at movie theaters, from live performances of the Metropolitan Opera and concerts to Broadway shows and sports events. Fathom Events was spun off by Centennial-based in-theater advertising provider National CineMedia Inc. (Nasdaq: NCMI) in December…
  7. Celebrity startup investors: Here are the top 22 (and one has Denver ties)
    Hello! Are you the startup Lionel Richie is looking for? The singer-songwriter this month joined the small army of celebrities who are using some of their wealth to back startups. Like several other of them, he is focusing for now on ones that are close to his home base in Los Angeles with his first investment in healthcare startup Heal. But he may have to join the likes of NBA star Carmelo Anthony -- a former Denver Nuggets player -- if he wants to crack the ranks of top celebrity investors. Investment…
  8. Where Denver ranks on list of cities with infrastructure worries
    Denver ranks No. 6 in the country on a list of the top ten U.S. cities with infrastructure concerns. And Denver's biggest infrastructure concerns are energy and the power grid. That's according to an analysis of nearly 10,500 tweets discussing infrastructure from more than 4,000 Twitter users. QSR International of Australia, a research software developer, said it conducted the analysis. Other cities' worries included infrastructure worries about roads and bridges, transportation, dams, and cities'…
  9. One Colorado bank to buy another in $22.5 million deal
    A Denver bank said it's buying a Castle Rock-based bank in an all-stock deal valued at $22.5 million. Guaranty Bancorp (Nasdaq: GBNK) said it's buying 43-year-old Castle Rock Bank Holding Company, the holding company for Castle Rock Bank, which has more than $147 million in assets. After the deal closes, all Castle Rock Bank branches will operate under the Guaranty Bank and Trust name. "This acquisition provides a fill-in opportunity within our Front Range footprint and strengthens our position…
  10. View from the Top: Ball Corp.’s John Hayes loves staying grounded as company’s chief problem solver
    “Smart people can go anywhere, it’s your job to attract and retain those people.” John Hayes, the chairman, CEO and president of Ball Corp.