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Fargo firm attracts $500M acquisition deal

Fargo-based Evolution1, a cloud-based technology and payment solutions provider for the health care industry, has agreed to be acquired by WEX Inc. for $532.5 million in cash.

RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY: Incubator programs help entrepreneurs launch, grow

RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY: Incubator programs help entrepreneurs launch, grow

Over the past decade, the South Dakota communities of Sioux Falls, Brookings and Rapid City have developed business incubators to assist entrepreneurs in successfully launching and growing their businesses.

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Daktronics to upgrade Xcel Energy Center tech

Daktronics to upgrade Xcel Energy Center tech

Brookings, S.D.-based Daktronics has partnered with the Minnesota Wild to upgrade the technology at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Innovative Incubator

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Innovative Incubator

Fargo Startup House offers free room, board to aspiring tech-preneurs

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Startup expert says positive work culture feeds success

FARGO, N.D. – The start of today’s TEDxFargo event at the Fargo Theatre found every seat in the house filled with people who were there to hear talks built around the theme of “Living on Purpose.”

Work begins on STEM building project at NDSU

Work begins on STEM building project at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota State University in Fargo is bustling with construction projects, including work on the new $29.3 million STEM Classroom and Lab Building.

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Sycorr: Financial institutions ignoring easy security fixes

Sycorr: Financial institutions ignoring easy security fixes

FARGO, N.D. - Nearly every bank and credit union in the country isn’t taking a simple step that could make it more difficult for fraudsters to glean personal information from customers, according to a local software development and online marketing company.

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With sales sputtering, Apple's iPad looks to IBM alliance

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with IBM could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.

Microsoft sees end to Nokia losses, shares rise after hours

SEATTLE - Microsoft said it aims to get its loss-making Nokia phone unit to break even within two years, helping its stock rise in after-hours trade.

$294K federal grant will pay to digitize newspapers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Monday announced the National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $294,665 federal grant to the South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development. This grant money will be used to fund the South Dakota Digital Newspaper Program.

Deal would allow some trains 1-person crew: Tentative agreement goes against possible federal regulations

FARGO, N.D. — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway has struck a tentative agreement with a union that would allow one-person train crews on certain routes if a monitoring system is in use.

Developers of ND UAS tech park promise speedy project

Developers of ND UAS tech park promise speedy project

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Officials from the company in charge of developing the Grand Sky unmanned aircraft systems tech park at Grand Forks Air Force Base recently paid a visit to the area.

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SD's DWU partner recognized for work in STEM education

MITCHELL, S.D. - The Partnering Anthropology with Science and Technology Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to redesigning education in America and also a partner with Dakota Wesleyan University to offer a master’s in science, technology, engineering and math education, was recently recognized by President Bill Clinton during his opening remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative America 2014 event for its innovative and successful approach to providing STEM professional development for teachers.

Microsoft's massive layoffs not expected to hit Fargo; fate of Fargo's Nokia operation unclear

Microsoft's massive layoffs not expected to hit Fargo; fate of Fargo's Nokia operation unclear

SEATTLE – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off one of the largest layoffs in tech history Thursday, hoping to reshape the aging PC industry titan into a nimbler rival to Apple and Google, and jolt a company culture used to protecting its existing Windows and Office franchises.

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TEDxFargo event garnering big attention

TEDxFargo event garnering big attention

FARGO, N.D. - Publicity for next week’s TEDxFargo and TEDxYOUTH@Fargo received a boost Thursday when Fargo and the events were featured on the TED.com blog.

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