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The majority of the Colorado-related messages broadcast by Russian-linked Twitter accounts appeared to favor Republican Donald Trump and foster discontent in the nation’s political system, according to a Denver Post review of more than 200,000 tweets tied to Kremin-backed agents.

Key decisions by the Denver City Council on staffing and a consultant's contract this week will set the stage for the first expected project groundbreakings this summer on the $937 million bond program.

If you're thinking of upgrading to the latest Microsoft Office, it could cost you. Have you tried the free alternatives like OpenOffice, LibreOffice and even Microsoft's own online version of Office?

Finding new uses for the burgeoning technology known as Ethereum blockchain was just a small part of EthDenver, which was attended by a wide range of non-techies including Denver public school students, the city's elections office and two state politicians. Paving the way for this technology to become secure, trustworthy and mainstream will take a community.

The development team seeking to build the would-be tallest building in Denver filed a site concept with the city last week calling for an 81-story, mixed-use tower at the southeast corner of 17th and California streets downtown.

In the last two weeks, the stock market has experienced higher levels of volatility than we’ve seen in some time. It’s left many people wondering if this is normal and healthy, or a sign of worse things to come. But what is normal?

Boulder County 4-H officials prohibited a gun display as an addition to this year's annual tack show Feb. 24 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds just hours before 15-year-old 4-H member Tegan Brown told leaders she would not attend the event if firearms were present.

McDonald's Happy Meal is about to get a makeover. On Thursday, the fast-food chain announced new nutrition standards for its kids' meals and a series of upcoming menu swaps designed to make options for children healthier.

It happens in so many workplaces — two colleagues begin a romantic relationship. But a heightened awareness about sexual harassment means small business owners can get more anxious when employees start dating.

It's been a rough few years for Chipotle. The chain's woes, which began in 2015 with a widespread E. coli outbreak, have led to multiple health scares and plummeting sales.

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Vasant Narasimhan, the 41-year-old chief executive at Novartis AG, is vowing data science and digital technologies will revolutionize the company’s drug-development pipeline.

The U.S. indictment handed down against three Russian companies and 13 individuals suggests it won’t be easy to stop any aggressive influence campaign in the run-up to the midterm election in less than nine months.

“Black Panther: The Album” is set to deliver the strongest album debut for a Walt Disney Co. movie in at least five years.

Toy companies are mimicking the moves of fast-fashion retailers as they scramble to produce toys and games tied to the swift rise and fall of trends driven by social media.

Companies including some backed by Silicon Valley venture-capital firms and Mark Zuckerberg’s nonprofit are experimenting with a product that essentially lets them take an ownership position in a house along with the homeowner.

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has tapped two monetary policy specialists to serve as senior advisers, according to people familiar with the matter.

U.S. households’ confidence in the economic outlook rebounded this month, as a gauge of consumer sentiment hit its second-highest level since 2004.

Most borrowers who left college or graduate school owing at least $50,000 in student loans in 2010 had failed to pay down any of their debt four years later, according to a study by the Brookings Institution.

Housing construction got off to a strong start in 2018, which could help boost economic growth and ease home-price increases in the coming months.

Prices for foreign-made goods imported to the U.S. rose in January, driven by a broad range of product price increases and capping a week of solid inflation readings.

Spain is shaking off one of its worst downturns in decades and splurging on goods recently considered extravagant, including the ultimate Spanish gastronomic luxury: free-range, acorn-fed Iberian ham.

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other investors who have defected from the nation’s high-tech cradle.

Aluminum and steel producers hope tariffs under consideration by the Trump administration will heat up demand for their products, but the U.S. remains an expensive place to make the metals.

Automation is finally invading the garment industry, transforming sweatshops and putting people out of work in poor countries like Bangladesh. For the U.S., that means lower prices and new domestic production possibilities.

The Trump administration said it is considering sweeping new limits on imports of steel and aluminum as the next phase of its “America First” economic policies, playing down warnings from economists and allies about the risks of higher prices and trade wars.

The recent budget deal has handed U.S. defense companies an extra $75 billion over the next two years as the Pentagon boosts spending on aircraft, missiles, tanks and maintaining older equipment.

The verdict is in for the first week of the Winter Olympics: Viewership is down. That isn’t stopping NBC from claiming gold.

President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan has left investors in infrastructure firms unimpressed.

Kraft Heinz should tend to its own brands before snapping up more.

Is the French government under Emmanuel Macron any closer to letting go of Renault, France’s biggest car maker? The signals are mixed, but a move might be worth betting on anyway.

In CBS and Viacom’s on-again, off-again merger talks, the burden falls disproportionately on Viacom to make the case that it is worth CBS’s trouble.

The health-care industry is in the throes of a major shake-up. That creates a situation in which companies face a greater risk by standing pat than possibly overpaying for an acquisition.

The network giant’s old businesses help revive growth.

Nestlé’s Chief Executive Mark Schneider has grasped the challenge facing the world’s largest food company. But making Nestlé more responsive and entrepreneurial is proving to be a very tall order.

So long as airplane giant Airbus churns out planes with increasing frequency, while picking up efficiency gains along the way, more cash will follow.

South Africa’s rand has already performed strongly this year, while President Jacob Zuma’s departure may help keep the country’s bonds in an elite club that investors all but have to own.

The U.S. indictment handed down against three Russian companies and 13 individuals suggests it won’t be easy to stop any aggressive influence campaign in the run-up to the midterm election in less than nine months.

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other investors who have defected from the nation’s high-tech cradle.

“Fortnite” wasn’t a big hit when it first came out as a $40 game. To attract players, Epic Games made an unusual decision: create a free version.

The Justice Department asked a federal judge not to allow AT&T Inc.’s defense of its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. to include a claim that the Trump administration improperly challenged the deal for political reasons.

Anxious to raise their kids the ‘natural’ way, many parents shun innovative gadgets that might make life easier. But some tech can be your ally, argues one new mom.

Disturbing social-media posts apparently made by Nikolas Cruz before a deadly shooting spree have rekindled questions about what responsibilities and capabilities technology companies and law-enforcement authorities have for detecting threats among the billions of words, images and videos online.

Alphabet Inc.’s Google tested of new technology in 50 U.S. 911 call centers aimed at making it easier for dispatchers to determine cellphone callers’ locations, and participants said the results were promising.

The White House blamed Russia for a massive cyberattack last year that crippled computer networks at multinational firms worldwide, vowing the hack would be met with “international consequences.”

Cisco Systems plans to bring $67 billion of its foreign cash holdings to the U.S. this quarter following recent changes to U.S. tax law, in one of the largest repatriation plans yet revealed.

A top U.S. regulator recommended approving SpaceX’s plan to provide internet service through satellites, a move that could expand broadband availability across the U.S. and beyond.

British officials blamed Russia for last June’s massive “Petya” cyberattack, which crippled computer networks at multinational firms including FedEx, container-ship giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk and pharmaceutical firm Merck & Co.

AT&T is considering an unusual bid to seek testimony from the Justice Department’s antitrust chief in the coming trial over its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, part of the companies’ effort to challenge the legitimacy of the government’s lawsuit.

Uber continued to boost ridership and revenue throughout last year, despite a punishing stretch that included a sexual harassment scandal, the resignation of its longtime chief and a blockbuster lawsuit from its primary rival in self-driving vehicles.

Xerox defended its deal with Fujifilm in a letter to shareholders a day after activist investor Carl Icahn said he would vote against the merger.

Chinese search giant Baidu is clawing its way back from a challenging year on the strength of advertising and its move to pare down its noncore businesses.

Amazon is pushing to turn its nascent medical-supplies business into a major supplier to U.S. hospitals and outpatient clinics that could compete with incumbent distributors of items from gauze to hip implants.

In Qualcomm’s quest to avoid being swallowed by Broadcom, its best bet to remain independent may be completing its own giant acquisition. But it is running out of time.

Mexican telecommunications heavyweight América Móvil SAB registered a second straight net loss in the fourth quarter on an increase in financial costs and foreign exchange-related declines in revenue.

Publishers are greeting the launch of Google’s ad blocker with a mixture of relief and unease, pleased that it is purging intrusive ads but worried over the internet giant’s power to quickly overhaul the industry.

The network giant’s old businesses help revive growth.

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Roche Holding S.A. agreed to buy the shares of oncology software company Flatiron Health Inc. that it doesn’t already own for $1.9 billion, increasing its capabilities in cancer medicines.

In the latest sign of the escalating battle for talent in Hollywood, Netflix signed producer Ryan Murphy to a multiyear deal to create content exclusively for the streaming service.

The House approved a bill that would make the resale of high-interest loans more attractive to third-party buyers such as debt collectors—and bolster fintech firms’ partnerships with banks.

Lee Kun-hee, Samsung’s chairman and an Olympics bigwig, got out of prison just in time to launch a global lobbying campaign to secure the 2018 Winter Games for South Korea. The company is now ubiquitous.

Chinese internet giant Tencent says it wants to improve the world through technology. David Wallerstein, its chief exploration officer, is on it.

After years of steady growth, virtual schools are experiencing a blip as some states attempt to claw back public funds, citing student inactivity online, or force schools to close due to habitual poor performance.

Hundreds of millions of jobs affected. Trillions of dollars of wealth created. These are the potential impacts of a coming wave of automation. We traveled to Asia to see the next generation of industrial robots, what they’re capable of, and whether they’re friend or foe to low-skilled workers.

Leslie Wexner, an icon of 20th-century retailing, is the last man standing from a generation of merchants who brought fashion to the masses.