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New App for HR Professionals

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Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that it has developed a Smartphone and Tablet app that allows employers to calculate certain FMLA leaves of absence. The Beta FMLA Leave Calculator app will allow human resource professionals and other managers to calculate basic leave requests and determine how much FMLA leave an employee has available. This Beta… Read More →

Senate rejects texting while driving ban

The Arizona Senate has rejected an effort to create a statewide ban on texting while driving by amending an existing House bill. Democratic Rep. Steve Farley of Tucson said deaths and injuries caused by drivers who were distracted by texting make a compelling argument for the ban. He gave several examples of horrific accidents cause… Read More →

Does your teen Drive While InTEXTicated?

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A new Arizona bill could ban Valley teens from using their cell phones while driving, or more cleverly put, “driving while inTEXTicated.” Eighty two percent of teens ages 16 and 17 own a cell phone, while 52% of them admit to using their cell phone while driving and 34% say that they have texted while… Read More →

House panel passes ban on spam text messages

An Arizona House committee has passed a bill that would ban unsolicited spam-like text messages that seek to get a person to buy goods or services. The bill sponsored by Republican Rep. David Stevens of Sierra Vista is aimed at companies that inundate multiple phone numbers with texts. Many of those are for adult services… Read More →

BBVA Compass unveils bilingual iPhone app

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BBVA Compass further expanded the reach of its mobile banking apps with the introduction of its bilingual iPhone app. “This is part of our ongoing commitment to continually improve our mobile banking solutions, adding features and services to better serve our customers’ needs,” said Alex Carriles, executive vice president and director of Mobile Strategy and… Read More →

Insight Named Top Mobile Video Reseller of the Year

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Tempe-based Insight Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, announced that its U.S. division was named the Top Mobile Video Reseller of the Year by Panasonic at the annual Panasonic Solutions Partner Summit 2012 in Phoenix. The awards recognize reseller partners of the B2B solutions company, Panasonic System… Read More →

Apple’s iPad Mini priced at $329

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Apple Inc. is refusing to compete on price with its rivals in the tablet market — it’s pricing its new, smaller iPad well above the competition. On Tuesday, the company revealed the iPad Mini, with a screen that’s about two-thirds the size of the full-size model, and said it will cost $329 and up. Apple… Read More →

Dish Network to launch satellite broadband service

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Satellite TV company Dish Network Corp. is launching a broadband Internet service that’s aimed at rural areas that don’t currently get high-speed Internet. Dish Network said Thursday that the satellite broadband service, dishNet, will start at $40 per month for people who bundle it with certain Dish’s TV programming packages. The new service goes on… Read More →

Franks earns 2012 Wireless Consumer Hero Award

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The bipartisan, pro-consumer advocacy group, MyWireless.org, awarded Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) with the 2012 Wireless Consumer Hero Award for his commitment to wireless tax relief for American consumers and businesses. Congressman Franks is one of the original sponsors of the bipartisan ‘Wireless Tax Fairness Act’ (H.R. 1002) and was instrumental in its passage in the… Read More →

Release of iPhone 5 gives retail a boost

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The new iPhone 5 goes on sale in retail stores later this week, but buyers went online early last Friday to gobble up the latest Apple offering. Apple opened online pre-orders of the new smartphone at 3:01 a.m. last Friday and sold out of its available stock within an hour. According to Apple’s website, people… Read More →

New iPhone 5 will be taller, skinnier

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For the first time, the iPhone is growing. After sticking for five years to the same screen size, Apple on Wednesday revealed a new phone that’s taller, with a bigger screen. The iPhone 5 will go on sale in the U.S. and eight other countries next Friday, Sept. 21. Even though it’s taller than the… Read More →

Can You Be Too Social With Social Media?

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Plucked from a recent headline on a national news website: “Rich kids are oversharing on social media – are yours?” The story went on to detail true life examples of wealthy youth using social media to boast about luxury private jet travel, $100,000 bar tabs and the use of #ferrari, #mansion and #hamptons Twitter hash-tags.… Read More →

Could Apple’s $1B patent verdict help it corner market?

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It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.’s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry? Analysts from Wall Street to Hong Kong debated whether a jury’s decision that Samsung Electronics Co. ripped off Apple technology would help Apple corner the U.S. smartphone market… Read More →

3RP partners with Aruba Networks

Scottsdale-based 3RP announced it has entered into a partnership with Aruba Networks to expand the use of mobile technology to business professionals to provide a seamless network connection between the organization and its’ remote employees and off-site users. This will help put 3RP in a position to provide businesses with a solution to reduce costs… Read More →