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As ridership triples, Lyft opens driver hub in Phoenix

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The ride-sharing technology company Lyft — famous for its pink mustachioed cars — unveiled a hub for drivers in Phoenix as the company says it tripled its number of rides since last year. In 2016, Lyft contributed $40 million to the Phoenix area economy, said Drena Kusari, the ride-sharing company’s southwest region general manager. Lyft… Read More →

Protecting your business’s electronics during Arizona’s monsoon season

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

It’s monsoon time in Arizona which means lightning, wind, dust and rain. With the storm season upon us, what precautions are you taking now to ensure your electronics are protected? Tools to Have All of your electronics should be plugged into surge protectors. These help in the case of a surge of power if a… Read More →

Mobile Mini announces the launch of MM Connect

Mobile Mini, Inc. the world’s leading provider of portable storage solutions and a leading provider of tank and pump solutions in the U.S., announced the launch of MM Connect, a customer service portal, as part of a continued investment in technology solutions that started with the introduction of SAP SE, a world-class enterprise resource planning… Read More →

Phoenix tech leaders align to address demand for digital healthcare

Four Phoenix based health tech companies announced an alliance to promote innovation in digital healthcare in Arizona, strategically focusing on improving healthcare processes and providing connected care to patients outside of the care setting. The companies, led by seasoned Valley entrepreneurs, includes: Life365, an integrator of digital health solutions and enabler of remote health monitoring; iTel, a… Read More →

5 ways to implement sustainable tech to save your business money

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

We all put blue trash bins into the office to collect recyclables. There, done. You are now a company that works towards a more sustainable world. Maybe you even put “think twice before printing” on the bottom of all your company’s emails. These are great for being “green,” but they do not do much to… Read More →

WebPT doubles down on STEM in Arizona

To help propel the growth of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in Arizona, WebPT has partnered with the Arizona Science Center, Peoria School District and Girls in Tech to support initiatives aimed at inspiring and empowering diverse groups to engage in STEM programs. In today’s era of digitalization, STEM has infiltrated nearly every… Read More →

Scottsdale-based cybersecurity firm raises $10 million in funding

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Scottsdale-based cybersecurity firm working towards a future with no passwords, Trusona, raised $10 million in a Series B funding round, according to a Tuesday announcement. The online identity authentication service firm plans to use the new funding to accelerate its growth by doubling Trusona’s number of employees in the next three months, said Ori Eisen, Trusona’s CEO. Trusona currently has 15 people working at its… Read More →

5 technology tips small businesses should know

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Starting a small business is no easy task, especially in this highly competitive and technologically minded world we live in today. As a small business owner myself, I’ve experienced many issues entrepreneurs face when starting their own business. If you’re just starting out ask yourself, what can you do to compete with other companies within… Read More →

Gate6 celebrates 20-year anniversary with new building

Gate6 Inc. unveiled  its new Scottsdale location on Tuesday, May 30th. The Ribbon Cutting commenced at 10 am with breakfast served afterwards. The event was a major success with all the Phoenix based “Gate6ers” and their families in attendance. The honorable Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane also attended to help initiate this event and welcome the company to… Read More →

Arizona Entrepreneur launches music streaming platform

Arizona will soon be known as the “independent music capital of the world” with the launch of Arena Music, the first and only streaming music platform built on the concept of fair pay for artists and free play for listeners. By leveraging music as a loss leader, Arena is helping artists and labels redirect consumer… Read More →

Girls in Tech launches a Phoenix chapter

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Girls in Tech, an organization focused on the empowerment, entrepreneurship, engagement, and education of women in technology, has launched a Phoenix Chapter to help young women in the community understand their potential as future leaders in the technology sector. However, Girls in Tech exists for anyone with an interest in technology, startups and promoting the… Read More →

Robots help MBA students at ASU stay on track

Getting your MBA at Arizona State University just got more accessible. If you can’t avoid missing class, new robots will allow students to attend remotely. Already the highest ranked part-time MBA in the state, the W. P. Carey Professional Flex MBA at ASU is committed to supporting student success by offering the latest in innovative… Read More →

Arizona cyber experts warn that WannaCry outbreak just tip of iceberg

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Arizona cybersecurity experts called the recent international cyberattacks known as “WannaCry” among the worst attacks they have seen, and they called it a warning about the country’s lack of cybersecurity preparation. “This is only the beginning of a very, very long list of bad stuff,” said Brett Scott, co-founder of the Arizona Cyber Warfare Range.… Read More →

Energy innovations open opportunities for Arizona’s energy sector

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Many of the innovations happening in the energy sector involve solving intermittency issues brought to the table by renewable energy darlings like photovoltaic solar and wind generation. With photovoltaic solar providing the bulk of its energy during off peak hours and wind turbines unable to generate anything on a windless day, the energy sector has… Read More →