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NASA grant will help ASU students build a miniature satellite

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Community members packed into an auditorium Friday night to hear members of ASU’s Sun Devil Satellite Laboratory team speak about urban heat islands and how a $200,000 grant from NASA’s Space Grant Undergraduate Student Instrument Program will allow the team to build a miniature satellite. A discussion was held consisting of project manager Sarah Rogers, lead… Read More →

Gore awarded new technology status for medical device

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W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. received new technology status from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the GORE EXCLUDER Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis (IBE). Beginning October 1, 2016, facilities using the IBE in conjunction with a GORE EXCLUDER AAA Device for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) are eligible for a new technology add-on payment (NTAP)… Read More →

HEAT Forum panelists to discuss Arizona’s innovations

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On Oct. 5, a panel of experts from the healthcare, energy, aerospace and technology industries will convene to talk about Arizona’s knowledge-based economy and its successes. The inaugural HEAT Forum will spotlight the developments and innovations happening in Arizona and explore how those breakthroughs are impacting the state and changing the world. The time’s have changed since… Read More →

Desert Schools subsidizes financial literacy website

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Financial literacy and education is a critical life lesson, one that can have a big impact throughout life. Recent studies show that Americans have a “low level” of financial literacy – struggling to understand basic principals. Desert Schools Federal Credit Union wants to change this by preparing students early in their life. By partnering with… Read More →

Arizona boldly grows into deep space exploration hub

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by in Aerospace | AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of local Arizona aerospace enterprises. If you think for a minute that Arizona enterprises don’t measure up to “The Enterprise,” think again. We may not have Spock, Kirk or warp drive, but what Arizona does have is an impressive list of some of the most progressive aerospace… Read More →

Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: Nextiva

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Nextiva Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Tomas Gorny, CEO What it does: Provider of cloud-based unified communications, hosted PBX and online fax services. Admirable quality: Nextiva’s technology is vastly forward-thinking and the company prides itself on being the architects of the future. Nextiva recently broadened its scope again with the launch of Nextiva Analytics. This solution… Read More →

Feds take the wheel before driverless cars hit the market

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The federal government got into the debate over driverless vehicles Tuesday, proposing new regulations and model legislation aimed at smoothing the development of the high-tech cars and heading off a state-by-state patchwork of laws for them. Arizona transportation officials said Tuesday they could not comment on the new rules until they have had a chance… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: GoDaddy

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

GoDaddy Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Blake Irving, CEO What it does: Internet domain registrar and web hosting company. Admirable quality: Collaboration and innovation are key components to GoDaddy’s culture. Work spaces are designed to integrate innovation and creativity, enabling employees to easily join forces. GoDaddy’s… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company Spotlight Award Winner: WebPT

Brad and Heidi Jannenga are co-founders of WebPT, which earned the Spotlight Award for Leadership Excellence.
by in AZ Business Magazine | Healthcare | Tech

WebPT Video by Merestone Most Admired Company: 2013, 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Heidi Jannenga, president and co-founder What it does: Provides cloud-based electronic medical records and practice management software for physical therapists. Admirable quality: By creating an affordable, intuitive, and technologically sound cloud-based EMR for rehabilitation therapists, WebPT brought all the benefits of EMR… Read More →

SRP launches major renewable energy project with Apple

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Salt River Project’s Board of Directors approved an agreement to purchase the energy produced from Apple’s new 50-megawatt photovoltaic solar power plant, located in Pinal County east of its data command center in Mesa. SRP was part of an Arizona team that worked with Apple to locate in the East Valley in 2014, and later… Read More →

ON Semiconductor completes $2.4 billion acquisition

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ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON) (“ON Semiconductor”) and Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCS) (“Fairchild”) jointly announced Monday that ON Semiconductor has successfully completed its previously announced $2.4 billion cash acquisition of Fairchild. “The acquisition of Fairchild is a transformative step in our quest to become the premier supplier of power management and analog semiconductor solutions for… Read More →

Oh How We’ve Grown: The Next Tech Hub is Settling in Our Valley

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Longtime Valley residents who can remember a time when restaurants shut down for the summer might find it hard to even recognize the growing city we call home now. As for new residents – trust me, not too long ago this was a far different town than the innovative metropolis you’re helping to create. Phoenix’s… Read More →

2016 Most Admired Company: Shutterfly

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Shutterfly Most Admired Company: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Top Arizona executive: Corey Conklin, vice president of customer care What it does: Internet-based image publishing service. Its flagship product is its photo book line. Admirable quality: The mission of Shutterfly’s foundation is to strengthen the connection to local communities through donations and organizational… Read More →

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union selects digital platform

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Desert Schools Federal Credit Union, Arizona’s largest credit union with $4 billion in assets, has partnered with Alkami Technology to provide its ORB digital banking platform to its more than 220,000 online banking users. Alkami’s platform will integrate with Desert Schools’ Corelation core platform. With Alkami’s ORB, Desert Schools’ members will have access to a modern, unified… Read More →