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JDA Software announces collaboration with Google

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JDA Software Group, Inc. will be part of an innovative new collaboration with Google aimed at leveraging the core strengths of both companies to deliver JDA’s next generation cloud-based omni-channel and supply chain solutions via Google Cloud Platform, a powerful public cloud offering. Through this collaboration, Google will provide a uniquely scalable and flexible technology… Read More →

16 Arizona companies make Fortune 1000 list

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Sixteen Arizona-based companies earned spots on the Fortune 1000 list, a reference list of the 1,000 largest American companies, ranked on revenues alone. The 16 Arizona companies on the Fortune 1,000: No. 108 Avnet, Phoenix No. 137 Freeport-McMoRan, Phoenix No. 323 Republic Services, Phoenix No. 386 PetSmart, Phoenix No. 493 Insight Enterprises, Tempe No. 502 Northern Tier Energy,… Read More →

Workers in state wait to see if personal data was taken

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Arizona has more than 55,000 federal employees who could find out as early as Monday if they are among the 4 million federal workers and retirees whose personal information may have been compromised in a cyberattack. The Office of Personnel Management announced late Thursday that it had detected, in April, a breach of worker records… Read More →

Arizona Manual Therapy Centers launch new website

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Arizona Manual Therapy Centers, one of only five therapy centers in the valley offering manual physical therapy techniques, has launched its new website (www.arizonamanualtherapycenters.com) and Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ArizonaManualTherapyCenters offering Scottsdale/Phoenix residents information about the benefits of physical therapy and for injury prevention and rehabilitation.  The new site details how manual physical and orthopedic therapy approaches used… Read More →

Tucson economy expected to outpace U.S. by 2017

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Tucson’s economic growth is expected to outpace the national economy by 2017. That was a key message during today’s University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2015 Mid-Year Economic Update Breakfast at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. More than 330 people attended the event to hear presenters George W. Hammond, Ph.D., director and… Read More →

Tech Council reports shows strong results for sector

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Recapping a year of strong results, the Arizona Technology Council has issued an inaugural annual report detailing its role as the state’s voice for technology and the driving force behind the effort to make Arizona the fastest growing tech hub in the nation. The full report can be viewed or downloaded at www.aztechcouncil.org. “This report… Read More →

What to do if you’re a victim of IRS data breach

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Tuesday that a brute force hacking attempt has compromised approximately 104,000 taxpayer accounts through the utilization of the “Get Transcript” tool located on IRS.gov.  Hackers utilized information gleaned from black market sources to answer identity verification questions and receive confidential information from the IRS system.  The IRS reports that… Read More →

ASU scientists play key roles in new NASA mission

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NASA is sending a mission to see if Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter, has conditions suitable for life, and three ASU scientists are involved with the mission’s instruments. Three scientists in Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) — Philip Christensen, Mikhail Zolotov, and Everett Shock — are involved with NASA’s… Read More →

ON Semiconductor becomes member of Thread Group

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ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficiency innovations, has become a member of the Thread Group – an industry organization dedicated to market education and product certification for Thread, a low-power, wireless mesh networking protocol designed to easily and securely connect hundreds of devices in the home. This move underlines the company’s commitment to implementing Internet of… Read More →

Booker expands tech operations to Scottsdale

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Booker, the leading platform for service commerce, announces plans to expand their operations to Scottsdale. With headquarters in New York City, and offices in Orange County, Calif. and Singapore, Booker’s decision to grow into Scottsdale at SkySong is a great addition to the companies who have already selected SkySong to grow. Booker’s platform allows services… Read More →

Comcast will add 1,125 jobs in Tucson

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Comcast along with Gov. Doug Ducey today announced plans to open a new customer support center in the fall of 2015 in Tucson. The state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility will be staffed by 1,125 customer service representatives and managers. Comcast will begin filling positions this year. With the addition of the call center, Comcast will have… Read More →

Silicon Valley’s Wasabi Ventures heads to Scottsdale

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Wasabi Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm, announced today the formal launch of its operations in Arizona. After a nine-month due diligence process, Arizona was selected as the most promising location for a new office by the bi-coastal firm that has existing offices in Silicon Valley, Greater Boston, and Baltimore. “We see great potential… Read More →

CenturyLink Gbps service available to Arizona businesses

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CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability of 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) fiber speeds to approximately 1,200 additional business locations in Arizona as part of a national fiber network upgrade that expanded availability of CenturyLink’s gigabit broadband services to nearly 490,000 business locations in 17 states. As part of CenturyLink’s gigabit service expansion in Arizona, 1… Read More →

IO colocation powers Loud Partners’ managed services

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IO, a leading global provider of data center services, announced Loud Partners Inc. utilizes IO colocation to deliver its managed services portfolio. IO colocation has enabled Loud Partners to provide its cloud and traditional IT services to clients in an agile, reliable and secure environment.  Loud Partners, based in New York City, uses IO colocation… Read More →