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ZipRecruiter expands into Tempe, adds 238 jobs

jobs

A technology-based recruiting firm, ZipRecruiter, is opening a new sales and customer service office at Hayden Ferry Lakeside in Tempe, and plans to hire 238 employees over the next five years, according to a statement Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted Monday morning. This is the firm’s first expansion outside of its home offices in Santa Monica as the… Read More →

FBI warns of increase in business e-mail scams

cyberbullying

FBI officials are warning potential victims of a dramatic rise in the Business E-Mail Compromise Scam or “B.E.C.,” a scheme that targets businesses and has resulted in massive financial losses in Phoenix and other cities. The schemers go to great lengths to spoof company e-mail or use social engineering to assume the identity of the… Read More →

Sunquest acquires IT company GeneInsight Inc.

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Sunquest Information Systems Inc. today announced the acquisition of GeneInsight Inc., an IT company that streamlines the analysis, interpretation and reporting of complex genetic tests. The GeneInsight platform was developed by Partners HealthCare and has been in continuous clinical use since 2005 at the Laboratory for Molecular Medicine. In 2014, Sunquest made a strategic investment… Read More →

ON Semiconductor makes Forbes Best Employer list

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficiency innovations, today announced it has been named to the 2016 Forbes America’s Best Employers list in the “Midsize Employers” category, which includes 250 organizations with 1,000 to 5,000 employees in America (international employees aren’t considered for this list). This honor comes on the heels of ON Semiconductor’s 2016… Read More →

Phoenix attracts West Coast tech companies

Silicon Valley

In the 1980s and ‘90s, most of the tech jobs in Phoenix focused on back office and customer care centers for companies with headquarters elsewhere, city officials said. Now, places like downtown Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale are buzzing with entrepreneurs and new companies in the tech space. There are an estimated 132,000 high-tech jobs in… Read More →

Apple approves Raadr’s anti-bullying app

mobile tech

Parents can now hold peace of mind in the palm of their hand. Raadr, Inc., a social media monitoring service based in Phoenix, announced it is available in app form. Apple approved the company’s iOS app Sunday, March 27, which can be downloaded via iTunes. Raadr alerts subscribers whenever selected categories of keywords – such… Read More →

DeskHub opens second Valley location

networking

Scottsdale co-working space, DeskHub, expanded by opening up a second location in the North Valley market. DeskHub currently occupies nearly 20,000 square feet of space in Old Town Scottsdale. Its second location will be just under 10,000 square feet in Phoenix and is located right off the freeway and at the intersection of the 51 and… Read More →

Is Airbnb avoiding hotel regulations in Arizona?

hospitality trends

A recent report by the American Hotel & Lodging Association shows a growing number of Airbnb hosts are commercial operators, illegal hotels that bypass regulation and taxes. A follow-up of the national report shows that the trend is going on in Phoenix, with 85 percent of Airbnb hosts in Phoenix listing properties for more than 30 days… Read More →

Scottsdale-based Nextiva launches analytics tool

mobile tech

The use of big data and analytics for many companies has become crucial in decision making. Scottsdale-based Nextiva hopes to serves those businesses with the launch of its newest tool, Nextiva Analytics, to coincide with its cloud-based communications software. Nextiva Analytics works perfectly with the firm’s phone service, and provides businesses with insights into call data. Businesses… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Vixxo brings innovation to asset management

Vixxo

There’s a new technology-driven company in town and its name is Vixxo. Opening its doors today under a new brand name, Vixxo clients, including international brands such as Starbucks, 7-Eleven and Michaels, have an entirely new data-enabled advantage to manage their assets. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Vixxo has 12 offices across the U.S. and Canada, with… Read More →

Rise of the marketing online quiz

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Which Disney princess are you? What city should you actually live in? Which Ryan Gosling character is your soulmate? What flavor of ramen noodles are you? Viral online quizzes like these are becoming ubiquitous on our newsfeeds and timelines. Although they may seem like nothing more than amusing distractions, research has shown that online quizzes… Read More →

Tempe Chamber presents Business Excellence Awards

Downtown

The Tempe Chamber of Commerce announced its six finalists for the prestigious Business Excellence Awards. The awards promote the advancement of responsible business leadership in the community and publicly recognize local businesses demonstrating a passion for excellence. The awards honor companies for success in business growth, employee development, community involvement and customer service. The awards will… Read More →

WGM expands into Colorado with analytics firm

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Scottsdale-based IT consulting and cybersecurity services firm, WGM, is expanding its footprint into Colorado with a new analytics company, Industrial Wisdom. Ann McCabe heads Industrial Wisdom, WGM’s new division, and the technology professional will bring more than 20 years of business development experience – mostly with enterprise-level businesses and industries. McCabe said Industrial Wisdom helps clients… Read More →

Apple unveils new, smaller iPhone

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, speaks on stage during an introduction of the new iPhone 5 at an Apple event in San Francisco, Wednesday Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Rumors that Apple would release a smaller phone proved true, Monday, as the California-based software firm unveiled the iPhone SE, which boasts a four-inch retina display. The iPhone SE has the same 64-bit A9 chip offered in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus for fast speeds, longer battery life, faster wireless, a 12-megapixel iSight camera featuring… Read More →