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Identi-Kit Solutions releases new facial composite software

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Identi-Kit® 7 HD software is the most advanced facial composite sketch solution and represents a major improvement in features and functions. Intuitively designed interface includes a wizard to create an initial draft sketch on the expanded workspace. Changes to a facial feature can be previewed on the browser bar feature, which can be scaled to… Read More →

Avnet Promotes Nicole Enright to VP of HR

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Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it named Nicole Enright as its vice president of corporate human resources. Enright will be responsible for helping Avnet attract, engage, develop and reward the diverse workforce of Avnet’s information technology (IT), finance and legal teams. Additionally, Enright will manage Avnet’s human resources teams in… Read More →

ASU study reveals formula for app success

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Americans love our smartphones, and we’re constantly downloading more apps to use on them. So, how do you know which apps are going to be the most worthwhile to get — the ones that will ultimately be the best sellers? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University… Read More →

Stanton helps Phoenix kick off ‘Startup Week’

Entrepreneurs in Phoenix looking to give or get inspiration will have access to dozens of opportunities with the launch of Phoenix Startup Week. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton officially kicked off the week Monday morning with an address in downtown Phoenix. More than 130 free events including panels and networking socials will take place over the… Read More →

GoDaddy hires new SVP of digital identity

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GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, has named Lauren Antonoff, a highly respected software industry veteran, as Senior Vice President of Digital Identity. Antonoff bolsters GoDaddy’s management team with considerable experience building easy-to-use software that helps people get their best work done. Antonoff joins GoDaddy from Microsoft where she has been… Read More →

WGM expands cyber security efforts

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Recognizing and responding to growing online threats and information security breaches, WGM Associates, a Scottsdale-based information technology consulting, security and application development firm, has expanded its information security services and added key talent to manage the increased demand for cyber-related management and IT services. WGM Managed Information Security Services will enhance WGM’s focus on intelligence-driven… Read More →

Pango pay-by-phone app now available for Phoenix parking

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Mayor Greg Stanton, City Councilmembers, representatives from Pango USA and the business community gathered today in downtown Phoenix to announce the Pango pay-by-phone app for on-street parking is now available in Phoenix. “This cutting-edge innovation is helping to create a great urban core in Phoenix that makes life easier for our residents and businesses, and… Read More →

Gateway Golf Group launches new website

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Gateway Golf Group, an industry leader in charity golf event management, fundraising and promotional products, announced the launch of their new website – www.gatewaygolfgroup.com.  This platform offers clients a single-vendor solution to effectively create, develop and manage successful, cost-effective golf events. A turnkey solution for individuals, businesses, charities and non-profit organizations, the site offers a… Read More →

BRAVO tipping app has successful launches in Phoenix

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BRAVO! The future of cashless tipping has arrived. Phoenix metropolitan residents Hector and Maria Rodriguez-Luna recently announced the launch of the BRAVO tipping app, an innovative tool providing the extraordinary ability to tip anyone, anywhere, directly from a smartphone. Twenty participating local partners have already experienced success with the app, citing an increased rise in… Read More →

First Solar and Apple strike huge deal

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First Solar, Inc. announced that Apple has committed $848 million for clean energy from First Solar’s California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County, Calif. Apple will receive electricity from 130 megawatts (MW)AC of the solar project under a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA), the largest agreement in the industry to provide clean energy to a… Read More →

Az Business honors Industry Leaders of Arizona winners

Executives from Sprouts Farmers Market accept an Industry Leaders of Arizona Award Wednesday at the Camelback Inn. Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Some of the most dynamic businesses in Arizona were honored Wednesday as winners at the 2015 Industry Leaders of Arizona (ILoA) Awards, which recognize the contributions and impact of Arizona‐based companies on both the economy of Arizona and in the communities they serve. Companies were selected from five key industries: • Aerospace and defense •… Read More →

Uber opens headquarters in downtown Phoenix

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One of Phoenix’s most recognizable mid-century modern landmarks is undergoing a significant renovation project aimed at embracing the building’s vintage design features with a modern twist of style and technology. With the improvements already underway, the new digs are attracting a  premier set of technology, design and entertainment tenants to Downtown Phoenix in addition the… Read More →

Dignity Health in Arizona invests in VisionGate

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VisionGate has received financial backing from Dignity Health in Arizona for development of a revolutionary, non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, the world’s deadliest cancer. Patient sputum samples are processed on the company’s patented Cell-CT® system – aptly named because it takes an optical CT scan of individual cells to generate digital,… Read More →

Apple plans $2B expansion in Arizona, Ducey says

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Governor Doug Ducey announced Monday that Apple will be expanding in Arizona, with a $2 billion investment in Mesa on a command center for the company’s global networks — representing one of the company’s largest investments in history. Apple said it will invest $2 billion over 10 years to open a data center in the Phoenix… Read More →