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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 →

MJ Insurance launches new website

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MJ Insurance, a leading risk management and benefits consulting agency with more than five decades of successful service, has launched a revamped website that is optimized to support enhanced user experiences on multiple platforms and dazzles with a modern look. The sleek design allows users to seamlessly navigate through the new layout which highlights MJ’s… Read More →

Local Motors reveals 1st co-created helmet in NASCAR

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Local Motors and Ben Kennedy, driver of the No. 11 Local Motors Toyota Tundra, together revealed the world’s first co-created NASCAR helmet this week. Designed, created, and brought to life online in less than four weeks, the Ben Kennedy Helmet Challenge proves that co-creation is changing the way NASCAR connects with its fans. Kennedy debuted… Read More →

Acquisition boosts 3D-printer sales for Tempe’s PADT

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Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT), the Southwest’s largest provider of numerical simulation, product development and 3D Printing services and products, announced the acquisition of the Stratasys Reseller business of CADCAM Systems, based in Boulder, Colorado.  This move immediately boosts PADT’s existing 3D Printer sales and support customer base by approximately 30%, adding clients in… Read More →

Gobiquity mobile health moves to Scottsdale

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This May, Gobiquity Mobile Health™, an award winning mobile health diagnostics company based originally in Aliso Viejo, CA, will relocate its headquarters to Scottsdale, where they will join the growing number of health and technology companies in the city’s “Cure Corridor.” Gobiquity launched their flagship innovation, GoCheck Kids™, last year, the world’s first and only… Read More →

Banner Health earns award for technology work

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The Technology Management department at Phoenix-based Banner Health was recently awarded the 2015 ‘Department of the Year’ by TechNation Magazine. The publication began the award in 2011 to recognize the top technology management departments across the nation in terms of customer service, efficiency and exemplary procedures. “Receiving the department of the year award by the… Read More →

Avnet ranks among top business technology innovators

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Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it ranked No. 4 on the InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. Avnet was recognized for the development of an innovative cloud-based training system that serves as the foundation for Avnet Academy – the company’s education… Read More →

FAA approves FPV Catalog for commercial use of drones

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An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) related business in Southern Arizona received a Federal Aviation Administration exemption to fly drones. FPV Catalog, an online source for multirotors and winged aircraft parts and accessories, is one of the first retail sites in Arizona to be granted authorization from the FAA to fly its UAVs for commercial and… Read More →

Phoenix Forward launched to spark business growth

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Officials said local business expansion makes up 80 percent of new jobs. Phoenix leaders plan to help facilitate that growth and support business needs through the Phoenix Forward initiative, which launched Wednesday. The initiative is a partnership between the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, the city of Phoenix, the Arizona Commerce Authority and Maricopa County. Phoenix Forward… Read More →