Tech Archives

ACG-Arizona will spotlight TASER president

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Luke Larson, President of TASER International, will speak at the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter Breakfast on Jan. 12. The event will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort Grand Ballroom. “TASER has become one of the most well-known brands based in Arizona, and we… Read More →

Scottsdale’s HMBookstore grows hospitality education

Scottsdale-based online hospitality education and training solutions provider, HMBookstore, announced Tuesday that its library of eLearning courses are being implemented within the Alliance Hospitality Inc., portfolio. Marriott, IHG and Hilton properties in Ohio and the surrounding Midwest region will use HMBookstore’s eLearning courses. . “Since adopting HMBookstore’s easy-to-use, self-paced, online platform, we’ve noted many achievements,… Read More →

How to fly your drone responsibly in Arizona

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Did you receive an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone as they are more commonly known for the holidays?  New drone operators may have questions about where they can be flown and what they need to do in order to fly them.  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has launched a new web page and notification portal… Read More →

Adopt Technologies enhances nonprofit’s IT network

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Adopt Technologies, a cloud computing IT solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses,  partnered with Phoenix Rescue Mission to transition the local nonprofit’s in-house server infrastructure to a fully hosted and managed cloud platform. The system was fully migrated to Adopt Technologies’ hosted cloud platform in October, which resulted in an immediate performance improvement, marking… Read More →

ASU scientists selected for NASA investigation team

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NASA has announced the selection of Science Investigation Teams for its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). ASU will be the lead institution for one of these teams, which includes School of Earth and Space Exploration scientists James Rhoads, Sangeeta Malhotra, Rogier Windhorst, Rolf Jansen, and Vithal Tilvi, along with scientists from the University of… Read More →

Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015

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Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015, based strictly on the number of readers on azbigmedia.com. The Top 10 stories of 2015 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories are important and newsworthy — but by the sheer number of azbigmedia.com readers who took the time to read the story.… Read More →

Telemedicine will be showcased at Phoenix event

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In response to the great success of the first Telemedicine and Telehealth Service Provider Showcase (SPS) in October 2014, the award-winning Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP) is organizing the second SPS, to be held June 21-22 at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Phoenix. SPS 2016  will focus on building partnerships for bringing quality medical specialty services directly into hospitals, clinics, private… Read More →

Phoenix native launches Carvana, an online vehicles sales site

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When Katrina and Jerry Beckham’s minivan broke down multiple times, they knew it was time for a new vehicle. With three little girls to take care of, the Tennessee couple had to find a reliable way to get around. But Katrina Beckham called going to a car dealership “anxiety inducing.” The couple works full time… Read More →

Silicon Valley tech firm expands into downtown Phoenix

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Silicon Valley tech firm, Gainsight, announced, Wednesday, its expansion of new corporate marketing headquarters into Downtown Phoenix at 111 W. Monroe St., the Monroe Building. Gainsight, a customer success tech company, was drawn to Phoenix because of its amazing talent pool, and entrepreneurial spirit, said Anthony Kennada, vice president of Marketing at Gainsight. “We are… Read More →

ACA announces Innovation Challenge winners

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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has named six innovative early-stage companies as winners in the Fall 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), its bi-annual business plan competition. “The Arizona Commerce Authority is proud to provide ongoing support to our state’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Sandra Watson, Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO. “Advancing… Read More →

Cyber security coalition forms in Valley

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Recognized industry leaders in Arizona have announced the launch of Security Canyon, a new cyber security coalition taking on the challenge of finding and attracting highly educated talent to staff the increasing number of cyber security positions in Arizona. The mission of Security Canyon is to promote economic development in our own backyard by encouraging new… Read More →

Theranos puts spotlight on direct-access lab testing

Some blood and virus samples are divided into smaller parts so that lab technicians at the state health department can test them for various elements. Here, this lab technician is testing a medication resistant virus.  (Photo by Claire Cleveland/Cronkite News)

Theranos, a blood testing company and lab that operates in 40 different Walgreens around the Valley, has been scrutinized for its proprietary technology and methods. But that does not mean the Arizona law that allows patients to obtain blood tests and results without prior review by a doctor – a law that Theranos helped author… Read More →

UnitedHealthcare offers dermatology services via telehealth

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Arizonans enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid plan can now receive faster diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders using remote imaging and telemedicine technology. Primary care physicians will be able to deliver more timely diagnosis and treatment through a new service that connects them to dermatologists online through a secure telemedicine application. Using UnitedHealthcare’s new service, primary care… Read More →

IO powers PROACTIS Cloud solutions

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IO, a leading global provider of data center services, announced PROACTIS utilizes IO colocation to deliver its cloud-based Spend Control and eProcurement solutions to its North American customer base. IO colocation enables PROACTIS to have secure, highly available data center infrastructure to help customers reduce costs, improve efficiencies and minimize risk. CyberTrails, a leading provider of managed… Read More →