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SRP Increases Renewable Energy Portfolio

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Salt River Project has agreed to purchase an additional amount of renewable geothermal energy from a number of plants located in the Imperial Valley of southern California. SRP has amended its agreement with CalEnergy, LLC to add an additional 37 megawatts to a previous contracted agreement of 50 megawatts for a combined capacity of 87… Read More →

Limelight turns down $644 million buyout offer

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Tempe-based Limelight Networks, a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced that it has received an unsolicited offer to purchase the company from an entity that management believes is a non-credible source. Under the proposal, first reported by media outlets, then confirmed via phone and follow up email, on June 13, Tuition Build Inc.… Read More →

BCBSAZ provides technology sponsorship

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has selected early education and youth development center Phoenix Day as the recipient of a technology sponsorship. This donation celebrates BCBSAZ’s 75th anniversary statewide outreach campaign, “Arizonans First. Always.,” and commemorates Phoenix Day’s 100th anniversary next year. Phoenix Day helps improve school performance and introduces exciting career choices… Read More →

ON Semiconductor to Acquire Aptina Imaging

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ON Semiconductor signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aptina Imaging, a leading provider of high-performance CMOS image sensors for automotive and industrial markets, which are the key areas of strategic focus for ON Semiconductor. Other markets addressed by Aptina’s products include cameras, mobile devices, and computing and gaming platforms. The acquisition of Aptina vastly expands… Read More →

Scottsdale’s GoDaddy files for IPO

Go Daddy founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is resigning as executive chairman to spend time on other ventures.

Web hosting company GoDaddy is filing for an initial public offering. The company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials says it has 12 million customers and is the largest provider of website domain names. GoDaddy Inc. also said Monday that company founder and former CEO Bob Parsons is resigning as executive chairman to spend… Read More →

Abrazo Medical Group Launches ZocDoc

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Abrazo Medical Group announced today the launch of ZocDoc, a new service for patients that enables them to book appointments online with primary care and family physicians. The service is available at some Abrazo Medical Group facilities throughout the Valley. Additional ones will be added in coming months. Using the ZocDoc scheduling system, patients are… Read More →

Hubble unveils its most colorful view of the universe

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Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a very comprehensive picture of the evolving universe – and the most colorful. This study, called the Ultraviolet Coverage of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (UVUDF) project, provides the missing link in star formation, say researchers. Prior to this survey, astronomers were in a curious position. They… Read More →

One Stop Voice completes sale to Crexendo

options grow for telecommunication providers - AZ Business Magazine April 2008

Two Phoenix-based businesses have announced a purchase agreement of One Stop Voice (OSV) to Crexendo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: EXE). OSV, a company built by Joshua Simon, president of SimonCRE, provides top of the line, feature rich, cloud-based communications systems to small and medium sized business customers. OSV is located in Scottsdale and focuses on Arizona… Read More →

Bio industry focus: Discovery, development, delivery

Focusing on discovery, development and delivery will
drive Arizona’s bioscience industry and quality of life
By JOAN KOERBER-WALKER

Imagine a total artificial heart that keeps you alive when your heart can’t, or diagnostic tools that help doctors identify disease early so that they can treat it early and get better results. Envision pacemakers about the size of your pinky nail or therapies that alleviate pain or combat the deadliest of diseases. Can we… Read More →

Tempe App Developer Launches Golf GPS

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Tempe-based mobile app developer Shotzoom, the world leader in mobile golf GPS and instruction apps since 2009, with more than 1.5 million active users worldwide, announces the launch of Golfshot: Golf GPS with Golfshot Pro and “Tips and Drills” in-app upgrade options for iOS and Android. The app is available in 12 languages and may… Read More →

How to Build and Monetize Your Social Media

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Chances are that you didn’t list your Facebook or Twitter accounts as business assets or sources of income on your tax return. But if social media consultant and network marketing expert Brian Krogstad is right, many of us will soon be doing just that, thanks to the launch of an innovative Internet-based business model, called… Read More →

Cox Brings Gigabit Speeds to Arizona

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Joined by government and community leaders at the site of the new Mark Taylor San Travesia Luxury Apartments in Scottsdale, Cox Communications President Pat Esser announced the company’s plans to roll out gigabit Internet speeds across its markets. The company will start with new residential construction projects nationwide. In Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha, Cox… Read More →

Microchip Acquires ISSC Technologies

Steve Sanghi, president and CEO of Microchip.

Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and ISSC Technologies Corporation (ISSC) today announced that Microchip has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ISSC, a leading provider of low power Bluetooth and advanced wireless solutions for the Internet Of Things (IoT) market. ISSC is publicly traded on the GreTai… Read More →

W. P. Carey School earns No. 1 Ranking

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This week, U.S. News & World Report issued some new rankings for online-degree programs, growing in popularity because of their convenience and flexibility. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University received the No. 1 ranking among the nation’s online graduate business programs for veterans. “We’re honored to be ranked No. 1… Read More →