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Construction Set To Begin on 3rd SkySong Building

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Construction is set to begin on the third office building at SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, continuing the momentum on one of the most successful commercial development projects in Arizona over the past few years. With the first two office buildings at SkySong almost fully leased, work will begin on SkySong III on August… Read More →

SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference in Scottsdale

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Hundreds of the state’s business, science and education leaders will gather in Scottsdale for the Second Annual Arizona SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference on Sept. 4. The conference will be held 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts located at 7380 E. Second Street. The free, day-long event is open… Read More →

‘Bring Your Own Device’ trend a growing concern

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August 16, 2013 by in Featured | Mobile | Tech | Workforce

The rise in popularity of smart phones, tablets and laptops has blurred the increasingly thin line between professional and personal life, between work time and personal time. But it’s is also creating security concerns for business owners who let their employees use those tech toys for work. “Employers need to address the question of how… Read More →

Benefits of Going Mobile: Mobile Email Infographic

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August 9, 2013 by in Infographics | Mobile | Tech

Mobile devices are rapidly replacing PCs as the primary means of checking email and will soon become the primary avenue for consumer spending, but businesses have been shockingly slow to adapt – 3 in 4 DO NOT optimize their emails for mobile viewers. That’s giving forward-thinking companies and opportunity to have the inside track on… Read More →

Carlson helps Polsinelli Expand Cybersecurity Capabilities

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August 7, 2013 by in Business News | Legal | Tech

Polsinelli has added attorney Kris Carlson to the firm, where he will focus on cybersecurity matters for corporate clients and law firms. Carlson, formerly with Special Forces, has extensive operational knowledge of cybersecurity that will bring value to the firm’s clients. Carlson counsels corporate clients on compliance matters arising from the duty to protect electronic… Read More →

Cox launches Contour personal TV experience

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August 6, 2013 by in Business News | Tech

Cox Communications introduced Contour, a new video experience that could eliminate aimless channel surfing and solve the chronic problem of what to watch.  Contour is the only service on the market that connects viewers to the things they care about by integrating multiple personal recommendations into an intuitive new guide, a tablet app that serves… Read More →

Mesa's TicketForce Celebrates 10 Years in Ticketing Technology

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In 10 years of business, Lynne King Smith and Brad Smith, co-founders of TicketForce, have successfully helped thousands of venues and promoters drastically increase ticketing revenues and control their patron data. Since its incorporation in 2003, TicketForce, a leading provider of ticketing solutions in the U.S. and Canada, has serviced over 3,000 venues and promoters… Read More →

Mesa’s TicketForce Celebrates 10 Years in Ticketing Technology

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In 10 years of business, Lynne King Smith and Brad Smith, co-founders of TicketForce, have successfully helped thousands of venues and promoters drastically increase ticketing revenues and control their patron data. Since its incorporation in 2003, TicketForce, a leading provider of ticketing solutions in the U.S. and Canada, has serviced over 3,000 venues and promoters… Read More →

CGI expands in Phoenix and Tempe, bringing new IT jobs

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CGI Group Inc., a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced the opening of its newest Global Infrastructure Services support facility at Tempe Crossroads in Tempe. Planned hiring in Tempe, and at CGI’s Phoenix-based U.S. Data Center, will grow CGI’s employee base in the region by more than 30 percent. Its… Read More →

First F-35 Bound for Luke in Final Phase of Production

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The 100th Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II, the first aircraft destined for Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, has entered the last stage of final assembly. This conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) aircraft, known as AF-41, is scheduled to arrive at the base next year. During final assembly, the aircraft structure is completed, and electrical… Read More →

Crow explores potential of new educational technologies

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Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow is among more than a dozen leaders from a diverse group of colleges and universities examining the disruptive potential of new educational technologies, such as massive open online courses (MOOCs), to boost the number of Americans earning a college degree. The launch of the Presidential Innovation Lab was… Read More →

Phoenix firm helps bars tap into profits

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July 9, 2013 by in Dining | Featured | Small Biz | Tech

A Phoenix business’s device keeps the spirits from overflowing in bar profits. Aaron Post and his team at Bar Vision produce innovative bar technology. Devices track pouring measurements to prevent bartenders from over pouring. Bar Vision designs products that improve “pour profits” rather than detect “pour loss.” “Every industry in the world tracks its most… Read More →

New App for HR Professionals

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July 2, 2013 by in Featured | Mobile | Tech | Workforce

Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that it has developed a Smartphone and Tablet app that allows employers to calculate certain FMLA leaves of absence. The Beta FMLA Leave Calculator app will allow human resource professionals and other managers to calculate basic leave requests and determine how much FMLA leave an employee has available. This Beta… Read More →

Plan Ahead for Your Online Hereafter

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June 29, 2013 by in Featured | Tech

Now, you really can live forever, but that’s not necessarily a good thing. Many of your online accounts – from automatic bill payments to eBay – may remain active after you pass away, unless you take steps to ensure they don’t, says attorney Hillel Presser, author of “Financial Self-Defense (Revised Edition).” Automatic bill pay, for… Read More →

Goodyear backs additional F-35 squadron at Luke

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June 28, 2013 by in Business News | Economy | Tech

Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord was among a number of state-wide officials during the Department of Defense’s announcement of three additional squadrons to the Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II fighter jet program at Luke Air Force Base. Since the DOD’s initial announcement that Luke AFB will be the training center for the F-35s, cities and community… Read More →

Insight Announces Launch of On-Site Health Center

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Insight Enterprises, Inc., a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions, has opened an on-site health center at its corporate headquarters location in Tempe. At the Insight Health Center, teammates can receive annual exams, immunizations, blood tests, generic drug prescriptions, urgent care and other screening procedures. These new clinical services are offered… Read More →

$100,000 grant aids rapid cancer detection program

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June 22, 2013 by in Featured | Healthcare | Tech

A one-of-a-kind rapid cancer detection program developed through collaboration between local physicians, the Scottsdale Healthcare Research Institute and Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of Scottsdale. The Rapid Detection and Assessment of Response (RADAR) program uses high-tech radiologic imaging and advanced… Read More →

New COPPA Regulations: Are You Ready?

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June 20, 2013 by in Featured | Legal | Tech

Less than two weeks remain before the effective date of amended regulations for the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”). With the new and expanded definitions under the amended regulations, COPPA may have an impact on you now, even if it didn’t previously. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to review… Read More →

'Best Social Media Marketing Theory' honored

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June 20, 2013 by in Business News | Marketing | Tech

Research and analytics firm Blueocean Market Intelligence announced it received a 2013 Bees Award for its proprietary Social Media Effectiveness Index (SEI) in the category of “Best Social Media Marketing Theory.” SEI is a ranking methodology developed by Blueocean Market Intelligence that measures a company’s social media effectiveness with a singular, representative score. It takes… Read More →

‘Best Social Media Marketing Theory’ honored

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June 20, 2013 by in Business News | Marketing | Tech

Research and analytics firm Blueocean Market Intelligence announced it received a 2013 Bees Award for its proprietary Social Media Effectiveness Index (SEI) in the category of “Best Social Media Marketing Theory.” SEI is a ranking methodology developed by Blueocean Market Intelligence that measures a company’s social media effectiveness with a singular, representative score. It takes… Read More →

Trade Shows Expert Shares 3 Cutting-Edge New Technologies

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June 19, 2013 by in Featured | Marketing | Tech

Most of us think about technology on a mostly two-dimensional plane as we flick our way from screen to screen on touch glass. But today’s tech includes applications that are far from flat, says major-events expert Ann Windham. “What if you could control all primary aspects of major events like trade shows, big weddings and… Read More →

Alliance Airport Advertising invests over $2.5 million at Sky Harbor

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June 18, 2013 by in Business News | Marketing | Tech

As one of the 10 busiest airports in the United States, Phoenix Sky Harbor serves as a gateway to a city on the move. Phoenix is home to four major professional sports teams, a multitude of destination resorts, and well-respected education, technology and corporate establishments. Now after a recent overhaul, the airport reflects the city’s… Read More →

What Happens if you Lose a Laptop with Patient Information?

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The government is starting to implement the HIPAA-HITECH Encryption Requirements 2012. If you choose not to encrypt data, the HIPAA Security Rule states you must implement an equivalent solution to meet the regulatory requirement. The law leaves encryption open to interpretation since covered entities vary when it comes to network and network usage, depending on… Read More →

Health department unveils hospital compare tool

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State health officials are launching a new online tool that will let patients and their families compare the costs and results of health care at hospitals across the state. AZ Hospital Compare is managed by the Arizona Health Services Department and will be accessible beginning Monday. The searchable database will allow patients to compare the… Read More →