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Virtual Reality degree back at UAT

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The world of Virtual Reality (VR) has been around for decades. Over 25 years ago, University of Advancing Technology (UAT) led the country as the first university in the nation to offer a fully accredited degree in Virtual Reality. Having been created in 1991, the initial VR degree offering may have been a bit before its time,… Read More →

What are the best tech tools for business owners?

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Small business owners have ranked their favorite tech tools and apps in SurePayroll’s third annual favorite tech tools survey, part of the July 2016 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard®. Google Drive was the most used app among small business owners – for both organization and Cloud storage. SurePayroll asked small business owners and entrepreneurs nationwide to… Read More →

How to use Facebook Live to boost your brand

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Facebook recently gave its 1.6 billion-plus users access to its coveted live video streaming service, Facebook Live. Differentiating itself from other mobile live streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat, Facebook’s new technology allows users to broadcast their lives, brands and ideas in real-time to a larger audience than ever due to the social network’s global… Read More →

Boosting your business with Facebook

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The biggest digital marketing trend for 2016 is a Facebook advertising strategy that has been known to make a business’ campaign work 10 times better. To start, a lot of local business have a hard time finding the right customer to show their Facebook ads to. How would a gym target prospects? You can include… Read More →

Lisa Sette Gallery showcases two young artists

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Lisa Sette Gallery will exhibit recent work by two young artists, opening Jan. 9, addressing issues of personal identity and digital personae. Arizona artist Rachel Bess makes modern-day vanitas and still lifes in gem-like oil on panel, while Virginia-based Charlotte Potter accesses traditional forms of glass working in creating distinctly contemporary sculptural and installation works. The exhibits will… Read More →

Digital Air Strike earns Red Herring Global Award

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Digital Air Strike, the automotive social media and digital engagement company won the Red Herring Global Award. Digital Air Strike was recognized for its disruptive and innovative social marketing and consumer engagement platform. The Red Herring Top 100 Global Award highlights the most exciting and game-changing private companies in the world. Digital Air Strike became… Read More →

‘Scarface’ movie mansion sells at a $7.7M loss

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If you think the luxury home market in Arizona is struggling a bit, say hello to this little loss. The opulent mansion that was the fictional home of Al Pacino’s character, Tony Montana, in the 1983 film “Scarface” has sold after 17 months on the market and a price drop of almost $23 million. Although… Read More →

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at SumoMaya

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

SumoMaya, the Valley’s destination for Mexican-Asian cuisine is setting the record straight this September! Cinco de Mayo may be a fun night to throw back a few tequilas or cervezas, but the true Mexican Independence Day is on September 16. To that end, SumoMaya is throwing the largest Mexican Independence Day Bash in town. Date: … Read More →

AZ Big Media starts social media merger

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AZ Big Media is merging all of its social media accounts into one account for each social media platform to keep its readers better informed of the latest and most important business, real estate and lifestyle news. Currently, AA Big Media is maintaining separate Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for each of its popular magazines, including Az Business, AZRE, Az… Read More →

Planning to buy your child a SmartPhone for holidays?

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TeenSafe, maker of the leading iPhone, iPad and Android monitoring software for parents, is reminding moms and dads planning on buying their teen a smartphone this holiday season to be prepared and empowered with the proper tools to help them keep a watchful eye on their child in this technologically advanced world. “Whether it’s your… Read More →

Thinking about buying your teen a smartphone?

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TeenSafe, maker of the leading iPhone, iPad and Android monitoring software for parents, is reminding moms and dads planning on buying their teen a smartphone this holiday season to be prepared and empowered with the proper tools to help them keep a watchful eye on their child in this technologically advanced world. “As a society,… Read More →

Social Media Prenups Trending In Valley

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

First comes love, then comes marriage, the baby carriage, and, for many Americans, divorce. Even if a couple doesn’t have an estate to divvy, family matter lawyers are reporting emerging trends that may have couples wishing they had signed prenup. As the director of family law at Rose Law Group, Kaine Fisher has prepared many… Read More →

Maricopa Community Colleges hit big on social media

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Maricopa Community Colleges have reached a milestone in connecting with the community through social media. To date, Maricopa Community Colleges has been “liked” or “followed” upwards of 50,000 times across their top three platforms, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Facebook makes up the bulk of engaged community members, having just reached 40,000 followers today. By comparison,… Read More →

What companies have the worst customer service?

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Ranker.com, a platform that produces thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected nearly 14,000 votes on what people think are the companies with the worst customer service. Nearly 5,000 votes were also collected on what people think are the most evil Internet companies. Here are the current rankings for both lists: Companies With… Read More →