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CenturyLink launches gigabit service for Phoenix businesses

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CenturyLink, Inc. today announced the availability, as of August 18, of symmetrical fiber-based Internet and data connection speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) for a significant percentage of Metro Phoenix businesses as part of a fiber network infrastructure expansion announced today in 16 cities. “CenturyLink continues to make significant upgrades in Metro… Read More →

Veteran Marketing Executive Joins CyberMark as CEO

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John Alpaugh, former chief marketing officer (CMO) of PetSmart, Inc., has joined CyberMark International as its new CEO. Alpaugh purchased CyberMark, one of the country’s leading Internet and digital marketing companies, from founder Kimberly Judd-Pennie, who will stay on in the role of chief customer officer, with responsibility for sales and customer relationships. In 1994,… Read More →

Google Fiber could be coming to Valley

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The cities of Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe joined Google Wednesday in announcing the first potential expansion of Google Fiber to the Valley. Google Fiber is an Internet and TV service that provides Internet connectivity that is up to 100 times faster than the basic broadband, along with hundreds of high-definition TV channels. “Scottsdale and Google… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Lifestyle | Trending

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Education | Featured | Tech

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Cox Business unveils faster Internet speeds

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by in Business News | Small Biz | Tech

Cox Business announced that 150Mbps/20Mbps download/upload speeds are available for small- and medium-sized businesses requiring a super-fast connection to the Internet to serve their customers. In Arizona, this level of connectivity is only available from Cox Business. “Our business clients want faster, secure Internet access that improves office efficiency and reduces administrative costs. We’re providing… Read More →

Web can be a blessing and a curse for health advice

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by in Featured | Healthcare

Admit it. You’ve had an ache or pain or a sniffle or stiffness and Googled your symptoms to figure out what was wrong. We’ve all done it. While WebMD may be the quickest way to find and answer, it may not be the healthiest. “The danger is that many different diseases have similar symptoms and… Read More →

GoDaddy hires tech veteran as CEO

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by in Business News | Tech

GoDaddy, the world’s largest registrar of Internet domain names, on Tuesday said Microsoft and Yahoo veteran Blake Irving will become its CEO on Jan. 7. He replaces Scott Wagner, an appointee from private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts who has been serving as interim CEO since July. KKR, Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures… Read More →

Home builder uses social media to attract buyers

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by in Featured | Marketing | Real Estate

Lennar Arizona has just surpassed 250,000 “views” on YouTube, has nearly 5500 Facebook “likes”, and 4,000 Twitter followers.  In fact, social media has become such a critical component of the Valley home builder that it has created a new “I Team”, standing for Information, Integrity and Internet. The five member I-Team is a strategic addition… Read More →

Does Your Online Presence Pass the Truth Test?

by in Business News | Marketing

What’s the fastest-growing marketing trend on the Internet? I’m sad to say it’s the “fakeosphere.” Yes, fake blogs (called “flogs”), fake web news sites and fake testimonials. They look like the real thing, right down to comments posted by “bloggers” and their supposed readers. Those comments appear to be written by people discussing the pros… Read More →

Dish Network to launch satellite broadband service

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by in Business News | Economy | Mobile | Tech

Satellite TV company Dish Network Corp. is launching a broadband Internet service that’s aimed at rural areas that don’t currently get high-speed Internet. Dish Network said Thursday that the satellite broadband service, dishNet, will start at $40 per month for people who bundle it with certain Dish’s TV programming packages. The new service goes on… Read More →

Cox Delivers Better Internet To Scottsdale Teachers, Students

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Cox Business and the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) have formally agreed to elevate the Internet experience for the District’s 26,000 students and 3,000 employees. Installation is nearly complete on an upgrade that will increase bandwidth and speed to 1G at each of SUSD’s 33 schools through a Cox Metro Ethernet network so that students… Read More →

Just One Day In The Internet

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by in Infographics

The numbers are in the thousands, millions, even billions range. We all realize that the internet is important. But do you know exactly what happens in only one day? This infographic from MBAOnline.com shares the staggering numbers for just how much we use it. Do these numbers surprise you? Or do you think they should be… Read More →

CX Inc Claims Its Space In The Cloud

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CX Inc. has declared its emergence in Cloud Space. The company, whose initials stand for “cloud experience,” is a consumer-focused cloud computing company backed by TomorrowVentures and Hanna Capital with offices in Phoenix/Scottsdale; Palo Alto, Calif.; and Buenos Aires, Argentina. TomorrowVentures is the venture capital enterprise of Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google. “The Cloud” is… Read More →