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Tech effect: Arizona’s thriving software and optics industries

Kitt Peak National Observatory on February 28, 2016, near Tucson, Arizona. A view of the WIYN 0.9m telescope looking west from Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona. (Photo: neilld / 123RF Stock Photo )
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

If you grew up in Arizona, the Five C’s of Arizona — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate — have been drilled into your head as the first mainstays of Arizona’s economy since elementary school. Arizona’s economic base has morphed over the years, transitioning into a more knowledge-based economy. In the 1990s, after an economic… Read More →

RedPrairie buys JDA Software for $1.9B

digital data flow through optical wire
by in Business News | Tech

RedPrairie, a maker of business software, on Thursday said that it had agreed to buy Scottsdale-based JDA Software Group Inc., a maker of supply-chain management software, for about $1.9 billion in cash. RedPrairie, a privately held company based near Atlanta, is paying $45 per share for JDA Software. Shares of JDA jumped $6.65, or 17… Read More →