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IO Attracts Top Tech Talent
by in Business News | Tech

IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, today announced Alan McIntosh, former chief information officer at Groupon has been appointed senior vice president of global technology delivery and Apple marketing veteran Anne Wolf has been appointed senior vice president of global marketing and communications. Additionally, Bob Butler has been promoted… Read More →

Afterschool Programs Get STEM Grants From Cox

by in Business News | Education | Tech

Nine afterschool programs around the state will each receive a $1500 STEM grant from the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence and Cox Communications to support creative efforts to incorporate science, technology, engineering and math into today’s curriculum. “At a time of shrinking funding in schools across the state, these grants emphasize the critical importance of… Read More →

Arizona SciTech Festival Opens Call for 2013 Events

by in Business News | Education | Events | Green | Tech

Through a partnership formed between Arizona Science Center,  Arizona State University, Arizona Technology Council Foundation and the Arizona Commerce Authority, the Arizona SciTech Festival is gearing up for its second annual event designed to excite and inform Arizonans of all ages about how science, technology and innovation affects their everyday lives and will expand their… Read More →

Strength Of Bioscience Helps Brighten Arizona’s Employment Outlook

bioscience - economic outlook - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Bioscience brings strength to Arizona’s employment opportunities. Arizona’s economic doldrums are finally starting to appear in the rearview mirror. “Here in Arizona, the state ranked No. 12 in job creation (in 2011),” says Lee McPheters, director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center at ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business. “That’s a vast improvement… Read More →

Home Insurance In Scottsdale AZ Goes Boldly

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by in Finance | Real Estate

Do you hear the phrase “turn of the century” and think 1900, then realize people were talking about TWELVE YEARS AGO? Then you think, “Hey, it’s the 21st century!” and the next thought that zips into your brain is “Where the heck is my flying car?”  Well, odds are you are one of those people… Read More →

BAE Systems Receives $10.8 Million To Manufacture Bradley Survivability Seats

BAE Systems
by in Business News | Tech

BAE Systems received a $10.8 million award to manufacture Advanced Survivability Seats for Bradley Fighting Vehicles used by the U.S. Army. These seats, called the Survivor Post Mount 1000 and Survivor Modular Troop 3000, include an energy-absorbing technology that helps protect soldiers from spinal injuries. “The seat and restraint system are integral components of the… Read More →

Managing Downstream And Upstream Risks

Managing Downstream and Upstream Risks
by in Industry Insiders

Examine your company’s cash flow needs and managing downstream and upstream risks Even the strongest, most sophisticated contractor has probably taken a lump or two over the past year as a result of one of the worst stretches the construction industry has seen in decades. Because of these challenges, there are many ways that you… Read More →

Education: Incubator Building, Gateway

Incubator Building, AZRE September/October 2011
by in Education

INCUBATOR BUILDING Developer: GateWay Community College General contractor: Core Construction Architect: SmithGroup Location: 44th St. and Van Buren Rd., Phoenix Size: 18,100 SF Programmed, designed and built parallel with its sister building (the IEB), the $4M Incubator Building will house research space for start-up companies in bioscience and other emerging technology fields. It is pursuing LEED Silver certification. Subcontractors include Sun… Read More →

Intel To Invest More Than $5 Billion To Build New Factory In Arizona

Intel Corporation Headquarters in Santa Clara, CA

CHANDLER, AZ., Feb. 18, 2011 – Intel Corporation today announced plans to invest more than $5 billion to build a new chip manufacturing facility at its site in Chandler, AZ. The announcement was made by Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini during a visit by President Barack Obama at an Intel facility in Hillsboro, Ore. The… Read More →

Five Monopolies, Methods of Communication Losing Their Hold

Communication, Control
by in Blogs | Education | Lists | Tech | Workforce

1. Landlines According to CITA, an International Wireless nonprofit organization, 91% of Americans carry a cell phone as of 2009, and those numbers have continued to expand.  Now more than ever, with the growing popularity of the iPhone and Droid, cell phones have become both a necessity and an addiction. In past decades, landlines were… Read More →

Delete Tattoo Removal Salon Erases The Past

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Excuses for not getting an unwanted tattoo removed may be a thing of the past with the opening of the Valley’s first free-standing tattoo removal salon. Delete Tattoo Removal and Laser Salon, which opened Nov. 8, uses three-wavelength technology combined with Alex TriVantage laser treatment that is safe, effective and affordable. Owner and founder Marci… Read More →

Far-reaching Initiatives Are Driving The AZ Tech Council

Arizona's high technology industry - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

When it comes to new initiatives to promote and develop Arizona’s high technology industry, there is no telling how far the Arizona Technology Council will go. Would you believe … China? A 10-day, fact-finding journey — led by Arizona Technology Council President and CEO Steven Zylstra — to one of the oldest nations on the… Read More →

IPic Theater In Scottsdale Quarter To Offer New Movie-Going Experience

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A traditional night out at the movies will be redefined in Scottsdale this December after the opening of IPic Theaters. The new, eight-auditorium cinema will seat between 71 and 91 people per theater featuring plush seats, pillows, blankets and state-of-the art technology. IPic movie goers will have the option of choosing between two types of… Read More →

Are Self-Service Technologies Making Your Business Better?

Self-Service Technologies, Technology
by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Self-service technologies, which automate routine interactions between companies and customers, are a source of convenience and efficiency to both parties — until something goes wrong and the customer cannot make the system work. Many companies should be focusing more closely on the overall customer experience, says Michael Goul, a professor of information systems and a… Read More →