First Arizona SciTech Festival Draws Over 200,000 People

  Arizona’s 100th birthday was celebrated in grand style with the launch of a new annual festival called Arizona SciTech Festival. The festival was created to celebrate the world-class science and engineering communities that call Arizona home–and hopefully convert future generations of youth to make a career for themselves in one of those disciplines. The … Read more

Phoenix-based iLinc Specializes in Web Conferencing Tools

Since its inception, web video conferencing and screen sharing have been greatly received by the population for both business and personal use. This technological advancement has been used for everything between strengthening long-distance relationships, to conducting virtual international meetings between executive boards. Due to the variances in usage, web video providers have taken different approaches … Read more

Kickstarter Helps Pebble, Smart-Watch for iPhones & Androids Raise over $10M

Heard of Kickstarter.com? Kickstarter is a place where anyone can launch a creative project to raise funding by pre-selling the product to the public and using the funds to actually build the product after the sales. You fill out the “start your project” application through their website and attach a video and project description. Unlike … Read more

Developers Rejoice Everywhere as Google Chrome Overtakes IE for the First Time

Do you hear that sound? That’s the sound of developers celebrating the fact that Google’s Chrome has finally overtaken Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the king of browsers in user share. What? You don’t hear anything? Well, that’s because developers are notoriously quiet when they celebrate, but make no mistake about it, there is a smile … Read more

WebPT Helps Physical Therapists Level Up Your Life

  Physical therapists have an extremely rewarding job that allows them to make a real difference in the lives of their patients. As wonderful as the career is, physical therapists have lots of tasks that can eat away at their limited time to treat patients–such as documenting the care they provide and keeping medical records … Read more

Facebook is Public with $104 Billion IPO but should you Buy or Sell?

Facebook is awesome. With nearly a billion users, it’s the world’s most popular web site and thanks to that popularity, it’s the largest IPO in US History raising more than $18 billion in cash (the amount raised is actually #2 to Visa) at a valuation of $104 billion (Ticker: FB). But the popularity of the … Read more

Scottsdale based Parchment simplifies transcript exchange, college admissions

A local data company aims to make the college admissions process easier for students, and the management of education credentials simpler and safer for institutions and individuals. Venture-backed and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Parchment Inc.’s mission is to “unleash education credentials by unlocking the critical data they embody.” Through the Parchment.com website, students can request, … Read more

CyrusOne begins construction on 1-million-square-foot data center in Chandler

CyrusOne headquartered out of Houston, TX, provides data center, managed hosting, colocation, and managed IT services in North America and Europe. They are a wholly owned subsidiary of Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB). They have expanded their company into Arizona with this massive data center due to the infrequency of natural disasters in the state. Considered … Read more

Tempe-based LifeLock offers identity theft protection

We shred our documents, monitor our bank accounts and exercise caution when disclosing our personal information. But many of us still fall victim to some form of identity theft. According to a report issued by the Bureau of Justice Statistics in November 2011, 7 percent of households in the United States, or about 8.6 million … Read more