You might say we’re making headway on the freeway leading toward our future. The biggest imprint left by technology in Arizona this year were players of the new passenger economy. We’re all sharing this great ride as our entire economy is expected to continue its upward trajectory, thanks to technology.
It’s been one year that Waymo launched its public, self-driving Waymo One vehicle service in metro Phoenix, the first company in the world to do so. Mountain View, California-based Waymo LLC marked the day by expanding its commercial ride-hailing service to more East Valley riders through a new iOS app launch.
Republic Services CEO named one of America’s most innovative leaders, University of Arizona rises 81 spots in college rankings, NeoLight scores $2.5 million from NFL Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, BannerHealth to build $63M health center in Glendale, Educational partnership with ASU and the Arizona Science Center creates STEM opportunities for rural Arizona students, celebrating Arizona’s entrepreneurial spirit at DesTechAZ on Oct. 16-17, join Gov. Doug Ducey and Senator Martha McSally at ACRONIS SCS’s ribbon-cutting on Oct. 8, and more.
The Arizona Technology Council’s annual Smart City Summit recently convened the brightest minds in technology and other business and government thought leaders to explore the landscape of smart city strategies, discuss emerging best practices and examine the specific strategies needed to bring a smart city vision to reality.
The days of when highways will be filled with autonomous trucks are years away. But UPS believes it’s worth jumping in at an early stage to take advantage of some of the automated driving, such as advanced braking technology that TuSimple can offer today.