For the first time since 2019, students from the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) were able to celebrate their achievements in the company of family, friends, and mentors as they walked the stage at the Mesa Arts Center.
Tech Innovation in AZ
A Valley nonprofit dedicated to helping kids of all ages and backgrounds who are in the foster care system, Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK), is the recipient of a new solar system, courtesy of the 2021 SRP Solar for Nonprofits program.
Made in Arizona. It’s a phrase that is becoming more familiar as the state’s manufacturing sector continues to grow and add a rapidly increasing number of manufacturing jobs. Between the development of technologies improving efficiency and reducing costs, automation of manufacturing processes and a business-friendly climate, Arizona’s manufacturing landscape is being recognized on a national stage.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s October 2021 issue of TechTalk!
A recent report commissioned by the Arizona Corporation Commission likely overstated the costs for utilities to increase their clean electricity resources in coming years, presenting a flawed outlook at the effects of the state’s proposed Clean Energy Rules, according to the Arizona Technology Council and the sustainability nonprofit Ceres.
Arizona leaders including Intel Corp. launch new partnership aimed at boosting U.S. semiconductor industry; Lucid Motors kicked off vehicle production in Casa Grande; NASA awards PADT, Inc. and Penn State University a $375,000 Phase III STTR Research Grant; Intel breaks ground on new Valley fabs as White House seeks supply chain transparency; Carvana purchases 148 acres in Surprise, AZ for $25 million; Tucson-based Phantom Space Corp. signs deal to manufacture and launch dozens of satellites for internet-of-things platform maker Ingenu Inc.; GitKraken announces acquisition of GitLens and GitLens creator becomes chief technology officer; Waymo says it has given thousands of driverless rides in first year of Phoenix service; Junior Achievement partners with Pipeline AZ to help youth understand career opportunities; Tucson-based Stackhouse wants to transform housing with removable shipping containers; Lucid Group takes aim at concerns about Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ system with its new driver assistance technology; Tempe-based Insight Enterprises names next CEO; the University of Advancing Technology appoints new chief marketing officer; and automotive dealers recognize Digital Air Strike as leader in six consumer technology categories in the 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards.
Phoenix adopts updated climate action plan; Nikola signs hydrogen fuel station deal with renewable energy producer OPAL Fuels; Phoenix can benefit from the use of electric cars in a number of ways; Sinema can address energy inequities and fight climate change; Lucid Motors announces ‘technology race’ against Elon Musk’s Tesla; Nikola and PGT Trucking sign LOI for 100 Nikola FCEV trucks; Babbit Ranches partners with SRP and Boise-based energy developer on solar facility northwest of Flagstaff; new EPA report confirms what south Phoenix’s residents of color know: climate change discriminates; Arizona Department of Economic Security and utility providers to distribute $36 million for households in need; air quality remains poor in Phoenix, where pollution outlasted the pandemic shutdown; according to two key leaders at SRP, losing power in Arizona is not an option; and key report likely overstated costs of Arizona’s Clean Energy Rules, new analysis finds.
The University of Advancing Technology (UAT) Board of Directors ratified several presidential actions during its summer board meeting. One of those actions was the pre-approval to promote Ms. Valerie Cimarossa to a C-level executive.
Botco.ai, the leading HIPAA-compliant conversational marketing platform, announced today a partnership with VerifyTreatment, a cloud-based platform that provides instant insurance verification for the behavioral health industry, that enables healthcare centers to instantly verify their prospects’ insurance through Botco.ai’s AI-based chat platform.
As law firms prepare for a long term future of hybrid operations, a crafted digital mailroom is essential. Inbound legal mail needs to get in the DMS, not the email system where it is delayed and exposed.