The City of Phoenix launched its permanent Shared Micromobility Program by hosting a special event in downtown with vendors Lime and Spin. The vendors showcased their inventory of e-scooters, e-bikes, traditional pedal bikes and adaptive bikes to downtown stakeholders and the media.
Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a business of Raytheon Technologies, is the first corporate tenant at the new UA Tech Park at the Bridges, leasing approximately 14,000 square feet of office space just minutes away from the University of Arizona (UA) main campus. The park’s offerings extend beyond bricks and mortar boundaries to provide customized business development support that ensures companies are plugged into the resources of the University of Arizona.
When tech entrepreneur Matt Pobloske bought longtime Tucson optics firm Breault Research Organization about five years ago, the idea was to rejuvenate and grow the somewhat stagnant company. He has done that and more, hiring new engineers and key senior staff and expanding the company’s defense business. Most recently, Breault won a Navy small-business research contract to develop a next-generation missile warhead, and the company is also working on landing lights for a U.S. aircraft carrier.
When Vincit CEO Ville Houttu moved from Finland to California to launch the company’s U.S. subsidiary in 2016, he had ambitions of tapping into a new market ripe with innovation and demand for high-end software services. The software and development company had an established presence in Finland, where it grew to more than 350 employees and went public on the Nasdaq First North marketplace. It was also named the Best Place to Work in Europe by the Great Place to Work Institute.
La Paz County, Arizona, could soon be the site of a large-scale solar energy facility if the U.S. government approves Jove Solar LLC’s application for a 30-year right-of-way grant. The project’s plan and the environmental concerns were discussed during a virtual public scoping meeting held by the Bureau of Land Management Tuesday. If approved, the Jove Solar Project would produce up to 600 megawatts of energy to sell to either California or Arizona, which would support the growing energy demand. The site would include 3,495 acres of public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and an additional 38 acres of land in La Paz County.
DAS Technology, the leading customer data and experience platform company leveraged by over 7,800 retailers, unveiled today new technology showcasing the company’s expanded Customer Data and Experience Platform (CDXP) solutions. The new solutions are being shown at DAS Technology’s booth #4059 at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show Jan. 26-29 in Dallas, Texas.
The January 2023 episode of the Arizona Technology Council’s AZTechCast podcast featured experts including Dara Gibson, AZ president of WiCyS Phoenix and senior manager at Optiv; Susan Morris, co-owner of ABL Cyber Academy and Cogent Cyber Range; and Andrew Roberts, chief cybersecurity strategist at cStor, A MicroAge Company. These leaders joined Steve Zylstra, president and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council, and Bianca Buliga, the Council’s director of marketing and communications, in discussing how Arizona can more effectively close the gap and connect with skilled cybersecurity talent.
The Salt River Project has partnered with Clēnera, a private renewable energy company, to bring Arizona its largest solar plant by 2024. Construction of the CO Bar Solar plant will begin this year on 2,400 acres of private land northwest of Flagstaff in Coconino County. Upon completion, it is expected to offset 1 billion pounds of carbon dioxide each year while generating power for 80,000 Arizona homes.
In the newest U.S. News & World Report online program rankings, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranked top 10 across eight programs and disciplines, including taking the top spot for online bachelor’s in business programs. The peer-reviewed rankings, which were released publicly today, also named W. P. Carey’s Online MBA No. 7 in the country.
Digital Air Strike, the largest automotive Customer Data and Experience Platform (CDXP) company, has announced a strategic rebrand to DAS Technology. The new name reflects the company’s expanded CDXP technology solutions and unique capabilities across four divisions: Digital Air Strike, BestRide.com, LotVantage, and now AUTOVATE. Enhanced CDXP technology will be featured at the DAS Technology Booth #4059 at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Annual Convention from January 26th to 29th in Dallas, Texas.