Encora, a leader in outsourced product development (OPD) services, announced that Asaf Kharal has been appointed as executive vice president and general counsel effective Sept. 1, 2020. In this critical role, Kharal will provide wide-ranging business and legal counsel on areas of business development, customer contracts, commercial arrangements, employment and labor relations, financial transactions, corporate governance and compliance.
PADT, Inc. expands into Texas, Honeywell to supply flight deck technology for Vertical Aerospace’s urban air mobility vehicle, Digital Air Strike win 2 national awards for credit prequalification technology for vehicle financing, Delta Technology announces it partnership with Fuji Robotics, University of Arizona is awarded $26 million to architect the quantum internet, CenturyLink wins contract to provide advanced technology to state agencies, Blue Yonder has acquired Yantriks, a SaaS provider of commerce and fulfillment microservices, Indecomm Digital Services launches new identity as Encora, Avnet appoints interim CEO, and more.
Benchmark recently concluded its first annual Benchmark Enterprise Excellence (BEX) Global Olympics. The program brought together the company’s global operations teams to compete in a fun, Olympics-themed event aimed at integrating its Lean Sigma culture and continuous-improvement methodologies into their daily work.
AZTechBase plays a critical role in organizing data and industry insights gathered through the Council’s quarterly Arizona Technology Industry Impact Report to track the progress of companies, attract talent, and discover and connect with new companies and people.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, is honored to announce its Credit Logix technology won a Gold Stevie® Award and the People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite New Product at the 18th Annual American Business Awards®. Digital Air Strike’s credit technology benefits both automobile dealers and consumers during the vehicle purchase process.
The University of Arizona will lead a new National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, called the Center for Quantum Networks, with core partners Harvard, MIT and Yale.
Advancing science and technology in a way that helps to address the knowledge and innovation needs of the nation is much more difficult. But that’s the sort of challenge that today’s civil and political unrest indicate should be at the center of how policy-makers organize public investments in science and technology.
The city of Tucson is moving forward with a plan to expand access to free, public Wi-Fi throughout the city, particularly in areas that are suffering from a “digital divide.” The Tucson City Council voted to use $4.4 million of federal CARES Act money — provided to local governments through the Coronavirus Relief Fund — to fund the city wi-fi expansion plan.
A University of Arizona optical scientist has designed implantable cataract replacement lenses for the eye that allow for mid-range vision and may eliminate the need for glasses or contacts for some people. The lenses were developed by Jim Schwiegerling, a professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science in the UArizona James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences.
A Suite of Tools for Planning & Coding: Arguably the two most important phases in the DevOps lifecycle are Plan and Code. Axosoft’s GitKraken Suite gives you everything you need to bridge the two phases in one ecosystem.