Virtual reality arcade brings innovative entertainment to Tempe
Apr14

Virtual reality arcade brings innovative entertainment to Tempe

VR Junkies just opened in Tempe this January, but it already has loyal customers. Michael Turner, a 19-year-old who just moved to the Valley from Atlanta, burst through the virtual reality arcade’s doors on a Monday evening. He said he tried out the games at the arcade’s grand opening and has been dying to return. “It’s something I’ve always wanted, since I first started playing games when I was a little kid—I wanted to be part of the...

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Phoenix resident uses freight car to grow leafy greens year-round
Apr07

Phoenix resident uses freight car to grow leafy greens year-round

It’s no secret that farming is difficult in the Valley’s desert climate. The choking summer heat and lack of rain aren’t exactly the most favorable conditions for growing plants. However, one local has found a way to bypass Phoenix’s harsh environment by growing plants in an environment he can control—a freight car. How does it work? Mark Norton of Phoenix wanted to find a way to help people improve their health while also helping the...

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Why technology leasing makes sense for startups
Mar30

Why technology leasing makes sense for startups

Is your business looking to increase cash flow? One technique, which has benefited large, established businesses for years, is now seeing a huge growth in popularity among startups and smaller companies.  It’s called technology leasing. Technology directly affects the flow of business. According to a study from Techaisle, 52 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses report that “technology helps drive the direction of their...

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8 fun and educational podcasts for your Valley commute
Mar15

8 fun and educational podcasts for your Valley commute

Though some are lucky to live where they work or vice versa, others are stuck with lengthy rides and drives. Don’t waste your daily trips staring out the window or listening Whether you’re driving down the I-10 or riding the light rail, these podcasts will add some entertainment (and learning!) to your commute. Tech Too Embarrassed to Ask, Recode Media In “Too Embarrassed to Ask,” hosts Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode field...

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Leaders of Insight Enterprises encourage passion and persistence at PHX Startup Week
Mar10

Leaders of Insight Enterprises encourage passion and persistence at PHX Startup Week

Feb. 20 kicked off the third annual PHX Startup Week in Arizona. During the five-day event, entrepreneurs and leaders from around the state gathered to share experiences, participate in debates, attend live panels and access resources that would help them take their businesses to the next level. Best of all, the entire event was free. Mike Guggemos, chief information officer at Insight, and Tim Crown, co-founder/chairman of Insight...

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