Why every business needs a mobile strategy
May19

Why every business needs a mobile strategy

By now, every business owner should know they need an online presence to succeed in the modern consumer climate. However, some business owners may not realize how important it is to develop a strategy specific to mobile viewing. In today’s environment, consumers increasingly rely on smartphones and tablets to access online content. In fact, mobile browsing accounts for at least one-third of all web traffic—and  in several countries,...

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What every tech startup needs to know about software lifecycle management
May10

What every tech startup needs to know about software lifecycle management

Software is essential to modern business. It’s vital for both internal and external communications, as well as keeping records and allowing companies to operate consistently. Of course, software is expensive. Managing the cost of software often requires comprehensive planning and budgeting. It takes quite a while to track all of a company’s assets and to know what needs to be updated at what time, from main computers to mobile...

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How secure are smart home devices?
May08

How secure are smart home devices?

First we accessed the Internet on computers. Then we combined the Internet with our phones. Now, you can get all kinds of Internet-connected devices specifically built to make your home more comfortable, more fun, and more connected. From “smart” coffee pots and thermostats to security systems, more and more household devices are becoming connected to the Internet. There are obviously a lot of benefits that come with smart home...

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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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