Uber Freight, an app for truck drivers, expands to Arizona
Aug15

Uber Freight, an app for truck drivers, expands to Arizona

Uber Freight is the ride-sharing company’s app for truck drivers. According to Uber’s website, the app’s mission is “to empower truck drivers and small trucking companies to run and grow their business.” The app helps connect carriers with loads; drivers view available jobs through the app and can sign up for them and receive confirmation almost instantly. Each job page in the app displays the departure and arrival points, the size of...

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6 must-have gadgets for ASU, UA, and NAU students
Aug11

6 must-have gadgets for ASU, UA, and NAU students

Classes at Arizona’s public universities start next week, and it’s time to stock up on all the supplies that will set you up for an organized and successful school year. With unavoidable long-nights of studying and lengthy papers headed your way, it’s important to have all the necessary tools to get the job done. Whether you are counting down the days until graduation or you’re an eager freshman, these gadgets will help you make the...

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How to cut real estate costs beyond rent
Aug09

How to cut real estate costs beyond rent

Real estate is often one of the largest expenses for any company. When looking for a new office space, there are multiple factors to consider: location, layout, amenities, rental rate, lease flexibility, and more. It can be an overwhelming process, and it’s easy for companies to compare options by the most basic factor: the rental rate. Comparing rental rates give tenants an easy way to evaluate cost and savings—but there’s an even...

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The challenges and benefits of technology in manufacturing
Aug07

The challenges and benefits of technology in manufacturing

Technology is rapidly entering all sectors of manufacturing. With the Internet of Things (IoT), employees are able to record, share, access and analyze critical data in real-time, whether they’re in the office, at the factory, or off-site. With drones, 3D printers, advanced software, and more, manufacturing organizations can streamline productivity from project planning to completion. While purchasing these new technologies and...

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The future of shopping: IoT’s impact on retail development
Jul31

The future of shopping: IoT’s impact on retail development

Drone-like shopping carts? Robots re-stocking dairy items at the store? Okay—maybe your nearest Super Target won’t look quite like that, but we’re getting close. The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly changing the retail landscape, and the results are pretty cool. The IoT refers to an ever-growing network of physical devices that exchange data with each other. Your Fitbit is part of the IoT since it sends data to your smartphone; so...

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ASU startup to provide students with more parking options
Jul24

ASU startup to provide students with more parking options

ASU students Jonathon Barkel and Scott Fitsimones are changing the way that students park on campus. AirGarage is a service founded in 2016 that allows homeowners to list their unused driveways online to be available for ASU students to pay and park at during their classes. AirGarage was created with college wallets in mind. It provides students with a budget-friendly option when it comes to commuting to school.  According to their...

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