Stress Relief where Tech and Healthcare Intersect

by Mike Hunter

Buzzies is a new wearable technology that can reduce a person’s stress in as few as 30 seconds. Created by neuropsychologist Amy Serin, Ph.D., and launched last December by her Phoenix-based company The Touchpoint Solution, these non-invasive devices use patent-pending neuroscience technology to not only relieve stress and anxiety but improve focus and performance, reduce cravings,… [More]

Homes Are Getting Wired Up

by David Racich

Due to the type of progressive technologies out there, there is no limit to a “smart” home. Smart technology can now be added anywhere without ripping open a wall or ceiling. The technology that enables this has to do with not only how the user communicates with the it, but, more importantly, how the pieces… [More]

Personal Tech Training

by Mike Hunter

GroovyTek, an education-based company providing hour-long, in-home, personal technology training sessions, recently announced the launch of its services to the Valley of the Sun. The company, which is headquartered and has an established customer base in Denver, was created to serve clients and to help navigate the roads of technology independently. GroovyTek is committed to… [More]

Simple Storage Innovates

by Mike Hunter

Last year’s launch by Kat Nouri of her Stasher Bag was innovation that cut right through the commonly accepted green choice “plastic or paper.” Plastic containers, from storage bags to food containers, are ubiquitous in our lives, but plastic is petroleum-based. Nouri was worried about the effects of petroleum-based plastics on her family plus considered… [More]

AI for FinTech Talent

by Mike Hunter

Untapt is a talent marketplace that uses proprietary artificial intelligence to connect leading global FinTech and financial services firms with highly-skilled engineers and technology professionals. The company’s powerful data-driven platform uses complete candidate and hiring-side data sets to create precise connections between tech talent and open positions. CEO and co-founder Ed Donner had previously served… [More]

Hiring by Video

by Mike Hunter

Recruit is a one-stop-shop career platform where candidates and employers alike can share their qualifications and be matched to opportunity and talented candidates via their portal. Through its video feature, employers can avoid the need to invest time and money in having their first interaction with a potential candidate be a “blind,” face-to-face interview. Candidate skills videos provide an upfront and… [More]

Charge!

by Mike Hunter

Yatra has created an exceptionally durable and rugged phone cable, the 2in1 Super Cable. Made to work with any lightning or micro USB charger, the Super Cable fits iPhone and Android devices. The data and power wire core is housed in aluminum shielding that, in turn is wrapped with a woven steel inner braid and… [More]

A Pathway to Filling Arizona’s Technology Jobs 

by Steven G. Zylstra

In March 2015, President Barack Obama announced the TechHire initiative as a way to build a pipeline of tech talent for bringing new jobs to local economies, facilitating business growth and giving residents a pathway to the middle class. The key behind the effort is, the talent comes from the training and placement of undereducated… [More]

Driven by Computer

by RaeAnne Marsh

My test ride last month in a self-driving car was boringly uneventful — which is exactly what the goal was. Waymo’s cars first hit the streets last April after logging one billion miles in a simulator where common and uncommon scenarios were imagined and tested, aiming to program the cars to drive like a responsible… [More]

Serving Business in the 3-D World

by RaeAnne Marsh

Grown in three short years from a few friends working part-time out of a ramada in Papago Park to the largest company of its kind in North American, with 60-plus employees, Eco3d provides a digital model of the physical world — from topographical to structural, mechanical and architectural conditions — for a wide range of… [More]