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Welcome to Arizona Technology & Innovation, a new series on Arizona's latest in the high-tech arena, introducing the viewers to the people, ideas, businesses, and technologies that are shaping Arizona's future. Learn how Arizona is on the leading edge of high-tech innovation and how discoveries made today will impact lives for generations.

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Planet Forward Are there any new energy innovations out there to help us kick our petroleum habit? Watch what some are calling "Innovation Idol," where the studio audience votes for the best idea and awards a Planet Forward Innovator of the Year.

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Arizona Technology and Innovation: Local App Competition

The winner of the city of Phoenix’s “Smart City Hack” will be announced October 21. That finalist will go to the international Smart City Hack competition, “which seeks to turn citizens into solutions builders, empowering them to develop functioning technology products that solve pressing civic challenges.” We’ll talk with Dominic Papa, founder of the Institute for Digital Progress, who will give us an overview of the competition along with a Jedidiah Woods, chief operations officer and co-founder of the winning company, Storage Together, which connects those who need to store something with those with room to store it.

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