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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Oculus VR to host first Oculus Connect dev. conference Sept. 19-20

July 7, 2014 |

Oculus VR announced earlier today its first-ever development conference, Oculus Connect, to take place in Hollywood, CA, September 19-20th, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. While the full agenda will be revealed closer to the conference, it will include workshops led by … Read More

Phoenix’s IO receives patent approval in a big win for IP in Arizona

July 7, 2014 |

IO, a global leader in software-defined data centers, announced recently that it has received patent approval for ­its modular data center, a major achievement for intellectual property in Arizona.

After initially filing the patent back in 2008, the U.S. Patent … Read More

Game CoLab hosts Phoenix Makes Games Jam – July 18-20

July 7, 2014 | 1

Game CoLab, the Tempe-based incubator that caters toward independent game development, will host Phoenix Makes Games Jam, and event that brings together artists, coders, storytellers, and more, to create prototype games in 48 hours.

The event will kick off at the ASU … Read More

Gadgets for the Guru- World Cup Edition

July 4, 2014 |

Its here, the FIFA World Cup. Held every four years, this worldwide sporting event brings millions of fans together for a month long of soccer matches. AZTB has found some gadgets, that we think will be great for the soccer … Read More

Startup Storybyte raises $125K – app helps you take the effort out of storytelling

July 3, 2014 | 2

I take tons of photos. Some I Tweet and some I Instagram. But right now, I have over 1,000 that are just sitting in my phone that I’ve completely forgotten about. Sound familiar?

For startup Storybyte, they’ve created a new app that will … Read More

IO appoints former GoDaddy exec Bob Olson to Chief Customer Officer

July 3, 2014 |

IO, a global leader in software-defined data centers, announced recently that it is changing up its executive team: Bob Olson has been appointed Chief Customer Officer.

Olson will lead sales, marketing and human resources teams to grow IO’s customer base. IO’s Director of … Read More

Blosme helps small businesses acquire data through new Zip Code service

July 3, 2014 |

Co-written with Becky Brisley

Blosme, a Scottsdale-born services consulting firm and software company has launched an improved version of their software Zip Code Services, a geo-location service that manages location-based data needs for its customers. It provides developers with the … Read More

Ok ladies, “It’s Go Time!” GoDaddy’s image makeover puts women entrepreneurs at center stage

July 2, 2014 |

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name provider, has been steadily rebranding its image over the past year, and today they announced another big step in their creative overhaul: GoDaddy has hired advertising agency Barton F Graf 9000 to continue its … Read More

Omedix names new CTO and Director of Product Management

July 2, 2014 |

Omedix, the leading provider of patient engagement portals, announced today the appointment of Chief Technology Officer Nanu Ramamrutham, and Director of Product Management, Heather Mattisson. With a line of digital products that empower patients and streamline practice costs, Omedix plays … Read More

CareerBuilder lists Phoenix as top 10 cities for job growth and exceeds nat. average

July 2, 2014 |

It’s no surprise that Phoenix is on an upswing with job growth, more out-of-state companies are expanding here and startups are percolating from the local universities and incubators. In a research report released today by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists … Read More