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Robots attack! High school robotics teams demo at Phoenix Comicon

June 12, 2014 |

Local high school robotics teams let Phoenix Comicon goers sneak a peak at their battle-ready robot creations throughout the weekend. These teams get to build, design and battle their robots in local and national competitions.

The students are associated with the program FIRST … Read More

Access denied: Feedly and Evernote latest victims of DDoS attacks

June 11, 2014 |

Have you had trouble accessing sites like Feedly and Evernote? Well, you can thank an annoying onslaught of DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks for that.

Not to be confused with a hacking attempt, DDoS attacks, simply put, are when a wide-range … Read More

It’s never too early to build robots -Comicon panel shows how students can make it happen

June 10, 2014 |

Parents may worry that today’s tech is robbing their children’s attention span, but Mesa’s champion Westwood Robotics high school team knows how tech can be used to enrich a kid’s life: just build wicked awesome robots with your friends.

At the 2014 … Read More

Try not to scream-GRAVE brings creepy updates to its Oculus Rift compatible game

June 9, 2014 |

Earlier this year, AZ Tech Beat got a peak into the game GRAVE by Broken Window Studios, Inc., a first-person, survival horror exploration experience using the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift.

This weekend at Phoenix Comicon, and fresh off a … Read More

3rd SEED SPOT Cohort presents at Demo Day

June 6, 2014 |

On June 5, nine SEED SPOT ventures pitched their business goals to a packed audience at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Phoenix with the hopes of winning cash prizes, office space, and other goodies to help continue building their socially … Read More

Speak to the Mix – 23 up-and-coming AZ Startups

June 5, 2014 |

Plenty of activity has been brewing from our startup community this year, bringing us a wide variety of tech ventures from different fields. From cooking apps to rideshare programs, dozens of local startups have been launching their efforts, once again reinforcing Arizona’s healthy environment … Read More

Silly pictures and iPads make learning science a breeze

June 3, 2014 |

It’s a crisis that shadows the United States year after year: students across all education levels fall behind in the sciences, leaving them and teachers struggling with how to keep up.

In 2013, only 36 percent of high schoolers were ready for college-level … Read More

Stop worrying about your GoPro – Get Turned On by Hypoxic

June 2, 2014 | 1

“Wait. Is it turned on?” For Chandler-based skydiver and electrical engineer Mark “Trunk” Kirschenbaum, this was the question he was asking himself one too many times when getting ready to leap out of airplanes. With GoPro cameras mounted to their … Read More

AZ companies raising and spending the lettuce – 2014

May 29, 2014 |

The year is just about halfway over (how did that happen?), and tech companies around the Valley keep locking down funding and spending the benjis. Take a look at our list of Arizona’s startups and acquisitions from the beginning of 2014.

 

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Tallwave to announce High Tide III Venture startups June 5

May 29, 2014 |

Tallwave, a Scottsdale-based commercializer, will reveal the startups selected for the High Tide III Venture Program on Thursday, June 5 at 5:30 p.m. at The Duce in Phoenix. The general public is invited to come meet the top startups selected … Read More