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AZ Tech Beat | November 17, 2018

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Topping the charts again- ASU’s tech transfer arm ranked highly for third year

December 11, 2014 |

Laying a foundation for startup success is one of the main missions of Arizona State University’s technology transfer arm, Arizona Technology Enterprises. They’ve propelled several startups into the future, such as 4Blox, SynSonix and PetroAlgae, and now they’re being recognized … Read More

CellTrust secures $10.5 million in funding from Kayne Partners

December 11, 2014 |

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley

Scottsdale-based CellTrust, a company that offers mobile device security solutions, announced today it secured $10.5 million in Series A funding from Kayne Partners, a private equity group.

With this round, CellTrust intends to build out its infrastructure and hire … Read More

Zenefits taps Yammer founder David Sacks for COO position

December 10, 2014 |

Zenefits, a company that offers cloud management of human resources, announced on Wednesday that David Sacks, founder and former CEO of Yammer, will be its new COO.

Sacks has been involved in startups and the tech industry since the 1990s, … Read More

Video: Galleria tech companies bring flavor to Old Town Scottsdale

December 8, 2014 | 1

If you’ve been to Old Town Scottsdale in the past year, you may have seen something a little different than the standard stretch of quirky shops, night clubs and great restaurants. Tech companies have been moving to Old Town to … Read More

Five will enter, one will claim victory- meet your StartupConnect AZ Pitch Contest finalists

December 8, 2014 |

The StartupConnect AZ Pitch Contest is almost here and cold, hard cash is on the line.

The Arizona Technology Council announced the five finalists that will participate in the contest at the Dec. 17 StartupConnect AZ 2014 event. The winner … Read More

Black Friday Breakdown- What to look for on the biggest shopping day of the year

November 26, 2014 |

Black Friday is just around the corner, and with it comes the rush for sales, long lines and crazy prices. Take a look at some of these tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday and keep an eye on these … Read More

Eye candy at a cost- Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review – video

November 25, 2014 |

There’s no way around it- the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a good looking phone.

What you’re getting with the Galaxy Alpha is a smaller, less featured version of the Galaxy S5 with a beautiful, streamlined design.

At $199.99 on contract … Read More

Drumroll please! Spirit of Enterprise Award winners include IO and I-ology

November 24, 2014 |

Arizona State University announced the winners of the 2014 Spirit of Enterprise Awards and local tech companies IO and I-ology are among that group.

The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, which are sponsored by ASU’s W.P. Carey School of Business, honor … Read More

Forget long concession lines, Grub Runner will deliver a hotdog to your seat

November 18, 2014 |

If you’ve ever been to a baseball game, you know the vendors that roam the stands selling lemonade, popcorn and cotton candy. But what if you want something a little different, like pizza or nachos, and you don’t want to … Read More

Board Blazers can light up your next tailslide – gadget – video

November 14, 2014 |

When Greg Rudolph was a student at Arizona State University, he was walking on campus at night when he saw something strange. He approached a man whose skateboard seemed to be glowing and asked how he did it.

“Bro! I … Read More