Justin Timberlake turns techpreneur and co-owner of Scottsdale's AfterMaster Audio Labs

Tucked away in the Scottsdale Airpark, a group of engineers utilize cutting-edge software to bring texture, shape and clarity to the recordings of some of the top artists in the world. Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson and U2, among other Grammy Award Winning artists, are just some of the artists who use the AfterMaster software-audio technology developed … Read more

Thanksgiving apps every foodie will appreciate

There are a lot of delicious aspects to an American Thanksgiving feast — the perfectly roasted turkey, the fluffy mashed potatoes and the silky pumpkin pie with the crispy, yet buttery, crust. While these dishes may sound easy enough to make on print, we all know that they are way more difficult to perfect once … Read more

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

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 leave your seat to stand in line? Well, startup Grub Runner has a solution for … Read more

Global Startup Weekend brings out Phoenix's top bananas

This past weekend, some of the Valley’s brightest developers, designers and thinkers descended upon downtown to hash out an innovative startup idea all within 54 hours at the Phoenix Global Startup Battle. After pulling all-nighters that could only resemble college students during finals week, 10 teams presented their ventures to the public and a panel … Read more

Solar Zone brightens Ariz. energy industry with completion of 165-acres of solar panels

While the weather may be cooling down, Arizona’s solar industry is warming up as businesses and the University of Arizona completed the first phase of the Solar Zone, a renewable energy research initiative now complete with 165 acres of photovoltaic solar panels. Situated in Tucson, Arizona, the Solar Zone at the University of Arizona Tech Park … Read more

The good, bad and suck of owning a startup – AZTB Lunch and Learn Nov.

Last month at the AZTB Lunch and Learn, AZ Tech Beat invited local data experts to discuss how to sift through an abundance of data to effectively grow a business. Tracy Diziere, a veteran marketing consultant, and Don Simpson, a business insights and analytics manager at Appointment-Plus, hacked into the key elements of data decision-making … Read more

Friday Night Lights hit Scottsdale in the Battle of the Pranksters – video

This afternoon, at the Chaparral fields in Scottsdale, tech companies Axosoft and Appointment-Plus square off in a flag football game that can only be described as the battle of the pranksters. It started out friendly, as it always does,” said Steve Booze, COO Appointment-Plus, “but now it’s gotten personal.”  “It’s not just a football game anymore,” … Read more

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

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 duct-taped Christmas lights to my board!” the man said. [youtube]http://youtu.be/LzsJFhxTOAc[/youtube] Today, Rudolph is the founder … Read more