Pearson Is The World's Leading Learning Company

We started AZTechBeat for one reason–we want to bring more attention to the local tech scene and the diverse group of companies that operate here. It baffles us that the scene is largely ignored by local and national press. After all, there are some highly successful companies in Arizona–and a whole bunch of startups doing … Read more

Google IO Keynote Wrapup: New Tablet, Siri Competitor and More

As Google I/O is held every year, new technology released on an hourly basis flies into the media and creates excitement for the upcoming year. Google I/O (Input/Output), is one of the largest technology unveilings and information conferences in the world. Held at the Moscone Center in San Fransisco, just outside of Google’s Headquarters (Googleplex) … Read more

Axosoft's New OnTime adds Dashboards To Keep Dev Teams ‘On Time’

Scottsdale based Axosoft, creators of the OnTime suite of development tools have just released what they believe to be a major update to their offering. The new OnTime release includes a much touted new dashboard feature that allows development teams to see the status of their projects with a quick glance at a big-screen dashboard … Read more

Haiku Makes It Simple To Bring The Classroom To The Web

The last few decades have seen internet technology completely reshape many industries. Whether it’s the music industry, newspaper industry, or dozens of others–changes continue to happen at a dizzying speed. However, the education field has lagged behind when it comes to adopting new technology. There are lots of opportunities in this niche market–especially with the … Read more

Will Microsoft's New Surface Tablet Suffer the Fate of Zune?

Microsoft fans have a lot to be excited about. By this year’s holiday season, Microsoft will unveil a flurry of exciting new products which will include Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and an unexpected new surprise: Microsoft’s own tablet dubbed the Surface. Taking its queue from Apple’s incredible success with the iPad, Microsoft has decided … Read more

Audio Excursions Set to Create Website & Mobile Application for Self Guided Tours Worldwide

Heading off to a major tourist destination this summer? Wanting to know what you are looking at when wandering around in a museum? Or already hit the most famous tourist spots in NYC, and looking for more? Audio Excursions is looking to be the answer to all of these questions by giving you an interactive … Read more

TabHere to reward regulars of local spots

Earn rewards by showing your face. That’s right, your face. TabHere, a startup launching in Phoenix this summer, plans to make it easier for loyal customers to earn and redeem rewards at local businesses. Like other similar companies, TabHere uses a virtual rewards system, but founder Paul Kenjora identified an important difference in his model. Unlike … Read more

Online Farmers Marketplace Truly Allows Arizona Residents to Chow Locally

Many of us in the Phoenix metro area try to eat fresh, locally-grown foods when possible; but aside from dining out at locally supplied restaurants, the limited locations/times/food variety of farmers markets (as well as the often unfamiliar vegetables we’re not sure how to prepare) can make buying locally-made products just inconvenient enough to not do—or … Read more

Go paperless with ClaimTrak's health record software

Based out of Gilbert, Ariz., ClaimTrak has offered paperless health record solutions to behavioral health and human service agencies for more than 21 years. ClaimTrak President and CEO Brad Ewalt conceptualized the company while working as an independent system solutions consultant. With many behavioral health agencies as his clients, he saw a need for a … Read more

20 Arizona Startups Get $200,000 in Grants from ASU's Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative

If you want to be an entrepreneur, ASU is probably one of the best places you could be right now. A few years back, ASU president Michael Crow started an initiative to help make all of ASU’s colleges more entrepreneurial. Every college at ASU started offering business classes, so students wanting to start their own … Read more