Virtual Reality gifts for your gamer – video

Virtual reality is best known in the gaming world for its immersive real-life environment, but now it’s being used in education, healthcare, big brand advertising, even football players are practicing in a virtual world off season. While we are all waiting on the highly anticipated Oculus Rift, mobile VR devices are on the market to … Read more

Wearable holograms and 1st laptop Surface Book emerge from Microsoft Windows 10 Devices

Co-written with Ryan Loebe Wearable holograms used to destroy alien robots exploding out from your wall stole the stage at Microsoft’s Windows 10 Device event. Project Xray The HoloLens is the first fully untethered holographic computer that blends reality that mixes holograms into our world, and now your living room. Titled Project Xray, it’s a … Read more

Windows 10 attracts gamers of all generations – video

Video contribution by Xavier Smith, content contribution by Chloe Nordquist Seven, eight…ten. Microsoft brought their “A” game when they developed Windows 10 and upped the ante with the free upgrade and special features for gamers. Microsoft’s new operating system released this week, mashed the favorites of seven and eight and intends to relieve headaches from previous versions. According … Read more

Zenefits taps Yammer founder David Sacks for COO position

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, when he joined PayPal as its COO. More recently, Microsoft purchased his company Yammer in … Read more

Microsoft Band will keep you fit and buy you a cup of coffee – review

Microsoft fans have been waiting for their fitness wearable, and it’s flying off the shelves. Microsoft released their wearable – the Microsoft Band – with all the bells and whistles you’d expect, with a few more surprises. And the best part, you can buy a cup of coffee from Starbucks with a scan of your … Read more

Startup Broken Window to release Grave on PS4 and XBOX One in 2015

Prepare to scream and be completely terrified by ghoulish and gruesome creatures, as Grave, an open world, procedural survival horror game, will be available on PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One simultaneously in 2015. This year has been one fast-paced, energy drink-induced, lack-of-sleep, but infinitely rewarding, year for the husband and wife team and co-founders … Read more

Microsoft's behavioral scientist Matt Wallaert – Coding isn't the only skill needed in tech

What is a behavioral psychologist doing at a technology company? Matt Wallaert, behavioral scientist for Microsoft, didn’t plan on leading a team of scientists dedicated to understanding how you interact with technology. In the beginning of his career, he was on a path to teaching college and researching human behavior. However, during graduate school at Cornell, he was bitten … Read more

GoDaddy's brutal honesty wins the hearts of small biz owners

Moving away from its girls in tight t-shirts and its sex-sells attitude, GoDaddy is continuing to shift its strategy to campaigns that feature strong women in small businesses who are typically outshone by the market’s top dogs. In an effort to help small businesses across the world grow and become successful, GoDaddy rebranded itself in 2013 under … Read more

GoDaddy + Microsoft team up to help small businesses Get Online for $1

What can you really buy for a buck these days? A lottery ticket, something from the dollar menu at McDonald’s or a bottle of water at a high school football game. But what if you could build your business online for $1? Today, two technology giants, GoDaddy and Microsoft, announced their latest creation, Get Online … Read more

In the .CLUB – GoDaddy unveils unique domain name

GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, is helping customers find the right name for their business with the newest generic Top Level Domain, .CLUB. The .CLUB domain extension adds to the already long list of unique domain names that GoDaddy has to offer. As a word that translates across many languages, … Read more

Danica Patrick, body builders & spray tans – a preview of GoDaddy's 'Get Found' Super Bowl ads

GoDaddy’s Super Bowl ads have been the talk of the town for years now, and this year is no exception. With their resident spokesperson in all her muscular glory, Danica Patrick is transformed into a GoDaddy Body Builder for their 2014 Super Bowl ad. Danica, in her 13th GoDaddy commercial (she holds the record for … Read more

GoDaddy hires industry veteran Arne Josefsberg as new CIO

GoDaddy, the Web’s largest platform for small businesses, has hired technology industry veteran Arne Josefsberg as its new Executive Vice President, Chief Infrastructure Officer and Chief Information Officer. Josefsberg brings extensive expertise in building scalable cloud computing environments, data centers, large scale operations and information technology systems, and will oversee GoDaddy’s global cloud infrastructure and … Read more

GoDaddy partners with Microsoft to offer Office 365 for small businesses

GoDaddy, the Web’s top platform for small business, and Microsoft Corp. announced today a long-term strategic partnership to offer Office 365 as GoDaddy’s exclusive core business-class email and productivity service to its small-business customers. This partnership supports GoDaddy’s ongoing push to deliver premium small business management solutions. Serving 12 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy has created a simple … Read more

Innovation is Everywhere! AZTB Partners with GROW Conference

Technology pioneers, founders, executives, investors and influencers come together to help build companies and nurture innovation and growth at the GROW conference. From August 14 to 16, in Vancouver, B.C. the conference focus is about designing and building mobile and web products, trends in business and finance. Over 1,200 attendees and 25 venture firms (primarily … Read more

Scott Guthrie of Microsoft to Speak at AZGroups Developer Event

AZGroups kicks off the largest developer-focused event in the Valley, Thursday, May 16, at 7:30 a.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts with speaker Scott Guthrie of Microsoft. Guthrie is the corporate vice president in the Microsoft Server and Tools Business, and runs development teams that work on Windows Azure, cloud computing platform, … Read more

Silverado Technology Optimizes Your Business

Desktops, operating systems and software integrated solutions-what do you need for your business? One local company strives to provide products and services that tailor to their client’s specific needs.  Silverado Technologies, based in Scottsdale, AZ,  has partnered with industry leaders such as HP, Microsoft, and VMWare while also keeping the feel of a small, personal business … Read more

Scottsdale’s GoDaddy.com Reaffirms Company Vision And Announces New CEO: Blake Irving

The outrageous success of GoDaddy (over 10 million users, and over 50 million domain registrations) hasn’t come without the ups, downs, product changes, pivots, controversial media attention, attacks, major site outages, and leadership changes. Most recently, GoDaddy announced on Tuesday of this week that Blake Irving, the former Microsoft and Yahoo! executive will be assuming … Read more

StormWind Provides Live Online Tech Training Via HD Video

Organizations of all sizes struggle with determining the best way to provide their employees with technical training. Traditional classroom training can be expensive and time consuming–often requiring employees to spend days or weeks off site. Simply providing employees with books to study can often prove to be ineffective–as there is very little interactivity or opportunities … Read more

Microsoft Spends A Whopping $1.2 Billion To Acquire Yammer: The Enterprise Social Network

Earlier this month, reports came out suggesting that Microsoft was under acquisition negotiations with the enterprise social network, Yammer. Well, it’s now official, but it took $1.2 billion in cash to make it happen. David Sacks the former COO of PayPal (until it was acquired by eBay) is the Founder and CEO of Yammer, Inc. … Read more

Developers Rejoice Everywhere as Google Chrome Overtakes IE for the First Time

Do you hear that sound? That’s the sound of developers celebrating the fact that Google’s Chrome has finally overtaken Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the king of browsers in user share. What? You don’t hear anything? Well, that’s because developers are notoriously quiet when they celebrate, but make no mistake about it, there is a smile … Read more