Replace expensive graphing calculators with a $5 app using this Indiegogo campaign
Aug31

Replace expensive graphing calculators with a $5 app using this Indiegogo campaign

Anyone who’s trudged through a college-level math class knows the pain of having to buy a graphing calculator. Not only are they huge and clunky, but they’re expensive–most are over $100. For the average college kid, spending $100 on a calculator is a stretch. But for low-income students, it’s just about impossible. This isn’t lost on Central Arizona College mathematics professor Mallory Dyer, who’s...

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And The Point’s raffle winner is . . .
Aug26

And The Point’s raffle winner is . . .

In July, we shared The Point’s new Mission Beach offsite. Fully equipped with high-speed WiFi, HDTVs, wireless streaming, and fashionable furniture, The Point is the perfect location for a relaxing (yet productive) beach getaway. TechAZ partnered with The Point to facilitate a raffle for one grand prize: a two-day pass to The Point, valued at $8,000. The winning company would enjoy all of the space’s amenities, as well as a SUP or...

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Chandler-based Local Motors, Unveils Olli – The Self-driving, Interactive Vehicle for up to Twelve People
Aug14

Chandler-based Local Motors, Unveils Olli – The Self-driving, Interactive Vehicle for up to Twelve People

Remember when self-driving cars were considered revolutionary? Now, thanks to Chandler-based Local Motors, we get to feast our eyes on a self-driving, interactive vehicle fit for up to twelve people. The vehicle’s name is Olli. In addition to being self-driving and having the capability to talk to its riders, Olli is an all-electric vehicle with 3D printed parts (like seats and wheel wells). Its design, by industrial and product...

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Local University Grads Create SPACE, Simplify the Workspace
Aug11

Local University Grads Create SPACE, Simplify the Workspace

If you’re reading this at your desk, take a look at the space around you. Do you see messy cords, dusty speakers, and a noisy computer tower? Do you struggle to find an open port to plug your smartphone into? Are you always readjusting the things on your desk instead of focusing on work? If you face any of these issues, you may want to take a look at SPACE. Designed by M33 Labs in Phoenix, SPACE is a next-generation desktop computer...

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CO+HOOTS brings first Youth Startup Weekend to Phoenix
Aug05

CO+HOOTS brings first Youth Startup Weekend to Phoenix

With only a few under our belt, Startup Weekends have already become part of Phoenix entrepreneurial tradition. But what about future entrepreneurs? Noting the success of local Startup Weekends and their own Great AZ Code Challenges, CO+HOOTS has decided to host the first ever Youth Startup Weekend at their midtown Phoenix location. The Youth Startup Weekend, which covers August 26-28, will cap off the end of CO+HOOTS’ Summer of...

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Who’s Hiring in Tech This Week?
Jun20

Who’s Hiring in Tech This Week?

It’s no secret that we at TechAZ strive to build upon Arizona’s entrepreneurial and technology communities. While reporting on statewide issues and achievements certainly helps, we’d like to help in another direct way—by sharing local tech-biz job listings with Arizona’s most qualified. Each week TechAZ will present several open positions at “home-grown” companies. Go ahead, send in your resume; you may just find your dream job here...

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