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Tech Support for your Parents: Baby Boomers Technology Use

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Have you ever been at work and gotten the dreaded phone call from your mother? The one that starts with: “Are you at your computer?” Of course you’re not. You’re in the middle of your cardio routine during your lunch break – which she…

Opinion/Analysis

Schools Failing Students by not Teaching Failure

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

A lot of parents believe that education is probably the best gift they can give to a child. Let’s call that kid, Sam.   Image Credit: Steffi Reichert Sam goes through various hoops of the school system; regularly taking all the tests required by the…

Startups & Apps

How to Optimize your App Store Listings

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Mobile has exploded in the number of devices, the number of apps, the time spent in apps, the billions of dollars transacted. Companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook have become mostly mobile companies, and continue to compete and partner and push mobile forward. But…

Mobile

Cell Phone Roaming in Europe

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The European Union (EU) has existed, while not in the current format or name, since the 1950s, and now has 28 member states who agree and are united in several matters, like currency (the Euro is used by 19 of those 28 countries), absence…

News

Los Angeles

Girls Who Code Celebrates Graduates of First LA Summer Immersion Program

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The first graduates of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program in LA will be celebrated this Tuesday, July 28th. The program was a success thanks in part to support from AT&T. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will deliver the keynote address. The Summer…

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Gear & Gadgets

This Device Will Charge Your Phone Using Just a Candle as a Power Source

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Whether you’re out camping or simply trying to survive the zombie apocalypse, there will come a time when you need to turn to your mobile device. Maybe you’re trying to reach emergency service when the power is out, or you need Postmates to make…

Health

8 Health Tech Startups you Should Know About

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 11:59 am

As a traditional, bureaucratic, and paper-ridden industry, healthcare has greatly benefited from the recent tech innovation. In fact, health tech companies received over $9 billion in venture funding in 2014, three times more compared to the last three years combined. From special wearable medical…

Gear & Gadgets

Review: Anova Sous Vide Brings Tech to Your Kitchen

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 10:00 am

Touchscreens on your refrigerator, wifi connected crock pots, motion sensing trash cans; tech is coming to a kitchen near you, but it doesn’t always make sense. Many times adding a layer of tech to kitchen gadgets have lackluster effects (I’m looking at you BlendTec…

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New Orleans

VetLaunch Accelerates Veterans to New Careers

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 9:00 am

The job market is always a contentious subject for debate, especially when it comes to reducing the unemployment rate. This is especially true for veterans leaving the military who are entering the civilian workforce, many of whom feel their options may be limited. Whether…

HR and Recruiting

Personality in the Workplace: Why It’s Important & 5 Tests To Measure It

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

In today’s work world, managers and HR professionals want employees who bring more to their organization than work-related skills. It’s the employees who are engaged and loyal to the organization that succeed and move up through the ranks, and personality assessment technology is making…

Legal

Get Your Legal Questions Answered Fast with Polished

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

We recently heard about a startup that is bringing the Netflix model to the legal industry. Polished, launched earlier this month, offers a monthly subscription to those who have legal questions about their businesses. Most entrepreneurs don’t know much about the legal side of things and turn…

Dev & Design

Is Android the OS of the Future?

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Microsoft Windows has dominated the OS market for decades – pretty much as long as computers have been commercially available. With near impunity, Windows has done everything it can to retain its control; until now, that is. If any company could challenge Microsoft and…

Opinion/Analysis

What to Look For when Evaluating Intellectual Properties

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Intellectual property is a modern concept with ancient roots. After all, the Bible itself proclaims that there is nothing new under the sun. Centuries later, people still struggle with this notion, trying to understand the fine line between inspired creation and a stolen idea….

Gear & Gadgets

SpotCam: This New Cloud Camera Is Getting Traction

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The landscape of home security market is teeming with cameras that promise to keep an eye on your family or pet or properties. Most of them claim to be cloud based and let you see live video on your mobile device whenever internet if…