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Study: Voice Recognition Software Officially Types Better Than Humans

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 3:30 pm

It’s actually a little weird that artificial intelligence took this long to pass up humans at typing. But the verdict is in: A new study from Stanford University, the University of Washington and Chinese internet search engine Baidu has found that voice recognition software is significantly faster…

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Cheryl Foil: An Emmy-Nominated Speaker at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! When you launch a startup, it’s not for the glory. Startup founders and employees are all about living their dream…

Ecosystems

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Iceland: A Small Country With an Outsized Startup Culture

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Startups need an incubator: not in the jargony-way in the proper sense of an incubator, but in the more general sense of a resource-heavy environment that lets a team bounce off themselves and others as they grow. Silicon Valley is at the top of…

News

DSYNC: All Business Systems Linked In One

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 11:51 am

Businesses that have data stored in different applications, or even across multiple systems integrating that data can be a real challenge. If they don’t have an in-house programming staff, then things are even more difficult. This is where DSYNC just might be able to…

Tips & How To’s

5 Considerations Before Launching a HealthTech Startup

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 11:04 am

Healthcare is a hot niche. And healthcare tech is even hotter. Why? Because the healthcare industry still lags behind others in using technology for many of its functions. If you think about venturing into healthtech, consider the following points first. What Are the Trends?…

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Creative Side Projects Can Make You Happier at Work

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 10:33 am

Happiness is a moving target. While it’s nearly impossible to consistently be satisfied with your life, one’s occupation can go a long way in making you smile on a regular basis. Unfortunately, job satisfaction numbers in the US leave a lot to be desired and…

Opinion/Analysis

You Can’t Trust the Internet to Continue Existing

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 9:45 am

“Our Incredible Journey” puts the ack! in acquihire. So says the tagline to this underground tumblr blog devoted to documenting the various purchase announcements of startups in the tech industry. And the various statements about “sunsetting” a product, why this means “great things,” and decisions to…

Trends

4 Ways 5G Mobile Technology Will Improve the Customer Experience

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm

In recent years, the mobile market has been dominated by 4G and LTE devices and networks. However, 5G mobile technology is on the horizon and customer experience is the first thing to be improved. The shift towards the revolutionarily fast technology is inevitable and provides a…

Tips & How To’s

The 5 Best Software Suites for Startups

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Running a startup is difficult. You will find it encouraging, rewarding and satisfying to be your own boss, but you may also be frustrated when things don’t run smoothly. These business software suites can help make running your new business a little easier, which…

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Google Joins Facebook in Crackdown on Their Ad Competition

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Recently, Facebook has been fighting back against the ad blockers that have been sweeping most other internet sites clean for years. Adblock Plus tried to block Facebook ads, so Facebook blocked the ad blocker. Given that Facebook has the multi-billion valuation, they’re likely to…

Startups & Apps

Augmented Reality Startup Translates Menu Items Into Pictures of Food

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm

If you love traveling, you’ve probably eaten your fair share of gross foods. While trying new things is great, foreign menus have a tendency to house items that you would never order if you knew what they were. In China, Japan and Korea especially,…

Acquisition

Pinterest Just Bought Instapaper

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 4:40 pm

The concept of saving something to read for later might not sound like an entire business to you, but it does to Pinterest, which just bought Instapaper. Instapaper, an app for Android and iOS, lets users save articles to read later on anything from their…

Breaking News

Tesla’s New Battery Proves Electric Cars Can Seriously Compete

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 3:59 pm

Tesla Motors just announced a new battery that will offer faster acceleration and a longer lasting charge. New versions of Tesla’s Model S sedan and Model X crossover will both feature the 100 kilowatt hour battery. “I think this is going to send a great message…

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San Francisco

These Are the 6 People You’ll Meet at Tech Conferences

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! Tech conferences are a great place to contribute to a budding startup ecosystem. You can network, invest, advise, and learn…