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Gear & Gadgets

Let the Internet of Things Spice Up Your Love Life

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) has invaded nearly every aspect of our lives. So this Valentine’s Day spice things up with that special someone by bringing a new, high tech and networked connected device into the bedroom. BLUEMOTION Since you probably didn’t make it through…

Trends

What the Future of ID Card Technology Looks Like

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Over the last several years, the technology behind securing and validating identification cards and driver’s licenses in the United States has evolved dramatically and is expected to continue to do so. As a result of the REAL ID Act of 2005, American citizens need…

Tips & How To’s

A Guide to Top Security Risks in Android App Development

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mobile application development is no child’s play. Protecting the privacy of app users is becoming one of the biggest challenges for developers due to myriad security risks. Android is the most widely used mobile operating system today, and this makes Google’s mobile app development…

Tips & How To’s

The Most Effective Writing Tips for Bloggers and Content Marketers

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Blogging is a lot of fun. It offers a creative outlet for your business or just for yourself. But even though they’re meant to offer entertainment, there are still a few guidelines that, should you choose to follow them, will improve your writing and…

Opinion/Analysis

The Best Business Advice: Don’t Be Afraid to Start Over

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

It’s a simple and self-evident truth: not all business ideas were created equal. Sometimes you hit the right mark but at the wrong time, and sometimes you simply didn’t have the necessary skills to get your business to a sustainable level. Sometimes it’s time…

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Opinion/Analysis

Live Streaming Will Disrupt the Media Landscape

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Recently, I listened to a podcast interview with Brian Solis, social media content marketing guru and author. His latest book, titled “X,” speaks to the rapid and transformational changes that are going to occur not just on social media, but in the ways in…

Lifestyle

DC

Social Tables Opens New 30,000 Square Foot Office in DC

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Social Tables, one of the fastest growing startups in the hospitality world, has opened up a new Washington, DC-based office. From a new serpent table to an incredibly pink entrance area, this 30,000 square foot office is designed with growth in mind. The company…

Events

Tampa

Tampa Bay Startup Week: Tampa’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Is Growing Fast

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Day one of Startup Week Tampa Bay drew to a close on a clear evening. Inside a 1920’s-era warehouse in Tampa’s small but thriving downtown core, it was sunshine and high energy at Chase basecamp for the week’s kickoff ceremony; the enthusiastic spirit of…

Tips & How To’s

25 Home-Based Business Ideas You Can Start Right Now

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

You may feel stuck in your current job and worry that there’s no good way out. Or maybe you’re reasonably happy with what you’re doing, but dream of being your own boss, and even better, being your own boss working out of your own home….

Security

Shake Your Head for the Worst Passwords of 2015

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 10:07 am

You’d think people would have learned by now. Despite the fact that security breaches and online identity theft have become alarmingly common in the news, many people don’t seem to be taking their own security on the internet all that seriously. An annual report…

Infographics / Images

How the Super Bowl Affected Delivery Services [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 9:02 am

I have a chef friend who works at a restaurant and bar in downtown D.C. When he told me he had to work during the Super Bowl I asked him if he expected it to be a busier night than usual, due to the…

Opinion/Analysis

This Level of Technical Debt Is Necessary for Innovation

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Vision. It is a word that has become synonymous with entrepreneurship. As an executive, if you have great management skills, can deliver a stellar PowerPoint, and influence a company culture, you will earn a large paycheck. But if you can do those things and…

Tips & How To’s

Increase Your Ecommerce Conversion with 30 Proven Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Is your startup ecommerce conversion struggling to reach its conversion goals? Is lack of conversions negatively impacting your brand performance? There are several things you might be inadvertently doing wrong. Luckily, the good news is that you can change all that using simple and…

Startups & Apps

7 Apps to Use for International Phone Calls

By | Feb 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

There are many situations when we find ourselves wanting (or needing) to make international phone call, but maybe we’re held back by the necessary high costs of such calls. That is no longer the case since we have various apps that make everything free…