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Tips & How To’s

How to Land a Job at a Unicorn Startup

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 5:00 pm

A unicorn startup is a private company that carries a valuation of one billion dollars or more. This valuation is calculated using the amount of funding that the startup has secured. Startups that have earned unicorn status include AirBnB, FlipKart, SnapChat, Uber and an…

News

Hackers Stole 68M Dropbox Accounts… 4 Years Ago

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Dropbox’s biggest hack happened in 2012. Files totaling 5GB with the details of 68,680,741 accounts were found online, and a “senior Dropbox employee” has confirmed that the leak information is legitimate, according to Motherboard. Dropbox has released a statement about the hack, further clarifying what has happened:…

News

Video News: GoPro Will Launch 32 TV Shows Next Year

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Just when you thought media platforms couldn’t get any more invested in video streaming, something like this happens: Camera manufacturer and ace self-marketer GoPro is getting to the entertainment media business, planning to release 32 short-form TV shows in 2017. The news comes from…

News

Over 800K People Became Cordcutters Last Quarter

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Cordcutters — those who drop their previous subscription to pay TV — are a good barometer of the general population’s TV interests. Do they prefer cable or internet streaming? For years, the answer has been the latter, with a shift towards the former. That…

Gear & Gadgets

Gadget Guide to Connecting With Your Pets

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 3:00 pm

As entrepreneurs and office dwellers, we don’t all have the privilege to take our furry friends to work. Worse yet, when we are traveling and away from home, our fur kids are in the hands of someone else. Fortunately, we live in the age…

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Announcements

San Francisco

Sean Ammirati Talks the Science of Growth at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Startups strive for a lot of benchmarks. Between funding and team building, there is more than enough to keep founders and entrepreneurs busy. But there’s a metric more important than anything for investors when it comes to a startup: growth. Without it, it’ll be a rough…

Announcements

San Francisco

Eric Colson: Shopping and Machine Learning at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 31, 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! With the advent of artificial intelligence and machine learning, companies are going to great lengths to understand human behavior. Between virtual…

Startups & Apps

The 10 Most Useful Apps for This Back to School Season

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Another school year has arrived, but the end of summer does not mean the end of fun. There are many apps that will make the studying process efficient and exciting and the beginning of the education routines smooth and enjoyable. Here are some of…

Opinion/Analysis

Why Mobile Payments Are Still a Big Mess

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 11:45 am

You’re at the grocery store, ready to make your payment. You swipe your card. It doesn’t take. You swipe it again, still nothing happens. The cashier peers over at your card. “Oh, that’s a chip card. You have to insert it.” they tell you….

Startups & Apps

A New Plugin Lets You Replace 404 Pages with Archived Versions

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 11:00 am

Hate 404 pages? Hate how the internet is rapidly disappearing and will inevitably continue its decay until nothing we’ve accomplished will ever remain? Have I got the plugin for you. The Internet Archive, at archive.org, remains the top resource for saving the easily lost…

Product Launch

Due: a Digital Wallet System Made for Businesses

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 10:20 am

The concept of digital wallet is definitely not new. They have been known to provide a different way to make payments. Essentially, they make life easier for those who don’t want pay using a check, cash or credit cards (directly). Digital wallets can be…

Trends

FAA: Expect 600K Commercial Drones in the Air Within a Year

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 9:46 am

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) itself, there will be about 600,000 commercial drones airborne before 2017 is over. This is surprising partially due to the number of commercially registered drones currently available: 20,000. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx calls this “one of the most dramatic periods…

Work-life balance

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Work-Life Conflicts

By | Aug 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Work-life balance is obviously a huge topic of conversation for entrepreneurs and their families. After all, many entrepreneurs work in startup environments where 70 and 80-hour weeks are the norm. The key to success is to avoid work-life conflicts. Create Separation Between Work and…

Tips & How To’s

7 Tips for Publishing on Medium

By | Aug 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Medium – what exactly is its purpose? We understand that it is a platform for writers of any and all kinds, but is it also a social platform, like Facebook or Twitter, or is it somewhat of a publisher? And how can marketing fit…