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Study: Only 7 Percent of Workers Do Best in the 9-to-5 Office

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

According to a recent FlexJobs survey, a pitiful 7 percent of the workers polled answered that “their location of choice for optimum productivity” was the office during traditional business hours. Instead, the majority of the 3,000 respondents opted for either home (51 percent) or  a coffee…

Apple

Apple’s Tax Nightmare Is About to Come True

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Taxes are always a bit of a touchy subject in the US. Between breaks for the rich and havens for the even more rich, a lot of people get a little uncomfortable when you talk about the percentage of your paycheck that goes to the…

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How Is the Healthcare Industry Adapting to the Digital Age? [Vote]

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Healthcare is a massive industry that has long relied on physical papers and phone calls to schedule, track, and archive patients and treatments. But as anyone…

Startups & Apps

Investments in Health Are Easy Thanks to ieCrowd Partnership

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Investors are always on the hunt for the next big thing. Whether it’s an augmented reality game that lets you capture imaginary creatures, or cars that can drive themselves, finding innovations worthy of your capital can be an arduous task. But if you are…

Startups & Apps

Respondable’s AI Can Write Your Emails for You

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Baydin, makers of the email scheduling “Boomerang for Gmail” plugin, has launched Boomerang Respondable, a new plugin that uses AI to improve the body of your emails. The goal: to get people to actually want to respond to your message. The AI gives you the…

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Keep Track of the Hottest Giveaways with myRobinHood

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We all like to treat ourselves with nice things. Unfortunately, not everyone has the financial means to get the latest fashion and lifestyle items. Giveaways can be useful for those people, because they are a means to get those products for free. However, the…

Jobs

Low-Pay Sectors Are Seeing Huge Wage Increases

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Wage inequality has been a persistent problem over the last few years. With debates over the minimum wage raging on a daily basis, it was only a matter of time before change became more of a necessity than a choice. And according to data from…

Startups & Apps

10 Startups to Watch in the On-Demand Economy

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Believe it or not, there’s more to the sharing economy than Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and your local communal workspace. It’s an entire ecosystem full of innovators, spanning the gamut of industries from healthcare to errands and beyond! And these are some of the other…

Startups & Apps

Babble Brings the Right Online Friends Closer to You

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 11:45 am

Facebook is actually a great platform to connect or re-connect with old friends or seal a new friendship, not just in real life, but in your digital life as well. I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve found myself unable to communicate with…

Opinion/Analysis

Blockchain, Virtual Reality, and Others Disrupting the Music Industry

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 11:10 am

The music industry has always been hugely influenced by technology. Think about it. The CD, streaming music services, even the concept of plugging a guitar into an amp have all been technological revolutions. Without technology, the concept of layering tracks simply would not exist…

Marketing & Social Media

Your Digital Marketing Strategy Should Be More Than Social Media

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 10:25 am

There are 20,000 people on Facebook every second of every day. With these kinds of staggering numbers, it’s easy to see why many companies, particularly the smaller ones, focus a lot of their digital marketing attention on social media. After all, when there are that many…

Tips & How To’s

Data Loss and Recovery: The Essential Dos and Don’ts

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:45 am

It happens. Whether it is a hardware failure, human error, or data corruption, the result is the same – panic. And in that panic, we can tend to do some impulsive things that will only make things worse. Before you start attacking the problem…

Facebook

Now Facebook’s Trending Column Actually Is Automated

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:02 am

Early in the summer, Facebook went through a quickly forgotten controversy regarding the Trending column on the right side of users’ Facebook feed. The column shares a constantly updated cycle of blurbs on whatever Facebook is posting about at the time, ranging from celebrity…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Top 50 Startups at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 28, 2016 at 11:02 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…