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…

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…

Google

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…

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…

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Opinion/Analysis

3 Reasons Why Having a Beard Can Make You a More Successful Entrepreneur

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 11:00 am

Being an entrepreneur is a tough business to be involved in. You work long hours and long days for something that you believe in that few people understand or appreciate and ultimately if it goes wrong then it’s your fault and all on you….

Opinion/Analysis

Classical War Books That Can Help Your Startup Succeed

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm

In recent years, classic war books became highly popular among entrepreneurs. Although technology is changing the world at a very fast pace, basic leadership, entrepreneurship and military strategies haven’t changed since the ancient times. In this article, I pulled out quotes from two of…

Trends

5 Major Emerging Trends in the Healthcare Industry

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The healthcare sector has been growing steadily as the demand for specialized physicians and practices continues to expand. Companies in the medical industry are starting up all over, and current trends promise further big changes for professionals in the healthcare business. Here are some…

Opinion/Analysis

Why VR Sound Needs to Be as Immersive as the Visuals

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 3:30 pm

If you’ve never taken a trip to the virtual barber shop, I would recommend it. Click that link. I’ll wait. Granted, the jokes and Italian accents aren’t the best, but this clip does a great job at the one thing that the barely emergent…

Social Media

Twitter Is Surprisingly Effective at Producing Accurate Polls

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm

This election year has been impressively divided and monumentally divided. Candidates and voters on both sides of the political aisle have hurled insults and accusations at their opponents on a daily basis. While the final two big party candidates were chosen a few months…

Sports

Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant Launches New $100 Million Venture to Solidify Retirement

By | Aug 22, 2016 at 12:39 pm

Sports stars are used to success. Whether it’s winning a championship or setting a record, being an athlete is a great way to rise to the top of the mountain. But when it comes to the entrepreneurial world, sports stars haven’t always panned out….

Funding

Frivolous Spending Could Sink This Silicon Valley VC Firm

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Having a loose wallet is part of being a venture capitalist. After all, you are in the investing business. But the key to being a skilled VC is knowing when to spend your money, and when to call it quits. As soon as you…

News

The Internet’s Domain Name System Is Going Non-Profit

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 5:02 pm

Since the dawn of the internet, the U.S. government has overseen the global database of website addresses for the large majority of the world wide web. Now, on October 1, 2016, they’re giving it up. On that date, administration of the domain name system will be…

Trends

Smart Home Startups Are on the Rebound, But Barely

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Funding for smart home startups is looking up. According to the latest data from CB Insights, funding amounts are on track to be 30 percent better than they were in 2015. That’s only the total amount of funding, though: The actual number of deals…