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Opinion/Analysis

6 Bad Digital Habits and How to Beat Them [Infographic]

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Most of us have poor smartphone etiquette. Research shows that although most users think they have good tech habits, many people report being irritated or annoyed by the use technology in public places. Rudeness may not be on the rise, but new technology certainly allows…

Ecosystems

San Diego

V2 Pitch Competition: Helping Entrepreneurs on Both Sides of the Border

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Fact: having the benefit of strong colleges and universities in a startup ecosystem is always a good thing. Consider for a moment the benefits that universities can offer the ecosytem in terms of talent, and in return, the benefits the ecosystem offers these institutions: it’s a…

Google

Android is Peeing on Apple in Google Maps

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 1:19 pm

Earlier this morning, someone spotted something a little special going on in an area of land just shy of south Rawlpindi, a city in Pakistan. To be clear, it’s wasn’t spotted as an actual occurrence in the real world; rather, the image was spotted…

Security

The 9 Industries with the Most Cyber Attacks [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

Last fall saw a string of high-profile cyber attacks in quick succession. In September, about 56 million payment cards were compromised in an attack on Home Depot, which ended up costing the company $62 million. A similar thing happened to Staples in October, affecting…

Apple

Cufflink: The First Apple Watch Browser

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Alaric Cole, a long-time iOS developer has created the first web browser for the Apple Watch (there is no native browser built into the first generation).  It’s called Cufflink and will primarily work through Siri; as in, you speak your query into the watch…

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Partnership

Easily Insert Yourself Into Disney’s ‘Tomorrowland’

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm

While Disney’s Tomorrowland doesn’t premiere in theaters until May 22nd, you don’t have to wait until next month to teleport yourself to the imagined future reality. This week, Disney revealed its new website for the movie, which allows you to explore Tomorrowland as it…

Jobs

7 Tips for Firing Employees

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm

If CEOs and managers had to list their least favorite work tasks, firing employees might be at the top of the list. Firing is brutal for everyone involved: the deliverer of bad news, who has to honestly communicate what went wrong; the person being…

Product Launch

Jimmy Fallon Launches Tedzy Bear Game

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm

On his late night talk show, Jimmy Fallon loves to play games with celebrity guests. So it’s no surprise that Fallon decided to create his own iPhone game. Tedzy Bear is a simple, yet addictive, game app being launched today on Product Hunt. The premise…

Opinion/Analysis

Xiaomi vs Apple: The Influence of Hunger Marketing

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 11:00 am

Three collections, the Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition, all of which incorporating features like fitness tracking and app integration, which will supposedly take productivity capabilities to the next level. The Apple Watch is touted as extremely inventive, but you can’t buy…

Opinion/Analysis

Facebook Marketing 101 for Small Business

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 10:00 am

Contrary to what you may think, Facebook marketing is not easy. The truth is that there is a lot of knowledge that you need to have. Beginners do tend to struggle due to the fact that they make so many mistakes without even realizing…

Funding

Baltimore

Baltimore’s SocialToaster Raises $1.9M for Social Marketing

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The Baltimore, MD-based SocialToaster announced Monday that it has raised $1.9 million bridge round of funding from investors such as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, SFP Capital, Blu Venture Investors, and David Abrams. The company also announced that it has acquired the Los Angeles,…

Hottest Showcasing Startup

Who is Pittsburgh’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 8:00 pm

The Tech Cocktail Startup Tour continues next week as we return to Pittsburgh to find the region’s hottest startups. We’re happy to announce that Kit Mueller has joined this effort as the Tech Cocktail Ambassador for Pittsburgh! Join your community as Saul Ewing sponsors the Tech…

Partnership

Miami

MeterHero Offers Cash For Conservation to Florida Residents

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm

In honor of Earth Day, the Florida Clean Water Network and MeterHero announced a partnership to encourage Floridians to conserve water and energy by offering them conservation rebates. Homeowners across the state can now receive $1.00 for each 100 gallons of water, 10 kilowatt-hours…

Ecosystems

Chicago

5 Reasons Why More Women Should Go to Hackathons

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 9:00 am

Hackathons are great opportunities for entrepreneurs and developers to come together and work on a a project outside work. It’s also a gateway for people wanting to enter a new tech ecosystem, while finding solutions to issues they may be passionate about. But if you haven’t…

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