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Opinion/Analysis

Why You Really Need to Worry About Cyber Security

By | Feb 6, 2016 at 12:07 pm

With society practically running off computers and the Internet, cyber security is a real threat to many businesses and homes. Recent attacks have pushed lawmakers to try and approve legislation that will requires companies to raise their security in their computer systems. This movement…

Opinion/Analysis

The Progressive Parent’s Guide to Digital Parental Control

By | Feb 6, 2016 at 11:03 am

The modern web-centric world offers plenty of amazing opportunities I wish I had as a teen – quick access to interactive learning materials, stunning visual guides and free courses to master almost anything.  On top, immediate access to my BFFS via social networks, loads…

Opinion/Analysis

5 Strategies Consumers Are Using to Save Money with Technology

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Who doesn’t like saving money? For consumers in the 21st century, saving money can be as easy as opening an app on a smartphone, or visiting an online price comparison site. Technology has bridged the gap between product / market knowledge and the end…

Opinion/Analysis

3 Things All Tech Companies Can Learn from T-Mobile’s ‘Binge On’

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The launch of T-Mobile’s Binge On service has stirred controversy for a number of reasons, and the company has not handled the situation nearly as well as it could have. While T-Mobile tries to dig its way out of a hole of its own…

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Opinion/Analysis

How Much Should a Website Really Cost?

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 3:26 pm

As a business owner, you’ve probably needed to build a website at some point or another. The vast amount of options and prices when it comes to designing a website can leave many entrepreneurs completely baffled. You can choose to work with a professional…

Opinion/Analysis

3 Development Mistakes That Will Crash Your Mobile App

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm

So you want to build an app. It’s a smart move to do this year as the mobile traffic is now surpassing desktop traffic in USA, Japan and 8 other countries according to Google. Another number in favor – 42 percent of all mobile…

Trends

5 Important Things to Know About the SaaS Industry in 2016

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm

SaaS (Software as a Service) is the latest trend in the business world: applications available online that clients can use without having to install them on their computers. With SaaS, buying and installing programs on a computer seems a thing of the past. Listening…

Opinion/Analysis

How to Build a Rockstar Startup Team

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The world today is moving at an accelerated pace straight into the technology startup industry. It’s critical for web companies to build more mobile products in order to grow their company. Neil Patel writes that 90 percent of startups fail and goes onto explain…

Opinion/Analysis

How to Discipline Employees Without Destroying Their Souls

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As managers, one of the most difficult tasks we have to deal with is disciplining employees. It’s never any fun for any party involved. The stress associated with the task is felt not just by the employee, but by the manager as well. Keeping…

News

Houston

Squirl Crowned Champion of Get in the Ring: US Competition

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 11:00 am

Squirl, a Houston, TX-based startup that has developed a location-based app for helping people discover books, took top prize in the final round of the Get in the Ring: United States competition hosted by the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Jef Van der…

Funding

Arlington

Arlington, VA-Based Snagajob Raises $100M to Fund Future Acquisitions

By | Feb 4, 2016 at 7:30 am

Today, Arlington, VA-based Snagajob is announcing a successful funding round of $100 million. The round is led by New York-based Rho Acceleration, a division of Rho Capital Partners, and is joined by Washington, DC-based NewSpring Capital and the New York-based Invus Group. According to Snagajob’s official…

Opinion/Analysis

What You Need to Know About the Rise of Social Trading

By | Feb 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm

For the past several years, social media has been all the rage, and for good reason. It allows family and friends from every corner of the world to keep tabs on each other as if they were just next door. However, that’s not the…

Product Launch

NYC

Ohlala Lets Women Choose Their Paid Dates

By | Feb 3, 2016 at 11:07 am

Women tend to wield the power in most online dating scenarios. Most single guys I talk to complain about how women are way more pickier than guys, will completely dismiss the opportunity to meet them for the slightest thing, and are rarely the ones to message…