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London’s Lesser-Known ‘Tech Cities’

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm

It’s been more than seven years since the tech cluster around Old Street was jokingly dubbed ‘Silicon Roundabout’, and the capital’s digital economy has come along in leaps and bounds since then. London is now hailed as the tech capital of Europe, with recent…


Is No One Safe From Drones?

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

Last Christmas, drones saw a huge boom in sales and many people later asked themselves if they should have bought one for their kids as a present. These devices can be entertaining, as long their battery lasts. However, it’s not all fun and games…


4 Great Software Options for Running an Online Business

By | Oct 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

Today’s business environment is more competitive than ever. Having the right software, however, can significantly improve your chances of success. If you run an online business, consider using these four pieces of software. Topica for Email Marketing Social media marketing gets a lot of…


5 Cyber Security Threats For 2015

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Currently, there are increasingly large numbers of cyber attacks in the nation. In fact, the FBI now ranks cybercrime as one of its top law enforcement activities. President Barack Obama, in his recently proposed budget, said that he would drastically raise the spending on…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: AARP and JP Morgan Commit to Older Generations

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

My counterpart Ronald Barba couldn’t write today’s Tech.Co deals roundup because he’s on his way to Downtown Vegas for our third annual Celebrate Conference. Hopefully we’ll see all of you there this weekend. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup…



4 SEO Hacks that Drive Traffic and Increase Conversions

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Generating traffic for your website is an important part of growing your online business. Whether you manage the marketing for an e-commerce site, a blog or standard website, there are few key SEO hacks you can utilize to get the ball rolling. Social Media…


This Man Owned the ‘’ Domain for One Minute This Week

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Could you imagine being the momentary owner of the ‘’ domain? Of course you can’t – there’s no conceivable way that the domain for the world’s pre-eminent Internet search engine would ever, ever be available to anyone. Even though the company created Alphabet as…


Why Technology Is Not a Security Strategy

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 9:30 am

Technology has never been as advanced as it is today and, similarly, never before has our society put so much trust in technology as we currently do. This trust is also driven by huge companies: banks, schools or universities, that are slowly moving everything…


Microsoft Ventures Is Coming to a City Near You

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Tech Cocktail is proud to partner with Microsoft Ventures to promote their Machine Learning Accelerator in Seattle. Read the full series of stories, as they are published, here. You may have heard of Microsoft Ventures. It is a mentor-driven, no-dilution accelerator program with locations in seven cities…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Jack Dorsey Selected as New Twitter CEO

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 3:10 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is all about funding. Lots and lots of funding. Aside from that, one major news item for today: Jack Dorsey has reportedly been selected by Twitter’s board as the new, permanent CEO of the company. In the past three months,…


Why You Should Build a Business, Not a Startup

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm

In a recent Reddit post on r/startups, user michele poses a major opinion when it comes to starting a company: that one should not build a startup; rather, the purpose should be to build a business. She argues that the main objective of starting…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Medium Raises $57M, Business Insider Gets Acquired

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup is brought to you by National Coffee Day. Drink responsibly. Need more funding news? You can get the Tech.Co Deals Roundup sent directly to your inbox by subscribing here. Funding Medium Raises $57M at Estimated $400M Valuation Medium announced yesterday…

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Amazon Flex Will Pay You to Make Package Deliveries

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 12:30 pm

The on-demand economy strikes again! This morning, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Flex, a new service that takes on the Uber model and applies it to Amazon’s delivery services. Under Amazon Flex, people can earn between $18 and $25 an hour working part-time…


Why Backups Are Important for People and Businesses

By | Sep 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

What would you do if you lost all your data now? Think of the irreparable damages that would arise from losing all of the data related to your contacts, personal and financial documents, or even the hassle that the loss of personal files like…