Security

The Importance of Having Disaster Recovery Plans for Your Startup

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 10:00 pm

No matter the size your startup, it’s always important to prepare for potential security issues. You can easily take measures to reduce your risk of having a data breach disaster, but there are many other incidents that you have absolutely no control over, including…

Jobs

Study: Asking For Advice Makes You Appear Smarter

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm

There’s nothing scarier than asking for advice at a new job. You’re afraid your coworkers will think you’re stupid. You’re worried your boss will stop giving you good assignments. You’re even concerned that your dad will somehow find out and make fun of you…

Jobs

These Side Hustles Don’t Require a Ton of Cash

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm

When it comes to starting a small business, many people are both excited and intimidated by the idea. Many are tempted by the idea of working remotely or being their own boss, but it can be expensive to start a new side business. However,…

Google

How Comics Are Solving One of Google’s Biggest Problems

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:30 pm

For many users, there are few companies that meet user demand better than Google. From developing apps to creating websites that we use on a daily basis, Google’s knack for creating innovative solutions to everyday consumer problems is one of the ways that they stay…

Opinion/Analysis

Motorized Luggage For People Too Ashamed to Buy Rascal Scooters

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Traveling can be an arduous task. You’re expected to endure security lines, stale bagels, and smelly aisle mates without raising a fuss for fear of ending up in a TSA holding cell. And, in addition to all that, you are also expected to carry…

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Opinion/Analysis

How Your Business Can Win at Pokémon Go

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Like it or not, Pokémon GO is a huge deal. The weeks-old augmented reality app has already broken the record for the most-downloaded app in history. It functions as a virtual scavenger hunt, where users collect the mythical “pocket monsters” for points. While the…

Opinion/Analysis

The 3 Core Factors to Becoming an Entrepreneur

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm

People often marvel at the idea of being an entrepreneur. For many, entrepreneurship is a goal they have in life and they’re just waiting for the day it happens. These are the types of people that will never actually become entrepreneurs. While there is…

Opinion/Analysis

You Need to Tip Your Uber Driver

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 11:45 am

Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft make it possible for those who don’t have a vehicle to get around. And ride-share is already something that many of us can’t live without. With that being said, do you actually tip your Uber driver after you’ve ridden?…

Opinion/Analysis

Can AI Be The Right Solution Against Online Trolling?

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

Though the Internet gives users the freedom to express themselves freely, it can also be difficult to regulate. For most users, their concerns aren’t so much with censoring but with the online violence and trolling that occurs on most social media and digital platforms….

Opinion/Analysis

4 Big Changes to the Future of Video Marketing

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm

The first YouTube video was posted 11 years ago. A lot has changed since then. Video has become a powerful digital medium that advertisers all over the world have taken advantage of. Online video marketing continues to change every day. Here are four major video…

Facebook

How Facebook Is Dominating Our Digital Media

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Facebook, one of the leading social media companies, is making waves by impacting far more than just the social media space. Despite the announcement of their recent disappointments with their yearly diversity report, the company is still going strong when it comes to user…

Opinion/Analysis

WaPo Fills the Newsletter Delivery Platform Need With Paloma

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Washington Post announced today a new addition to the suite of publisher-focused services and products called “Arc”: It’s now offering a custom email newsletter delivery platform, called Paloma. From the official WaPo announcement, the service will be “a light-weight, fast platform that features…

Funding

Artificial Intelligence Investments Have Tripled Since 2013

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Just a few short years ago, artificial intelligence was seen as nothing more than a villain in sci-fi movies. This revolutionary technology was used to insist that innovating too fast can lead to a future of robot overlords and murderous machines. From Hal 9000…

Business

3 Ways VR Will Help the Startup Workplace Collaborate

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Virtual reality is in the process of expanding into the real world, and the tech/startup community is definitely going to be the first to adapt. Heck, even if virtual reality doesn’t wind up catching on, it will among the early adaptors. We all remember…