Tech Companies Vie to Create Best Parental Leave Options

By | Sep 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

This August, Netflix raised the stakes on winning and keeping top employees by offering 52 weeks of PAID parental leave for both mothers and fathers.  52 weeks! Paid! Dads, too! The nearest competitors to that offer similar benefits, Microsoft and Twitter, offer 20 weeks…


Tech.Co Deals Roundup: Groupon Plans to Cut 1,100 Jobs

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

In today’s Tech.Co Deals Roundup there’s a healthy smattering of both small and massive amounts of funding being spread across old and new companies alike. Jungle Ventures also committed themselves to doing another fund that’s 10 times larger than their inaugural fund that started…


Kickstarter is now a Public Benefit Corporation

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Kickstarter announced the company’s reincorporation as a public benefit corporation, meaning that the crowdfunding company is now legally obligated to make a positive impact on society. The company has legally changed its name from Kickstarter Inc. to Kickstarter PBC, and explained what the new name…


The 100 Most Innovative Universities in the World

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

Last week, Reuters released its Top 100 ranking of the most innovative universities in the world, topped by Stanford, MIT, and Harvard. Also included in the top 10 were several public university systems: the University of Michigan (#5), the University of Texas (#7), and…


Verizon: 5G Mobile Networks by 2017

By | Sep 8, 2015 at 2:01 pm

Last March, we looked into the future of mobile networks – particularly the highly-expected development and implementation of fifth generation (5G) networks – and what effects such technology would have on mobile communication. While initially expected by industry experts to not hit the market…


Celebrate Startup Tour

Los Angeles

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: Picking Duck

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year at our annual Tech.Co Celebrate Conference in October. Among the participants that applied for the online competitions, only a…


Las Vegas

Local Motors Creates R&D Lab Via UNLV Partnership

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

The world’s first 3D printed car has already been made – it’s happened, and it’s called The Strati. Local Motors first developed the initial schematics for the vehicle in June 2014, and ever since then they’ve been working to optimize the design: the team…


Going Back: Preparing Your Busy Life for Modern Online Education

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It’s that time of year again. Summer has nearly run its course, and a more scholarly schedule is on the horizon. Kids all over the world are being sent off to school. In regards to pursuing an education, so are their parents. There’s no shame…


6 App Monetization Models: How Will your App Make Money?

By | Aug 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm

How much ROI are you looking for on your next app? Every app development company and app entrepreneur looks for better ROI and that often comes with app monetization. Your app can get lost in a sea of apps easily, with hundreds of apps…



Fighting Back Against Internet Censorship in Australia

By | Aug 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It was an ominous moment in Australian Internet culture when Australian Telecommunications Minister Stephen Conroy announced in 2007 that there would be Internet censorship in Australia. There was little in the way of placation when he said that it wouldn’t be like in China:…


Campus Pursuit Launches at 11 New Campuses, Obtains National Partnerships

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Campus Pursuit – an interactive scavenger hunt that allows college students to engage with various brands – announced earlier this week that the company has partnered with national brands such as KIND Snacks, Chipotle, MeUndies and Neuro Drinks. Starting this fall, Campus Pursuit will…


Los Angeles

Girls Who Code Celebrates Graduates of First LA Summer Immersion Program

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The first graduates of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program in LA will be celebrated this Tuesday, July 28th. The program was a success thanks in part to support from AT&T. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will deliver the keynote address. The Summer…


Hacker Takes Down New York Magazine After Landmark Cosby Story

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm

On Sunday night, New York magazine dropped a landmark story featuring the 35 women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault. However, at the moment, you can’t read the story because a hacker has taken the magazine’s site offline. 35 women speak…


Grooveshark Cofounder Josh Greenberg Found Dead at 28

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Cofounder and former CTO of Grooveshark, Josh Greenberg, was found dead on Sunday at his home in Gainesville, FL. He was 28-years-old. According to a report from The Gainesville Sun, local Gainesville police found no evidence of foul play, suicide, or drugs in the…


#DRONEWEEK: GE Launches First Live Drone Series

By | Jul 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Where can you see production machinery that can withstand temperatures of up to 350 degrees fahrenheit or test sites where 1,500 jet engines are made every year? GE is launching #DRONEWEEK — a live entertainment and educational series shot on drones that will air…


5 Ways to Improve Productivity in Your Startup Environment

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While startup life is a popular and fun work life, it isn’t something for everyone. Startup life is a lot more demanding on its workforce with its tighter schedules and resource constraints. Making the most of every minute, while avoiding burning out in the…


5 IT Skills You’ll Need as the Internet of Things Becomes a Reality

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 4:00 pm

People are usually looking forward to the next big technological revolution. There’s always a great deal of excitement as we envision what the world will look like in the future and the role technology will play in that world. Most experts agree that if…