What to Expect With The Rise of Workplace Automation

By | Jun 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm

With the inclusion of bots and artificial intelligence, business and tech are undergoing a whole industry change. However, with the inclusion of these digital-based workers, will the workplace and its human employees have to brace themselves for an overhaul that will largely exclude them?…


How Demo Days Can Kill Startups

By | Jun 22, 2016 at 9:45 am

Fans of HBO’s Silicon Valley should be familiar with a recent plot that the show developed for the first half of the currently airing Season 3: our hero’s startup received new CEO Jack Barker with just one goal, making money as quickly as possible….


How Human-to-Human Mindset Is Redesigning Your Office

By | Jun 20, 2016 at 10:24 am

Human-to-Human (H2H) marketing is quickly transforming the economy, pushing companies to heighten their customer awareness, boost creativity and seek out collaborations, within both the office and the wider industry. Office spaces should reflect and nurture the values and visions of your company. The rising…


Kickstarter Started Paying Dividends to Investors This Year

By | Jun 18, 2016 at 10:07 am

Kickstarter provided an undisclosed amount as dividends to its investors, beginning in early March. It’s a move practically never seen from VC-backed tech startups, which typically chose to retain their earnings. The reinvested profits, startups hope, will power their company towards massive scale that…


5 Simple Ways Small Businesses Can Improve Sales

By | Jun 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm

It’s not easy to run a successful small business. Many small businesses already have a long list of challenges they need to overcome, and as technology rapidly advances, those challenges only seem to get more formidable by the day. To truly be successful, small…



AudAward’s Women’s Startup Challenge Enters Final Round

By | Jun 16, 2016 at 12:41 pm

Women in tech have been increasingly spotlighted in the tech industry lately, and with good reason. The need for more representation and visibility from women in tech and STEM fields is growing, and the work that has already been done by various organizations only…


The Rise of Video Content and the Future of Facebook

By | Jun 16, 2016 at 9:45 am

Social media trends have reflected massive shifts within the industry. But even when trying to predict what these trends or shifts will be can illuminate an important change to come for the industry. At the Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, Nicola Mendelsohn (who is…


Net Neutrality Scores Presumably Short-Lived Victory

By | Jun 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The battle for net neutrality has been a war for the ages. With this generation’s most prized possession on the line, corporations continue to insist that monetizing internet “fast lanes” for prioritized use is the best future for the technology. But the Federal Communications Commission,…


Top-Ranked Fullstack Academy Launches First Alumni Investment Fund

By | Jun 15, 2016 at 10:00 am

The key to success lies in a pathway to greatness. Without proper education, you can’t succeed in a way consistent with your business. Furthermore, a lack of funding guarantees that your startup will be dead in the water before you even launch.  That’s probably…


ThinkUp Shuts Down Due to Social Network API Constraints

By | Jun 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Social analytics company ThinkUp has announced that their service will shut down at the end of this week. Co-founders Gina Trapani and Anil Dash decided to shut down their tool as the result of API changes from social networks Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. ThinkUp’s service provided…


How Project Include Is Paving the Way For Diversity

By | Jun 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Diversity in tech is a layered, complicated matter to tackle. Initiatives have been created over the past few years to give possible solutions to solving one of the industry’s most pervasive challenges. However, one project in particular is working towards solutions that will help…


Gawker Scrambles to Play It Safe by Filing for Bankruptcy

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 5:21 pm

You’ve likely already heard the news. Media company Gawker has filed for bankruptcy in response to the penalties levied against them as a result of the Hulk Hogan sex tape case. Peter Thiel’s plan to take down this company is one step closer to becoming…


San Diego

Bootstrapping Startup BitTitan Finally Accepts Funding

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 8:45 am

If you follow the tech world closely or watch HBO’s Silicon Valley, you know that cloud-based software has become one of the most popular investments on the market. Not only will it allow companies to access pertinent information from anywhere in the world, but…


Facebook Hires CollegeHumor Cofounder Ricky Van Veen for Video

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of comedy site CollegeHumor, is Facebook’s head of global creative strategy. The position was created for Van Veen, so its definition is still a little unclear. Van Veen will likely work with media companies to help their Facebook video efforts succeed, though…


Your Search Results Tell Microsoft If You Have Cancer

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

In some cases, Microsoft researchers can tell if someone has pancreatic cancer by analyzing search queries. Only for those who used Bing, though, so you’ll probably die. Jokes aside, the process of cancer prediction is pretty amazing: scientists started by collecting searches that explicitly revealed that those…


San Francisco

The App Boom Ends, Apple Improves Revenue Model

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The 2016 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference starts next week in San Francisco, California. There, Apple plans to introduce several new tweaks. Most importantly, they’ll tweak their app revenue model: their subscription service function will now offer developers more money after an initial year-long period. The Verge has the…


Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor Is Leaving

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 10:29 pm

Vimeo’s Chief Executive Officer, Kerry Trainor, is leaving his position at the video website. He’ll remain in an advising role within the company. The CEO of Vimeo’s owner InterActiveCorp, Joey Levin, will serve as interim Vimeo CEO in Trainor’s absence. “After more than four awesome…