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Could Smartphones Soon Double As Driver’s Licenses?

By | Jan 13, 2015 at 10:22 am

Sometimes it feels like progress in the consumer electronics industry moves at the speed of laziness. Thanks to Apple Pay, and to a (much) lesser extent Google Wallet, carrying credit cards may soon be more trouble than it’s worth, if the latest buzz about…

Automotive

San Francisco

Zirx is Your On-Demand Valet Service

By | Jan 13, 2015 at 9:00 am

Parking in a large city is probably the bane of many of our existences on a daily basis. Running behind and late for work? You can bet that there will not be a parking place anywhere close to where you need it to be….

News

Denver

Pop & Stop: A Journey From NASA to Craft Brews

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

He’s been an aerospace engineer for the last 12 years of his life, but Joe Hackel recently made an entrepreneurial shift. His technological developments for NASA and the DoD are helping in the hunt for asteroids that might threaten Earth, but when you’re living…

Business

7 Apps That Help You Organize your Closet and Revamp Your Style

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Technology can help you clean out your closet by making the process more effective, so that you can keep your wardrobe organized. This can help you save time and money. There are a few apps in the market that work as a digital wardrobe stylist,…

Announcements

Atlanta

Tech Talent South, Atlanta-based Code Immersion Program, Kicks off 6th Session

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The sixth session of rapidly growing programming education startup Tech Talent South is about to kick off their Atlanta-based 8-week Code Immersion Program. This program is ranked as one of the top coding bootcamps in the South, and this code immersion program will be hosted at local coworking…

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San Francisco

Informal Study: California, Home of Social Media Narcissism

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm

While reality TV often portrays California as a state rampant with narcissists, there hasn’t ever really been any proof of this in any kind of concrete sense. Now, though, it seems we’ve got some data to back that back – at least, according to…

Business

Miami

VenVelo Raises $1.3M to Invest In Florida Startups

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 2:07 pm

Winter Park-based venVelo announced that it had closed its latest funding round of $1.3 million. The early-stage venture fund is one of the most active in central Florida with a portfolio that includes companies from all over Florida. They include: FlexReceipts, GENICON, Kairos, mCast Networks, Spectrum Bridge,…

News

Will ’50 Shades of Grey’ Help Make 2015 the Year of Sex Tech?

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Imagine you’re an angel investor and you find an exciting new sex tech startup to fund. You arrive home at night and your wife asks how your day was – did you find any hotshot startups today? “Why yes, honey, we funded a porn…

Business

20 Best Countries for High-Speed Public Wi-Fi [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 11:07 am

In a 2010 study published in Information Technology  & People, researchers found that access to high-speed public Wi-Fi had the possible impact of reducing or eliminating the digital divide, thereby bridging various real-life inequities in society. Titled “Approaching digital equity: is wifi the new…

Happiness

A Guide to Power Naps for Entrepreneurs

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 9:00 am

We’ve all been there: The time is around 2pm and you’re in your office feeling sleepy and unproductive. First of all, you should know that this is normal; it’s your body cycle at work, and every 24 hours, you have two periods of intense sleepiness….

News

DC

Women in Tech: Elizabeth Vandenburg from Girls Excelling in Math and Science Club (GEMS)

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 8:00 am

The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in…

News

Tech.Co Top Stories of the Week: Top European Cities for Startups, An Airbnb for Airbnb, Top Colleges Creating VC-Backed Entrepreneurs

By | Jan 11, 2015 at 9:37 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and equally…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Boston

Boston EdTech Startup CampusTap Closes 500K Seed Round

By | Jan 11, 2015 at 6:50 pm

CampusTap, the private social platform for colleges, recently announced in a press release that they have fulfilled their 500K seed round of funding. The round was led by several Boston angel investors including Douglas Leighton at Dutchess Capital and Bob DeMaria, Partner at Rally…

Amazon

Here Are the Top Feeder Schools You Should Attend If You Want a Job at Google, Apple, or Facebook

By | Jan 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

As the spring semester approaches, college students across the country are all likely busily brushing up their resumes and diligently applying and interviewing for jobs at some of the top companies in the world. I remember it fondly, from both friends and random people…

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