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4 Exciting Trends in Consumer Electronics

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Drones, smart homes, interactive canvases, self-driving cars and mini bots – technologies in consumer electronics have already gone beyond the boldest fantasies of sci-fi classics. Here four latest trends in consumer electronics that makes me believe the future has come today! 1. Cars become…

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Fever: The Event App Based Around Your Interests

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Pep Gomez only had to experience FOMO (or the fear of missing out) a few times before he realized that there was no platform that allowed people to stay in the loop about the social scene and events in their area. “Just like all…

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18 Times Ben Parr Caught Our Attention on Twitter

By | Apr 7, 2015 at 3:42 pm

On Wednesday, April 8, we’re holding a Tech Cocktail D.C. Sessions event featuring Captivology author Ben Parr and Khorus CEO Joel Trammell. Get your tickets now and join us tomorrow night at Highline RxR in Crystal City, Arlington, VA. A trained journalist – having previously…

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Photo Booths Come to Life with Technology from OnomonoMEDIA

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

For years, party planners and event managers have been using photo booths and the accessorized props that commemorate celebrations where friends and families gather. At Tech Cocktail events, we’ve been especially thrilled by the animated memories that OnomonoMEDIA creates as we gather communities, startups,…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Oculus Lift for Consumers, MIT’s Free Math for Computer Science Course

By | Apr 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last 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…

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Las Vegas Transportation Startup SHIFT Winds Down

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 5:43 pm

SHIFT (formerly named Project 100), the startup that made a big splash by placing the largest U.S. order of Teslas and raising a $10M series A has decided to wind down the company after its initial beta in Las Vegas. The company started about two years ago…

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8 Apps You Thought Were April Fools’ Day Jokes But Aren’t

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Pulling April Fools’ Day jokes on customers is a tradition companies continue to practice every year. From Richard Branson’s over-the-top prank to Google Map’s PacMan game, most people enjoy being punk’ed today. What about when you hear a business idea so far-fetched that you think it’s a joke, but it…

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Baltimore

Megabus Partners With Parking Panda to Offer Travelers Cheap Parking

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

What happens when you combine a useful service with the convenience of an app? Money-saving opportunities. Not always, but that’s the case of the partnership between Parking Panda and popular city-to-city express bus company, Megabus. Parking Panda, the online booking engine and app that allows…

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BTCPoint: Your Bitcoin ATM Network

By | Mar 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Bitcoin – digital currency that’s transferred from one person to another without a third party — is the future of the way people will exchange money. While it’s a relatively new concept, BTCPoint is making the process faster, easier, and more secure from ATMs…

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Gett Cuts Base Fares in Manhattan for Black Car Service

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 9:30 pm

Gett, the on-demand black car service that competes with the likes of Uber and Lyft, announced today that it is reducing its base fare rates by up to 25 percent across Manhattan. It’s an aggressive move, especially considering that the company already offers no variable surge…

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Joinem: The New Digital Retailer

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

Richard Braddock has a knack for recognizing trends and using that knowledge to scale and grow companies so it’s no surprise that he has transformed Joinem from an auction marketplace to a digital store that offers name brands at below the lowest prices online….

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The Sleep Patterns of Successful People in Engineering, Politics, and Technology

By | Mar 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

I used to only sleep between five and six hours a night. While this may sound crazy to some, I was pretty consistent with this sleep behavior, and I kept up with my fairly demanding college schedule throughout the rest of the day. And…

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10 Ways to Elicit Change on International Women’s Day

By | Mar 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

International Women’s Day is March 8, 2015; this year’s theme is Make it Happen. On this very special day, women around the world will congregate to celebrate women – their achievements, struggles, and goals to make their lives even better. This incredible day has…

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6 Ways Product Managers Actually Manage Fear

By | Mar 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Product managers spend a lot of time interacting with different teams – executive management, engineering, marketing, sales, customer support to name a few. We spend a large percentage of our time communicating, meeting, emailing, conference calling and talking in general. The reason we do this…

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MakeSpace Expands On-Demand Self-Storage to Chicago, D.C.

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm

MakeSpace, the New York, NY-based startup offering a self-storage solution, just announced its expansion of its on-demand, local self-storage services to Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C. While the company offers its storage services to people throughout the contiguous United States, prior to today, its local…

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Hacking Your Online Dating Profile: Use These Keywords

By | Mar 3, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Today, 15 years after eHarmony was founded, online dating sites are trying to innovate new models that don’t involve scanning through hundreds of profiles and laughing at unfortunate typos, too-flattering photos, and the same cliche interests. Sites like How About We, for example, focus…

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9 Free Product and Startup Discovery Sites

By | Feb 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

Tech startups do amazing things – they provide us with new ways to approach everyday problems, whether such problems are associated with productivity in the workplace or handling our personal health. Sometimes, though, people don’t even know that there are companies out there who are…