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NYC

LiquidTalent Launches Their Next-Gen Hiring Platform

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 8:00 pm

How many job interviews have you had in your life? Well, it’s a given that you’ve had at least one or two. Do you remember the process of connecting with potential new employers though? It can be incredibly hard to connect with the hiring…

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Hang w/ Wants You to Get In on the Next Celeb Investment

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm

If you remember back to the most recent SXSW, there was a massive amount of hype generated that spread through the crowds across all venues like wildfire. I’m talking about Meerkat, the live broadcasting app. I felt like everybody was broadcasting everything: that little, yellow…

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Let’s Talk Startup SEO: 8 Ideas to Help You Get Noticed

By | Oct 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm

By now we, as startups, have all become completely obsessed with SEO. But, it definitely is something that can make our websites better, so we continue to follow this obsession until the bitter end. Since the letters SEO were first strung together, there has been…

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The Sweet Market of Maple Water

By | Oct 25, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Our bodies are made up of 60% water. Water, in general, is essential to our survival. Every day we lose water by simply breathing, perspiring, or by visiting the loo. So it goes without saying that we need to continue to replenish this loss…

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Did Someone Die In Your House? There’s an App for That

By | Oct 25, 2015 at 12:05 pm

I recently learned about a new app called DiedInHouse, and really, what a perfect time of year to head down a rabbit hole of creepiness. The name pretty much says it all, but I’ll give a brief description anyway. It’s a web based service that…

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Business

Five Ways 5G Will Make Doing Business Easier

By | Oct 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

The high connection speeds afforded by 4G networking have already been a boon to businesses, who can stay in touch with clients and colleagues around the world. Many businesses already use VoIP services like Skype for video conferencing and chat, along with an array…

Announcements

Highway1 Celebrates Second Anniversary by Increasing Investment

By | Oct 24, 2015 at 7:55 am

Hardware accelerator Highway1 made a big announcement on their second anniversary. They’ve upped their investment to $100,000 for 8% equity or $50,000 for 5% equity. Brady Forrest, vice president of Highway1, said this to say about the program in a statement: “Highway1 is the…

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SanDisk: Western Digital’s $19 Billion Baby

By | Oct 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Western Digital Corp, the largest maker of computer disk drives, is taking a walk down memory card lane with its announced plans to acquire memory-chip maker SanDisk Corporation. In doing so, it has also answered the question, “What can you buy for $19 billion?”…

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The Future of Healthcare: Robots, Drones, Automation

By | Oct 21, 2015 at 11:00 am

Healthcare is a field that is always at the edge of technology, where there is a push to make strides to help better diagnosis and patient care. There are small changes where new technologies can be adapted relatively cheaply and easily, and larger advances that…

Business

DC

Martin O’Malley to Host Civic Tech Competition in D.C.

By | Oct 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Fresh off his appearance on the Daily Show, Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley is now turning his attention to the D.C. area’s civic tech community. On Wednesday, October 21, the former Maryland Governor will host a civic tech pitch competition at the Microsoft Innovation &…

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How to accurately translate languages using Cortana

By | Oct 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Users of Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 10 can now translate into 38 different languages using the personal digital assistant Cortana. It could previously assist with some translation duties but the new feature is more comprehensive and offers more languages than ever before including…

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How Tech Startups Can Make a Big Change in the Financial Industry

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm

It’s been a long time coming: The financial industry is being torn down and built back up from scratch, and this evolution is mostly being led by upstarts. You know, the ones that fancy themselves technology firms — not financial companies. Take LendingClub, for example. Probably the highest-profile success…

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20 Most Googled Halloween Costumes of 2015

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 9:00 am

We’re still a couple weeks away from Halloween, but for those who shudder at the word “procrastination” (not me), I’m sure their Halloween costumes have already been carefully researched, materials and props purchased, and are probably 90% completed. And just like in years past, there are noticeable trends…

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Bugs in El Capitan? Wait for 10.11.1

By | Oct 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Millions of users are upgrading to Mac OS X El Capitan and many of them are noticing slower Mac performance or bugs. Don’t be in a hurry, read this article first for why you should wait for a more stable version of El Capitan…

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An Increase in Job Training Decreases Resignation Letters

By | Oct 18, 2015 at 12:00 pm

For the past year, at least 2.7 million people each month have said “I quit” to their employer (source). That’s well over 3,500 every hour. Obviously, there are a lot of reasons why people quit, but one that I am particularly interested in is…

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How to Identify the “Game Changers”

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 11:00 am

A startup’s big break often depends on finding a maverick – someone who is willing to take a risk on a new product or idea. This maverick is a game changer who rejects the traditional way of doing things and is a champion for…

Business

Amazon is Banning Apple TV and Chromecast, Here’s Why

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Amazon stunned shoppers and sellers on its Marketplace platform by banning IP television solutions offered by Apple and Google. The action comes in the wake of soft demand for Amazon’s new branded TV products. With new versions of both Apple TV and Google Chromecast…