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8 Design Trends to Watch Out For in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 10:30 am

In the digital world, standards and practices are always on the move. Whether it’s marketing tactics, means of funding, or hiring solutions, the only constant in business is change. With these kind of perpetually shifting trends, it can be hard to nail down a…

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How Social Causes Are Driving Tech Sector Innovation

By | Feb 20, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Today, ethical and sustainable products are king. Nearly three-fourths of Millennials, the demographic piloting this movement, are willing to pay more for sustainable products, according to a recent Nielsen study. Another 91 percent will switch brands to benefit a cause they believe in. And…

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The World Is Now More Visual Than Ever Before

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

The marketing world is constantly in flux. Trends are under constant watch and millennial behavior is analyzed more than NFL playoff games. Not only because it helps predict the future of marketing, but because, quite simply, knowing what works is the best way to tailor…

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6 Social Media Trends to Look Out for in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

Other than funding and getting in fights with cofounders, social media has become one of the staples of the business world. As one of the most affordable means of getting your brand out there, social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and dozens others have…

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4 Web Development Trends to Look Out For in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Web developers lead very exciting lives. With technology evolving at an ever-increasing rate, you’ll never run out of new skills to learn or ideas to explore. While this can be fun for developers who love to code, it also means you should do your best…

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape Sales

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 9:15 am

It’s safe to say that 2016 was the year of artificial intelligence. And while 2016 has come and gone, 2017 isn’t going to stray from the AI path we’re on right now. This technology has penetrated nearly every conceivable sector, from finance and education to…

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What to Expect From Toddler Technology in 2017

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 11:20 am

According to the CDC, there were nearly 4 million babies born last year. That means that roughly eight million new parents are looking for ways to care for the newest addition to their family. With technology exploding at an unprecedented rate, these are exciting…

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Self-Driving Cars Are Here, Are You Ready?

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There are over 22 automakers and 34 hardware/software companies working in some way on self-driving cars. At least, that was the count when I released my latest technology report tracking the industry, “The State of Autonomous Vehicles.”  Since then, I’ve come to learn that there…

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Digital Healthcare in 2017: Prepare for Good News

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Disruption of the healthcare industry is at a level that many predicted but few understood. Yet, here we are facing 2017, with more amazing news. Moving to a more value-based model has meant greater focus on preventative medicine, patient-centered and patient-powered care, and reduced…

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The 2016 Mobile Year in Review from Mobile Futures

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm

It’s no secret that mobile has become the golden goose of the technology world. Everything from business practices and ecommerce transactions to video content and financial endeavors are taking place on these handheld devices and the startup world has taken notice. But with so…

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5 Sites For Hunting The Best Post Cyber-Monday Deals

By | Dec 6, 2016 at 11:20 am

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, consumers are left with a few sporadic sales leading up to the holidays. But because most of us a procrastinators and late sleepers, we still have gifts to purchase for those friends and family members still on our list….

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The Future of Overloaded WiFi Consumption [Infographic]

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 10:30 am

It has been about 20 years since the first devices with WiFi capability were created. The technology has caught on like wild fire and has quickly become a more popular option than traditional network cables. The reduced clutter has changed the home and workplace environment,…

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Moving To Canada Might Be A Smart Move For Tech Pros

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 9:15 am

The results of the presidential election prompted many U.S. citizens to express their interest in a move to their neighbors to the north. Although most of those individuals were more than likely joking, a move to Canada might actually be a smart move for many…

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Study: Small U.S. Businesses Are Getting Even Smaller

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 11:20 am

The Kauffman foundation’s latest study, released this Thursday, has revealed new data on the state of small business in the U.S. The document, officially titled the “Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship,” measures the activity of United States businesses that are more than five years old…