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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…

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Blippar Opens Services for DIY Augmented Reality

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Augmented reality has become one of several burgeoning tech innovations in recent years. With Pokémon Go becoming one of the most downloaded games in the history of apps, more and more companies are seeing the value of AR in the business world. From retail…

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What You Need to Know About Chatbot Technology

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Chatbots have become an integral technology in everything from social media to business softwares. Between their impressive capacity for obtaining knowledge and their elaborate means of responding, chatbots will be part of the technology landscape for years to come. The integration of chatbot technology…

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Chatbots Are Shaping the Future of Technology

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 8:30 pm

In the fast-paced world of today, knowledge of global trends is imperative when it comes to success. Whether you’re about to give an elevator pitch or sit down with your employees, what’s going on in the world should always inform on your strategy, your content,…

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Here’s Exactly Why Everyone Is Into Live Streaming

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

In 1980, CNN launched. Founded by the Ted Turner Network, it was the first all-news TV station in America. Because it became a 24-hour network, it was the very first live streaming phenomenon in the U.S. Of course, live streaming is all over television…

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Is the World Ready for Instant Apps?

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Mobile users love their apps. They’re faster and more convenient than accessing a full website on their devices, and they can get to what they want faster. Kids can download games and videos with the click of a button and a short wait. Personal finance…

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From Patient Care to Research, Funding for Healthcare Startups Is at a Record High

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 10:20 am

It’s safe to say that the healthcare and healthtech markets are booming. Health reforms are disrupting the traditional business models. Higher technology penetration results into telemedicine and wearables going into medical mainstream. The aging population all around the globe is demanding better care. Startup…

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Native Advertising: The Rise of Content Performance Marketing

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Businesses are told to produce more content, be more social, and try to connect with consumers on a personal level. Large companies with mega advertising budgets seem to churn out endless content. And launch thoughtful social media campaigns, but none of that is easy…

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3 Major Trends About to Hit Wearable Startups

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There is a certain luxury mentality when it comes to the wearable market. We have access to a similar array of screen based media within all of our mobile devices, our sense of fashion is based on core attributes inherent in our accessories and…

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Here’s What the Future of Healthcare Looks Like

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 11:45 am

There’s no denying that the healthcare industry is limping along. Though access to care is available to more Americans now than ever, it’s also more expensive. As patients struggle to pay higher and higher premiums, providers grapple with compliance issues and ever-changing regulations while…

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Americans Are Ditching e-Readers for Their Trusty Cellphones

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 9:04 am

Today, in news that doesn’t surprise me, the Pew Research Center has revealed through a just-released study that Americans are more likely to read books on their tablets or cellphones than on a dedicated e-reader. “The share of Americans who read books on tablets…

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FAA: Expect 600K Commercial Drones in the Air Within a Year

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 9:46 am

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) itself, there will be about 600,000 commercial drones airborne before 2017 is over. This is surprising partially due to the number of commercially registered drones currently available: 20,000. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx calls this “one of the most dramatic periods…

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Most of the 50 States Are Ramping Up Startup Activity in 2016

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Which states and metro areas experienced the greatest upward movement in startup activity in 2016? How changed the most from last year? What’s the rate of new entrepreneurs in each state? These questions are the focus of the Kaufman Foundation’s latest study, which released its…

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Are Digital Platforms the Future of Academia? [Vote]

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 3:13 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. Supporters of education through digital platforms can point to a host of issues solved by the flexibility and reasonable prices of online education. It helps working adults finish…