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Tech Companies Show Pride, Support for Marriage Equality

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Today in a landmark decision the majority of the US Supreme Court ruled in support of same-sex marriages, legalizing it across the nation. Over the past few years many tech companies have made great strides in improving support, respect, and meeting the needs of…

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10 Tech Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

By | Jun 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

On May 21, several top venture capitalists got together at the 17th annual top 10 tech trends dinner hosted in San Jose by the Churchill Club to discuss what they believe will be the biggest tech trends between now and 2020. According to Forbes,…

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A List of Other Things I Want Taylor Swift to Change

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 5:02 pm

This weekend, Apple changed its position on Apple Music after multi-Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift penned a blog post admonishing the company for its initial plans to not pay royalties to artists during the company’s music service’s free, three-month trial for users. Last night,…

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How Smart Manufacturing is Creating the Next Industrial Revolution

By | Jun 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The biggest change that the manufacturing industry is experiencing right now is the Internet of Things (IoT). The first industrial revolution was largely powered by steam power and today IoT-centric solutions are powering the fourth industrial revolution. Sensors are central to IoT solutions in…

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The Rise of Diamond Semiconductors and the Future of Tech

By | Jun 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Diamonds are still a girl’s best friend, but in today’s technology-driven world, they have become so much more than eye candy and have increasingly been used as a replacement for silicon. With any industry, it’s all about supply and demand. So what are the…

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EnviroTech: Putting the ‘Eco’ in Economy

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 5:07 pm

Envirotech or environmental technology is a field of science that focuses on reducing the human impact on the environment through technological advances or improvements. So what does the widespread use of these technologies mean for the overall economy of a country?  Here are 5…

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If You’re a Personal Assistant, it Might Be Time to Look for a New Job

By | May 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm

If you’re anything like Franck Nouyrigat, working on your startup means late nights checking through emails that continue to come in from all different time zones. That’s why he’s thankful for his personal assistant Amy. He wrote this blog post about his experience with AI…

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7 Careers to Explore in Wearable Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm

While there are few out there who have given up on wearable technology, many still believe that wearable tech will be an essential part of our everyday lives in the near future. Sure, Google has halted its Google Glass Explorers program and the Apple…

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The Kweens of Broad City on Growth Hacking and Making Great Content

By | May 18, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Back in 2010, Broad City was just another YouTube series on the Internet, lost among the many millions of others that came before it. Fast-forward to 2015, and the series has become a golden feature on Comedy Central – with its Millennial humor and…

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Drunk Shopping Wants You to Buy Useless Things at 2 A.M.

By | May 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Drinking and shopping is a terrible idea if you’re on a budget. Just think about all the bad decisions you’ve made after that second shot of Fireball! A new app callled Drunk Shopping  wants to make it easier for you to booze and make (regrettable?)…

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5 Unexpected Industries that Virtual Reality Will Transform

By | May 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

With Facebook buying the virtual reality company Oculus VR last year the world has taken a step toward virtual reality becoming more commonplace. Oculus offer virtual reality even closer to real-world quality than previous attempts. The gaming industry is obviously investing heavily in VR,…

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Snoop Dogg’s AMA on Product Hunt: “Meerkat is the Shit!”

By | May 12, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Snoop Dogg, the “Dogfather,” released his new album “Bush” , produced by Pharrell Williams, on Product Hunt today. The artist and investor explained that the reason he chose Product Hunt’s AMA to launch his new album was because the platform “makes shit go boom.” Dogg spoke about his music,…

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MyIdol: Can’t Understand a Word, But It’s Still Fun to Play With

By | May 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm

MyIdol is a crazy Chinese avatar-making app that lets you use upload a photo and uses facial recognition technology to map your features and create an avatar that looks scarily realistic. You can then insert your avatar into a variety of situations, settings, and activities….

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Samsung Overtakes Apple as Biggest Mobile Phone Vendor in Q1 of 2015

By | May 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Samsung beat its biggest rival Apple in the race of worldwide smartphone sales in the first quarter of the year 2015, according to Strategy Analytics’s report released last month. Despite a 12 percent dip in first-quarter shipments, the South Korean tech giant managed its…