Culture

3 Ways Social Network Use Can Be Positive at Work

By | Jan 31, 2015 at 10:00 am

It is common for people to think that social network use in the office is wrong because it will distract employees from their duties. While this can be true in some cases, there are some situations where they can actually be (very) positive for the…

Psychology

In Internet Commenters We Trust (Over Scientists)

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Despite the many years through which our species has evolved into our current, overall smarter selves, it seems that we may not actually be as smart as we think; indeed, some of use may even be convinced that the popular notion from the scientific community on the…

Lifestyle

App Claims to Predict If Your Plane Will Crash

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Fear of flying? There’s an app for you. Even though there is a 0.00001% chance of your plane crashing, I understand the growing fear due to the absurd crashes last year, with the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370, and the crash of AirAsia QZ8501. That’s…

Incubators

Philadelphia

DreamIt Ventures Kicks Off Its Program for Women

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm

This week, startup accelerator DreamIt Ventures kicked off its Winter 2015 class in Philadelphia and the first run of its accelerator for women, DreamIt Athena. Announced in November, DreamIt Athena is a special program for women-led startups. Companies selected join the regular DreamIt cohort…

Trends

Switching to a BYOD Policy Will Soon Be Inevitable

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policies are Rapidly Becoming the Norm Companies have been hearing for years about the unstoppable trend of “bring your own device” (BYOD). Some have adopted BYOD policies in an effort to stay ahead of that trend and get an…

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Business

Miami

From Uber to GSN Games, How LiveAnswer is Managing Their Calls

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 7:00 am

Uber saw an opportunity when they hired Miami-based startup, LiveAnswer, to manage calls from drivers. Every missed call was a missed opportunity for their business. LiveAnswer is a technology platform that taps into the unoccupied time of agents at call centers, giving that extra…

News

Draper University Appoints New CEO and Launches Draper Ecosystem

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Draper University, the unique program established by renowned venture capitalist Tim Draper which aims to empower a new generation of entrepreneurs through education and mentorship, has announced today that it is bringing on current Draper Dragon Fund managing director, Andrew Tang, as its new…

Tips & How To’s

5 Benefits of Having a Blog

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

It is amazing when you realize that 20 years ago, blogs were a really scarce (if not entirely nonexistent) thing found online. Today, there are over 150 million blogs on the Internet, which makes for pretty big growth. Without a doubt, platforms like Blogger and…

Dev & Design

3 iOS App Development Trends for 2015

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

What’s does 2015 hold for the iOS apps market? This is probably one of the most trending topics among enterprises and the overall iOS app development world. There are more than 1.4 million apps on the App Store right now; competition in the apps market…

Productivity

Become More Productive by Eliminating These 7 Distractions

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

Image credit: ZEN WORKSPACE — CREDIT: JOE ST.PIERRE. LICENSE: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Launching a successful startup requires you to focus all of your time and effort on the task at hand. There are only so many hours in each day — time is the one…

News

Is Time Tracking Anti-Productive?

By | Jan 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

I’m all about productivity. Or, at least, I’m all for the notion of it – not necessarily the everyday practice of it – but, then again, who can honestly say that they operate on maximum productivity every day?  Generally, though, I’m productive on most…

Reports & Rankings

Glassdoor’s 25 Best Jobs in America: Tech is King

By | Jan 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm

It’s still technically January, so there’s no reason we can’t continue to make exclamations about “how great of a year it’s going to be” or whisper affirmations of “new year, new you” to ourselves. As part of the new year, people all across the…

Lifestyle

6 Ways to Combat Your Smartphone Addiction

By | Jan 28, 2015 at 2:30 pm

If you’re like me, you’ve probably sat at a restaurant and scoffed at some of your fellow diners, hunched over their phones and not talking to each other. Classic smartphone addiction. Of course, when you pull out your smartphone at the dinner table –…

Dev & Design

installCore: Collect Money While Giving Software Away for Free

By | Jan 27, 2015 at 2:57 pm

Editor’s Note: This article was submitted as a sponsored placement by ironSource.  How will this idea make money? It’s the question that every tech entrepreneur must answer. The issue of  monetization comes before investment, marketing…even before telling your friends about your startup plans. When…

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