Facebook

Now Facebook’s Trending Column Actually Is Automated

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:02 am

Early in the summer, Facebook went through a quickly forgotten controversy regarding the Trending column on the right side of users’ Facebook feed. The column shares a constantly updated cycle of blurbs on whatever Facebook is posting about at the time, ranging from celebrity…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Top 50 Startups at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 28, 2016 at 11:02 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…

Tips & How To’s

What Millennial Job Candidates Want From Tech Startups

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm

In a technology driven world, employees that are comfortable and efficient with technology are ideal candidates for hiring. Millennials, the generation that grew up with technology, have proven to be the most “in touch” with that aspect. In addition, millennials have become the largest…

Indiegogo

Axum Has Created the Wireless Sports Earbuds The World Needs

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Working out to music is a necessity in the active world. Not only is it motivational, but music provides you the entertainment necessary to push through even the toughest road blocks. Unfortunately, cords and cables get in the way of your range of motion,…

News

It’s Good That Unlimited Vacation Is Terrible

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm

You will never take an unlimited vacation. Plenty of hip startups and business that wish they were hip are offering the perk now, and it looks great: You’ll get as much time off as you want, as long as you get your work done….

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Gear & Gadgets

Comfort and Simplicity Define the Utillian720 Vaporizer [Review]

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Ever since the Volcano from Storz & Bickel, vaporizers have been a large part of smoking culture. And with the advent of portable models, more and more people have taken to vaping on a regular basis. But with so many different sizes, types, temperatures, colors,…

Startups & Apps

Flag Offers Free Photo Prints, a Great Marketing Campaign

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The photo print startup Flag just emerged firing on all cylinders this week. It’s an impressive concept, but I’m almost more impressed with the smart marketing behind it. Here’s why both are so good. Ad-Supported Model for Physical Photos Makes Sense Flag lets you order…

Gear & Gadgets

Luxembourg

Foobot Sees What People Can’t: Indoor Air Quality [Review]

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Every day we cook, sleep, breathe, clean, and exist within our homes and offices. Each day we breathe in air, and unless there is a strange odor or direct effect on our physical health, people will not adjust the quality of their air. This…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

What Makes a Great Brand and How to Cut Through the Noise

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 1:20 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  David Gardner is the founder and CEO of ColorJar, a Chicago-based creative tech agency. Before founding ColorJar, David was a professional basketball…

Google

Google App Is Now As Advanced as a 20-Year-Old Desktop

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

Pokémon Go proved that nostalgia sells. Whether its for small creatures with funny names or just for walking around, people are more than willing to throw money at old products. Because nostalgic consumers have become such a force to be reckoned with, companies are…

Tips & How To’s

The Biggest Reason a Startup Pitch Is Like a Job Interview

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 10:20 am

You sit down across from an imposing businessperson. You take a deep breath in your button-down shirt. It’s just a job interview, you tell yourself. No wait, it’s a startup pitch. Regardless, there’s just one main thing you need to remember: Avoid the Interview…

Case Study

Study Shows Businesses Gain Pokemon Go-Induced Revenue Boosts

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 9:45 am

Even in an interconnected age where fads can gain traction in a matter of hours, it’s very rare that a craze sweeps the nation quite like Pokemon Go has this summer. The augmented reality mobile exploration game has surpassed Twitter’s percentage of daily active…

Opinion/Analysis

Top Trends to Watch in Sustainable Technology

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 9:00 am

Some of the biggest opportunities in business have been and will continue to be in the areas of green technology. There are startups popping up seemingly everywhere that are using technologies in new ways to harness alternative energy sources, to solve problems solved by…

Tips & How To’s

3 Tips for Startups Seeking Employees

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Starting a new business is what being an entrepreneur is all about, but every successful entrepreneur knows they can’t do it alone! Often a team is needed long before finding financing and putting your product on the market. Your startups needs to start seeking employees. But…

Opinion/Analysis

Why 2017 Might Finally See Less Internet Content

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Internet content is a joke. Case in point: Every two minutes, humans take more photos than the total number in existence 150 years ago. Of those, we upload 657 billion per year. Video is increasing, too: Video is eating the internet, as Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, and…

Trends

Oklahoma City

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…

Jobs

Most Bosses Are Terrible and They Know It

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Bad bosses can ruin a great job. Whether they’re drunk with power or completely clueless, when you hate your leader, you inevitably start hating your job. And while you might assume that most bosses are viewed as terrible in the eyes of their employees,…