Diversity

NYC

Women Startup Challenge to Fund Women-Led VR, AR, and AI Startups

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Being a women in tech is notoriously difficult. With most major tech companies employing less than 20 percent of women, the gender gap is starting to become a problem in an industry designed to be progressive and forward thinking. Fortunately, there’s a wide range of…

Music

This Arkansas Rapper Turned Entrepreneur Blends Tech and Music

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 2:20 pm

It is hard to put Chane “Big Piph” Morrow in a box. The Stanford-educated rapper turned entrepreneur just doesn’t fit the mold. And he likes it that way. His latest project, The Legacy Project Experience (TLP) is exactly what you would expect from an…

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technology

If You Know What NASA Should Do with Spacesuit Poop, Let Them Know

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Space travel comes with a lot of problems. From a noticeable lack of oxygen to the pressing presence of radiation, interplanetary exploration has been hindered by a wide range of issues. And while the vast emptiness has plenty of problems of its own, one…

Gear & Gadgets

Tech.Co’s Holiday Guide to Health and Wellness Gadgets and Gifts

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 11:20 am

Winter makes it hard to stay health. Along with the holidays comes cookies, sugary lattes, stress, cookies, and perhaps a wee bit too much alcohol. Did we mention the cookies? As the holidays come to a close, your new year resolutions will be firming…

Entrepreneur

Seattle

11 Entrepreneurs on What It’s Like to Be a Startup in Seattle

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 10:30 am

The heavy hitters — Microsoft, Amazon, and Google — call it home. So do plenty of other big startup names, like Zillow or Tableau. And the best news, for you business policy wonks, is the total lack of a state income tax. If all our…

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Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Punchbowl, Design Home, and More

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 9:15 am

While Thanksgiving has come and gone, the Christmas season is in full swing. And if you want to give the gift of an exciting app, there is no better time than the present. With these apps, you can enjoy beautiful drawings, stylish home designs,…

Business

The Fate of the Office in the ‘Post-Work Era’

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 8:30 pm

With the rise of automation, human work may soon be a thing of the past. But when we reach this ‘post-work era’, what will become of the millions of offices that line our skylines? Professor Moshe Vardi of Rice University estimates that 50 percent of…

Tips & How To’s

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Drone

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Drones are making this world a better place in more ways than one. Whether you want to enjoy them for fun or need to investigate downed power lines, these handy flying devices are revolutionizing industry after industry on a regular basis. New drones are…

Robots

How Humanoid Robots Could Pave the Way for Life on Mars

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Before humans are expected to step foot on the Red Planet in 2030 according to NASA, humanoid robots could be paving the way for life on Mars. Unlike their NASA rover counterparts, Opportunity and Curiosity, that currently roam around collecting samples and analyzing the…

Partnership

5 Types of Startups That Could Help NASA Reach Mars

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 4:30 pm

NASA hopes to put humans on Mars by 2035, and if they hope to actually get anywhere close to that goal, they’ll need a lot of help. Thanks to a roadmap that they released last year, we know exactly what types of challenges they’ll…

Science

3 Mars Rovers and What They’re Doing Now

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Thanks to Elon Musk, the world is talking about Mars again. Between the production of returning rockets and a general aura of innovation, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX has reinvigorated the space discussion in this country and around the world. Whether you believe…

Entrepreneur

5 Smart Strategies for Choosing the Right Mentor

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Mentors can help you see things differently when it comes to what you want to accomplish in life and how to go after it – both personally and…

Gear & Gadgets

DJI Phantom 4 Falcon is Everything You Want From a Drone [Review]

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

DJI is perhaps one of the most well known drone makers in the US, and in the past couple of years they’ve been quickly iterating on their flagship line. Initially launched in the first part of this year, the DJI Phantom 4 was the…

Ecommerce

5 Ways to Avoid Fake Shopping Apps

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 11:20 am

According to the National Retailer Federation, 36% of shoppers plan to purchase items on Cyber Monday, up from 34 percent in 2015, and total spending is expected to exceed $5.8 billion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While Cyber Monday brings a wide range of deals…

Security

Matrix Deploys End-to-End Encryption For All Platforms

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 10:30 am

In the aftermath of the 2016 presidential elections in the United States, many people shared their concern about how the privacy of US citizens could be negatively impacted following Trump’s victory. Adding this to the already existing issues with online security, several users decided…

Healthy Entrepreneur

An Athlete’s Approach to Startup Pitching and Adrenaline Management

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Culture

4 Ways to Spark Creativity and Inspire Tech Employees

By | Nov 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Your company is only as great as your team. This is even more true in the case of tech firms that are competing in the digital economy. Inspiration and the grit to continue working until projects are completed contribute to the best of our…