Marketing

A Suggested Timeline of Content Marketing Strategies [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm

We live in a time where the advertising industry has nearly endless means of reaching out to its audience. Though it is nice to find something in an unexpected place from time to time, most people avoid adverts and commercials with tools specifically developed…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Use Coding Tests in Developer Recruitment

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Technical assessment is crucial in recruiting programmer candidates. You want to assess programming skills quickly and accurate, but in a friendly way – not to put off valuable candidates. That’s where coding tests can help. But remember that if you want assessment tests to…

Opinion/Analysis

Stop Doing These If You Want to Actually Achieve Success

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As entrepreneurs, our first instinct when things go wrong at our businesses is to look externally. That makes a lot of sense; after all, market forces, changes in social media, search engine algorithms, and local economic struggles all affect our businesses. But if we…

Jobs

Tech.Co Jobs: Editorial Fellows, Senior Developers

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Hiring? Post a job on the Tech.Co Jobs Board for just $79 and see it featured here on our weekly job spotlight! If you’re thinking about a new career or wanting to work at a different company, then check out some of the recent…

Startups & Apps

Picking Duck: Research-Driven Sports Betting

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Las Vegas, NV is the home of sports betting in the USA. Even in the down years of the real estate bubble, gross sports betting revenue nationwide was above $136 million. It is a quick, seemingly easy way to make money; it almost feels as…

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Opinion/Analysis

Thanks to Theranos, Health Tech Is Under More Scrutiny

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm

“Not only can the company itself come under scrutiny, but also those who sell and market the products. This is why many in the industry are calling for transparency as of late.” Theranos was once the poster child for health care companies trying to…

Dev & Design

8 Web Design Trends That Will Dominate This Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 11:00 am

I like to think of design as the soul of a website. The design is what draws us in, and hopefully makes us stay. I’m sure I’m not alone in this (in fact, if I were alone in this, then design wouldn’t be the enormous…

Startups & Apps

In Big Cities, a Bigger Focus on Rooftop Farms

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 10:00 am

In a recent column, I contemplated on who I thought were the first entrepreneurs. Ever. One of these, I’m sure, was the farmer. Times have changed and many would say that as consumption and populations increase, so will the need for farming. And, therefore,…

News

Apple Pay Will Soon Be Available at ATMs

By | Jan 29, 2016 at 9:00 am

How long until credit and debit cards are truly a thing of the past? I can’t tell you the number of times (okay, probably only like twice) I had forgotten a card at home, but was thankfully able to get coffee, lunch, or a…

News

Maserati to Go Hybrid, but Not by Choice

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Maserati has announced that a full range of plug-in hybrid cars will be available by 2020 in an attempt to meet emission reduction goals. General Manager, Guilio Pastore, has told British car magazine, Autocar, that the luxury car giant has committed to introducing plug-in…

Startups & Apps

Pencil Is the New Blog for Millennials

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 8:30 pm

The way people share ideas has changed significantly over the past decade. Pencil, which launched its beta on Product Hunt, is a new blogging platform that uses slideshows with animated GIFs and images in the background to share a story. This 3-month-old startup has…

Opinion/Analysis

Chicago

Insurance Tips for Tech Startups

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Tech startups aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, there are over 1.35 million high tech startups with more cropping up each year. Unfortunately, tech startups can be an easy target for lawsuits. Decades ago, a substantial amount of money was needed to start…

Tips & How To’s

A Practical Guide on Preparing for the Internet of Things

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Internet of Things is a concept quickly becoming integrated into our business operations and personal lives. This process is accelerating at a rapid rate – in fact many believe that there will be as many as 50 billion Internet of Things devices by…

Infographics / Images

15 Test Automation Trends of 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 5:08 pm

As we have recently bid adieu to the year 2015, it’s interesting to look forward and see where the test automation industry is routing in 2016. Last year, there was a huge adoption and buzz around agile testing methodologies, mobile testing, Big Data testing,…

Marketing

What We Can Learn from How Korean Startups Approach Marketing

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 4:05 pm

I’ve worked almost exclusively with Korean startups for close to a year and my take is that Korean startups have a long way to go before being heralded as global marketing titans. Domestically – sure, some startups have some incredible staffers who are able to consistently…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Cool Gadgets That Actually Do Good in the World

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 3:15 pm

Cool gadgets do more than simply make it easier for us to disengage from the world. These five cool gadgets are changing the world as they know it and making it a better place. Sunu Band The Sunu Band is a sonar smart bracelet…

Opinion/Analysis

Don’t Hire Outside Talent for These Startup Tasks

By | Jan 28, 2016 at 2:41 pm

Building a business from the ground up can be a brutal experience. You have to constantly weigh the options of spending money on outside help versus spending time learning how to do what you need completed. Mark Cuban refers to the process of constantly…