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Flatiron School Brings Coding to High School Students in Miami

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New York City’s coding school for web and mobile development, Flatiron School, is partnering with Palmer Trinity School to offer courses to local high school students. Flatiron Pre-College Academy at Palmer Trinity will be the first program of its kind in Miami, providing students aged thirteen through eighteen with hands-on training and inspiring them to explore… Read more »


Créer Quelque Chose! TechShop Makes Expansion Into Europe

Créer Quelque Chose! TechShop Makes Expansion Into Europe

TechShop, a membership-based facility that’s a do-it-yourself fabrication and prototyping studio, hackerspace, and learning center, announced yesterday its expansion to Europe. Set to open in France, the expansion marks TechShop’s first move into the international market. This expansion is made possible with collaboration with Leroy Merlin, a brand of the ADEO Group, the third-largest DIY and decorating retail… Read more »


Carmudi Secures $25M in Funding to Continue Global Expansion

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The idea was simple: to make the online search for cars simple and trustworthy. Berlin-based Carmudi set out to create a platform that brings buyers and sellers together with a few clicks of a mouse. Carmundi has announced that it has raised $25 million funding to strengthen its operations in Asia and Latin America. Investors include Asia Pacific Internet… Read more »


5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Mexico

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As the second-largest economy in Latin America, Mexico is quickly becoming a startup hub to be reckoned with. From Mexico City to Monterrey, entrepreneurial hubs are emerging with the support of the Mexican government and local organizations. Mexico is out to change its negative perception often equated to violence, and show the world instead that its… Read more »


New Zealand’s Notable PDF Draws Silicon Valley Funding

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After securing an undisclosed seed funding round from Flying Kiwi Angels, New Zealand Venture Investment Fund, Sparkbox Venture Group, EFU Investments Limited, and individual angel investors, New Zealand startup Notable PDF brought some Silicon Valley talent on board. Tapping Scott Nolan, Partner at Founders Fund, and Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, they welcomed their… Read more »


10 Reasons for Your Poor Wi-Fi Connection [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Reasons Why You Have Poor Wi-Fi Connection

In this modern, digital age, Wi-Fi is the sustenance upon which we thrive; without it, our will to carry on living in this world – indeed, our very lifeblood –  will be reduced to nothing. Without Wi-Fi, our very existence disappears from the world, our bodies immediately reverting to a natural state of the universe…individual atoms… Read more »


50 Women in Tech Dominating Silicon Valley

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“One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented in those fields and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of talent…not being encouraged the way they need to.” —… Read more »


What Might the Future of Wearables Look Like?

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The Application Developers Alliance recently released a new whitepaper from their Internet of Things (IoT) series, The Internet of Me: How Wearable Tech is Changing the Internet of Things. Specifically, this paper looks to the future of an exciting and evolving industry to educate developers what they should expect as time marches forward. Last year… Read more »


Bonnie Lee: Teaching Life Lessons via Digital Animals

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“I have always enjoyed creative writing and short stories. Being brought up in New York – the city opens itself up to one where everyone has a story to tell,” says Bonnie Lady Lee, founder of Bonnie Lee Apps. “I have always had a love for animals; The Bronx Zoo, The Central Park Zoo the… Read more »


For Startup Success, Anticipate Failure

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Failure is a consequence of success. Yes, you read that correctly. As much as you want everything to turn out perfectly on the first try, that mindset isn’t very helpful or realistic. Rather than hope for success, you should learn to anticipate failure. Every morning, I ask myself what has the best chance of failing… Read more »


The Top 33 Coding Bootcamps

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Last night, Switchup released a list of the top coding bootcamps around the world in 2014. The list takes into account factors like reviews on the Switchup platform, price, location, and job support. You’ll also find helpful information there on how to choose the best coding bootcamp for you. (Switchup provides resources for people who… Read more »


What’s in a Domain Name? Howard Lefkowitz Stresses Brand Strength

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What is the power in a name? In a keynote address at NamesCon, The Premier Internet Names Conference, Howard Lefkowitz shared his expertise in the travel and entertainment space as it relates to domain names. In a very interesting analysis, Lefkowitz points out that books .com, shoes .com, and even search .com are rarely used… Read more »


3 London Entrepreneurs Take Their Hobby to Profit

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According to recent statistics published in the Guardian, the past three years have seen more entrepreneurs embroiled in the small business journey than ever. Unfortunately, few would question the likelihood of the future steering them through choppy waters. Right now, the gloomy talk around the subjects of disappointing global growth forecasts and startup failure is… Read more »


With XFINITY You Can Keep up with the Kardashians Anywhere

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Post and giveaway sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions are from Tech.Co.  If you can’t get enough of the America’s favorite family, the Kardashians, Comcast XFINITY apps will make sure you’re keeping up on your phone or tablet on the go. XFINITY has released three apps that make it easier for you to watch your favorite… Read more »