Social Media

Twitter Announces Troll Muting Function Ten Years After Problem Arises

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 5:50 pm

In 2006, a strange new social media platform hit the internet like a ton of bricks. The odd 140-character limit had avid social media junkies confused about what to even use it for. Despite the initial confusion, Twitter established itself as the clear number two…

Energy

Seattle

10 Seattle Startups That Are Preserving Mother Earth

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 4:30 pm

With carbon dioxide at its highest levels in 650,000 years, global temperature up 1.7 degrees, and the Arctic ice minimum decreasing at 13.3 percent per decade according to NASA, it’s important to do your part and help stop future damage to planet Earth. At Seattle Startup Week…

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Security

The Top 10 Hacks of 2016

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

This year has been a rough one. Between a contentious election and celebrity deaths, 2016 has been dubbed one of the worst years ever. And, unfortunately for the digitally vulnerable, hackers have taken this sentiment to heart by committing some of the worst cyber…

Entrepreneur

Seattle

BitTitan CEO on His Bootstrapping Past and Cloud Services’ Future

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Since BitTitan’s inception, Geeman Yip has served as the cloud enablement provider’s spine. As CEO, he strategizes, manages, and powers the tech behind the company. And it’s working: They closed their first funding round last June, landing $15 million from San Diego-based growth equity firm…

Gear & Gadgets

Tech.Co’s Holiday Guide to the Best Techie Stocking Stuffers

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Every year, a myriad of emerging tech hits the proverbial shelf. In addition to these popular devices and doodads, the necessary accessories, dongles, and other devices to keep them running are a big part of the holiday mad grab. Though stocking stuffers come in many…

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Tips & How To’s

4 Ways Your Company Can Evolve With Twitter

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 11:20 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Twitter has changed the social media landscape in a number of significant ways. In addition to making social interactions easier than ever, the business world…

Security

Internet Providers Could Be The Answer To Better IoT Security

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 10:30 am

A recent group of researchers in Virginia hacked into a driverless car to demonstrate how easily it can be accomplished. This study was actually commissioned by several governmental groups that are deeply concerned about the explosion of IoT devices and the opportunities that these…

Startup

5 Team Building Activities That Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Having an effective and productive startup team is important. But having a happy team makes work easier and more enjoyable for everyone. But with so…

Business

How to Create a Twitter Lead Generation Card

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm

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…

Jobs

Why More and More People Are Choosing to Work at Startups

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The business landscape of the world has changed dramatically in recent years. Between innovative technology and millennials getting their hands dirty in the workforce, more and more people are noticing that things are not how they used to be when it comes to their…

Entrepreneur

11 Tricks to Help You Successfully Find a Mentor

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 5:50 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. A mentor can go a long way in helping you realize your startup goals. From funding advice to entrepreneurial motivation, having an experienced guide through the…

Gear & Gadgets

The Meizu EP2X Earphones Have Some Seriously Powerful Hardware

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Some years ago, earphones were exclusively used for music, with devices like the Walkman, portable CD players and, MP3 players leading the charge. They were very simple, both in design and hardware, just barely fulfilling their purpose (remember the battery saving mode in CD players?…

Tips & How To’s

SEO: Not Just for Fortune 500 Companies

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Incorporating research-based SEO into one’s business plan is essential from day one. Advertisement efforts, customer engagement, and dissemination of pertinent business information are increasingly occurring online. It is no longer sufficient to have business cards, a newspaper ad, or other area specific efforts to…

Gear & Gadgets

Petcube Lets You Play With Your Pets When You’re Not At Home [Review]

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 2:20 pm

As a pet parent, one of the hardest things about raising a furry friend is the time you spend apart. Whether you’re traveling, at school, or in the office, there are very few options for you to really interact with them other than watching them…

FinTech

NYC

Fintech Startup Bstow Is Powering Millennial Giving

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Millennials are now the largest generation in the US labor force, numbering more than 75 million. Understanding why they donate their time and money to a particular is vital to the social sector. The financial industry has leveraged the concept of digital spare change to tap…

Gear & Gadgets

Chipolo Plus Rivals Tile for Loudest Item Tracker on the Market

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 11:20 am

If you regularly lose your keys, you’ve probably had a friend recommend Tile, the tiny item tracker that will help you keep track of your most prized possessions. But with a meager chirp and a square design, losing something more than a few feet away…

Security

The Top 5 Antivirus Suites for Complete Protection in 2017

By | Nov 14, 2016 at 10:30 am

Conventionally, antivirus software has been regarded as an entry-level line of defense against common computer threats like Trojans, worms, and root kits. The evolution of malware has induced security labs to equip their AV products with more sophisticated features, including browser protection extras, password…