Startups & Apps

Gesturely – Fast, Safe and Smart Way to Put Information on Your Phone

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Custom keyboard apps existed – limited to their own sandbox/app – before Apple allowed them to get system-wide access with the launch of iOS 8. The first gesture-based keyboard did offer a reason to switch, but privacy concerns and typing accuracy have so far stopped…


Give Employees a Chance to Be Heard with Hyphen

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

You just performed one of your semi-annual employee engagement surveys in an effort to find out what your employees think and feel about the workplace. And, much to your delight, most of the results are positive. In fact, practically allof them are. Seem a…

Startups & Apps


15 Enterprise Startups That Proudly Call Chicago Home

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Everybody has heard of enterprise startups before. However, when I ask people what the difference is between an enterprise and non-enterprise startup, a lot of them are at a loss for words. That’s totally cool though – after all, there’s enough acronyms, jargon, and lingo…


Why Employee Job Satisfaction is the Key to Start-Up Success

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

There are a lot of people who will tell you that if you are doing something that you love, it shouldn’t matter about the money. And while that might only be true to a certain extent—after all, everybody needs at least enough money to…

Startups & Apps

BookPress for iPad Lets you Create Your Book on The Go

By | Sep 24, 2015 at 9:00 am

What I love the most of all about technology is that amateur or professional writers can choose from a variety of platforms and tools to publish their own digital books. BookPress joins this agglomerated market and provides tools to help writers create and publish…



Las Vegas

LaunchKey Rolls Out a New WordPress Security Plugin

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Did you know that nearly 25 percent of the internet runs on WordPress? Just to put it in perspective, that’s about 74,000,000 different websites all running the engine – it’s pretty staggering to think about. Like any website on the internet, WordPress sites can…


San Francisco

FLYBi: One of the Coolest Drones I’ve Ever Seen

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm

When I was at the Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator Demo Day a few weeks ago there was a lot of talk about the state of current drone technology. Amongst all the noise of absurdly short flight times and difficulties piloting drones was one common chord…

Startups & Apps

Photo and Video Professional Network SmartShoot Launches New Platform for Enterprise

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm

While it’s great to do it all by yourself, the result is much better if you have the right team, and the right tools in the right place. And on your own, that’s mission impossible. For example, take HotelTonight, which has partners all over…


How Online Learning Platforms are changing the Face of HR

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 9:05 am

Online learning platforms are becoming increasingly popular, and businesses are quickly jumping on board with the trend. With the convenience and affordability of operating from the cloud, online learning platforms help businesses keep their employees up-to-date with the latest industry trends and information, while…


Top 10 Advanced Car Technologies by 2020

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When Henry Ford introduced the world to his Model A, it was the ultimate in technology. Wouldn’t he be amazed by the rate in which automotive technology has evolved, especially in the past 20 years? Technology is available now that we wouldn’t have dreamed…


You Can Now Download This Hillary Clinton GIF and Emoji Keyboard

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 10:00 am

This morning, Snaps, a company that offers the very first end-to-end platform for brand marketing across mobile messaging platforms, announced the release of its Hillmoji keyboard – a Hillary Clinton GIF and emoji keyboard that you didn’t think you needed until today. Available for…


5 Ways that Web Design is About More Than Just Web Design

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Is web design dead, or we are just looking at it the wrong way? There may be important reasons to think that web design is at the brink of death. However, web design will never die as long as there is one person who wants…


PointDrive Brings Uniformity to your Sales Team

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm

You can talk to one million people, but if you can’t close the deal, you’re just not going to get the sales that you deserve. Quantity is important, but without quality you’re simply throwing ideas and emails against the wall waiting for something to stick. And…



Hit the Slopes While Accelerating Your Ideas This Winter

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Did you know that mid-March is usually the best time to go skiing in Colorado? Sure, there are plenty of great places you could go visit, like Vail or Aspen, but at the same time you probably won’t run into too many entrepreneurs hitting…


How Workplace Fitness Improves Employee Productivity

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

No matter how big your business is or how many employees you have under one roof, nothing impacts your bottom line more than falling employee productivity. Your employees can be the best and brightest in the business and can produce results that stand head…


5 Strategies for Implementing New Software

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Change is inevitable for progress, but change comes with its own sets of challenges, and this is doubly true when it comes to technology in the workplace. Integrating cutting-edge software will help your company run more smoothly and efficiently, but switching from old to…


5 Overlooked Features That Can Make or Break Your App’s Popularity

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When coming up with an idea for a fantastic app, we as developers usually tend to focus on critical issues such as analytics, functionality, and security. However, it doesn’t mean we should overlook the small things that can make a tremendous difference to how an…