Startups & Apps

Ghacklabs Is the Startup Advisor You Need to Succeed

By | May 12, 2016 at 10:15 am

Launching a startup is hard. And unfortunately, getting help with it isn’t easier – especially when you are bootstrapped with little to no cash and no idea about which direction to go next. To make matters worse, advisors generally do not put their name on a startup without a…

Startup

5 Steps to Ensure That Your Business Idea Can Really Work

By | May 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Running a successful startup isn’t rocket science, but it’s also a delicate skill. It’s crucial when running a successful startup is to ensure that your idea can work. After all, one of the biggest reasons why so many entrepreneurs fail is because they are…

Startups & Apps

Litbit Looks to Revolutionize the Internet of Things

By | May 11, 2016 at 11:45 am

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the current technological revolution aiming to connect (all) the items used everyday to the World Wide Web. Increasingly, we see new appliances, transportation and even mundane items such as shoes, clothes and door locks, connected to the…

Productivity

How Virtual Reality Can Boost Your Productivity at Work

By | May 11, 2016 at 10:22 am

Even though virtual reality is still a budding industry, it’s taken hold of the public imagination in a big way. It’s on major news networks and talk shows, and people are lining up to try the technology out at major retail locations. Most of…

Startups & Apps

Financial Responsibility in the Startup Age

By | May 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm

When most people think of startup culture, they see the perks. They see the catered meals, the ping pong tables. But what happens when the fun times come to an end and startups are now scrambling to find a way to brace for the…

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Startups & Apps

Updown Is a Personal Fitness Trainer in Your Phone

By | May 10, 2016 at 11:00 am

I’ve previously written about 7 Minutes Pro – one of my favorite fitness apps – because it moves your muscles in seven minutes of exercise. I love it because I can do it at home without any equipment. Can this be taken to the…

Ecommerce

10 Online Couponing Mistakes Even the Pros Make

By | May 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

While online couponing, your primary goal is to meet the best limited deals in enough time to make them count. As simple as it sounds, not everyone chasing coupons meets the excellence they desire. Switching between frugality and indulgence can be tough but the key…

Security

Study: Half of American Corporations Are Vulnerable to Hackers

By | May 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

With the Panama Paper being released to the public and a recent hacker hitting major email accounts across the world, cyber attacks are on everyone’s mind. And while you might think this surge in hacker activity would keep corporations abreast of the latest security…

Data

The Impact of Big Data on the Efficiency of Startups

By | May 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

A huge number of companies are leveraging big data to improve their business. They come from multiple niches – from fashion to space exploration, and businesses are diving deep on using big data to solve problems. The expression used to be “show me the numbers” but, now,…

Startup

5 Startup Lessons You Can Learn from HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’

By | May 9, 2016 at 12:30 pm

While Game of Thrones continues to dominate HBO’s Sunday night lineup, their comedy department is patting themselves on the back for locking down Silicon Valley, a show that follows an introverted computer programmer and his friends as they attempt to make it big in the tech startup…

Startups & Apps

How Rainforest Made a Successful Pivot Asking Customers One Question

By | May 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm

What would you do if you started noticing that your startup is finding little success? Stats indicate that it’s unlikely that you’d be able to stop the company from failing. In Fred Stevens-Smith’s case, however, he simply couldn’t let that happen. Back in 2012,…

Lifestyle

5 Best Places to Unplug This Weekend

By | May 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm

There is nothing more stressful than a tech job. Not only do you have to deal with the constant expectations of an ever-evolving medium, you are also forced to stare at screens for dozens of hours a week. Fortunately for you, the weekend is…

Startups & Apps

5 Things To Know About Resurrecting a Dying App

By | May 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm

With the plethora of apps we have available on the market, it’s no wonder that apps come and go as often as they do. But sometimes, even the best apps can fall prey to the trends and be on the deep end of their…

Startup

How to Navigate IT Office Culture When You Work From Home

By | May 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Tech companies are well-known for their remote worker policies. And while the flexibility of working from home allows for a wide range of benefits, the lack of a physical building creates a problem when it comes to office culture. What happens to office culture when…

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Bunkers Labs and JPMorgan Chase Empowering Veteran Entrepreneurs

By | May 6, 2016 at 2:16 pm

You’ve heard it a thousand times: experience trumps skill. And while un-molded talent can innovate new technologies with ease, veteran entrepreneurs know the importance of discipline when it comes to making a startup successful. Fortunately, Bunker Labs and JPMorgan have recognized experience as a necessity…

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Our Family Home: Compassionate Resident Care for Dementia Patients

By | May 6, 2016 at 12:13 pm

Alzheimer’s is a disease that takes a toll on the whole family. Not only does it shut down the body and brain of those that have the disease, it also puts the people they care about through more than they should have to bare….