Travel

CultureCloud Helps You Avoid Tourist Traps When Traveling

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 8:21 am

Being a tourist sucks. While traveling the world is one of the most rewarding experiences you can enjoy, feeling the judgmental eyes of locals is enough to send you home early. Whether it’s because your camera is too big, or because your Chicago Bulls…

Startups & Apps

NYC

TechStyle NYC Leads Exploration Into Fashion Tech

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Brands of the future, especially those with the greatest potential for growth, often diversify their offerings, products, or services. Uber is getting into self-driving cars, Alphabet is far more than a search company, and Facebook is still having identity issues. Regardless of what these…

Autonomous Vehicles

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Is Rolling Out So Fast It’s Scaring People

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 12:33 pm

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the transportation industry for a number of years. Whether it’s because automotive accidents are still one of the top killers in this country, or because Will Smith’s 2004 classic I, Robot made them look so cool, the world seemed on…

Games

KTplay’s Instant In-Game Communities for Developers Expands West

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 10:20 am

Developing a game is quite hard to do. Most developers tend to focus on making a great game, forgetting other important parts of the entire experience. Engagement and community, for example, are two essential but often overlooked aspects of this – either because developers…

Mobile

8 Marketing Lessons Learned from the Success of Pokémon Go

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The launch of augmented reality game Pokémon Go sparked the attention of both newcomers and longtime fans of the series, and saw a huge surge in popularity, seemingly overnight. While this is a rare phenomenon, it teaches brands a much-needed lesson in how they…

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Startups & Apps

Albuquerque

APPCityLife: Succeeding in Albuquerque with Ideas Beyond Its Time

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 11:59 am

Founder and CEO of APPCityLife, Lisa Abeyta, was ahead of the game in 2009 when she launched the company. “I saw that access to interactions for mobile users for small business was unobtainable because it was too expensive. I created a platform for city guides…

3D Printing

3D Upcycling: The Answer to All Your Home Junk?

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Have you ever turned an old 2 Liter bottle of soda into a terrarium? Does your workshop have glass jars that are full of nuts, bolts, screws, and other tiny bits of hardware? What about your garden? Maybe you are growing your summer tomatoes…

Startups & Apps

Surgeo Makes Surgery Easier with Surgeon-Recommended Plans

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 2:03 pm

The health care landscape of the US is far from ideal. With rising medication costs and a woefully lack of affordable insurance, even getting a check-up can be a life-ruining experience. But what if you have to have something serious taken care of? Surgery…

Startups & Apps

The Next AR Game Could Be a Fantasy Fighting Cardgame

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 8:00 pm

After Pokémon Go introduced mass audiences to augmented reality, light AR games were the anticipated trend, though most predictions estimated it would take 4 to 6 months before startups could develop their concepts. Well, here’s the first cool one I’ve seen: a fantasy fighting AR…

Health

Zebra Medical Vision Uses Machine Learning to Predict Diseases

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm

It is hard to define what artificial intelligence really is, as even authors on this matter have difficulty discussing it and often fail to reach a consensus. Still, AI is used as an important tool to solve a wide array of problems, and one of…

Health

Blink Health Makes Affordable Prescription Drugs a Priority

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm

In the digital world of today, finding out the price of a consumer good is easier than ever. Whether it’s TVs, dog food, laptops, or plane tickets, everyone knows how much they’re paying before they pull the trigger. But when it comes to prescription…

Health

San Francisco

Lightning Bolt Solutions Power Hospital and Doctor Office Schedules

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm

While on the road to finding the global Startup Of The Year, Tech.Co is on a mission to feature and highlight as many rising stars as possible. From tech and hardware, to entrepreneurs improving the accessibility of health information, each month dozens of new startups…

3D Printing

3 Important Lessons to Learn from 3D Printing Startups

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Starting a 3D printing company is a huge challenge. While many companies succeed, there is no guaranteed road map for the high achievement rate. Fortunately, it’s not too difficult to navigate your startup to success as long as you follow a certain set of rules. The key:…

Ecommerce

How to Use Coupons to Create Revenue For Your Ecommerce Business

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Many small business owners are intimidated by coupons. People often think of them as another complicated element to an already elaborate business. However, the benefits are well-documented and missing out on potential ecommerce revenue because you’re afraid of a little complication is one of the worst decisions…

Startups & Apps

4 Must-Use Property Sales Software

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 9:00 am

Like many other business fields, property management is made much easier by the use of software tools. The real estate market can be very dynamic, with prices rising and falling as demand wavers. Smart sellers (and buyers) use advanced digital tools to fetch the…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Fabric, Posy and More

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 8:00 am

Whether you are looking to re-create the movie, The Holiday, or need some fashion advice this week’s apps feature a wide assortment of games, journals, and more. Fabric Fabric is the companion of the chronicler, the nostalgic and those with wanderlust. This location-based app…

Health

MRIs, Machine Learning, and the Future of Health Tech

By | Aug 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Healthcare systems around the world are faced with an epidemic of metabolic and obesity-related diseases. Accurate and direct measurement of body composition has been prohibitively expensive in the past. Forcing clinicians and researchers to use indirect and inaccurate metrics. Such as BMI or waist…