Mobile

KFC India Just Put a Phone Charger in a Meal Box

By | Jul 1, 2016 at 3:30 pm

It’s no secret that millennials are addicted to their smartphones. They never leave them alone for more than a second. And the thought of sitting down to a meal, even a fast food one, without this precious device at their beckon call is nothing short…

Startups & Apps

Paris

Meet the Minds Behind Triby, The First Non-Amazon Alexa Speaker

By | Jul 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Everyone loves a good underdog story, and in the world of technology and gadgets few successfully break through. From Shark Tank and local pitch competitions (CES, too) to crowdfunding and ProductHunt, there are emerging opportunities for early adopters to tap into the next generation…

Security

We’re Putting Ourselves at Risk by Being Constantly Online

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 3:42 pm

From the beginning to the end of the day, we’re constantly connected to the digital tools and online accounts that keep our businesses running. This constant connectivity is vital to how businesses operate today, but when it comes down to it – is it…

Startups & Apps

Get Science Delivered to Your Door with MEL Chemistry

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Curiosity is an innate human trait – regardless of whether we’re pursuing a science career. We always want to know more about the world that surrounds us, which is why documentaries and science-related TV shows tend to be a huge success a bit throughout…

Startups & Apps

Cincinnati

Artificial Intelligence Beats Air Force Colonel in Air Combat Simulator

By | Jun 30, 2016 at 11:45 am

Everyone loves Top Gun. The high-flying action, the witty banter, and the shirtless volleyball montages are enough to make the hair on your arms stand on end. And while (spoiler alert!) Goose’s death is one of the saddest things that some of us have ever experienced,…

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Politics/Government

Post-Presidency, Obama Might Try His Hand at Entrepreneurship

By | Jun 29, 2016 at 3:36 pm

Being an entrepreneur is hard work. It takes discipline, focus, and a little bit of luck, not to mention a network of people willing to support you when you’re down. Fortunately, president Barrack Obama has all of that in spades. And according to a…

Mobile

Uber Hacks Smartphones to Keep Drivers and Riders Honest

By | Jun 29, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Through the power of rating systems, Uber drivers and riders experience an unusual amount of power. In just the click of a button, both parties can damn the other to a life of ride-sharing-less existence. One star ratings are the bane of Uber’s drivers,…

Education

EdTech Gets an Overhaul with Amazon’s Inspire

By | Jun 29, 2016 at 9:45 am

EdTech, or education technology, is often an underrepresented field in the mainstream. But as major tech companies begin to lead projects that will highlight the niche industry, more emphasis could be placed on the industry. Amazon, leading the charge, pushes to create Inspire –…

Productivity

To Be Productive, Just Tune Everyone Out with Music

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Listening to music while working improves productivity on a large scale. Gone are the days when organizations used to condemn employees who listen to music while working. Listening to some good music or favorite tracks makes a person very happy and improves their attitude…

Politics/Government

Denver

Hillary Clinton Plans to Help Entrepreneurs with Student Loans

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm

If Hillary Clinton is elected President, those with student loans keeping them from entrepreneurship might finally be able to start up that small business. Hillary Clinton announced an initiative in Denver today to help young entrepreneurs defer federal student loan payments up to three…

Startups & Apps

5 HVAC Startups Keeping You Cool This Summer

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Summer is here and it’s a barn burner. Not only is the midwest experiencing temperatures in the 100s and humidity percentages ranging from 80-90, the southwest, including Arizona, has seen record highs of up to 120 degrees. Fortunately, there are a number of startups…

Mobile

5 Ways to Create a Customized Mobile Marketing Platform

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Mobile has become one of the most popular means of marketing to everyone from baby boomers and millennials. And because mobile devices have been around for a while, consumers are opting for a more customized experience. While many streamlined mobile platforms exist, few achieve…

Startups & Apps

London

A Robot Lawyer Has Overturned $160K in Parking Tickets

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm

A free artificial intelligence robot turned lawyer has gotten 160,000 parking tickets thrown out in London and New York—the parking fines in question totaled $4M. Okay, it’s not an official robot lawyer, but it functions as a public service to help the public deal with…

Productivity

Here’s How The 4-Hour Workweek Really Works

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 11:45 am

Workday productivity is a popular topic these days – but with so many strategies that you can implement to better increase your productivity during your most challenging daily tasks. But when it comes to finding the best strategy for you and your workday habits,…

Startups & Apps

Happy Atoms Game Makes Chemistry Tangible and Fun

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 9:00 am

One of my favorite childhood book series was about a couple of boys with a magical chemistry set. The main characters of Scott Corbett’s Trick series were constantly creating wacky potions that grew hair or made people weirdly well-behaved. One childhood memory I really don’t have…

Startups & Apps

Will Favor Eat the On-Demand Delivery Market?

By | Jun 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Despite growing regulatory tensions in a number of cities across the globe, the past year has seen the on-demand economy come face-to-face with perhaps the greatest obstacle it’s faced yet: economic reality. VC money has rapidly dried up as platforms have struggled to turn…

Startups & Apps

How Pyrus Can Help Control the Inbox of Executives

By | Jun 27, 2016 at 11:45 am

The communication made possible by exchanging emails facilitates most conversations, press releases and updates, whether they are personal or professional, between people. Sending a letter is quite rare nowadays, mostly because most of this way of contacting people moved to the electronic world some…