Mobile

Businesses Should Be Investing in Mobile, According to Facebook

By | Jun 13, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Retailers, take note: if you want to see success in your businesses, it’s vital that you invest in mobile. There’s been a spike in activity between businesses and consumers that are mobile-friendly. Whether it’s an effect of the rise of social media consumption, or a response…

Mobile

Domino’s Zero-Click Ordering Has Taken Tech Too Far

By | Jun 13, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Technology is invented to make life easier. Whether it be the wheel or the Apple TV, simplicity and ease drive innovation to create new and miraculous devices in our world. But there is a line. On one side of the line is practical devices…

Productivity

How to Decrease Employee Procrastination

By | Jun 13, 2016 at 10:15 am

A staggering 64 percent of employees surveyed in a recent study admitted to wasting time at the office on non-work related activities on a daily basis. What’s more surprising is that the average amount of time wasted among this group was 2.09 hours, which…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

Growing Your Startup: Tips on Culture and Recruitment

By | Jun 13, 2016 at 9:45 am

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…

Startups & Apps

Cmapper: Swarm, Spotted by Locals, All in One App

By | Jun 11, 2016 at 4:00 pm

How many times have you browsed through city guides looking for places to visit for your next holiday? Yeah, we’ve all been through that, searching for those special “places” that make us feel the vibration of that place. But how about our own city?…

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Startups & Apps

Austin

Crowdsourced Ride-Sharing Is Replacing Uber and Lyft in Austin

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 6:02 pm

Ride-sharing startups Uber and Lyft stopped all services to Austin, Texas, on May 9 due to a city law requiring them to run fingerprint background checks on their drivers. Now 33,000 Facebook users have joined the Arcade City Austin page to crowd-source their own…

Cannabis

The Cannabis Industry Goes High-Tech

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 9:48 am

Cannabis is one of humanity’s oldest crops and historians can trace the use of cannabis back 12,000 years. Today’s legalization of cannabis in many states have brought the pot industry into the forefront, but few considered it high-tech. Most people think of smoking pot…

Travel

Las Vegas

Drone Taxis to Start Testing in Las Vegas

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Drones have been the focus of a lot of talk in recent years. Whether it be their questionable use to invade privacy or their military involvement, no drone goes un-judged for long. This could not be more true for the new single-person transportation system…

Startups & Apps

5 Vacation Rental Alternatives to Airbnb

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 2:36 pm

With the rise in popularity of Airbnb, there’s no doubt that the travel industry is on the rise. However, recent incidents in the news lately have shown how Airbnb has floundered when it comes to properly marketing to marginalized demographics, particularly with Black and…

Startups & Apps

Arlington

8 Political Apps to Dive Into This Election Season

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. We’ve been gearing up for one of the craziest election seasons that most of us have been alive to witness. The presidential primary races have been…

Security

Just How Smart Are Integrated Home Security Systems?

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 11:00 am

This past Christmas, Samsung launched Smart Things, their new home security system. Based on an app and a hub, it allowed users to integrate almost any device in their house, from lights to locks, doors to drawers. The system can even “trigger the noise…

Startups & Apps

NYC

FullGlass Launches in NYC, Provides Free Drinks for Users

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 9:00 am

Everyone loves getting free stuff. And whether it be through clip-able coupons at Target or promo codes on GrubHub, the digital revolution has changed the way we save money. But if you love going out on the town, you probably haven’t found a way to…

Productivity

Why the 8-Hour Workday Isn’t the Answer

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 4:40 pm

For those invested in modern-day business, it’s crucial to understand how marketplace trends affect how that business is conducted daily. But beyond digital trends and social media etiquette, overall business production habits have a great effect on how that success will affect your business….

Entertainment

Netflix Reveals Most Binge-Worthy Shows

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Netflix is notorious for hanging onto their data. They rarely let users, reporters, or even employees know what shows are doing the best in their burgeoning original content production. And while it would be nice to find out which shows are the most popular,…

Startups & Apps

Meucci Is the First Truly Free Calling App

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 11:09 am

Anyone who has access to an Internet connection likely knows that there are many options to make phone calls without having to pay a single cent. Skype was certainly a pioneer in this field, and still is a very popular service, but currently the…

Startups & Apps

Picture.io Lets You Measure Your Visual Influence on Instagram

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 9:45 am

If you’re like me, you constantly wonder how you’re doing on your various social media platforms. And while likes, favorites and retweets have gone a long way in padding your self-confidence, it’s difficult to know how much of an effect your pictures, posts and…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Justmoji, Mixatron, More

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 9:00 am

A picture is worth a thousand words, they say, but what about emojis? Well, they might not be worth thousands of words, but they can save you from typing a lot of words, especially if you are a lazy typist. In this week’s roundup…