Finance

7 Personal Finance Apps to Manage your Money

By | Aug 4, 2015 at 11:00 am

If you’re looking for a convenient and sophisticated way to manage your money, you should know there is an app for that. In fact, there are several apps that will help you with your finances, depending on your goals and the specific financial assistance…

Sports

Shenzhen

Tech Savvy Bikers Need Smart Helmets

By | Aug 4, 2015 at 9:00 am

On any given day of the year the bike lanes in my neighborhood are packed with people riding bicycles. To the untrained eye it might just seem like that’s something people do at the beach when in fact it’s something that everybody in the…

Sports

Shrick, the App Revolutionizing Extreme Sports

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Social media has truly revolutionized our world, and in more ways than one. With it, information and content (be it visual, like in photos and videos, or written) are immediate and overwhelming, with huge amounts of content and data spread around each second. In…

Startups & Apps

NYC

9 Tech Startups Disrupting the Legal Industry

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Legal technology is booming as companies compete to crash the technological, legal space at every level and in every angle. There’s a good reason. Experts say the market for legal technology is as much as $400 billion. The legal field has been tough to…

Location Based Services

London

Find Your Family, and Keep a Full Battery While Doing it

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 8:05 pm

For as connected as we all to each other these days, it never ceases to amaze me how incredibly easy it is to lose track of somebody. I don’t mean falling out of touch after you haven’t talked for a few years: I’m talking…

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Celebrate Startup Tour

Miami

Tracks and LiveAnswer Win Miami Startups of the Year

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 7:04 pm

The Tech Cocktail event crew was thrilled to help WeWork open their new Miami location, right in the heart of Lincoln Rd in South Beach. The atmosphere at last Thursday’s event was just as fun as the scene outside! The volunteer community in Miami…

Communication

Offbeat Tools for Improving Online Communication

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 6:00 pm

We’ve come a long way from Microsoft Outlook and AOL messenger, and an even longer way from chatting with friends on IRC. With the birth of social networking and the technological communications race that followed, our options for online communication have never been more…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Chicago

Who is Chicago’s Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 2:33 pm

Chicago startups can celebrate a lot of success and a wealth of a startup ecosystem from which to draw support. On Thursday, August 20, you’re going to want to join the community to find out who’s moving, who’s shaking, who’s investing, who’s hiring, and who…

Startups & Apps

London

Tripr Takes the Uncertainty Out of Solo Travel

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Solo traveling can be exhilarating, incredibly freeing, but also scary and lonely. It’s always possible that you’ll meet people along the way, but it’s not a guarantee that the lovely couple you met on the train is heading to the same destination. Or maybe you…

Startups & Apps

Brayola Could be a Serious Contender for ‘Girl’s Best Friend’

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 9:00 am

A startup out of Israel is changing the way that women shop for bras. Brayola has created a platform that has personalized and customized the bra selection process. Bra shopping can be torturous. There’s no perfect science to it. Just like most clothes, different brands size…

Security

Are Smartphone Manufacturers Doing Enough to Secure User Data?

By | Aug 2, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Around 600 million Samsung smartphone users were taken aback in June of this year when reports came out that a major loophole in the SwiftKey typing software increased the risk of hacking. SwiftKey is software already included on Samsung devices and installs updates in…

Data

Use of Big Data in the Insurance Industry

By | Aug 2, 2015 at 10:00 am

Big data is, more and more, a resource that no area of knowledge and business is leaving unattended. The subject has been previously covered here on Tech.co, including the application of big data in call centers, but this article will focus on yet another…

Startups & Apps

Five Free Apps You Definitely Need to Check Out

By | Aug 2, 2015 at 8:00 am

It’s been a very busy week, but I couldn’t help but be amazed by the tons of creativity that flows toward me when I open the App Store app on my iPhone. As a result, I have to admit I had a hard time…

Mobile

5 Reasons Your Business should Go Paperless with a Mobile App

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In a world where every business is just trying hard to stay ahead of the competition, new technologies are often taking the driver’s seat. Those times are already gone when business apps were viewed as something uncommonly great rather than essential ones. Suddenly paper…

Literature

Summer Conferences and Workshops for Freelance Writers 2015

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Being a writer, no matter how сharming such a career might sound, is tough. Unlike in other sectors of the job market, there is no way a person can become a successful essay writer, having merely mastered a set of specific skills. Indeed, all…

B2B

For B2B Software Businesses, Change Is all about Timing

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Product managers work at the nexus of marketing, sales, product, and engineering, which makes them often among the first to see trouble on the horizon. When a good product manager sees trouble brewing, he gathers facts, figures, and customer feedback that supports his case….

Communication

Send Self-Destructing Messages with Kaboom

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Never before has our society been more worried about privacy. If before it would be something somewhat easy to control, in today’s digital world that has become much harder, as most of our lives revolve around digital devices like computers, smartphones, and tablets, using…