Is Open Source Facilitating Collaboration?

By | Oct 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Digital transformation. Collaboration. Sharing economy. These and other expressions are part of the vocabulary of those who live and breathe information technology. However, it is a mistake to think that these expressions are limited to the IT world. As with all the changes and transformations happening…


Hackers Have Figured Out a Way to Control Siri Remotely

By | Oct 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Wired reported earlier this week that some researchers in France managed to find a way to hack Siri by silently transmitting commands to an iPhone using radio frequency signals. They managed to do this from a distance of up to 16 feet away –…


Taking the Fight to The Internet: An SEO guide for small business

By | Oct 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Everyone’s seen the scene in movies where the protagonist takes on another bar patron who’s out of line. Instead of causing a mess inside the bar and having the police called, the two flexing men agree to take the fight outside. For small business…

Startups & Apps

5 Must-Have Moving Apps

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 10:15 pm

Nobody enjoys moving. It is a thoroughly hideous task. It is expensive, time consuming, and physically draining. Inevitably, things get lost, broken, or abandoned because they just don’t fit in the new space. Once moved, the nightmare of unpacking begins. It can take days…


Protect Your Apps on Android With Privacy Wizard

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Smartphones are an amazing tool and brought a great deal of innovation to our lives. They make our lives easier every day and also automate them a bit, by taking care of some tedious and repetitive tasks like remembering things or get a grip on…



A Dating App for Folks Who Are Sooo Over Middle Class Love

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Unlike apps like Tinder that bank on the hormone factor, the MillionaireMatch dating app helps connect singles who have synchronized financial goals and bring similar investment portfolios to the party. While this approach to dating may seem lacking in the romance department, a spokesperson…


Virtual Babysitter: Monitoring Your Kids from Anywhere

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It can be a daunting task trying to stay aware of what your children are up to, especially if you’re a working parent. Many of you probably invested in babysitters for years, but at what point do you take the nanny off speed dial…


5 Tech Advancements For People With Disabilities

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Modern technology isn’t just being used for entertainment and convenience, it’s also being used to help people with disabilities. The newest technological advancements allow for people with disabilities to have an easier, hassle-free life.  1. The GPS that leads the blind Now, the blind…

Startups & Apps

iPlum – A Real US Phone Number for $1/month

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 1:13 pm

There are certain circumstances in which you might need a new phone number: You place an ad and don’t want to disclose your personal number, or travel overseas and don’t want to roam using your own number because roaming charges can get really high….



Bringing the Beauty of Channel Surfing to Digital Media

By | Oct 15, 2015 at 1:15 pm

How many times have you sat down to watch Netflix only to realize you’ve been stricken with a case of choice paralysis? This phenomenon is directly due to the sheer amount of options you have to choose from, and it makes it difficult to…

Startups & Apps

7 Fashion Startups Changing the Way We Shop

By | Oct 15, 2015 at 11:31 am

The fashion industry as we know it is hugely dominated by major labels and high street fashion chains with small boutiques struggling to make their mark.  However, we are seeing a turning point as startups are catching up, offering consumers with unique products. Do…

Startups & Apps

MyServiceJobs: The Free Solution for Your Work-Order Management Needs

By | Oct 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Whether you are a field-service professional, a contract worker, a plumber, or an independent service contractor, you need a solution to manage your work orders, invoices, and payments — you know, all the administrative stuff that most professional workers hate to do but have…


San Francisco

Roominate Expands Their Pantheon of STEM Education Toys

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen initially founded Roominate in San Francisco, they implemented a driving mission to ignite young girls’ interest in STEM fields via their technological toy sets. To that end they designed and developed a fully customizable line of building systems…

Social Good


Lupe Fiasco Launches NGO to Support Entrepreneurs in Underserved Communities

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Earlier this week, the Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco launched the nonprofit organization, Neighborhood Start Fund, which will be aimed at helping those in underserved communities “turn ideas into start-ups.” Cofounded by head of global partnerships for Waze, Di-Ann Eisnor, Neighborhood Start Fund will be…


Hiring and retaining data scientists today is like rocket science

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Google had it right from the beginning when the tech giant took advantage of its massive asset – data. Google is in the business of data monetization and it wasn’t long until everyone else caught on to the game changing strategy. The industry we’re…


7 Of The Best Android Video Player Apps

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Ever since the digital revolution, the traditional platforms for viewing media such as movies and pictures have become obsolete. With the emergence of better formats and storage solution for videos, it will be another couple of years when CDs, DVDs and physical disks will become totally…

Social Good


GiveBack DC Brings Startups and Nonprofits Together

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

In Washington DC we have a growing mix of startups and nonprofits, but there are only a few opportunities for each to join forces. However, one particular agency has been on a mission to change this for the past four years, and is now…