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Politics/Government

Americans Love Net Neutrality, So Why Does the FCC Want to Get Rid of It?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A few years ago, the net neutrality debate was raging. People were calling their elected officials, taking to the streets, and even protesting outside the White House. Then in February 2015, Barack Obama signed into law some of the strictest net neutrality rules yet,…

Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy Note 8 vs S8: Premium Phones With Aesthetics You’ll Love

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Galaxy Note 8 is simultaneously the best and most expensive phone I’ve ever owned. Would I recommend it? Absolutely. The S8+ is top notch as well but doesn’t quite keep up with the Note 8, despite the fact that the battery is larger…

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Digital Currency

How Smart Contracts Could Impact Market Engagement

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

Bitcoin may be seen as the key reason that drove the sudden rise of blockchain as an in-demand technology. It’s pretty tough to overlook how bitcoin’s value has risen tremendously just within this year. Average consumers are now finally paying attention to cryptocurrencies and…

Productivity

Chicago

13 Productivity Tools Entrepreneurs Use to Improve Workflow

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

Developing a business workflow is key for leaders to help maintain productivity with their employees. Also, if an employee leaves, it’s important to know where he/she left off and train the next employee efficiently. We asked 13 YEC entrepreneurs what tool they would recommend…

Gear & Gadgets

8 Anti-Aging Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

You know something’s a common Silicon Valley concern when it becomes a plot point in the TV show literally titled Silicon Valley. Which is why its devoted viewers might not be surprised to hear that last season’s subplot, featuring a “blood boy” who offered…

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Digital nomad

How Digital Entrepreneurs Are Slaying in the Gig Economy

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

After the garage-born success of companies like Apple, it can seem pretty attractive to rough it in the beginning to make for a legendary “rags to riches” story. However, if you think about it practically for more than a few seconds, you’d realize there…

Culture

4 Ways to Integrate Philanthropic Efforts Into Your Company Culture

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Philanthropic work is dynamic; it radiates good in many directions and benefits everyone involved in a holistic way. For example, kids who have been mentored are 130 percent more likely to hold leadership positions later in life. This is why, long before starting a…

Entrepreneur

Brad Feld on Mental Health Awareness & the Startup Community

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Mental health and entrepreneurship rarely mix well. Between the sleepless nights, the stressful days, and the constant fear of failure hovering over your head at all times, running a business takes a toll on your well-being. Fortunately, there are ways to combat the stress….

Entrepreneur

9 Strategies for Operating Your Business During the Holidays

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The holidays are a stressful time for everyone. However, startup founders are pressed even more, as their business could take a serious hit considering the chaotic time of year. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make sure nothing goes awry….

Gear & Gadgets

How Smart Technology Is Bringing Bathrooms Into the Future

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In the last few years, smart technology has found a place in virtually every room of the home, right down to the locks on your doors. It may have taken a while, but it would seem bathrooms are the final piece of the smart…

Business

4 Big Data Trends to Watch

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

The hope for the next generation of businesses is that the large quantities of data, which is accessible to the masses, can help in planning everything from better decision making to executing better marketing campaigns. The greatest advantage of big data is that it’s visual,…

Mobile

San Francisco

There’s Nothing Cheap About Developing a Good App

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Why is app development so expensive? I get this question a lot, and it often comes from a shell-shocked CEO or CIO who discovers his five-figure-budget project ends up being six or even seven figures. That’s crazy. The easiest explanation to the question is…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Green Energy, Same Day Delivery, and Holiday Gift Guides

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 3:50 pm

What makes a top story so amazing? Is it the compelling language, the engaging topic, or maybe even the beautiful pictures? Who knows! What we do know is that every week, TechCo publishes dozens of stories and it’s hard to catch them all. Luckily,…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Cyber Security, Car Care, and Reducing Grunt Work

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With the new iPhone X, biometric security was taken to the next level with FaceID to protect one’s personal and banking information. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an affordable…