Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Senior Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Funding Q&A at Innovate! and Celebrate, posing questions to notable tech minds from around the world. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially."

Conor is the Senior Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at [email protected].

 

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New GhostCtrl Virus Is Filming You Through Your Android Apps

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Ever since Mark Zuckerberg told us he covers his laptop camera with a piece of tape for security reasons, the fear of malware has been real in the tech world and beyond. With cyber crimes becoming a staple of the evening news, while costing businesses…

TechCo Top Stories: Cybersecurity, Work-Life Balance, and Cannabis Cars

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Everyone looks forward to the weekend. After working long hours for five days straight through stressful meetings, annoying employees, and strict deadlines, you’ve finally made it to the promised land. But now that you’re here, what’re you going to do? You’re going to read…

Y Combinator Plans to Raise a $1 Billion Fund

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Startup accelerators are so much more than the capital they provide. Between the mentorship, the network, and the general support, a good startup accelerator will lift a new startup on its shoulders and present it to the world with the pride and admiration of…

Study: One Bad Text Could Seriously Impact Your Career

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As instant messaging, texting, and other forms of digital communication have become the norm, the casual use of emojis, abbreviations and generally unprofessional language has permeated everyday life. Whether its an “lol” thrown at the end of every other sentence or the poop emoji,…

30 Most Common College Graduates Found at Major Tech Companies

With summer dwindling, thoughts of back to school sales and brand new books are undeniably dancing around in your head. Whether you’re returning to a graduate program or sending your little one off to preschool for the first time, the return of the school…

50 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs Around the World, Ranked

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Diversity in the workplace has been proven to be good for business. Yes, your little boys club might feel comfortable, but stepping outside of it and hiring women and minorities is the best way to make sure your company is headed for success. And…

Jay Leno Drives a Car Made of Hemp

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With all this talk of climate change and the legalization of cannabis, the environment has become a hot topic on the entrepreneurial landscape. Companies around the world are committing themselves to being a little more green and cannabis startups are more investment heavy than…

Meet the 14 Startups from Parallel18 Fueling the Puerto Rico Economy

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When people think of innovative ideas and entrepreneurial endeavors, places like Silicon Valley and New York typically come to mind. With more startup funding than anywhere else, it stands to reason that might think these two cities were the only place in the world…

NASA Study Confirms People Hate the Sound of Drones

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Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional racer, drone users have experienced an emotional rollercoaster as far as regulations are concerned. Registration requirements have gone back and forth more times than Roger Federer at Wimbledon, and people are starting to wonder: where are we…

The Healthcare Industry Is in for a Rude Cybersecurity Awakening

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Cybersecurity has become a primary concern for small startups and large corporations alike. Whether it’s a global ransomware attack or a minor DDoS hack, everyone’s afraid of a hack, no matter how secure you think you are. And while ecommerce sites and social media…

10 Best States for Startup Funding, Ranked

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It’s always a competition when it comes to entrepreneurs. Whether they’re competing for media attention, customers, or in an actual startup competition, being innovative doesn’t mean jack unless you can do it better than the person next to you. Unfortunately for everyone outside of…

Amazon Is At It Again With Meal Kits Trademark, Blue Apron In Trouble

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A month ago, Amazon acquired Whole Foods, sending shockwaves through the business world. With the tech giant meaningfully throwing its hat into the $780 billion grocery market, every company with the word “food” somewhere on their About Us page shuttered at the prospect of…

Study: Your Company Doesn’t Need A Lot of Employees to Survive

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As a startup, it’s hard not to look up to corporations. While sometimes they may seem a bit bland and overly focused on rules, they’re making money, they’re in the limelight, and they’ve attracted more customers than you can even imagine. But surviving the…

10 Best Cities for Startup Funding, Ranked

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In the startup world, sometimes it can feel like the coasts get everything. Whether it’s the media attention, the business resources, or the innovative minds, New York and San Francisco are the tech hubs that make everyone else feel small. However, according to a…