Elliot is an award winning journalist deeply ingrained in the startup world and is often digging into emerging technology and data. When not writing, he's likely either running or training for a triathlon. You can contact him by email at elliot(@)elliotvolkman.com or follow him on Twitter @thejournalizer.

 

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iPhone X and iPhone 8, 8 Plus Announced

Today at Apple’s annual mobile hardware event the company announced the iPhone X and iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. As the rumors suggested, the iPhone X not only starts at a higher price point, it features an OLED screen, an edge-to-edge screen, loses…

Tech, Gadgets and Apps to Get You Through a Hurricane

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Talk about a nasty hurricane season, not only do we have the remnants of Harvey, Irma (and possibly Jose) is posing a very serious risks to the east coast, and has already done a tremendous amount of damage to Barbuda and Saint Martin. While…

Read a Book Day: 7 Book Suggestions From Tech Entrepreneurs

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Today is Read a Book Day, and what better way to celebrate than by bolstering your reading list. To do this, we asked the tech community what some of their favorite or most influential books were in their lives. While we received more than…

Rumor Roundup: iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, 4K Apple TV

iPhone 8, iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus

Like clockwork, Apple has unveiled the date, September 12 at 1 PM ET, for their next press conference where they will reveal the latest iPhone, new Apple Watch, 4K Apple TV, and updates on iOS 11. With numerous leaks and rumors floating around the…

Vivitar 360 Camera Packs 4K 360 Video Into an Affordable Package

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Ever since the Matrix first came out in 1999 (almost 20 years ago now), the world become intrigued by the concepts of 360 degree video and images. Though clearly a different technology, bullet time, the concept is quiet similar and thanks to improvements in…

GasBuddy, Waze, and 2 More Apps for Finding Affordable Gas Prices

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The results of Hurricane Harvey continue to and have been unprecedented. Perhaps surreal for many of us not directly impacted, Harvey’s reach will certainly impact the rest of the nation as eight refineries in Texas have shut down. According to AAA data, the closures…

Coca-Cola Launches First 3D Robotic Billboard in Times Square

Times Square Coca-Cola 3D Robotic Billboard

Who says billboards and advertisements doesn’t work anymore? Certainly not one of the largest and most popular brands in the world, Coca-Cola. Earlier this month, on August 8 to be precise, the beverage brand officially unveiled the world’s very first 3D robotic sign in…

Millennial, Gen X, and Boomer Brand Loyalty Varies By Industry

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In the past 5 years retailers and malls have been closing up shop, and in turn shifting their energy towards online mediums such as Amazon. Regardless of where or how you make purchases, a lot of what fuels consumer buying behavior come down to…

tracMo Launches Bluetooth 5 Tracker With 400 Foot Range

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Today, Taiwan-based tracMo is announcing their first ever tracker featuring Bluetooth 5.0 technology. Trackers are small devices that you can place on commonly misplaced items such as keys, luggage, backpacks, small children (not really), and potentially now even your dog or cat. Due to…

LIVE: NASA’s Coverage of the Solar Eclipse

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Today, NASA will be capturing the total solar eclipse by 11 spacecraft, three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Starting right now, you can watch their live coverage, reporting in from Charleston, South Carolina. The start…

YouTubeTV Now Reaching Half of U.S. Households

YouTubeTV

This week Google announced the expansion of their YouTubeTV offering in 14 new locations and pre-announced 17 new cities will gain access in the coming weeks. As a result of the latest expansion, YouTube TV will now be accessible in half of U.S. households,…

The Harbor Announces CoHort 8 Accelerator in Charleston

Charleston The Harbor CoHort 8

This week Charleston’s nonprofit accelerator announced the latest startups to join their 14-week program. Dubbed CoHort 8, eight new startups from the Charleston area will gain mentorship, weekly courses, a free workspace, and various additional resources to support and fuel their growth. In addition…

Budsies Launches Crowdfunding Market for Plushies

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Thanks to the magic of the internet, DIY or do it yourself activities have only been made easier; however, if Pinterest has taught the world anything, it’s that some things are best left to the professionals. That awesome cake you saw on TV? Yeah,…

What The Hell Is a Corporate Accelerator?

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As an entrepreneur you are likely aware of the various opportunities designed to help keep you from joining the majority statistic that most startups fail. Between incubators and accelerators, there hundreds of options throughout the world that will likely align with your goals and…