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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WyzeCam: $20 Security Cam Designed to Destroy All Competitors

wyzecam

Not a week goes by that a new startup or large corporation announces the next big thing in affordable home security. First we had the likes of Nest and Canary, then Blink, and many others followed beyond. Each device for the most part rivals…

Drone Regulation Outlook is Good For Business, Not Consumers

drones

As new technology becomes more affordable, there is often a trend of consumers and commercial users treating it like a new Wild West. More specifically, ignoring common sense. As drones can range anywhere from $20 to a few grand, that means anyone from the…

8 Ways to Make Money With Your Expensive Drone

cannabis delivery drones

To say the political and legislative worlds in the U.S. have been a bit chaotic lately may be the understatement of a lifetime. While we’re not quite in the upside down just yet, laws and restrictions in the past few years have been flipped,…

AI: Pew Report Shows Concerns From Blade Runner Are a Reality

Blade Runner

In the world of fiction, some of the best stories from the past are the most well received because they dance the fine line of imagination and reality. Take for example something as simple as the Jetson movie, a cartoon that predicted video chatting,…

Mi Note 3: Decent Mid-Tier Phone for International Travelers [Review]

Mi Note 3

In a world of overpriced smartphones, few mid-tier equivalences gain as much attention outside of OnePlus; however, Xiaomi continues to try breaking that tradition, especially in the US. So last year we checked out a few of their devices, many boasting some intense cameras,…

8 Startups Fighting Against Breast Cancer

breast cancer awareness

This year an estimated 252,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., with another 63.4K non-invasive types. That means at the current rate of progression, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with some form of…

12 Leadership Books That Continue to Inspire Entrepreneurs

leadership books

If there is a single truth that can be tied to all growing organizations it’s that they are led by leaders, not bosses. These are the entrepreneurs who do more than seek fame and fortune, but have a mission and vision, and also know…

OnePlus 5 Packs a Lot of Punch, A Bit of Controversy [Review]

OnePlus 5

In the world of smartphones, crazy price tags are becoming the norm. However, one Chinese company continues to push back against the fold while still having some of the top specs available. OnePlus the brand with a motto of never settling, constantly offers the…

Data, Not Technology, Is the Key to Innovation in Sports

data

This week during Innovate Celebrate, we had the opportunity to not just see the future of technology and innovation with the conclusion of our Startup of the Year competition, we also heard directly from those already making that happen. One particular panel that was…

Bold Moves: A Joke and Advice On Investor Introductions

Mayra Ceja, investor

For startups, to say there is ever a shortage of challenges would be the same as waiting for a pig to fly through the sky. On that list, nested just under how the hell do I get funding, is how do you get face…

Holly Liu: Innovation at All Stages of Your Company

Holly Liu Innovate Celebrate

If your company could be classified as a type of boat, what would it be? An inflatable kayak (the idea on the back of a napkin), a row boat (startup), or perhaps a speedboat (growth stage)? Today at Innovate Celebrate, that’s exactly what Holly…

Garmin Vívosport GPS Watch Is the Slimmest On the Market [Review]

Garmin Vivosport

After being a runner and into endurance sports, you start to pickup on brands that become synonymous with the community. Much like the world now replaced the term for searching on the internet to Googling (Google), those of us in trisports really love their…

Google Releases Pixelbook, Two New Home Speakers, and Pixel Buds

Google Home Max

Talk about a busy day at the Made By Google event. Not only did the company release two new phones, there were a couple of surprises along the way. From a camera that automatically captures moments hands-free and a Sonos/HomePod competitor, to wireless earbuds,…

Rumor Roundup: Google Pixel 2 Event

Pixel 2 XL

This is a big week for Google fans as the company set to unveiling their latest smartphones. In addition to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, Google is also expected to announce a miniature version of Google Home, and a replacement to the…