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Business Phone Systems

Farewell to Phone Calls? A New Law Requires Businesses to Offer Online Cancellations

By | Jul 9, 2018 at 5:39 am

Business phone laws have needed updating for a while, and a new California law over how businesses handle automatic renewal and continuous service offers means customers now have more power to cancel a service without having to pick up the phone. We explain what…

Gear & Gadgets

Potential iPhone X Plus Benchmark Tests Leak, and it’s a Beast

By | Jul 4, 2018 at 4:48 am

A mysterious iPhone rumored to be the new iPhone X Plus has appeared on the Geekbench testing website, boasting eye-watering results that blow Apple’s current flagship out of the water – could this be the flagship new iPhone for 2018? And what can the…

News

NYC

4 of New York’s Biggest VC-Backed Tech Exits Happened This Year Already

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you look at a list of the top ten VC-backed tech exits, you’ll find four of them happened in 2017. What does it mean? That NY tech companies are finding the money, whether it’s an IPO or an acquisition. But that finish-line success…

News

5 Ways to Successfully Reach Prospective Talent

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s never been a better time to be a software engineer. The global IT market is growing at such a lightning pace that the thinning labor pool can’t seem to replenish itself fast enough to meet the colossal demand. Poaching top talent has become…

News

Cybersecurity: Meeting Government Regulations Isn’t Enough

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 9:20 am

As bad a reputation as the concept of “government regulations” has, the things are designed to help us. Take seatbelts, for example. No one’s questioning the benefit of strapping in before you start driving your two-ton machine around at 60 mph speeds. But …

Business

DC

Trump Business Councils Are Disbanding After More CEOs Depart [Updated]

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 2:45 pm

Tech and media giants including Google and Paypal have reaffirmed their stance against hate groups in the wake of a violent white nationalist protest in Charlottesville last Saturday in which a white nationalist drove a car into a crowd of protesters, killing one individual …

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France

11 Favorite Thought-Leaders Named at 2017 Cannes Lions

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 3:50 pm

At the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the creative global community come together to learn, network and celebrate individuals who push the limits of business, creative communications and change for good. This year, Adobe and Wunderman selected 11 of …

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Portland, Maine

Carrie LeDuc of GTCA on the Importance of Balancing Work and Life

By | Jun 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Carrie LeDuc has been involved in four biotech startups, including two in Maine, over the course of her 26-year career. Though her startup stints were separated by more than five years working at The Jackson Laboratories in Bar Harbor, LeDuc said an addiction to building…

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San Francisco

Uber Just Fired Their Self-Driving Car Guy

By | May 30, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Uber has just fire VP of technology Anthony Levandowski for his refusal to cooperate in the ongoing Uber vs Waymo legal case, according to the New York Times’ report obtained from an internal email. Uber has confirmed the news. Levandowski left Waymo, Google’s …

Partnership

China

How Yoola Is Bringing Western Influencers to the Chinese Market

By | Apr 12, 2017 at 10:30 am

In a partnership announced just this morning, the YouTube Multi-Channel Network Yoola has become the first digital media company to help non-Chinese influencers crack into the Chinese market and its massive viewership. Yoola pulled it off with a lengthy laundry list of …

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Albuquerque

MetaPipe Helps Computer Graphics Teams Work Smarter

By | Apr 8, 2017 at 12:45 pm

If you’re a visual effects, computer graphics, or animation artist working with a remote team, you might know that it takes days or even months to set up the infrastructure of a team. You need to be able to share information, software, and extremely…

News

9 Valuable Startup Lessons I Learned From Playing Poker

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 7:00 pm

I learned to play poker almost a decade ago through a Seattle startup that connects founders with education, opportunities, and most importantly each other. Through this journey that began in 2008, I’ve learned that there are a lot of similarities between the startup …

News

3 Tips To Help You Negotiate The Salary You’ve Always Wanted

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 11:20 am

Recent Galvanize web development graduate Tosin Awofeso happened to be sitting in a workshop about salary negotiation when he got a call with a job offer. He says in that moment he had the confidence to fight for the salary he wanted — and…

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Portland, Maine

The UMaine Business Challenge Has Named Its 2017 Finalists

By | Mar 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

Five teams of college entrepreneurs in Maine have been selected to compete in the sixth annual UMaine Business Challenge. These college entrepreneurs will now be paired with mentors and have seven weeks to build a business plan before presenting it before a panel of…