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NYC

How NYC Is Turning the Value of Its Premium Brand into Digital Gold

By | May 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I want you to travel back in time with me twenty years or so.  The Internet is young and still relatively unknown to most of us.  Only a small group of web enthusiasts understand how to navigate it — let alone make a buck…

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The Voice Assistant Battle Is Heating Up as Microsoft Enters with Cortana

By | May 8, 2017 at 2:20 pm

When Amazon’s Alexa device hit the market, consumers were more than excited. The dream of a smart home was finally becoming a reality, giving tech junkies the opportunity to control their calendar, their music, and even their lights with a simple voice command. While a few…

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10 Funny Star Wars Day Tweets from a Galaxy Far, Far Away

By | May 4, 2017 at 5:50 pm

A long, long time ago, in a galaxy that looks a lot like this one, someone realized that “May the Fourth” sounds like “May the force (be with you)” and alas, Star Wars Day was born. This yearly celebration of a sci-fi film franchise turned…

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Boulder

9 Gadgets and Tech From Star Wars That We Wish Were Real

By | May 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm

There are a lot of films that either take place in the future or feature technology well ahead of reality, but few fictional universes hold a candle to that of Star Wars. Although their history occurred a long time ago in a galaxy far…

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Charleston, SC

How Your Brand Can Succeed Through Trust, Transparency, and Exceptional Experiences

By | May 2, 2017 at 2:20 pm

America has become more polarized than ever, and technology is at the forefront of both problem and solution. Between fake news deceiving viewers, non-transparent monopolies keeping consumers in the dark, and political bubbles making progress impossible, it’s easy to become distracted or even confused…

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4 Companies Using IBM Watson to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technology

By | May 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Thinking computers no longer belong in fiction. For the past few years, people have witnessed the AI revolution unfold – from virtual assistants that can sing you ‘happy birthday’ to AI-infused fitness coaches that provide you with real-time encouragement. With industry leaders like Amazon,…

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Artificial Intelligence Will Solve the Information Overload Epidemic

By | Apr 12, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Information overload is a global epidemic, costing over $900 billion a year for the US economy alone by harming professionals, executives and corporate consumers through an overload of emails, messages, and other means of communication. While not everyone calls it by name, all can attest…

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5 Things You Need to Do Now to Boost Your SEO

By | Apr 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Search engine optimization is an ever-changing field. While SEO started out as a marketers game, it has become a developer’s game in 2017. With machine learning and algorithms becoming more complex, SEO is definitely more technical in nature than any of us could’ve imagined….

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The Next Big Tech Target Market: Baby Boomers

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Because the Millennial market is so over saturated and hard to keep up with, Baby Boomers present tech businesses with all kinds of opportunity. Teens and 20-somethings consume technology at a ravenous pace, only to then demand more. But the Baby Boomer generation is…

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San Francisco

10 Web Development Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

By | Apr 3, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The field of web development and design is improving at an incredible rate. The growth is increasing on a daily basis and it’s become incredibly difficult to keep up with the changing times. This makes it even more imperative for the professionals and developers to…

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Study: AI-Edited Email Newsletters Beat the Ones From Human Editors

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 11:20 am

When discussing the jobs soon to be taken over by AI, critics often claim that some jobs simply can never be automated. If you’re a graphic designer, for instance, you require a human touch that a machine can never replicate. It appears that it’s…

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Baltimore

Terra’s Kitchen Meal Prep Reduces Waste, Offers Healthier Eats [Review]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Whether you’re short on time or uninspired in the kitchen, there is no doubt that the likes of Blue Apron and HelloFresh have done wonders to the food you eat. However, the more popular food delivery services have two common issues: they are not…

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8 Design Trends to Watch Out For in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 10:30 am

In the digital world, standards and practices are always on the move. Whether it’s marketing tactics, means of funding, or hiring solutions, the only constant in business is change. With these kind of perpetually shifting trends, it can be hard to nail down a…

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13 Apps to Help You Become a Cord Cutter

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In a cable dominated world, more and more consumers have begun cutting the cord to reduce their bills and virtual waste. Accordingly to a slightly out-of-date Nielson report, back in 2013, American TV watchers had an average of 189.1 channels at their disposal, yet…