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Technology Is One of the Hottest Investments for 2017

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

Investing in stocks requires a lot of study and dedication, at least at the initial phase. This is because novice investors often come across a myriad of information that can confuse them. Organizing this information chaos is one of the most important missions of the…

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What to Expect From Toddler Technology in 2017

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 11:20 am

According to the CDC, there were nearly 4 million babies born last year. That means that roughly eight million new parents are looking for ways to care for the newest addition to their family. With technology exploding at an unprecedented rate, these are exciting…

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Self-Driving Cars Are Here, Are You Ready?

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There are over 22 automakers and 34 hardware/software companies working in some way on self-driving cars. At least, that was the count when I released my latest technology report tracking the industry, “The State of Autonomous Vehicles.”  Since then, I’ve come to learn that there…

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Digital Healthcare in 2017: Prepare for Good News

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Disruption of the healthcare industry is at a level that many predicted but few understood. Yet, here we are facing 2017, with more amazing news. Moving to a more value-based model has meant greater focus on preventative medicine, patient-centered and patient-powered care, and reduced…

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The 2016 Mobile Year in Review from Mobile Futures

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm

It’s no secret that mobile has become the golden goose of the technology world. Everything from business practices and ecommerce transactions to video content and financial endeavors are taking place on these handheld devices and the startup world has taken notice. But with so…

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5 Sites For Hunting The Best Post Cyber-Monday Deals

By | Dec 6, 2016 at 11:20 am

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, consumers are left with a few sporadic sales leading up to the holidays. But because most of us a procrastinators and late sleepers, we still have gifts to purchase for those friends and family members still on our list….

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The Future of Overloaded WiFi Consumption [Infographic]

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 10:30 am

It has been about 20 years since the first devices with WiFi capability were created. The technology has caught on like wild fire and has quickly become a more popular option than traditional network cables. The reduced clutter has changed the home and workplace environment,…

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Moving To Canada Might Be A Smart Move For Tech Pros

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 9:15 am

The results of the presidential election prompted many U.S. citizens to express their interest in a move to their neighbors to the north. Although most of those individuals were more than likely joking, a move to Canada might actually be a smart move for many…

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Study: Small U.S. Businesses Are Getting Even Smaller

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 11:20 am

The Kauffman foundation’s latest study, released this Thursday, has revealed new data on the state of small business in the U.S. The document, officially titled the “Kauffman Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship,” measures the activity of United States businesses that are more than five years old…

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Blippar Opens Services for DIY Augmented Reality

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Augmented reality has become one of several burgeoning tech innovations in recent years. With Pokémon Go becoming one of the most downloaded games in the history of apps, more and more companies are seeing the value of AR in the business world. From retail…

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What You Need to Know About Chatbot Technology

By | Nov 9, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Chatbots have become an integral technology in everything from social media to business softwares. Between their impressive capacity for obtaining knowledge and their elaborate means of responding, chatbots will be part of the technology landscape for years to come. The integration of chatbot technology…

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Chatbots Are Shaping the Future of Technology

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 8:30 pm

In the fast-paced world of today, knowledge of global trends is imperative when it comes to success. Whether you’re about to give an elevator pitch or sit down with your employees, what’s going on in the world should always inform on your strategy, your content,…

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Here’s Exactly Why Everyone Is Into Live Streaming

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 2:30 pm

In 1980, CNN launched. Founded by the Ted Turner Network, it was the first all-news TV station in America. Because it became a 24-hour network, it was the very first live streaming phenomenon in the U.S. Of course, live streaming is all over television…

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Is the World Ready for Instant Apps?

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Mobile users love their apps. They’re faster and more convenient than accessing a full website on their devices, and they can get to what they want faster. Kids can download games and videos with the click of a button and a short wait. Personal finance…

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5 Technology Trends That Will Impact the Growth of Startups

By | Aug 5, 2017 at 1:20 pm

Startups are entrepreneurial ventures that aim to develop new innovative products and services in the market. These businesses are generally small-scale partnership firms or companies that work fast to emerge as a successful business. Technology plays a vital role in these emerging business models….

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From Patient Care to Research, Funding for Healthcare Startups Is at a Record High

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 10:20 am

It’s safe to say that the healthcare and healthtech markets are booming. Health reforms are disrupting the traditional business models. Higher technology penetration results into telemedicine and wearables going into medical mainstream. The aging population all around the globe is demanding better care. Startup…

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Native Advertising: The Rise of Content Performance Marketing

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Businesses are told to produce more content, be more social, and try to connect with consumers on a personal level. Large companies with mega advertising budgets seem to churn out endless content. And launch thoughtful social media campaigns, but none of that is easy…