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Is Your Business Prepared to Offer a Bug Bounty?

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s July in Las Vegas, and the cybersecurity community has once again gathered to attend BlackHat USA. As previously reported, there are a number of ways that small businesses can prepare for cyber attacks. Setting up a bug bounty budget is one of the…

Celebration

Celebrating 11 Years of Entrepreneurial Advice

By | Jul 6, 2017 at 3:50 pm

On this day eleven years ago, we gathered a couple hundred startup founders, developers, creators, investors, tech enthusiasts and executives into a bar in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago to host the first TECH cocktail event ever. We pulled it together with a…

Inspiration

How to Forge Your Own Path to Success

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As a kid, you grow up with certain beliefs that will stick with you throughout your life. But as you mature, experience the world, launch a career, and find someone to share the journey along the way, your beliefs might change and alter the…

Startups & Apps

What Does the Future Hold for WithMe, Nevada’s Most Well-Funded Startup?

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm

We have not heard much recently from WithMe (formerly OrderWithMe), the Las Vegas based, on-demand, retail platform for brands that raised over $37 million in funding and was listed by CBInsights as one of the most well-funded startups in Nevada. According to reports from several former employees,…

Energy

How Technology Influences the Future of Energy Management

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 pm

By 2018, 70 percent of utilities are predicted to launch major digital transformations in response to the challenges faced in their current business model. For utilities, vendors, and regulators, the challenge is not just to examine and optimize existing processes, but also finding entirely new ways…

CES

Vuzix Has Built a Pair of Smart Glasses You’ll Actually Wear

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The smart glasses discussion has been all over the place in recent years. While Google’s smart glasses have sputtered, you might assume that giants like Apple or Samsung would be ahead of the pack in terms of innovation on the consumer front. However, one…

CES

The Two Biggest Surprise Products of CES 2017

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 5:50 pm

For those that haven’t been, CES in Las Vegas is an exciting event that acts as an incredible learning experience for budding entrepreneurs. As perhaps one of the most notable displays of the technology of the future, CES is chock full of new products,…

CES

Amp by OIO Turns Your iPad Air Into a Home Theater Experience

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The iPad was the first iteration of the tablet, bringing these sleek screens into our homes for the first time. While they provided the portability of a smartphone and the immersion of a laptop, the comparatively smaller size and limited speakers made its entertainment…

CES

Help Me, Kino-Mo, You’re My Only Hope for Affordable Holograms

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Ever since Star Wars hit theaters in 1977, the world has been fascinated with holograms. Princess Leia’s distressed message to Obi-Wan Kenobi was the innovative fantasy of every tech entrepreneur that wanted to travel to a galaxy far, far away. And while technology hasn’t made…

CES

How the Merge VR Holo Cube Upends the History of Interface Tech

By | Jan 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Yesterday, at CES, Merge VR announced their newest product and the world’s first holographic toy, the Holo Cube. It’s a form of augmented reality, since users can interact with a physical cube in order to register actions in a virtual world. This type of interface…

CES

The Panasonic CIO Is the Small Oven the World Needs

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment or home without a microwave, you’ve likely asked yourself “now what am I going to eat?!” While food is always better for you when it’s cooked in an oven, using this massive home appliance takes up far too…

CES

Falco Launches Indoor and Outdoor eBike With 100 Mile Range

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Though not a new concept, the conversion of bikes into eBikes has gained in popularity over the years, especially thanks to crowdfunding campaigns. Announced today at CES, Dulles-based Falco eMotors is launching their own take on eBike conversion kits. Like those before it, Falco…

CES

The Valeo Self-Driving Car Looks Like Something Straight Out of TRON

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Over 22 automakers and 34 hardware or software companies are hard at work developing self-driving cars, according to a recent tech report. It’s no secret that the industry is rapidly developing, and it can’t come soon enough for those concerned about safety on the road: According…

CES

JAM Audio Launches Alexa Enabled Speakers

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The year of voice-based assistants is here, and now JAM Audio is announcing three new speakers that support Amazon’s Alexa during CES 2017. The company also announced several new or updated versions of their WiFi and Bluetooth connected speakers and earbuds. Priced competitively against…