Diversity

7 Best Apps For Promoting Workforce Diversity

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

2017 has made it official: Diversity problems — and the harassment charges that tend to follow — are impossible for tech companies to continue to avoid. Sadly, the root of the problem rests in a company’s culture, which is the single most difficult element…

Facebook

Did Facebook Just Destroy Micro-Influencer Marketing?

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 9:20 am

Some 47 percent of those between 13 and 34 say they’ve bought something that an online celebrity has spoken about or recommended. As a result, 48 percent of marketers plan to increase their influencer marketing spend this year. And when Facebook cited those two facts…

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Announcements

Local Motors, Kabam and Soft Robotics to Join Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Back in 2006, three alumni from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkley, got together and created a professional social network called Watercooler. When that failed, they pivoted the product to an advertising-supported social network for sport enthusiasts known as…

Funding

Know Your VC Is the Yelp for Venture Capitalists

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

The venture capital and investor community as a whole has been under fire most of the summer as harassment allegations swirled around some of Silicon Valley’s biggest investors. When it’s time to pitch for money, most startup founders and entrepreneurs rely on the word…

Automotive

VW Electric Microbus Coming by 2022 Renewing VW Bus Obsession

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The United States has suffered from a VW bus obsession since the boxy little microbus became a symbol of freedom as a hippie van transporting people and their gear to concerts and anti-war rallies in the 1960’s. My parents had a VW Bus and…

Funding

Why Are Fewer Startups Getting Seed Funding Deals From VCs?

By | Aug 19, 2017 at 8:09 am

Seed funding is the lifeblood of the startup ecosystem. It plants the seeds for companies that might turn into tomorrow’s Airbnb or Uber or WeWork. Then why are the number of “seed deals” slowing in Silicon Valley? Every quarter, plenty of hay is made…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Curing Acne, Positive Mental Health and Voice Transcription

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With school in session, the stress of homework and exams are going to start taking a toll. TechCo has some startup solutions. Each week we compile a list of startups aimed at streamlining your day or helping your quality of life. This week, we…

Google

YouTubeTV Now Reaching Half of U.S. Households

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 11:30 am

This week Google announced the expansion of their YouTubeTV offering in 14 new locations and pre-announced 17 new cities will gain access in the coming weeks. As a result of the latest expansion, YouTube TV will now be accessible in half of U.S. households,…

Autonomous Vehicles

Artificial Intelligence Could Replace 1.4M American Workers

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 3:50 pm

To follow the fickle artificial intelligence industry is to understand, and even appreciate, the fact that it can be interpreted differently by many people. Recently Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk became embroiled in a good old fashioned internet beef when Musk called the Facebook…

Apple

Sell Your Old iPhone With Ease: Everything You Need to Know

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 11:30 am

The circle of life typically applies to the animal kingdom, but your iPhone goes through a similar process: You buy a new one, wear it out for a year or two, and then sell it off in order to get the pocket money to…

Marketing & Social Media

4 Ways to Incorporate SEO Into Your Facebook Ads

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

Many SEO experts focus all their attention on improving a website’s rank for a certain number of keywords. However, even the most narrowly researched set of keywords will still attract an extremely wide array of visitors, and will not target that specific audience that…

Autonomous Vehicles

Why the Self-Driving Car Industry Should Worry About Intel

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Every tech industry has its major players. Streaming video has Netflix as top dog, with Hulu and Amazon Prime at its heels. Uber and Lyft are the two companies synonymous with ride-sharing apps. The nascent self-driving car industry already has its power players and their…

Jobs

How Many Years of Experience Will Qualify You for Your Tech Dream Job?

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Job searching in the tech community often starts with a fairly small collection of the biggest names, from Google and Amazon to Facebook and Snap, Inc, to Airbnb and Microsoft. Thanks to a recent survey from job search startup Paysa, we have a little…

Gear & Gadgets

MacBook Pro Battery Replacement In One Simple GIF

By | Aug 12, 2017 at 6:50 am

All batteries have a shelf life, which means every single gadget you buy that comes equipped with a rechargeable battery will, over time, lose its ability to hold a charge until it’s completely useless. When your MacBook Pro battery is finally dead, your once-fancy…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Get Money Back, One Stop Tech Shop, and Horses

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features five tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an app that unlocks hidden credit card benefits, a one-stop-shop of technology solutions, an AI public speaking coach, and more. Sift (San Francisco, CA)…

Apple

iPhone Rumors: What We Know (And What We Don’t)

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

You may or may not be aware, but Apple is teasing the release of another installment in its heralded iPhone series – iPhone 8. And, unlike the underwhelming ‘upgrade’ from the 6s to the 7, this one looks to be promising some truly revolutionary…

Facebook

Today, Facebook Launches Watch to See If It Can Become TV

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

Facebook just launched its spread of original TV shows today alongside a new video platform called Watch. Why, yes, today is also Snap, Inc.’s earnings day, why do you ask? Here’s the lowdown on what this means for the average Facebook user, as well…