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Applause Ranks Top Health and Fitness Apps

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 3:24 pm

If you’re like me, when it comes to health and fitness tracking apps, you listen to word of mouth reviews above all else. There are so many options out there, and it’s hard to cut through all of the noise on your own to find the best…

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Global Connectivity Speeding Up, According to State of the Internet Report

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 11:15 am

Yesterday, Akamai Technologies, a leader in content delivery network services, released its Third Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet Report. The main things the report looked at were global connection speed, the exhaustion of IPv4, and the adoption of IPv6 (which begs the question: what happened…

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10 Best Cities for Millennials Right Now

By | Dec 14, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Many people may not want to admit this, but Millennials are taking over the world. This generation has some members old enough to run for Congress, while the younger ones are graduating college and just starting to pave their ways in this big scary…

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Airbnb, Hubspot, Facebook Among Best Places to Work

By | Dec 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

In its annual ranking of “Best Places to Work” – which was just released – Glassdoor ranks companies like Airbnb, Guidewire, Hubspot, and Facebook among this year’s best companies to work for. The ranking is compiled using ratings and reviews provided by Glassdoor users…

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5 Most Eco-Friendly Cities and Why You Should Startup There

By | Nov 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Siemens recently released its Green City Index, which evaluates cities around the world and evaluates them based on environmental performance. The study looked at 120 cities in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and North America. It ranked things like CO2 emissions, alternative transportation options, water…

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The 12 Most Powerful Women in DC Tech

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Washingtonian Magazine recently posted a list of Washington’s most powerful women. This list features women across many different sectors – arts, philanthropy, education, law, and religion, just to name a few. However, one sector that appears to be missing is tech. While tech was not…

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Intel, GoPro Among Top 30 Companies Hiring Freelancers

By | Nov 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The freelance economy – both in the United States and across the globe – has outpaced expectations in recent years. Of course, this shouldn’t come as a surprise: with an overall economy shifting to a wider focus on startups and an increasing, individual requirement…

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The Punniest Business Names in the United States

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm

How much does a business’ name matter? Some might argue that the name is the most important branding tool that a business has. Others might argue that the name isn’t all that important, and what matters most is the product it puts out. There…

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Top 10 Cities for Millennial Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

I tend to cringe at the term Millennial (really, that’s the best we could come up with?) but it’s no secret that this generation basically runs the world. They are the biggest age demographic to enter the workforce since the Baby Boomers, they account…

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NYC, SF, London Top Ranking of Cities for Highest-Paid Developer Jobs

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Earlier this year, we looked at the highest average developer salaries for each state in the United States. In that ranking, California led the 50 states with an annual wage of $119,180 for software developers in the state. And a recently released report compiled…

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Startup Genome Project Compares Global Ecosystems [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Sep 23, 2015 at 11:00 am

Startups and tech companies are slowly but surely becoming the new faces of business. So many aspects of our economy are based on the health of these businesses, and the global marketplace is shifting more and more in that direction. Taking a detailed look at…

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The 13 Most Powerful Women in Tech (by Fortune) 

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 8:00 am

Last week, Fortune released its annual list of the Most Powerful Women in Business – including thirteen female executives from the US tech industry. HP CEO Meg Whitman and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came in at #7 and #8, with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer…

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What Are the Top Mobile Apps of All Time?

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

I should probably wait until the end to tell you the most downloaded app of all time, but I myself hate being kept in suspense, so I won’t do that to you. The most downloaded app of all time is…drumroll please…   Facebook.  …

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Blacks and Latinos Make Up 4 to 5 Percent of Tech Workforce

By | Sep 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Looking at statistics from some of the world’s top technology companies, it’s difficult to not feel defeated by the lack of diversity in the tech. While being touted as some of the most welcoming tech companies for women and minorities, diversity numbers from tech…

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The 5 Hottest Late-Stage Startups from 2014 

By | Sep 11, 2015 at 9:00 am

Mattermark ranked the five fastest-growing late-stage startups from last year in its Startup Traction Report. For Mattermark, late-stage refers to any funding round after Series D. The size of a late-stage round varies, but the startups below raised between $50 million and ten times…

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Top Venture-Backed Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality Startups

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

When it comes to augmented and virtual reality, Oculus isn’t the only company in the industry that’s managed to earn wide commercial success. Sure, Oculus may have been acquired by Facebook for a cool $2 billion last year, but overall augmented reality and virtual…

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Pew Study: We’re Basically on Our Phones All the Time

By | Sep 2, 2015 at 12:54 pm

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, Americans are almost never away from their mobile phones. It also notes that of the 92 percent of U.S. adults owning some kind of cellphone, 90 percent say their phones are frequently with them…