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Los Angeles

5 Tech Trends Startups Are Adopting In 2017

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

It’s six months down the road and time to check in on startup that had high hopes when the year began. How many of the trends you’ve read about from earlier in the year have made their way into your operations? How many are…

Artificial Intelligence

NYC

How AI Is Powering the Fight Against the $900B Counterfeit Industry

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 9:20 am

Criminals have it rough these days. Modern technology has made it impossible to get away with anything, from shoplift-deterrent sensors to ever-cheaper security cameras to social media footprints chipping away at anonymity. Now even the global $900 billion shadow economy behind counterfeiting luxury goods…

Startups & Apps

Seattle

Next Gen Bike Share Programs Let You Leave Bikes Where you Want

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In cities such as San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, the bike share phenomenon has truly exploded over the last few years. For the majority, bikeshare startups and companies offer a docked system, the next generation will provide more options for their users. Short History…

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How Live Streaming Is Disrupting Asian Markets

By | Jul 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

The live streaming boom has certainly had a huge impact in the west. However, what many people may not know is that this trend is affecting Asian markets just as strongly, in fact more so. It is predicted that within the next year, it…

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Palo Alto

Video News: Facebook Ad Views Low, Vimeo Scraps Subscription Service

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Last year’s biggest social media platform agenda was to push video. Large swaths of people are moving to internet video from TV, and video commercials make more money than text ads. But the actual opportunity was limited, and with every single service getting into…

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Smart Homes Are the Future of Residential Architecture [Infographic]

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Over the last ten years, the amount of electronic devices on the market has risen at such an astonishing rate that it’s impossible to predict what’s coming next. The reasoning behind this phenom lies in how accustomed society has gotten to what kinds of smart solutions can solve…

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Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Connectivity is the name of the game in healthcare technology right now. A HIMSS 2016 survey found 52 percent of U.S. hospitals use three or more connected health technologies, which is great for improving communication, but can pose concerns for the safety of confidential information….

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Why the Future of Content Creation in Higher Education Is Digital

By | Oct 23, 2016 at 12:45 pm

The face of general consumer reading has been digital for over two decades thanks to companies like Amazon and iBooks. Tablet readers are less expensive, more user-friendly, and podcasts are increasingly popular. Americans listen to 21 million hours of content every day. However, the…

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Why You Need to Consider Investing in an Enterprise App Now

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Enterprise apps have become increasingly more commonplace in the business world because they’re specifically designed to help companies make the best decisions and solve their problems as easily as possible. But if you’re a small business owner and you don’t yet have an enterprise…

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5 Powerful Ways Big Data Is Transforming Oil and Gas Operations

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm

The oil and gas industry is one of massive proportions – from the equipment to the decade-long projects to the billions in revenue. No one knows mega projects better than this industry. So, how are they effectively managing billions of dollars, high-risk projects, remote…

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United Kingdom

UK Copyright Extension Is “A Direct Assault” on 3D Printing

By | Aug 10, 2016 at 9:31 am

A recent UK copyright law extension that applies to “artistic works” that are industrially manufactured is, according to Rick Falkvinge, founder of the UK’s Pirate Party, “a direct assault on the 3D printing revolution.” The extension will be for designed objects like furniture: Previously, these…

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3 Creative Ways to Advance Your Omni-Channel Retail Business

By | Aug 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm

For a successful company, every platform, every avenue is a sales opportunity. A retail business can’t afford to bury their head in the sand any longer. Whether you are a charming seaside boutique or a large departmental store, you need to have an omni-channel…

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Tech Is Changing These 3 Processes in the Home Loan Industry

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 11:00 am

Mortgage rates are at near-historical lows. Even without the far ranging impacts of the recent Brexit (which the market is slowly correcting for), now is a great time for people who need to get or refinance a mortgage. But surprisingly, very few people are…

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Eye-Interaction Technology Is Transforming VR and AR

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Eyes are vital to interaction. There is no more powerful social interaction than when eyes meet. From staring down opponents to eyes meeting across a crowded cafe, being able to look into another’s eyes — or even looking at a shirt you’d like to…