Tech.Co Top Stories: Cannabis Startups, Star Wars Day, and Mount Everest in VR

May 5, 2017

5:50 pm

It looks like the warm weather is here to stay, and that means outdoor activities will hopefully become part of your daily routine. Hiking, jogging, and maybe even some surfing could be in your future, which might make it hard to read all your favorite Tech.Co top stories. But have no fear, our weekly roundup of our top stories is here! You can peruse all the topics we covered in the last week, including cannabis startups, the best cities for jobseekers, a virtual reality experience on Mount Everest. Check them out below and get hyped for another exciting week of tech news, startup tips, and entrepreneurial motivation,

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Here Are This Week’s Tech.Co Top Stories:

  1. Study: Americans Don’t Know How to Protect Their Online Data
  2. Startup Launches Real-Time Online Cannabis Marketplace
  3. Top 10 Cities for Jobseekers in the US
  4. How Your Brand Can Succeed Through Trust, Transparency, and Exceptional Experiences
  5. 50 Startups Aimed at Changing the World Join Kairos Society
  6. Tech.Co’s Guide to Graduate Gadget Gifts
  7. How to Summit Mount Everest From Your Couch
  8. Facebook Admits AI Can’t Do Everything Yet and Hires 3,000 Editors
  9. Meet NASA’s iTech Top 25 Startup Semifinalists
  10. Spelling Errors in Social Media Posts Could Cost You Your Dream Job

Stars Wars Day Top Stories

In addition to our weekly top stories, Tech.Co release a number of Star Wars stories in honor of May the Fourth. Check them out below, and may the force be with you.

  1. 10 Funny Star Wars Day Tweets From a Galaxy Far, Far Away
  2. How Star Wars’ BB-8 Put This Robotics Company on the Map
  3. 9 Gadgets and Tech From Stars That We Wish Were Real

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Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Assistant Editor and Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Timmy Awards for Tech in Motion. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially." Conor is the Assistant Editor and Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at