TechCo Top Stories: Innovative Cities, Lucrative Industries, and Hurricane Drones

It’s been a long week. You’ve been in chaotic meetings, meet with ornery clients, put out multiple fires, and haven’t gotten a good night’s sleep in months. Fortunately, the weekend is around the corner and your comfy couch and a Netflix binge are calling your name. But before that, why not take a look at our top stories from the week? We covered a wide range of interesting topics, including a ghost town turned pot paradise and drones used to research hurricanes. Check out the top stories below and make sure to check back for more tech news and startup advice.

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

  1. 25 Most Innovative Cities in the World, Ranked
  2. Study: CEOs Open to Negative Feedback Are More Likely to Succeed
  3. How to Implement Diversity Training That Actually Works
  4. Meet the 6 Startups in Oracle’s Non-Equity Startup Accelerator
  5. Cannabis Tech Company to Turn Ghost Town Into Pot Tourist Attraction
  6. 20 Most Lucrative Industries for Small Businesses, Ranked
  7. The Top 5 Slack Apps to Streamline Your Team Communication
  8. The US Navy Is Trying Out Hurricane Research Drones
  9. NASA Hiring Planetary Protection Officer to Defend Earth from Aliens
  10. 11 Leadership Personality Traits Stressing Out Employees
  11. Carvana Will Finally Sell Cars in Their Backyard
  12. Pets Stress Less With In-Home Vet Care Startup Vetted
  13. P6 Projector Is Insanely Small, Works OK [Review]

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Conor is the Lead Writer for For the last six years, he’s covered everything from tech news and product reviews to digital marketing trends and business tech innovations. He's written guest posts for the likes of Forbes, Chase, WeWork, and many others, covering tech trends, business resources, and everything in between. He's also participated in events for SXSW, Tech in Motion, and General Assembly, to name a few. He also cannot pronounce the word "colloquially" correctly. You can email Conor at
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