Sports

Tech Will Be Everywhere at the 2018 Winter Olympics

By | Feb 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm

As easily the longest running sporting event in the history of the world, the Olympics have decidedly evolved over the course of time. For one, no one competes in the nude any more, which we can all be thankful for. But as the 2018…

Events

Tampa

Gary Vaynerchuk: You’re Either Positive or You’re Not

By | Feb 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm

One thing is for certain, entrepreneurship can start at anytime, even as a child. In Gary Vaynerchuk’s new book Crushing It, he begins by talking about his eight-year-old daughter wanting to be a YouTube star. Whether she becomes a celebrity or not remains to…

SXSW

Austin

Startup Night SXSW 2018 Is the Place to Elevate Your Network

By | Feb 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Whether you’re a creative soul, a music enthusiast, a foodie, or a serial entrepreneur, SXSW 2018 has something for everyone. During SXSW 2017, 421,900 attendees, media and companies enjoyed over 2,000 music acts, 600+ trade show spaces, 400+ screenings, 200+ gaming spaces, 1,000+ parties,…

Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Aren’t Making Money the Way You’d Expect

By | Feb 7, 2018 at 11:45 am

Cryptocurrency is the buzziest tech sector around. It’s also one of the least understood. Pair those two facts, and you’ll understand what’s driving the burgeoning cottage industry of online cryptocurrency analysts. What’s a little tougher to understand is the method of compensation many of…

Diversity

10 Quotes from Black Entrepreneurs About Overcoming Discrimination

By | Feb 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Black History Month is about more than celebrating the success of African Americans; it’s about recognizing the strife and struggle that they have gone through to get to where they are today. From Jim Crowe laws to the Civil Rights Movement, the black community…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets and Apps to Help You Become as Lazy as Possible

By | Feb 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The big secret behind most technological advancements: They help humanity become lazier. Any form of transportation, from trains to planes to automobiles, helps us get more stuff done in less time. Cell phones and the internet can streamline communication even more by making it…

Space

DC

Plasma, Haptics, and Germ-Fighting Robots Win NASA iTech Challenge Cycle 3

By | Feb 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm

This week, the world was treated to another rare celestial event that completes the Supermoon trifecta – the Super Blue Blood Moon – where people saw a lunar eclipse and a blue moon at the same time. A Supermoon happens “when the Moon is…

Venture Capital

NYC

Every New York City Venture Firm, Listed

By | Feb 1, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As entrepreneurs brush off their pitch decks for the new year, they’ll likely realize that finding the right venture fund is tougher than ever. Even though last year’s VC deal dollars added up to the largest amount since the dot com boom, those dollars…

Games

The Story of HQ Live, the Game Show App Created by Vine’s Former Founders

By | Jan 31, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Answering trivia questions to win money is an undeniably good time. You could be doing it in the back of a bar during any one of millions of trivia nights held around the world. You could be doing it in your basement by yourself…

Videos

2018 Is the Year of Reckoning for Your Video Streaming Budget

By | Jan 30, 2018 at 9:01 am

Did you watch the 2018 Grammy Awards? Neither did 24 percent of last year’s Grammy audience. The event’s viewership on Sunday fell to 19.8 million in a massive drop from 26.1 million viewers in 2017. For years, television has declined while video streaming services have…

Startups & Apps

DC

How Early-Stage Startups Can Prepare for Their Big Break

By | Jan 29, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Whether you’re an athlete or early-stage startup founder, getting your big break is a dream for any rookie. But getting noticed by the right people is the just the beginning when it comes to launching your business. And we know just the place. One…

Trends

Seriously, Why Don’t We Have Real Holograms Yet?

By | Jan 29, 2018 at 12:45 pm

We’ve been promised holograms for a long time. From Star Wars to Back to the Future, pop culture is littered with these ghostly, three-dimensional projections, alluding to a sci-fi future filled with holograms on every corner. They’d make advertising interesting, entertainment engaging, and long…

Jobs

How Fiverr Hopes to Capitalize on the Expanding Freelance Economy

By | Jan 26, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Are you a freelancer or a small studio? Congratulations. You can now manage all of your invoicing, contracts, and payments through a simple interface, for free. But don’t thank me — thank Fiverr, which just acquired the premium freelance software service AND CO, and has…

Mobile

5G: How It Works and When You’ll Get It

By | Jan 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm

In the ever-evolving world of technology, nothing is immune to change. WiFi signals are getting stronger, package delivery is soon to reach unprecedented speeds, and even toilets are getting smarter as we speak. Even perceived constants like recharging the battery in your phone or…

Crowdfunding

Meet the Data Tracking Site Every Patreon Creator Needs

By | Jan 24, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Pick any artist, videographer, or creative type off the street today and they’ll likely recognize the membership platform Patreon. It functions like an ongoing form of Kickstarter, allowing users to dedicate small contributions to creatives on a monthly or per-item basis. And if Patreon…

Security

5 Clever Phishing Scams Trying to Steal Your Personal Information

By | Jan 23, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As the world gets more connected, the value of personal information has skyrocketed. Between companies utilizing big data to give their customers what they want and cyber criminals stealing it for their own sinister gains, personal information has become a valuable commodity for anyone…

Security

5 Ways to Protect Your Domain Name From Cyber Threats

By | Jan 22, 2018 at 1:30 pm

Cyber security is no longer the job of just the IT department; it’s everyone’s job to be educated on preventive security measures. In a report by ICANN, an organization that defines protocol and policies for domain names and numbers functions on the Internet, they said:…