Startups & Apps

10 Startups to Watch in the On-Demand Economy

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Believe it or not, there’s more to the sharing economy than Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and your local communal workspace. It’s an entire ecosystem full of innovators, spanning the gamut of industries from healthcare to errands and beyond! And these are some of the other…

Startups & Apps

Babble Brings the Right Online Friends Closer to You

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 11:45 am

Facebook is actually a great platform to connect or re-connect with old friends or seal a new friendship, not just in real life, but in your digital life as well. I don’t know about you, but lately I’ve found myself unable to communicate with…

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Opinion/Analysis

Blockchain, Virtual Reality, and Others Disrupting the Music Industry

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 11:10 am

The music industry has always been hugely influenced by technology. Think about it. The CD, streaming music services, even the concept of plugging a guitar into an amp have all been technological revolutions. Without technology, the concept of layering tracks simply would not exist…

Marketing & Social Media

Your Digital Marketing Strategy Should Be More Than Social Media

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 10:25 am

There are 20,000 people on Facebook every second of every day. With these kinds of staggering numbers, it’s easy to see why many companies, particularly the smaller ones, focus a lot of their digital marketing attention on social media. After all, when there are that many…

Tips & How To’s

Data Loss and Recovery: The Essential Dos and Don’ts

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:45 am

It happens. Whether it is a hardware failure, human error, or data corruption, the result is the same – panic. And in that panic, we can tend to do some impulsive things that will only make things worse. Before you start attacking the problem…

Facebook

Now Facebook’s Trending Column Actually Is Automated

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 9:02 am

Early in the summer, Facebook went through a quickly forgotten controversy regarding the Trending column on the right side of users’ Facebook feed. The column shares a constantly updated cycle of blurbs on whatever Facebook is posting about at the time, ranging from celebrity…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Top 50 Startups at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Aug 28, 2016 at 11:02 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…

Tips & How To’s

What Millennial Job Candidates Want From Tech Startups

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm

In a technology driven world, employees that are comfortable and efficient with technology are ideal candidates for hiring. Millennials, the generation that grew up with technology, have proven to be the most “in touch” with that aspect. In addition, millennials have become the largest…

Internet of Things

The Pros and Cons Marketing with the Internet of Things

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

By 2020, smart gadget manufactures and suppliers will annually generate $ 300 billion in revenue. For those of you that don’t know, that is a lot. With 26 billion connected devices worldwide, the Internet of Things will be the perfect marketing channel for a…

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Axum Has Created the Wireless Sports Earbuds The World Needs

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Working out to music is a necessity in the active world. Not only is it motivational, but music provides you the entertainment necessary to push through even the toughest road blocks. Unfortunately, cords and cables get in the way of your range of motion,…

News

It’s Good That Unlimited Vacation Is Terrible

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm

You will never take an unlimited vacation. Plenty of hip startups and business that wish they were hip are offering the perk now, and it looks great: You’ll get as much time off as you want, as long as you get your work done….

Gear & Gadgets

Comfort and Simplicity Define the Utillian 720 Vaporizer [Review]

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Ever since the Volcano from Storz & Bickel, vaporizers have been a large part of smoking culture. And with the advent of portable models, more and more people have taken to vaping on a regular basis. But with so many different sizes, types, temperatures, colors,…

Startups & Apps

Flag Offers Free Photo Prints, a Great Marketing Campaign

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The photo print startup Flag just emerged firing on all cylinders this week. It’s an impressive concept, but I’m almost more impressed with the smart marketing behind it. Here’s why both are so good. Ad-Supported Model for Physical Photos Makes Sense Flag lets you order…

Gear & Gadgets

Luxembourg

Foobot Sees What People Can’t: Indoor Air Quality [Review]

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Every day we cook, sleep, breathe, clean, and exist within our homes and offices. Each day we breathe in air, and unless there is a strange odor or direct effect on our physical health, people will not adjust the quality of their air. This…

Entrepreneur

Chicago

What Makes a Great Brand and How to Cut Through the Noise

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 1:20 pm

David Gardner is the founder and CEO of ColorJar, a Chicago-based creative tech agency. Before founding ColorJar, David was a professional basketball player and a founder of a social network in India. ColorJar specializes in branding and creating custom websites and mobile apps and…

Opinion/Analysis

Forget Networking Events, Set Up Office Hours Instead

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 12:30 pm

For most people (including myself), it’s hard to connect with a stranger on a professional level. It’s taken more practice than I’d like to admit to muster up the courage to ask someone for professional advice. I often leave interactions wishing I had simply…

Gear & Gadgets

Tap Your Creativity with These DSLR Cameras

By | Aug 26, 2016 at 11:45 am

This article is brought to you as part of a syndication partnership with Gadget Review. Digital cameras have evolved at a furious pace in the last decade or so. The rise of smartphones equipped with serious cams and social sharing features of their own…