Gear & Gadgets

Can Nokia Still Succeed in the Smartphone Market?

By | May 25, 2018 at 6:21 am

The resurrection of Nokia into a company that shipped over 70m phones between December 2016 and 2017 is nothing short of remarkable. But, with Samsung and Apple still enjoying far more global marketshare, is there enough space at the table for Nokia to truly…

Gear & Gadgets

Best Laptops for Designers 2018

By | May 24, 2018 at 12:09 pm

Designers need powerful and portable laptops with long battery lives to run programs such as Photoshop or Adobe Premiere Pro while running between pitching meetings or working on-the-go. We pick out the best laptops for designers, plus explain the specs and budget you’ll need…

Amazon

Amazon Selling Facial Recognition Tech to Law Enforcement

By | May 24, 2018 at 11:53 am

Amazon, one of the world’s most powerful tech companies, has quietly been selling its facial recognition technology to U.S. law enforcement. Email and document evidence has found that in 2017, Amazon sold its “Rekognition” facial recognition and people-tracking software to two law enforcement bodies…

Events

7 Pitching Tips to Help You Crush Your Next Investor Meeting

By | May 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm

When it comes to pitching investors, rejection is a lot more common than success. Truth be told, your only path to some serious funding is perseverance and diligence in getting meetings and being prepared. But with the right pitch tactics, you could turn those…

Trends

What Technology Looked Like in the 90s

By | May 22, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The only constant in the world of technology is change. And when it comes to consumer electronics, the products in our pockets today couldn’t look much more different than their 90s counterparts. Similarly, some of the most innovative and groundbreaking devices from just a…

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Security

China

Kaspersky, Huawei, and the Geopolitics of Tech Companies

By | May 18, 2018 at 7:02 am

The Russian cybersecurity software company Kaspersky Labs is opening a core data center in Switzerland in a move intended to restore customer trust. Why the image rehabilitation? In a word: Russia. Kaspersky’s home country has turned it into a geopolitical persona non grata in…

Microsoft

New Microsoft Surface Tablet: Not Affordable and Not an iPad-Killer

By | May 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new Surface tablet that is not only affordable, but also could allegedly give Apple a run for its money. The problem? It’s actually $400 and it’s definitely not an iPad-killer. Missing the mark would be putting it nicely….

Product Launch

Everything to Know About the OnePlus 6 Launch

By | May 16, 2018 at 2:14 pm

The OnePlus 6 phone launch event covered a lot of ground, from the new flagship smartphone’s impressive hardware specs to the latest software upgrade. OnePlus also gave us a look at the company’s buzzy new Bullets Wireless earphones. Here’s everything you need to know…

Opinion/Analysis

Facial Recognition and the Disappearing Right to Be Faceless

By | May 15, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The beauty of technology lies in your ability to opt out if you so choose. It’s as easy as not buying a smartphone, disconnecting your WiFi, or even deleting Facebook. Granted, these aren’t easy or popular choices, but opting out is still an option….

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Phone Scams, Battery Hacks, and Crazy Startup Life

By | May 11, 2018 at 4:10 pm

In the tech world, things are always changing. Whether its the latest social media craze or the most recent shot at making virtual reality popular in the mainstream, change is the only constant in an innovative community. Even TechCo has gone through its fair…

Entrepreneur

Investors Want You to Have Skin in the Game

By | May 11, 2018 at 10:30 am

Living month-to-month in order to make payroll, build their product and keep the wheels turning is a financial reality for many small business owners. Fortunately, it can be this kind of hard work that makes investors want to invest in you. According to the…

Entrepreneur

7 Ways Women Founders Normalize Crazy Startup Life

By | May 10, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Startup life can be full of unexpected twists and turns. Whether it be attracting clients, hiring employees, or just dealing with the daily chaos of founding a company, entrepreneurship is a guaranteed rollercoaster ride. I asked three women entrepreneurs from the Arlington, Virginia ecosystem…

Security

Getting a Call From Your Own Number? It’s a Phone Scam

By | May 10, 2018 at 8:58 am

Have you just received a phone call that appears to be from your own number? If so, it’s likely a spoofed call that a scammer has set up in order to get you to answer their phone scam. I can personally attest to this…

Entrepreneur

Building Partnerships Is Critical to Success

By | May 9, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Whether it be reputable brands, corporations, or influencers, there’s value in partnerships. These relationships can amplify startups to new heights and introduce them to opportunities that put their product on the fast track to success. It happened to Atom Tickets, just ask Max Lynn,…

Google

5 Ways Google Wants You To Stop Using Your Phone (As Much)

By | May 9, 2018 at 11:18 am

Google has revealed new Android P updates that aim to keep your phone firmly in your pocket, instead of glued to your hand. From an easier way to activate Do Not Disturb mode, to a feature that will literally make calls on your behalf,…

Tips & How To’s

Battery Life Hacks: A Guide to a Longer Lasting Smartphone Battery

By | May 8, 2018 at 1:45 pm

The smartphone may be one of the most ground-breaking tech inventions in history, but it’s still weighed down by the archaic need for battery life. After all, if your smartphone battery dies, it doesn’t matter how fancy your screen, camera or apps are. With…

Entrepreneur

Falon Donohue of VentureOhio: We Need More Women to Start Companies

By | May 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm

In the startup world, it can feel like all the attention is on the coasts. Fortunately, attracting venture capital to Midwestern startups is the game plan of CEO of VentureOhio, Falon Donohue. “Over 50 percent of venture capital invested in the U.S. last year…