Legal

Chicago

10 Tips to Ensure Your Ecommerce Business Is Legal Overseas

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Google has proven it’s a market giant owning more than 81 percent of the search engine space, according to a report by NetMarketShare. Even at the sheer enormity of its presence, Google isn’t immune to regulations that govern other countries. Finding itself in a…

Dev & Design

Seattle

How to Slow Your Burn Rate in Development

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 3:50 pm

When you are looking for differentiators in the market and a team that can help you build your product with the highest quality while maximizing your resources, that list gets much shorter. It happens when early-stage startups begin to take on funding. Once investors…

Transportation

Uber Has a Deal With NASA to Build Flying Taxi Software

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Uber has teamed up with NASA. The goal: to develop software that can be used as air control for flying cars in order to create an airborne taxi service similar to the one Uber currently runs at a much lower altitude. Here’s what Reuters…

Gear & Gadgets

3 Shower Speakers Under $40 Adding Music to Your Morning

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Looking to add a music element to your showering routine? Thanks to modern technology advancements you can now have a solid, Bluetooth, waterproof speaker in your shower and stream your favorite music for as little as $9 I’ve pulled together three devices ranging between…

Productivity

This Software Can Help Your Office Go Green

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Each year the world produces over 300 million tons of paper. And the average U.S. worker continues to use 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year, according to The Paperless Project. If you are looking to reduce your carbon footprint and lower paper usages,…

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Microsoft

Arizona

Bill Gates Just Bought an $80 Million Chunk of Land in Arizona

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 11:40 am

In recent months, tech companies like Facebook and Google have purchased huge chunks of land in Menlo Park and Toronto, respectively. The goal of these purchases has been fairly straightforward: they want to build smart cities for employees and citizens alike. Well, it might…

Apple

Cupertino

6 Best iPhone X Cases to Protect Your $1,000 Phone

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 10:50 am

You may have heard by now: Research from SquareTrade has named the iPhone X one of the most fragile smartphones in history and easily the most fragile iPhone to ever hit the market. That hasn’t stopped people from buying them, of course: At launch,…

Trends

Do Sign-On Bonuses Improve Employee Retention?

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 9:20 am

For a long time, the business world has been defined by a two-word mantra that has rang true through every office in the country: money talks. The employees that make the most money do so because they are valued the most; it’s that simple….

Dev & Design

3 Things to Know Before Building Your First Android App

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 8:30 am

Developing an app for Android is usually a little more complicated than coding for a desktop, although this will depend on the exact nature of the app you are producing and the hardware you are coding for. Android’s open nature makes producing apps on any…

Accelerator

Richmond

Why Richmond Virginia Is Attracting Startups to Local Accelerators

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 7:15 am

A lot of people characterize Richmond as a big city with a small town feel. That statement could not be more true of the startup community in Richmond. Richmond is home to a lot of disruptive, innovative, and successful high growth startups. Many of…

Apple

Cupertino

3 Best Practices for Apple App Store Optimization iOS11

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It seemed like the world waited on baited breath for the launch of iOS 11. Within the update, the App Store received a complete overhaul that clearly distinguishes games and other app types with two unique tabs, which has effectively created two new App Stores….

Startups & Apps

NYC

This Company Wants to Save You Money Through Climate Change Forecasts

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The effects of climate change have become more apparent each year, and the data that tracks climate change has been even more telling in terms of the total impact caused to the environment. However, data on how climate change affects other sectors has been curiously…

Trends

Snapstreaks Are Apparently a Really Big Deal

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

On Monday, Snapchat experienced a widespread outage, preventing thousands of users from communicating with friends, family, and strangers via short, disappearing messages. Tragically for users and Snapchat PR managers alike, the outage lasted for hours rather than minutes, sending the avid social media community…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Do You Check Your Phone Even While Watching TV? So Do 177.7 Million US Adults.

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The decline of the attention span often pops up right alongside “millennials are killing businesses” on the list of one-sided complaints about the modern age. But attention spans really are getting shorter. Is that bad? Depends on what people are shifting their attention towards….

Security

15 Cyber Crime Movies That Will Help You Hack the Mainframe

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The entertainment industry has always been a step ahead of the tech world. No, it’s not because movie directors and screenplay writers are smarter than tech founders and startup entrepreneurs. It’s because film makers aren’t burdened by reality. They can experiment with technology that…

technology

5 Freebies You Can Check Out Now in the TechCo Store

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Whether it’s a month-long free trial of Netflix or a free 7-Eleven Slurpee, everyone loves freebies. But in the entrepreneurial spirit of TechCo, our store’s free offerings demand a little extra from you: Your attention and effort. The courses and ebooks available through the TechCo…

Gear & Gadgets

Cambridge

Spire Studio: Portable Recording Studio Designed for Collaboration [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 11:30 am

Like you, many of us as kids sang in the shower, attempted to play some sort of instrument in middle school, or went through countless hours of lessons with the dream of one day actually doing something with that musical talent. Then at some…