Trends

Study: Nearly Half of Americans Are Just Not That Into Technology

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s no denying technology has changed the way Americans live their lives. From friendly communication to online banking, smartphones, artificial intelligence, and everything in between has made life infinitely easier, significantly more convenient, and notably more complicated. And while adoption has been fairly universal,…

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Phoenix

Sleeping Near Your Dog Leads to a Better Night Sleep

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm

The next time your furry friend wants to sleep in your bedroom, you might have to say yes. A recent study released by the Mayo Clinic, revealed that adults that slept with their dog in their bedroom showed a better night sleep Researchers from…

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Cannabis

California

Sorry California, No Cannabis Delivery Drones For You

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

As technology evolves, the potential for innovative ideas to meaningful change everyday life is infinite. Between improving smartphone technology, artificially intelligent robots, and facial recognition-powered emojis, there’s no denying the world is getting more futuristic by the second. Unfortunately for Californians though, cannabis delivery…

Digital nomad

The Pros and Cons of Remote Working

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

With many people embracing remote working and supporting the freelance economy, companies need to weight the pros and cons of having people in and out of an office setting and figure out what works best for their operations. Remote jobs may be convenient and…

Startup

NYC

Best of the Boroughs NYC Competition Wants You to Share Your Story

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

If you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere. At least, that’s what every small town singer, comedian, and artist has said to their parents before moving to the Big Apple. Despite the immaturity behind the statement, being competitive…

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Cloud Storage

Collaboration is a Cinch With Droplr

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 9:20 am

Companies are always looking for ways to cut costs, and physical data storage is one way they’ve done so. Remote workspaces backed up on the cloud are becoming the norm. Hot on the trail of this movement, several companies have started offering file sharing…

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The Financial Concerns of Growing a Startup While Raising a Family

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 8:30 am

It was only two days before her salary arrived, but thanks to my client’s overdue payment, we were flat broke. I had planned for this, of course, but my planning went haywire when I had to pay for my client’s SSL certificates as they…

Culture

Chicago

4 Lessons Founders Learned from Their Employees

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

Building a team is one thing, learning from them is another. If you take the time to listen to your employees, you’ll grow as a person and it’ll help grow your business. We asked founders what they’ve been taught by their employees. My Employees…

Books

DC

Why Venture Capital Misses The Big Ideas

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

For most people, “innovation” means what we invest in: Where’s the next Uber or Lyft? But there’s been very little innovation in how we find ideas. As one tangible example, most of the venture capital process today is a “one size fits all” system…

Apple

Cupertino

iPhone X and iPhone 8, 8 Plus Announced

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 5:05 pm

Today at Apple’s annual mobile hardware event the company announced the iPhone X and iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. As the rumors suggested, the iPhone X not only starts at a higher price point, it features an OLED screen, an edge-to-edge screen, loses…

Apple

Cupertino

Watch Live Sports in Beautiful Picture with Apple TV 4K

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 4:30 pm

All of you sports fans out there that are annoyed by jumping from one streaming device and networks to another to catch your favorite teams can now compartmentalize to one place, Apple TV. At the 2017 Apple Event, the company unveiled their next generation…

Apple

Cupertino

Kids Are Going to Love the iPhone X’s Animoji Feature

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The Apple Special Event took place today and what a spectacle. There was a lot to take in, to say the least. And between the new iPhones, the 4K video, and the 40 million songs on a smartwatch, it would be easy to miss…

Apple

Cupertino

Apple Event 2017: Apps, Updates and AR Integrations

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Today, at the opening of the Steve Jobs Theater, the Apple 2017 Special Event released information on a range of upcoming products and projects. Naturally, the iPhone was once again an integral section of the event — both the iPhone 8 and the iPhone…

Apple

With the 2017 Series 3, the Apple Watch Is Looking Better Than Ever

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Today, Apple’s 2017 Special Event debuted a segment on their latest major product from the past few years, the Apple Watch. After a rocky start, the product is looking more useful and more interesting than ever. How is Apple getting that 97 percent customer…

Ecosystems

Portland

How Portland’s Startup Ecosystem Strives for Inclusion

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Diversity and inclusion is a priority for the Portland, Oregon startup community. Rick Turoczy, Cofounder at Portland Incubator Experiment, is a leading force in this movement and helps drive a culture of curiosity, craft and collaboration. In this interview with #StartupsEverywhere, Rick talks about Portland’s…

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Santa Monica

Pixels Can Turn Your Art Into a Yoga Mat

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Picking out your yoga mat can either be pragmatic or personal depending on the individual’s needs. For some, having a special design on their mat can set the tone for their Zen moment and bring some uniqueness to their practice. Today, you can create…

Security

What Would You Give Up to Never Get Hacked Again?

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

After 143 million consumers’ personal information was compromised in the Equifax hack, individuals and large companies alike are worried that hackers have free reign over the digital world. After all, it seems like every other week there’s a new headline describing some kind of…