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Social Media

3 Theories on Why Facebook Hates Businesses So Much

By | Jan 17, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As you’ve likely heard, everyone’s favorite social media platform recently took another stab at fixing their algorithm. Facebook announced last Friday that they would be prioritizing “posts that spark conversations and meaningful interactions between people,” while showing “less public content, including videos and other…

Trends

The Skills Gap in Tech: Everything You Need to Know

By | Dec 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The tech industry thrives on innovation. With the creativity of sci-fi film directors and the funding of large countries’ military budgets, tech companies around the world have revolutionized how people live their lives. From smartphones and self-driving cars to artificial intelligence and machine learning,…

Trends

TechCo’s 2018 Predictions for the Future of Tech

By | Dec 27, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Tech innovations tend to be tied to visions of the future, from the Apple’s “sleek and white” house style, evocative of a spaceship, to the sci-fi origins of words like “virus” or “cyberspace.” And by looking to the near future, we can better understand…

Augmented Reality

The Augmented Reality Market Is Predicted to Hit $133.7B by 2021

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The augmented reality market is still on the rise. New numbers just out from Zion Market Research put the global augmented reality market at an estimated USD 133.78 billion in 2021. For reference, it clocked in at just 3.33 billion in 2015. Why is AR’s star rising…

Security

3 Cyber Security Predictions for 2018

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With the new year right around the corner, there is plenty to look forward to in the world of tech. From fun gadgets to developing trends, technology has moved forward leaps and bounds since last year, and things are only getting more exciting. However,…

Culture

50 Companies With Outstanding Team Cultures

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 11:30 am

A good idea and a lot of funding are key to the success of a business. However, if you don’t have a solid team to back you up, you might as well throw in the towel now, because you don’t have a chance of…

Productivity

How to Reduce the Time Suck of Marketing Tasks

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

According to HubSpot’s study, the average marketing professionals burns around 16 hours per week on mind-numbing, trivial work, such as data gathering, sending emails, etc. Having in mind that the average person works 45 hours per week in this industry, that would mean that…

Security

Experts Weigh in on the Future of Biometric Security in 2018

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

The buzziest news out of Apple’s iPhone reveals this year was likely their Face ID, a biometric security system that opted to unlock phones by scanning user’s faces rather than ask for a password or fingerprint. While a more secure method of verifying one’s…

New Media

What YouTube’s 10,000 Content Gatekeepers Mean for the Future

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 3:50 pm

One major battle has emerged on the biggest social media platforms over the past few years: Just how much of a social network can be auto-moderated, and how much must depend on the (more cost-intensive) human touch? Naturally, tech bros and gurus everywhere staunchly…

Internet of Things

3 IoT Predictions for 2018

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 11:30 am

The internet of things and its interconnected web of usefulness is the sort of thing that, as annoying as it can sometimes be, quickly becomes integral to one’s life. In other words, IoT isn’t going away anytime soon, and as 2018 looms, that means…

Politics/Government

Americans Love Net Neutrality, So Why Does the FCC Want to Get Rid of It?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A few years ago, the net neutrality debate was raging. People were calling their elected officials, taking to the streets, and even protesting outside the White House. Then in February 2015, Barack Obama signed into law some of the strictest net neutrality rules yet,…

Reports & Rankings

50 Best Companies to Work for in 2017

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm

A good job is a lot harder to find than some people realize. After all the résumé-sending and interview-attending, it can feel like it’s never going to happen. But then, a ray of sunshine touches down on your search and you’re called in for…

Social Media

Los Angeles

How Snapchat Is Taking a Crack at Stopping Fake News

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 2:30 pm

As of an August Pew Research study, 43 percent of Americans report “often getting news online,” just seven percentage points lower than the number who get their news from TV sources. In other words, the internet is a huge and growing source of news…

Amazon

10 Cities With the Best Chance of Landing Amazon’s New Headquarters

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Since Amazon announced plans for a second headquarters, cities around the US have been scrambling to attract the tech giant to their corner of the country. Whether it’s tax breaks, naming rights, or lofty Hyperloop promises, the location of Amazon’s new headquarters could be…

Reports & Rankings

10 Best Countries for Doing Business

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The international startup ecosystem is booming. With more and more people launching and growing from businesses in every corner of the globe, innovation has never seemed so common. However, with hundreds entrepreneurial countries around the world, where do you think it’s easiest to start…

Reports & Rankings

10 Most Popular Streaming Services in the US

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Streaming services have become king of the entertainment landscape. From Netflix and Hulu to HBO Go and Amazon Video, households around the country have brought these services into their living rooms, bedrooms, and occasionally bathrooms as if they were their own children. But which ones…

Security

Seattle

3 Steps to Avoiding Phishing Scams on Cyber Monday

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

Two out of every five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack. Does that sound high? It’s probably because 91 percent of them are aware that fake websites or emails can be designed to trick them into thinking they’re the real…