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TechCo Top Stories: Snapstreaks, Bill Gates, and the iPhone X

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The holiday season is upon us and you know what that means: presents! You’ll be seeing more gift guides hitting your feed than snowflakes on the ground, which is why we wanted to prep you with a few gadget review of our own. Just…

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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…

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Energy

How Tech Companies Are Dealing With Global Problems

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 9:20 am

In a TED Talk by MIT Technology Review Chief Editor Jason Pontin, he offered an honest assessment of the trajectory of technological advancements from Apollo 11 to the digital age. He said: “Blithe optimism about technology’s powers has evaporated as big problems we had imagined…

Business

How 9 Business Leaders Took In Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 1:48 am

The total solar eclipse has come and gone, and hopefully you had a chance to take it in. If you did not, don’t worry NASA has you covered. We were curious to see where some of the top tech titans and luminaries took in…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Motivational Tactics Behind Successful Entrepreneurs

By | Jun 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Becoming an entrepreneur can be liberating. The freedom from pre-set deadlines and goals, the power to transform your vision the way you want to and set your own rules are highly emancipating factors. Yearning for a lifestyle that is not bound to the conventional…

Energy

Bill Gates’ $1 Billion Energy Fund Better Save the World

By | Dec 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm

It was announced yesterday that Bill Gates is launching a $1 billion energy fund in hopes of investing in new tech to solve the climate change problem. The aptly named Breakthrough Energy Fund will seek to support startups and companies that are experimenting with…

Inspiration

10 of the Most Important Quotes from Tech’s Visionaries

By | Nov 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The world of technology is driven by talent, creativity, and an undying zest for attaining perfection that eventually shapes our future. Few people who have the ability to amaze and inspire the world with their exclusive set of skills have tried and changed our…

Healthy Entrepreneur

10 Productive Lifestyle Hacks from the World’s Most Successful People

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 8:00 am

When we think of how high income earners became so successful, we often think about their work philosophies inside of the office, but what they do outside of the office is equally important. Their philosophies regarding their free time enable them to actuate their…

Microsoft

What Does the New Microsoft Look Like? [Infographic]

By | Apr 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Over the years Microsoft has had three CEOs, each with a different vision for the company, with each change defining an new era for the company. Under the guidance of Bill Gates, the company saw a steady incline in value. Under Gates’s successor Steve…

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Bill Gates on Reddit: Supports Bitcoins and Seahawks During Super Bowl

By | Jan 29, 2015 at 2:30 pm

For the third year in a row, the world’s richest tech billionaire hosted an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit. Bill Gates’ AMA session was very popular and he answered everything from what makes him “feel stupid” (not learning a foreign language) to the future…

Business

From Jeff Bezos to Bill Gates, Which Tech CEOs Are the Most Charitable? [Infographic]

By | Jan 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In the world of technology and innovation, when some CEOs are living a celebrity-like lifestyle, how many are donating some of their earnings to charity? Are their motives genuine, or is there an interest in tax deductions or positive press? Of course, we can’t…

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Seattle

This Machine Turns Poop Into Drinking Water and Passes Bill Gates’ Taste Test [Video]

By | Jan 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

If you’re someone who needs to see to believe, then this video is for you. Bill Gates recently visited a project funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation called the Omniprocessor, where they take waste and turn it into drinking water and electricity. Waste contaminates…

Inspiration

Bill Gates Shares His Favorite Books in 2014, with LEGO Video

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 7:00 am

Bill Gates had me at books and LEGO. This year Gates shared the list of best books he read, which were mainly about economics and business. Some books were published in 2014, others earlier. Gates’ list and his review include: Business Adventures, by John…

Entrepreneur

From Zuckerberg to Gates, 11 Eccentric Habits of Tech Geniuses [Infographic]

By | Dec 3, 2014 at 9:00 pm

Being a genius comes with some of side of eccentricity. That is especially true in the tech world, where startup founders have interesting quirks.  But what about the tech elite: what are some behaviors make them interesting yet bizarre? Anything from carrying a measuring tape around…

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20 Tech Pioneers to Celebrate Instead of Christopher Columbus

By | Oct 13, 2014 at 10:30 am

Happy Columbus Day! Or not. I don’t know. That really depends on your opinion of the holiday and Christopher Columbus himself. Today is designated to be a day for celebrating the anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas. The man – as we’ve all surely…

News

20 Tech People on Twitter with the Most Followers

By | Sep 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm

In high school, the tech geeks weren’t exactly popular. Despite my own affinity for Star Trek gadgetry and love for computers, I definitely kept all of it a secret from anyone at school. Now that I’m an adult (or kinda something like that), I…

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We’re All Failures Sometimes, So Quit Worrying About It

By | Jul 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm

I had an interesting train of thoughts last year during the presidential elections. It started when I read Mitt Romney’s wiki page and saw his net worth. Instead of being blown away by the 9-digit figure ($400M at the time), I remember feeling moderately underwhelmed…