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Ecosystems

Everything You Need to Know About the Decentralized Internet

By | Feb 23, 2018 at 12:45 pm

When HBO’s Silicon Valley returns for another season next month, the socially inept Pied Piper team will have pivoted into an entirely new business plan: the creation of a decentralized network that will allow the internet to run off of everyone’s smartphones rather than dedicated servers….

Mobile

App Marketers Turn to AI and Machine Learning To Drive Growth

By | Feb 23, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Did you know that 80 percent of users churn within three months of downloading an app? That’s because most apps are marketed to the masses and not necessarily to the right customers. Oftentimes, the goal of app marketing is to reach as many consumers…

Opinion/Analysis

Amazon Started With Books, But Now They’re Just Automating Your Life

By | Feb 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Last week, Amazon edged past Microsoft to become the third-largest company in the U.S., joining the A-team of Apple and Alphabet. Also in the news that week: Amazon, after purchasing Whole Foods Market in July 2017 for $13.7 billion plus net debt, is officially adding the store to…

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…

Business

6 Books To Read About Automation

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 3:35 pm

Automation, while not a sexy subject, since it can be cold and mechanical, has taken over businesses processes in a number of organizations. The conversation shifts to potential job losses across industries, from manufacturing to marketing and medicine. Any executives may be underestimating the…

Transportation

Jaguar Land Rover Invested Big in These 11 Transportation Companies

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The transportation industry is seeing some serious innovation. Between self-driving technology and electric cars becoming the new norm, established automotive manufacturers are doing their best to keep up. However, they can’t do it on their own, which is why many have invested in burgeoning…

Jobs

5 Stats About the Future of Jobs Drawn From 2017 LinkedIn Data

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Futurism is a tricky business. The future of jobs — a field of study relevant to anyone hoping to put food on their table — is one of the more popular areas of speculation. According to one study, 65 percent of preteens entering elementary school…

Artificial Intelligence

AI Is Now So Good That You Can’t Trust Your Eyes Anymore

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The newest groundbreaking AI tech? Unsupervised image-to-image translation. It allows you to auto-generate a different photo based off of an input photo. Essentially, it’s lying to your eyes. The research paper on the subject of image manipulation, published today by Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS),…

Coding

Denver

When Galvanize and Lenda Teamed Up and Built Something Cool

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It started when Sean Donn, a successful Tech Entrepreneur and Head of Engineering at Lenda, whose headquarters are on the same floor as the Web Development Immersive program at Galvanize, reached out to propose a joint effort with our current web development cohort, it…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Increase Your App Store Optimization

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

So, you’ve built your mobile app and it’s live on the app store of your choice. You’ve put hours and hours into this project and you’re excited that it’s over, but you’ve realized that nobody is downloading your app yet. How strange, you might…

Mobile

San Francisco

There’s Nothing Cheap About Developing a Good App

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Why is app development so expensive? I get this question a lot, and it often comes from a shell-shocked CEO or CIO who discovers his five-figure-budget project ends up being six or even seven figures. That’s crazy. The easiest explanation to the question is…

FinTech

Three Innovations Moving the Needle in the Mortgage Process

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 2:19 pm

According to a report by the National Association of Realtors, home sales jumped 5.5 percent in February, for a ten-month high. As technology infiltrates the mortgage industry, lenders are welcoming the increasingly seamless experiences. Daniel Hegarty shared the experience that made him start his…

Gear & Gadgets

London

Robot Vacuum Cleaners of the Future Could Look Like Spaceships

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

The future, as pictured in science-fiction movies, is closer than it has ever been. Almost palpable, and although flying cars, teleportation and time travel are still elusive, we have made insane demarches in facilitating our lives with robotized and automatized household items. Even though…

Energy

How Saudi Arabia’s $500-Billion Megacity Could Be the Future

By | Nov 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Saudi Arabia announced plans last month for a futuristic city running entirely on renewable energy sources and operating like “startup the size of a country.” The price tag: $500 billion. Here’s how the city, termed “NEOM,” will run and why it represents an ambitious step towards…

Tips & How To’s

6 Ways to Improve Your App Development Timeline

By | Nov 12, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Entrepreneurs that develop mobile apps are very familiar with the constant struggle between speed and quality. In mobile app development, the infamously longer development cycles compared to traditional web applications, are problematic for developers and entrepreneurs alike. Being the first-to-market can be the difference…

Automotive

Lamborghini Unveils Self-Healing Electric Car

By | Nov 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

Electric cars are far from new technology. Between their sustainable mission and their quiet design, car manufacturers now understand that the future of the automotive industry lies in these gas-less vehicles. However, Lamborghini is not known for going along with the pack, which is…