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Artificial Intelligence

Google Promises Not To Use Its AI in Weapons

By | Jun 8, 2018 at 10:47 am

Google has promised that its future AI tech will never be used in weaponry. The company has set out a new set of principles governing the development and use of its artificial intelligence softwares, following backlash for its involvement in Pentagon-led drone programs. Google…

Google

5 Ways Google Wants You To Stop Using Your Phone (As Much)

By | May 9, 2018 at 11:18 am

Google has revealed new Android P updates that aim to keep your phone firmly in your pocket, instead of glued to your hand. From an easier way to activate Do Not Disturb mode, to a feature that will literally make calls on your behalf,…

Podcast

What Google Podcast’s New Strategy Means For Your Podcast

By | Apr 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Podcasts’ biggest problem — how hard they can be to discover — may be a thing of the past, thanks to the new Google Podcast app. With Google Search and Google Assistant integration baked in, the Google Podcast app has far better add-ons than any…

Tips & How To’s

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Your Chromebook

By | Apr 25, 2018 at 9:00 am

Chromebooks are perfect for children. They’re light-weight, hold a day-long charge, can be operated easily, and are browser-first, without any risks of downloading sketchy software. Best of all, they’re cheap, too. Despite all these kid-friendly credentials, a lack of effective parental controls has been…

Events

Tampa

Gary Vaynerchuk: You’re Either Positive or You’re Not

By | Feb 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm

One thing is for certain, entrepreneurship can start at anytime, even as a child. In Gary Vaynerchuk’s new book Crushing It, he begins by talking about his eight-year-old daughter wanting to be a YouTube star. Whether she becomes a celebrity or not remains to…

Trends

5 Trends That Shaped the Way We Looked at Tech in 2017

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

As we approach the last stretch of 2017, here’s a look a the major tech trends that has shaped our year, and lives. Decentralization Perhaps the most impactful trend this year is the proliferation of Blockchain technologies and crypto currencies into the mainstream. On…

Gear & Gadgets

Which Virtual Assistant Has the Best Voice Recognition?

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As the holidays grow near and the shopping lists grow more pressing, virtual assistants have become the talk of the tech world. From the advanced artificial intelligence at work in our new phones to the discounted holiday prices of Amazon Echo and Google Home,…

Trends

8 Ways Tech is Improving Communication Between Student and Teacher

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 8:30 am

Technology is helping teachers to go beyond linear, text-based education and make student engagement and performance more efficient. Technology also makes students learn best in their learning pace and styles. Its role in the classroom has also evolved into an interactive learning tool that…

Accelerator

Meet the 10 Asian Startups in Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Program

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Partnerships between big companies and growing startups have become a staple of the global ecosystem. While they used to stay in their lanes, the modern trend has become even more popular with corporate accelerators launching cohorts all over the world. And if you want…

Productivity

13 Productivity Tools Entrepreneurs Use to Improve Workflow

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

Developing a business workflow is key for leaders to help maintain productivity with their employees. Also, if an employee leaves, it’s important to know where he/she left off and train the next employee efficiently. We asked 13 YEC entrepreneurs what tool they would recommend…

Ecosystems

San Francisco

The 5 Biggest Tech Scandals of 2017

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

2017’s rapid-fire news cycle took plenty by surprise. The tech world, with its massive corporations, powerful leaders, and huge influence over the world’s population, certainly didn’t lack for it’s share of newsworthy scandals. Now, thanks to a survey from Instamotor, we have a handle on…

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…

Artificial Intelligence

9 Artificial Intelligence Developments Helping Small Businesses Grow

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Artificial intelligence is creeping it’s way into our lives and businesses. Whether it’s through our voice assistant gadgets like Alexa, shopping apps or smart devices, AI will be involved in our life one way or another. And now this tech is helping small businesses….

Gear & Gadgets

How Notion’s Sensors Simplify Your Smart Home [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Launching today, the second generation of the Notion sensor displays with a high degree of flexibility. This flexibility should make it a competitive option when compared to more narrowly focused items, such as dedicated motion sensors or water sensors. These small, round, puck-like sensors…

Security

Seattle

Survey: 60 Percent of U.S. Consumers Wouldn’t Let Amazon Key Into Their Homes

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Privacy concerns are a huge aspect of modern life: We’re all connected to Facebook, Messenger, Instagram or tbh — and that’s just the social networks owned by Facebook. Google and Amazon also have near-omnipotent knowledge of our internet search histories or our purchase decisions….

Gear & Gadgets

How to Turn Your Smart Home Into a Haunted House

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 10:50 am

Halloween is here and, despite vowing to plan ahead unlike you did last year, your home isn’t decorated in the slightest. Your skeleton is missing its rib cage, the pumpkins remain uncarved, and the only cobwebs adorning your front door were built by actual…

Google

5 Things Google Lens Can Recognize (And a Few Things It Can’t)

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 11:30 am

The Pixel 2 has finally hit the shelves and Android users are ecstatic. Save a few screen burn-in problems with the larger XL model, tech enthusiasts are enjoying the new and improved Google Assistant, the stunning screen, and one of the most impressive smartphone…