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Digital nomad

5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Chiang Mai

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Chiang Mai is often called the top destination for digital nomads, but what’s so special about Thailand’s fourth-largest city? I spent two months there to find out (and escape the winter, of course). Located 435 miles north of Bangkok – just a one-hour flight…



4 Mobile Trends to Watch Out For During SXSW

By | Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm

It’s clear that the opportunities for startups focused on the mobile space are endless. By 2017, mobile phone penetration will rise to 69.4% of the global population. Statistics also show that consumers actually prefer mobile apps vs mobile sites, and people spend an average of…


Who Keeps Your Online information Safe? [Infograph]

By | Jan 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm

From the looks of it, not even you can keep your personal information safe once it hits the internet. It’s not really news that a lot of our data can be accessed without permission in the deep web world. But it’s important to understand how…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Take a Digital Detox and Reevaluate your Relationship with Technology

By | Nov 16, 2014 at 8:00 am

Does your finger always itch to send text messages? Do you have this irresistible feeling to check email or chat messages every five seconds? Does spending a day without Smartphone seems like totally absurd idea to you? Then you must be suffering from tech addiction….


President Obama Supports Net Neutrality and Why You Should Care

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Update: Read FCC response to President Obama’s statement here. US President Barack Obama announced today his support for “free and open Internet” rules to ensure that no service is stuck in a “slow lane” without paying a fee. He urged the independent Federal Communications Commission (FCC)…



All the World’s Internet on a Single Strand of Fiber

By | Nov 4, 2014 at 8:00 am

If you have a gigabit Internet connection, you’re probably pretty happy with your Internet speed. But technological advances never cease, and researchers in the U.S. and the Netherlands believe they’ve discovered a way to make networking a lot faster. It’s difficult, though, to comprehend…


The Internet Sleeps (At Least in Some Countries)

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Researchers at the University of Southern California have recently discovered that the Internet sleeps. Yes – the seemingly omnipresent spirit of the digital age actually has some kind of daily routine, at least when observed across the globe. According to the findings, in countries…



AT&T Launches GigaPower For Super Fast Internet in Miami And Austin Residents

By | Aug 13, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Here’s a fun fact for you: Most Americans enjoy Internet speeds half that of South Korea and way below many European countries. So AT&T announced that it is rolling out a new Internet service in Austin and Miami, which will deliver speeds of up…

Social Good


NY Public Library Is Bringing Wifi to New Yorkers Without Internet Access

By | Jul 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm

The New York Public Library was one of nineteen projects that was awarded a prize to strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation. The winning organizations will receive $3.4 million as winners of the Knight News Challenge. The John S. and James L. Knight…

Social Media

10 Tools to Leverage Content Curation in Your Marketing Strategy

By | May 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

Content curation is an increasingly popular marketing strategy that yields multiple benefits. And, chances are, you’re using content curation without even knowing it. For the uninitiated, content curation is the act of sifting through content sourced from the Internet and compiling only the most…


Watch This Touching 5-Minute Video on Why It’s Important for Us to Disconnect Occasionally

By | May 5, 2014 at 3:00 pm

“I have 422 friends, yet I’m lonely. I speak to all of them every day, yet none of them really know me.” So says Gary Turk, in a spoken word performance on his recent YouTube short film Look Up. In a society where it’s become all…


4 of the Coolest New Security Startups

By | Apr 14, 2014 at 4:30 pm

From your Internet history to public records, it’s hard to know what it is you need to be concerned about on the World Wide Web. The answer is: All of it. You can never be too safe when it comes to your online presence….


Your Guide to the Nitty-Gritty of the Bitcoin World

By | Mar 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

The widespread use of cold, hard cash has been on the decline for years as credit cards have experienced an uptick in popularity. Now, cash faces another formidable challenge from Bitcoin. This digital currency exists only online and has grown from obscurity to popularity…


Going Big with the Gig: TechPad and Blacksburg Get Gigabit Internet

By | Sep 10, 2013 at 9:00 am

TechPad, a coworking space located across from Virginia Tech in downtown Blacksburg, Virginia, has officially flipped the on switch on their new gigabit Internet connection. TechPad crowdfunded the gigabit Internet, using a group funding platform called Crowdtilt, by successfully raising $92,400 from 181 contributors….


San Francisco

Open Garden Makes Your Internet Faster and More Reliable

By | Mar 6, 2013 at 5:00 pm

If you download any of the products coming out of this week’s LAUNCH Festival, Open Garden should be one of them. Launching version 2.0, Open Garden is an application that can improve the speed and reliability of your Internet connection on a Mac, Android,…



Interview with Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian: Is the Midwest The Next Silicon Valley?

By | Jan 16, 2013 at 5:07 pm

When I say, “The Midwest” what comes to mind? Maybe some form of fatty food, SNL’s infamous Ditka skits, corn fields, some form of fatty food… How about vibrant startup community?  It’s true.  After all, Tech Cocktail originated as a byproduct of the startup…


Webby Awards Founder Tiffany Shlain: “The Internet’s in Its Toddler Years” [INTERVIEW]

By | Jun 21, 2012 at 9:24 am

Sometimes, Tiffany Shlain loves technology: after all, she’s the founder of the Webby Awards and cofounder of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, whose goal is to help drive the progress of the Internet. But sometimes, she’s not so fond of it:…