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Now Facebook’s Trending Column Actually Is Automated

Early in the summer, Facebook went through a quickly forgotten controversy regarding the Trending column on the right side of users' Facebook feed. The column shares a constantly updated cycle of blurbs on whatever Facebook is posting about at the time, ranging from celebrity...

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You Can’t Trust the Internet to Continue Existing

“Our Incredible Journey” puts the ack! in acquihire. So says the tagline to this underground tumblr blog devoted to documenting the various purchase announcements of startups in the tech industry. And the various statements about “sunsetting” a product, ...

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The Unicorn Hedge and What It Means for Tech

Unilever acquired Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion. Walmart is grabbing Jet.com for $3 billion. GM bought Cruise for $1 billion. Why are all these unicorns and massive startups getting attention from legacy companies? One exuberant Medium article, the newest entry in the ...

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9 Key Sales Metrics You Need to Track to Stay Competitive

Tracking your sales metrics can do a lot to improve your efforts. A vigilant watch on the sales metrics facilitates evaluating and forecasting performance of the sales team. Consistent and accurate tracking of sales metrics helps to spot and identify any leakage in the...

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4 Untapped Geolocation Startup Ideas

Even if you aren’t playing the game yourself, you have probably noticed your local parks, landmarks, and sidewalks full of people who are currently obsessed with Pokemon Go. This game, based on the cartoon and series of Nintendo based video games combines geolocation ...

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Survey Says: 80% of SaaS Professionals Are Clueless

SaaS, short for “software as a service,” is a business model that depends on selling subscriptions to a proprietary software, usually to businesses. Retaining clients is just as important to the bottom line as adding them in the first place. That's why the results ...

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Can Your Big Data Startup Help the Government?

Government-focused accelerator program Dcode42 has officially opened it's Fall 2016 applications. This cycle, the program is specifically seeking companies that work in the Big Data and analytics space. Any analytics or big data startup will be well poised through the Dcode42 ...

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Should You Buy a Swegway This Holiday Season?

Swegway is a popular brand that develops and manufactures small electric vehicles. One of its popular product is the Swegway Personal Transporter (the self-balancing scooter) that is now becoming wildly popular all throughout the world. The production of electric vehicles fit ...