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Las Vegas

CUJO and In&motion Take Home Startup Night Prize at CES 2017

By | Jan 5, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Beyond the lights of the Vegas strip, the Elvis impersonators, and the brightly colored slot machines, fifteen startups competed for the top spot at Tech.Co’s Startup Night, a CES 2017 event dedicated to showcasing new companies and their innovative tech. The competition was heated…

Security

Is It Risky to Use a VPN on a Mobile Phone?

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm

The intent to circumvent restrictions to free Internet use, or simply the desire to protect one’s privacy, surely helped to bring VPNs to the spotlight. These Virtual Private Networks are tools that channel data through a private path on the web, encrypting the data…

Security

Strixus Provides Real Time Cyber Threat Intelligence

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Many of the systems in use today are notably unprotected against cyber threats. The advent of the internet has made this an even more pressing issue, making these systems easy prey for cyber criminals around the world. Industrial control systems (ICS) are a good example of this. They…

Startups & Apps

Sixgill Prevents Attacks from the Deep Web Before They Happen

By | Jul 25, 2016 at 12:30 pm

People often think that the Internet ends where search results end – so, if they fail to find something, then that something probably does not exist. However, the Internet is really much more than search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo! can display. In…

Security

9 Tips to Make Sure Your Startup Doesn’t Get Hacked

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm

There’s no doubt about it – Getting hacked can be extremely detrimental to your company. A security hack can more costly than any failed launch or missed deadline. Most people have heard of the famous Sony or RadioShack hacks that cost the companies tens of millions…

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Startups & Apps

Detroit

Startup, Protection, Finally Offers Alternative to Phone Insurance

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 11:45 am

When you buy a phone, you may unwittingly or unknowingly be getting an phone insurance plan tacked on. Unless you’re a careful reader of your monthly bill, you may not be aware of this. In my case I was repeatedly signed up for –…

Gear & Gadgets

Denver

Griptipz Raises 85% of Kickstarter Goal in 24 Hours With Protection for Hand-Held Devices

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 12:30 pm

If you have dropped one of your devices before, or have been known to be a little bit clumsy, this product is for you. Colorado-based startup Griptipz offers users of tablets, e-readers and large format phones a new, natural way to secure devices in their…

Business

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)…

Announcements

DC

uKnow Launches uKnowKids 2.0

By | Dec 9, 2013 at 5:12 pm

On Thursday night, DC-based startup uKnow hosted a new product launch and mixer at Uber Offices in Dupont Circle. uKnow’s mission is to help families protect their personal data and information from being misused to invade their privacy, impact their reputation, steal their identity, or…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

Social Network For Kids Everloop Secures $3.1 Million in Funding

By | Jun 21, 2011 at 10:12 am

Everloop, a protected online social network for children, recently landed $3.1 million in seed funding from vFormation, Band of Angels, Envoi Ventures, and individual investors including Richard Chino, Wayne Goodrich and Deena Burnett-Bailey of Angels of Hope. In a nutshell, Everloop is like Facebook…