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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…

Ecosystems

Deals, Contraction, and Plenty of Unicorns: The State of Venture Capital in 2018

By | Jan 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm

When compiling their pitch decks and researching investors for a fresh round of fundraising in 2018, entrepreneurs and startup founders everywhere have one place to gain the data they need to make informed decisions: Last year. The data on the state of venture capital…

Ecommerce

What Target’s Acquisition of a Same-Day Delivery Service Means for Retail

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

Target is acquiring the same-day delivery service platform Shipt for $550 million, and will offer their products through the platform by early 2018. It’s a sign that they’re ready to take on online retailers like Amazon. Amazon has been around for a while, and…

Virtual Reality

Sony’s VR Bundle Is the Cheapest VR Deal You’ll Nab This Month

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

If you missed your shot at VR deals this past Black Friday, never fear: In anticipation of the just-slightly-more-last-minute shoppers, a few of the best deals on virtual reality gadgets and gear have opened back up again. Virtual reality is one of the highest…

Drones

8 Things That Can Be Delivered By Drone

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In recent months the U.S. has pushed forward to open a potential future filled with drone deliveries. Unfortunately we are just entering a new age of testing thanks to a Presidential Memorandum and Executive Order; however, the likes of Amazon, Intel, and other companies…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Drones, Elon Musk, and More Gift Guides

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It’s officially December, and if you haven’t started your holiday shopping, you could be in trouble. After all, the deal days are behind you and the shelves are likely already bare in your favorite store. So what are you going to do? You’re going…

Amazon

Seattle

Nearly Half of Black Friday’s Record-Smashing $5B Online Sales Went to Amazon

By | Nov 28, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Everyone knows what the two shopping holidays are for: Black Friday is for physical store sales, and Cyber Monday is for finding deals online. And long ago, the two holidays lived together in harmony. But this year, Black Friday is drinking Cyber Monday’s milkshake,…

Ecommerce

Cyber Monday 2017: The How-To Guide

By | Nov 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Cyber Monday: The lazy person’s Black Friday. And if you’re lazy, there’s no better way to do your holiday shopping than all at once. It’ll be a hit to your credit card, sure, but with the internet on hand, you can find gifts for…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: SpaceX, Net Neutrality, and Holiday Gift Guides

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Thanksgiving is in the rear view mirror, which means it’s time to start planning out those Christmas lists and getting some shopping done. Lucky for you, TechCo has been putting out holiday gift guides like it’s our freakin’ job! Mostly, because it is. So…

Gear & Gadgets

Black Friday 2017: The How-To Guide

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 10:50 am

Most holidays are pretty easy to figure out. Thanksgiving is about eating and being thankful, Christmas is about decorating a tree and stocking up on eggnog, and Labor Day is about avoiding all labor for 24 hours, to name three. But the more minor…

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Travel Tech

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The only problem with going home for the holidays? The actual process of going home. Travel is never fun, and shuffling through an endless line just to wind up in a cramped airline seat for hours is enough to sap anyone’s holiday spirit before…

Trends

Top Black Friday Tech Deals For 2017

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 12:20 pm

It’s that magical time of year again. Trees are being decorated, potatoes are being collected for latkes, and oh wait, it’s actually still November. That can in fact only mean one thing, and that is the arrival of Black Friday. Over the years it’s…

Security

Watch This Cyber Security Company Hack Amazon Key With Ease

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 11:30 am

Earlier this month, Amazon announced a new idea that would stop those pesky sidewalk thieves from stealing your packages: Amazon Key. The innovative program would allow a delivery person to enter your home under video surveillance, drop off the package, and leave with the…

Security

The 7 Steps to Shopping Safely Online

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With the holiday season baring down on us, holiday shoppers everywhere are exercising their clicking fingers and combing through countless Amazon search results pages in their hunt for the perfect online shopping deals. But all that credit card information isn’t necessarily safe, as we’ve…

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Fitness Tech and Wearables

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 11:30 am

The holidays are a magical time of excess cookies, turkey, stockings filled with chocolate and reused popcorn balls, and maybe a little more beer or wine than usually. Fortunately that means New Year’s is approaching, and with that it’s time for another health related…

Amazon

Seattle

Why 2017 Is a Tipping Point for Same-Day Delivery

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Same-day delivery. In the space of the last decade, it has gone from a crazy fever dream deep within the Amazon homebase to a delightful perk. But in 2017, we’ve made an important, if subtle, shift: Same-day delivery has gone from being a unique…

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Video Game Consoles, Games, and Accessories

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

When video games came to popularity, it really only appealed to a certain demographic. Today, everyone from your grandma to your nephew, who can’t even talk yet, plays some type of game, and for that it makes it one of the hottest markets around….