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Plasma, Haptics, and Germ-Fighting Robots Win NASA iTech Challenge Cycle 3

By | Feb 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm

This week, the world was treated to another rare celestial event that completes the Supermoon trifecta – the Super Blue Blood Moon – where people saw a lunar eclipse and a blue moon at the same time. A Supermoon happens “when the Moon is…

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Meet the Top 10 Finalists in NASA’s iTech Cycle 3 Challenge

By | Dec 31, 2017 at 3:50 pm

On December 14, 2017 NASA announced the discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star 2,545 light-years from Earth, “making our solar system tied for most number of planets around a single star,” according to NASA. The newly-discovered Kepler-90i is a sizzling hot,…

Jobs

6 Grueling Steps You’ll Go Through If You Want to Work for SpaceX

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 10:50 am

Elon Musk is changing the world as we know it. From self-landing rockets to self-driving cars, this South African entrepreneur has disrupted more industries than all the social media giants combined. Working for one of his companies is not only an honor, but a…

Drones

Don’t Worry, Humans Still Race Drones Faster Than Artificial Intelligence

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 10:50 am

With artificial intelligence getting smarter every minute, humans have gotten a little defensive when it comes to being better than the technology we invented. Whether its playing chess, passing medical exams, or being a god, artificial intelligence has made huge strides in what it…

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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…

Entrepreneur

7 Things Elon Musk Has Tweeted About This Month

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

To say that Elon Musk is the most well-known entrepreneur in the modern age would be a bit of an understatement. From self-landing rockets to self-driving cars, Musk has made a bigger impact on the world than the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. And,…

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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…

Space

WiFi For All: SpaceX to Launch 4,000 High Speed Internet Satellites in 2019

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 11:30 am

What can’t the internet do? From bank transactions to sharing cat videos, the impressive technology has transformed the world in ways unimaginable just a few decades ago. However, while internet access may seem like a given to those of us residing in big cities…

Space

Watch SpaceX Launch “Secret Payload” Known Only as Zuma

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 3:50 pm

SpaceX admittedly got off to a rocky start. With a couple of spectacular launch fails and more rebuilds than even Elon Musk can count, the self-landing rocket company has seen its fair share of ups and downs. However, as time goes on, SpaceX has…

Transportation

Uber Has a Deal With NASA to Build Flying Taxi Software

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Uber has teamed up with NASA. The goal: to develop software that can be used as air control for flying cars in order to create an airborne taxi service similar to the one Uber currently runs at a much lower altitude. Here’s what Reuters…

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NASA Rover Has 23 Eyes, All the Better to See Mars With

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 12:20 pm

As Little Red Riding Hood entered the bedroom and saw her grandmother she said, “Ah! Grandma, what large eyes you have.” “All the better to see you with, my dear,” said the wolf. OK, this fairy tale has nothing to do with space, but…

Health

NYC

Meet the 7 Health Tech Startups in Dreamit’s Latest Class

By | Nov 4, 2017 at 8:00 am

As health access remains a hot button issue in Washington, digital health and medical devices are steaming ahead with innovative solutions for delivery. According to Mobihealth News, digital health startups raised over $578.55 million in Q3 of 2017 alone, with companies like AbleTo, Talkspace,…

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TechCo Top Stories: Augmented Reality, Smart Companies, and Spooky Space Sounds

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Halloween is in the rear view mirror and we’re pretty bummed about it. Not just because our costumes were on point, but also because all the fun, spooky stories that come with the scariest holiday of the year are now 365 days away. Fortunately,…

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Washington D.C.

NASA Released 22 Spooky Sounds From Space

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 11:30 am

When you think of spooky sounds, moaning, cackling and evil laughs might come to mind, but what about screeching sounds from space? This Halloween, NASA released 22 spooky sounds from space that will make the hair on the back of your neck stand up….

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TechCo Top Stories: GoPro, Denver Startup Week, and Innovate Celebrate 2017

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Fall is in the air and you know what that means: tech conferences abound. Whether it’s Startup Week powered by Chase for Business or TechCo’s upcoming Innovate Celebrate conference, the amount of entrepreneurial energy floating around the US ecosystem is palpable. Feel like you’re…

Politics/Government

Las Vegas

Bill Nye at Life is Beautiful: Science, Politics, and Saving The World

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 12:45 am

The Life is Beautiful festival took over downtown Las Vegas this past weekend starting on Friday afternoon with an inspirational talk by Bill Nye the Science guy. Bill Nye captivated a crowd of over a thousand festival goers with his thoughts from his latest book, Everything All at…

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NASA iTech Cycle 3 Challenge Wants Startups to Help With Space Exploration

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

NASA’s technology has been instrumental in tracking the movement of this year’s devastating hurricanes. Their Aqua satellite provides infrared data to forecasters that reveals clues about highest, coldest, strongest storms within a hurricane. In addition, their suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats…