By | Jul 1, 2019 at 2:02 pm
The e-scooter vandalism pandemic continues, as Portland authorities have reportedly hauled more than 50 e-scooters out of the Portland River last week. Will this hatred of e-scooters ever abate or will this technology never be adopted by the mainstream?
By | May 1, 2019 at 4:22 am
Pranksters in Brisbane, Australia, have hacked the audio files on rentable scooters owned by transportation startup Lime, leading to them spouting unsavoury messages to the public. It's far from the only issue e-scooters and bikes have faced around the globe in recent months.
By | Apr 26, 2019 at 4:08 am
Nearly 17 percent of tech workers admit to being under the influence of marijuana while at work at some point in their careers, according to a new study. Not only that, but the number is on the rise. Read on for more details, and an explanation for why it's happening.
By | Feb 12, 2019 at 9:18 am
Tesla has announced that a "dog mode" will be added to its cars as soon as this week. The reason? Someone asked Elon Musk for it on Twitter. The new mode is just the latest in a long line of improvements that Tesla has rolled out across its cars based on Twitter suggestions.
By | Feb 12, 2019 at 6:04 am
The tech world is the single industry most likely to allow or sponsor alcohol consumption in the workplace, a new study has found. It might be driving away abstainers and could negatively impact team bonding. Here's what else the study learned, and what it means.
By | Feb 8, 2019 at 12:16 pm
Spotify just acquired podcast startups Gimlet Media and Anchor in the biggest podcast industry acquisition ever. Here's what the news means for Spotify, for the entire podcast industry, and for all the tiny underdog podcasters out there.
By | Feb 5, 2019 at 10:57 am
Cryptocurrency is rarely out of the news, but the recent case involving Canadian currency exchange QuadrigaCX is a real show stopper. With the sudden death of its founder, Gerald Cotton, customers are owed an estimated $190 million due to a missing password only he knew.
By | Jun 22, 2018 at 6:30 am
Tech startups are always looking to capitalize on the next big thing. And every year, the startup ecosystem is slightly different. Entrepreneurs preparing to launch a startup in 2019 should be aware of the latest trends that will guide their successes or failures. Industry...
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...
By | May 25, 2018 at 12:45 pm
If you’re an early-stage entrepreneur, technology has served you well. The barriers to entry when it comes to launching a company require less tension and a lot less capital. In fact, for the most part, all you need is a laptop and Wi-Fi connection....
By | May 22, 2018 at 3:00 pm
When it comes to pitching investors, rejection is a lot more common than success. Truth be told, your only path to some serious funding is perseverance and diligence in getting meetings and being prepared. But with the right pitch tactics, you could turn those...
By | Apr 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm
Any founder will tell you that building a business comes with its fair share of roller coaster rides. One week you are flying high and everything is awesome, and the next week you’re trying to make payroll. Starting and building a business isn’t for...
By | Apr 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Just across the Potomac river from our nation’s capital sits Arlington, Virginia, a beautiful city filled with bustling businesses, thriving tech startups, and an innovative vibe that is drawing founders to this growing region. Within its tech ecosystem, these five ...
By | Mar 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Everyone wants a fair chance at the American dream. And if you have a big idea, the opportunity to create your destiny should be available to you. Fortunately, the Kauffman Foundation is dedicated to breaking down barriers, empowering the doers, and opening doors of ...
By | Apr 24, 2018 at 1:15 pm
Winning an Olympic medal, the Pulitzer Prize, or the Stanley Cup are just a few moments of glory that happen around the world. But if you’re a startup founder, you too have the chance to find your own moment in the spotlight. Being one...