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Food

How Technology is Changing the Modern Restaurant Business

By | Aug 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm

In the hospitality industry, technology in the restaurant business is all about making things more convenient and easy to access for both the customers and the business owners. While there are quite a few ways in which hardware and software integration is affecting restaurants…

Productivity

This Project Management Training Can Help You Break into Tech

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm

The tech industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that continues to see exponential growth year after year. Along with this growth, inevitably comes a demand for solid project managers that can lead internal projects from start to finish, while staying on budget and on…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Get Money Back, One Stop Tech Shop, and Horses

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features five tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an app that unlocks hidden credit card benefits, a one-stop-shop of technology solutions, an AI public speaking coach, and more. Sift (San Francisco, CA)…

Diversity

DC

Report: Women Engineering Students are Still Dropping Out

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 3:50 pm

People took to social media amid a controversial internal memo by a Google software engineer called “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” which was not only a slap in the face to women in tech and diversity initiatives as whole, but also claimed that there was…

Gear & Gadgets

London

Uuni 3: You’ll Never Order Pizza Again [Review]

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 12:20 pm

During the summer there is nothing quite like firing up a grill, popping a few bottles, and enjoying a weekend with friends. Typically when you think grill, that means meat, meat, and maybe a few veggies mixed in there. However, with Uuni 3, a…

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Ecommerce

How to Understand Fashiontech and the $2.4 Trillion Fashion Industry

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 9:20 am

Whenever an entire industry gets disrupted by 21st century technology, the tech gets a vague and all-encompassing title. We already saw “fintech” for the financial sector. Now, as the fashion world figures out how to handle new tech, we have fashiontech. So what does…

Healthy Entrepreneur

DC

Is Technology Accounting for Sleeplessness?

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 7:15 am

Sleeplessness. A new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows that more than one-third of American adults are sleep deprived. In the first ever conducted study, they indicate there is an increased development of…

Wearables

Could RFID Technology Wearables be the Future of Event Giveaways?

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Walking past the stands at a tech conference, you will undoubtedly receive more than your fair share of freebies. Over time these handouts have become more and more high-tech. First, it was pens and notebooks, now, if you don’t receive a branded cardboard VR…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Sleep Hacks You Need to Try This Week

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Empty coffee cups, sugary snack wrappers all over the desk, baggy eyes and barely functioning – these symptoms are red flags that you are in desperate need of more sleep. According to a study by RAND, the culture of today’s society where you work…

Space

DC

NASA Hiring Planetary Protection Officer To Defend Earth From Aliens

By | Aug 2, 2017 at 6:51 pm

Yes, you read that correctly. If you’re like me you may have instantly thought of the popular movie, Men In Black. But this is not a movie, this is a real job. NASA currently has job opening for a “planetary protection officer” responsible for ensuring alien…

Reports & Rankings

NYC

25 Most Innovative Cities in the World, Ranked

By | Aug 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

Innovation is one of those words that can mean a lot of different things. Whether you’ve developed artificial intelligence software that can predict your schedule or just decided to put potato chips on a turkey sandwich (try it, seriously), innovation comes in all shapes…

Events

Boulder

Techstars Startup Weekend Turns 10

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Techstars Startup Weekend has reached a milestone and has a 10th birthday! On July 7th, 2007, the first Startup Weekend was held in Boulder, Colorado with 80 entrepreneurs. In 10 years, we’ve grown to: 13,837 organizers in 153 countries 4,531 Startup Weekend events 363,000+…

Productivity

Can More Technology Increase Your Productivity?

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that Tablet you bought on a whim which is lying in a corner now and catching dust? Fear not my friend, you are not…

Movies & Entertainment

The Question Concerning Iron Man’s Technology

By | Jul 29, 2017 at 8:30 am

Since it began with Iron Man, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been built on technology. From the plots of the movies – which often revolve around recovering pieces of technology or preventing them from falling into the wrong hands, to the heroes themselves and…

Gear & Gadgets

Salt Lake City

Stay Charged With Goal Zero’s Portable Nomad 7 Plus Solar Panel

By | Jul 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While a certain somebody in a big white house may not feel that renewable energy is important, try making the same argument for hikers and campers. Unless I’m mistaken, you won’t be finding too many trees with outlets on them out in the middle…

Gear & Gadgets

Reolink Argus Brings Affordability to Wireless Monitoring [Review]

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Between renters and outdated security equipment that needs to be installed in your home, a new market is emerging. Devices that were once drilled into your walls can now be placed anywhere, without wires, and either need a WiFi connection or in some cases…

Productivity

Can More Tech Boost Your Productivity?

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that tablet you bought on a whim that is lying in a corner collecting dust? Fear not my friend, you are not alone. Increasing…