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Politics/Government

Americans Love Net Neutrality, So Why Does the FCC Want to Get Rid of It?

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 1:30 pm

A few years ago, the net neutrality debate was raging. People were calling their elected officials, taking to the streets, and even protesting outside the White House. Then in February 2015, Barack Obama signed into law some of the strictest net neutrality rules yet,…

Business

4 Big Data Trends to Watch

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 10:30 am

The hope for the next generation of businesses is that the large quantities of data, which is accessible to the masses, can help in planning everything from better decision making to executing better marketing campaigns. The greatest advantage of big data is that it’s visual,…

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Security

Cybersecurity Study Says Getting Hacked Is More Common Than Ever

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 9:20 am

Between global headlines and personal identity theft, hackers have become one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Sure, cybersecurity technology has been getting better, but it still can’t account for the billions of people online, the millions of hackers trying to steal…

Remote work

4 Problems With Working Remotely and How to Fix Them

By | Nov 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

Working remotely has become the hottest new trends in the business world today. Whether your a new startup or an established corporation, having employees work from home is cost effective, promotes work life balance, and is overall just a really great idea. However, there…

Trends

Do Sign-On Bonuses Improve Employee Retention?

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 9:20 am

For a long time, the business world has been defined by a two-word mantra that has rang true through every office in the country: money talks. The employees that make the most money do so because they are valued the most; it’s that simple….

Trends

Snapstreaks Are Apparently a Really Big Deal

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

On Monday, Snapchat experienced a widespread outage, preventing thousands of users from communicating with friends, family, and strangers via short, disappearing messages. Tragically for users and Snapchat PR managers alike, the outage lasted for hours rather than minutes, sending the avid social media community…

Artificial Intelligence

Don’t Worry, Artificial Intelligence Is Still Pretty Stupid

By | Oct 23, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Whether it’s crashing a self-driving car or taking someone’s job, artificial intelligence is under constant scrutiny. Experts, tech enthusiasts, and even Elon Musk have spoken out about the dangers of this innovation technology, from ruining our economy to enslaving the human race. However, what…

Bitcoin

How Cryptocurrency Volatility Is Changing the Way Businesses Accept Payments Online

By | Oct 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you will have noticed the massive increase in attention, demand, and volatility in the world of cryptocurrency. While many people are jumping into digital currencies like Bitcoin, and trying to make money…

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San Francisco

Michael Hermus of Homeland Security Gives Cybersecurity Advice

By | Oct 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you aren’t making cybersecurity a priority at your business, where have you been? Between countless global cyber attacks and privacy concerns across the consumer landscape, ignoring cybersecurity is foolish at best and negligent at worst. Fortunately, Michael Hermus, CTO for the Office of the Chief…

Trends

17 Future Technologies That People Find the Most Unsettling

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 10:50 am

Being afraid of technology is a natural response in the modern age. With self-driving cars, drones, and artificial intelligence going from sci-fi lore to headline news in a manner of years, everyday consumers have been bombarded with more new technologies on a daily basis…

Tips & How To’s

4 Things Millennial Employees Want That Aren’t Bean Bag Chairs

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Millennials get it. They’re the newcomers in the workplace. They’ve been portrayed in media as flighty, spoiled kids whose main career motives are driven by remote work possibilities and murdering well-established yet failing industries. However, as it turns out, they value more than office…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Your Smart Home Started on the Right Foot

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

While people who work in technology may recognize how interconnected their personal lives have become, those from other sectors may still be clueless. According to Bitdefender, only 30 percent of people in the United States and 20 percent of the people in France are…

Security

7 Most Important Features of Cloud Storage for Small Businesses

By | Sep 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

With 87 percent of computing services projected to be handled by cloud-based services by 2019, startups and large businesses are scrambling to get their digital ducks in a row. Granted, the speed of change has notably skyrocketed in recent years, but that’s no excuse…

Interviews

How Entrepreneurship Has Changed Since the Year 2000

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The only constant in the startup world is change. Whether your company has changed products, offices, or even CEOs, the ability to adapt to shifting trends defines successful entrepreneurs. And in the last 17 years, things have changed pretty dramatically. Fortunately, there are people…

Opinion/Analysis

Millennials Aren’t Killing Industries. We’re Just Broke and Your Business Sucks

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 11:30 am

A popular trend has emerged in the business world; a trend that, in all its poorly thought-out glory, throws an entire generation under the bus for the ineptitude of failing industries. From napkins and cereal to big banks and homeownership, Millennials have apparently lain…

Automotive

10 Most Dangerous States for Drivers Near Schools

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

According to the CDC, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. I know with school kicking off this week, that’s the last statistic you want to hear. Unfortunately, it’s true, which makes driver safety that much…

Remote work

How to Maximize Productivity With Your Remote Workforce

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Businesses have more freedom to source the very best workers today, rather than simply hiring candidates from their local talent pool. The proliferation of online project-management tools, file-sharing software, and various communication platforms make remote working far easier than ever. Last year, 43 percent…