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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…

Innovate Celebrate

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…

Trends

Study: Nearly Half of Americans Are Just Not That Into Technology

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

There’s no denying technology has changed the way Americans live their lives. From friendly communication to online banking, smartphones, artificial intelligence, and everything in between has made life infinitely easier, significantly more convenient, and notably more complicated. And while adoption has been fairly universal,…

Security

What Would You Give Up to Never Get Hacked Again?

By | Sep 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

After 143 million consumers’ personal information was compromised in the Equifax hack, individuals and large companies alike are worried that hackers have free reign over the digital world. After all, it seems like every other week there’s a new headline describing some kind of…

Social Media

Miami

Snapchat Maps Gives Us Firsthand Look at How Bad Hurricane Irma Really Is

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In June of this year, Snapchat (Snap) released a new location-sharing feature on the app that received critical feedback. However, the social media company ignored the numerous protests and Snap Maps remained. The feature allows you to see where any of your friends are…

Drones

You Will Never Guess Which Country Is Leading the World in Drone Delivery

By | Sep 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm

East Africa is a territory like no other. In addition to the unique landscape and the diversity of people, this area is rich in natural beauty and has recently become the hub for drone deliveries. Despite the fact that mainly western civilizations use cutting…

Tips & How To’s

San Francisco

7 Websites That Keep Entrepreneurs Up to Speed on the Latest Trends

By | Sep 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

There’s a particular type of entrepreneur that loves a good side-hustle. The options are well-established: eBay flipping, Dropshipping, and affiliate marketing through a niche website are all practically tropes. But to get a foothold, you’ll need to pick a trend that people care about. And…

Virtual Reality

The Unsolvable Problem Holding Back VR Gaming

By | Aug 24, 2017 at 11:30 am

Virtual reality gaming’s unsolvable problem is that, by design, it requires gamers to leave reality. Yes, that is obviously the point, to go to a “virtual” reality, which could be anywhere (the Batcave, outer space, the seventh level of Hell, anywhere). And VR is…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Stress Is the Worst Part of Having a Job

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

No one ever said work was going to be easy. Between long hours, boring meetings, and clueless bosses, the days never seem to end, particularly in the startup world where a 9 to 5 job is hard to come by. However, there are a…