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Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Fitness Tech and Wearables

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 11:30 am

The holidays are a magical time of excess cookies, turkey, stockings filled with chocolate and reused popcorn balls, and maybe a little more beer or wine than usually. Fortunately that means New Year’s is approaching, and with that it’s time for another health related…

Security

How Wearables Could Read Your Body Vibrations as a Security Measure

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm

I’ve chatted with plenty of security experts in my role as a senior writer here at TechCo, and they all agree on one thing: Security concerns won’t be going away in the future. More than one expert has drawn a comparison to an arms race,…

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Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Data, Not Technology, Is the Key to Innovation in Sports

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

This week during Innovate Celebrate, we had the opportunity to not just see the future of technology and innovation with the conclusion of our Startup of the Year competition, we also heard directly from those already making that happen. One particular panel that was…

Healthy Entrepreneur

DC

How a New FDA Pilot Program Will Speed Up the Health Tech Industry

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday its plans to launch a pilot program for nine top tech companies, allowing them to avoid a few regulations that have been slowing down the release of software and products within the health industry. In essence, they’ll be…

Apple

Cupertino

Is the Apple Watch Destined to Kill the iPhone?

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 8:05 am

When I bought the first generation of Apple Watch a couple of years ago, I had trouble convincing my wife that I should spend our hard-earned money on it. I had trouble convincing her probably because I had trouble convincing myself. When she asked…

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Gear & Gadgets

13 NeuroTech Companies That Want to Read Your Brain

By | Aug 10, 2017 at 11:31 am

A mind is a terrible thing to waste. At least, that appears to be the case, as hundreds of neurotech startups have begun popping up all over the professional ecosystem. From unique wearables to innovative software, these companies are making it easy to read…

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…

Gear & Gadgets

10 Fitness Gadgets To Help You Get In Shape

By | Aug 5, 2017 at 11:51 pm

Feeling like it’s time to shed a extra few pounds? There is no better time than the present to start your fitness routine. Thanks to technology, there are a number of fitness gadgets that can help you quantify yourself. These gadgets can make it…

Wearables

This Wearable Could Help You Experience Lucid Dreams

By | Aug 4, 2017 at 9:20 am

Imagine: you’re in your underwear in front of your crush about to take a test that you haven’t studied for and all of a sudden your teeth fall out. Sound familiar? This is a combination of every stress dream anyone has ever had. But…

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…

Wearables

San Francisco

What the Jawbone and Intel Shutdowns Mean for the Future of Wearables

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the first week of July, news broke that the consumer technology and wearable products company Jawbone had begun liquidation proceedings. Just a few days ago, Intel’s entire smartwatch and fitness-tracker group followed suit, shutting down after having already laid off 80 percent of its…

Startup Spotlight

Houston

Startup Spotlight: Dreams, Special Needs Toy and Tracking Mentions

By | Jul 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Summer is the perfect time to play a game of basketball. This week, we found technology that keeps your head in the game and tracks your movement on court, an application that finds and tracks news about your business, an interactive robot designed for…

Data

Irvine

How the Internet of Things Can Be Good for Small Businesses

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Every business and technologically-oriented person has heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) by now, and how small devices will do things we never thought were possible. The Internet of Things has been closely linked with the rise of the smart home, where someone…

Wearables

Study: Wearables Can Increase Productivity at Work

By | Jun 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Productivity hacks have become the lifeblood of the startup world. Whether it’s open office settings or ergonomic desk chairs, founders and entrepreneurs are always hungry for a way to get work done more efficiently. After all, being productive means more money in the bank,…

Wearables

San Francisco

How the Wearable Industry Could Catch Strokes Before They Happen

By | May 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Get ready for the future of wearable healthcare: a University of California, San Francisco, study has confirmed last week that the Apple Watch can identify an abnormal heart rhythm with 97 percent efficiency. Here’s how it works, and why wearables are such a great…

Diversity

Chicago

Star Cunningham of 4DHealthware on Healthcare, AI, Wearables, and Diversity

By | Mar 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Star Cunningham is the founder and CEO of 4DHealthware, a startup that provides artificially intelligent “nudges”, SMS and email messages, to patients with chronic conditions based on data collected via 250 wearable devices like Bluetooth glucometers and activity trackers. Medicare now reimburses healthcare providers $40…

Wearables

10 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for the Wearables Wave

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

Wearable technology may not be as ubiquitous as smartphones just yet, but it’s well on its way. In November 2016, Wall Street Daily reported that this category of devices was approaching peak adoption, with a 26.1 percent year-over-year increase in wearables shipping by the second…