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The 100 Most Visited Websites in the US [Infographic]

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Despite the world going mobile, laptops and desktops still account for a significant portion of the online world. In fact, there are currently more than one billion live websites in the world, with more being added literally every second. Sure, most people don’t use a…

Security

The Top 10 Hacks of 2016

By | Nov 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

This year has been a rough one. Between a contentious election and celebrity deaths, 2016 has been dubbed one of the worst years ever. And, unfortunately for the digitally vulnerable, hackers have taken this sentiment to heart by committing some of the worst cyber…

Announcements

San Francisco

Arjun Sethi Joins Innovate! and Celebrate to Talk Funding

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! Getting acquired is the goal of many startup founders. They work hard to build a product that impresses the big…

Acquisition

Yahoo’s 15 Most Useless Acquisitions

By | Jul 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm

With news that Verizon has acquired Yahoo, the days of independence for the trail-blazing company have come to an end. And while Marissa Mayer has made a number of significant moves in her time at the helm, there have been plenty of bone-headed moves…

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Utah

Movement Ventures Brings Boombox out of Stealth Mode

By | Oct 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Movement Ventures was built by a collective of talented entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, marketers, and geeks all focused on building interactive content tools for publishers and marketers. In fact, if you’ve seen any interactive quizzes, polls, or lists on sites like CBS, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Time, The…

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Diversity

Blacks and Latinos Make Up 4 to 5 Percent of Tech Workforce

By | Sep 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Looking at statistics from some of the world’s top technology companies, it’s difficult to not feel defeated by the lack of diversity in the tech. While being touted as some of the most welcoming tech companies for women and minorities, diversity numbers from tech…

Entrepreneur

Fantasy Football’s History is a Metaphor for Your Startup

By | Aug 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

The official kickoff for the 2015 NFL season is right around the corner, we’re burning through preseason, but right now it’s all about fantasy football drafts. Literally everybody’s doing it: all you need is a laptop, internet, and one of the many free platforms…

Jobs

How the Largest Tech Companies Hire Candidates

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 9:10 am

Have you ever wondered what it was like to get your foot in the door of one of the largest tech companies? Glassdoor, a site that hosts both job listings and information about the company you are applying to, is a treasure trove of…

Opinion/Analysis

CEO of Jay Z’s Tidal Leaves Company; Is It Already Falling Apart?

By | Apr 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Late last month, Jay Z along with 17 other big names in the music industry – including Beyonce, Kanye West, Daft Punk, Jack White, Madonna, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Jason Aldean, Nicki Minaj, Deadmaus, Chris Martin of Coldplay, and members of Arcade Fire – announced…

News

Obama’s Cyber Security Initiative: 5 Things You Need to Know

By | Feb 13, 2015 at 8:30 pm

President Obama signed an executive order, urging tech companies to share information that could be threatening to the nation’s cyber security with the government. The order was signed during the first White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University. Since last year’s hack on Sony,…

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From ICQ to WhatsApp: The Rise of Instant Messengers

By | Jan 22, 2015 at 7:00 am

Messaging app WhatsApp announced this week that it will be releasing its service to desktop, thanks to a web client that launched for Chrome and Android. According to The Verge, WhatsApp confirmed earlier rumors, which pointed to a newly live page at web.whatsapp.com. “The primary use is…

Business

From Jeff Bezos to Bill Gates, Which Tech CEOs Are the Most Charitable? [Infographic]

By | Jan 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm

In the world of technology and innovation, when some CEOs are living a celebrity-like lifestyle, how many are donating some of their earnings to charity? Are their motives genuine, or is there an interest in tax deductions or positive press? Of course, we can’t…

Amazon

The Top 20 Most Popular Websites: 1996 to the Present [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Dec 26, 2014 at 12:30 pm

From 1996 to 2002, AOL was the most popular website on the Internet. At the end of 2013, it surprisingly hadn’t fallen too far away from the top echelons of the Internet’s many websites – placing right behind Facebook in the top five. In a…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

Shakr: “Video Ads are Hot Right Now”

By | Nov 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

According to a recent Forbes article, video ads are hot right now. Nearly every major internet platform launched a new video ad product, big brands love it, and video ad spending is up 76 percent year-over-year in 2014. Recently graduated from the 500 Startups…

Amazon

PPC Advertising is About to Get Ugly

By | Nov 3, 2014 at 11:30 am

Google Adwords has been around for about 14 years and in those 14 years, Google has dominated PPC advertising. In 2013, Adwords surpassed 50 billion in advertising revenue. Bing, Yahoo, and other PPC advertising platforms have tried to court advertisers–but advertisers want to be…

Entrepreneur

Remote Work Bans Are the Tech Industry’s Patriot Act

By | Oct 14, 2014 at 4:30 pm

On October 1, reddit joined several other tech companies with a ban on remote work, asking employees to relocate to San Francisco by the end of the year. On Monday, Re/code reported that reddit general manager Erik Martin is leaving, hinting that it may…

Acquisition

Yahoo Acquires Google Docs Alternative Bookpad

By | Sep 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Yahoo has bought Bangalore-based Bookpad for an estimated US $8.3M (50 crore) according to The Economic Times. The startup that’s barely a year old is led by the same makers of Docspad, a service aimed at developers looking to add document viewing, annotations, and…