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If You’re Launching A Tech Startup In 2016, Focus On Privacy And Fast Data

Enterprises over the last decade have devoted large portions of their IT budgets to collecting, securing and analyzing huge volumes of big data. Or at least trying to. But heading into 2016, the incre

Meet Kymeta, The Company That Could Bring High Speed Wi-Fi To Cars

Emily Calandrelli Contributor Emily Calandrelli is a producer and the host of FOX's Xploration Outer Space. More posts by this contributor 2016 is the new hottest year on record – how NASA takes

Slack And HipChat Are On The Verge Of Launching Chat Wars

Alex Moazed Contributor Alex Moazed is the founder and CEO of Applico and co-author of Modern Monopolies: What It Takes to Dominate the 21st Century Economy. More posts by this contributor The end of

A Startup’s Guide To International Expansion

Startups can now reach international markets almost immediately at launch. Product/market fit is geographically, industry and company-size agnostic -- SaaS makes your product adoption almost instantan

When All You Want for Christmas Is A Good Venture Capitalist

In the words of Pitbull, “Ask for money, get advice. Ask for advice, get money twice.” When you’re shopping for a VC, you might want to take Pitbull at least a little seriously, because he seems

Stop Reading About Social Media Trends And Start Listening

The Internet is rife with articles espousing digital trends in every shape and form: video is still going strong, IoT, live streaming and “super real-time.” But trends are just that: trends. Today

The Startup, The Burnout

Burnout is as real as it gets. Burnout is a period of life when your thinking has become relentlessly intrusive, and quieting such thinking only makes it worse, similar to that of anxiety, depression

Presidential Candidates Must Articulate Decisive Cybersecurity Plans

Traditionally, physical security and cybersecurity have been considered two separate entities. The cybersecurity threat, while significant, was often relegated to the sphere of enterprises, individual

E-Commerce Isn’t Everything

The holiday season is here. For many of us that means lots of shopping. Are you doing most of your shopping online or in stores? If you're like most consumers, the answer is both, but with a significa

Why Startups Will Dominate The AI-Powered Apps Landscape

I recently had an interesting conversation with someone who argued against the viability of artificial intelligence startups, given the tremendous budgets and development resources large tech companie

Why Business Leaders Need To Take On The Education Revolution

Have you hired someone straight out of college in the last decade? If you have, it comes as no shock that today's education system simply isn’t creating job-ready employees. Far from the differentia

The Entrepreneurial Journey Is More Darkness Than Light

Looking at startups from the outside, it’s easy to assume the startup game is just that, a game. A game with big winners and glorious and rapid rises to the top. Of billion-dollar valuations and wor

An Investment Opportunity In Trash

As incredible as it might seem, processing trash may represent a future unique investment opportunity. Consider the new technologies that will operate on the micro scale, breaking the bonds of molecul

In The Middle East, Increasing Startup Opportunities Bring Hope

The presence of the investors – in large numbers from both the region and beyond, including Silicon Valley – at a recent RiseUp event in Cairo indicated that entrepreneurship in the Middle East is

How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings

The LED revolution is over. To no one’s surprise, LEDs have won. Solid-state lighting is changing how we light the world, successfully displacing traditional illumination sources across every part o

Mobile Virtual Reality Is The Ghost Of Christmas Past

The worlds of gaming, sports, live music, commerce and adult entertainment are all primed for a revolutionary consumption shift with the advent of virtual reality (VR). Fantasy shall become reality; a

Intelligence Should Recruit Like Google

An interesting story made the rounds back in August. While conducting a search for “python lambda function list comprehension,” programmer Max Rosett was suddenly invited to attempt a cryptic codi

Israel’s Flourishing Fintech Has Many Fathers

Israeli finance technology has taken giant leaps in the last few years. Hundreds of local startups are developing new technologies for payment and security solutions, and multinational companies and b

Having Success With Code Bootcamps: Where To Work As A Bootcamp Grad

Hello code bootcamp graduates, and welcome to an exciting and fulfilling career! As you know by now, programming is a highly creative art in which you get to build things that change the world every s

Technology And The Deep State

Donald Trump; Bernie Sanders; Jeremy Corbyn; Marine Le Pen. If you had suggested only a decade ago that any one of those four might become a significant political figure, you would have been laughed o
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