Tech Market

69 Percent of SMBs Focus IT Budget on Emerging Tech

Sixty-nine percent of small and medium-sized businesses are devoting part of their IT budget for 2016 to newer and emerging technologies. These include technologies like 3D printers and wearable devices, as well as dashboard and data visualization software applications. The stat comes from a new survey-based whitepaper by technology company Insight Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT). That figure raises to three in ... Read More »

How Amazon, Apple, Ebay, Facebook and Google Will Continue to Disrupt The Business World

A decade ago, if you were asked what companies are at the forefront of driving the economy, you wouldn’t find many lists that didn’t include the likes of Microsoft, Walmart, IBM, Dell and a few others. But if you ask that question now, you may be surprised if any of them show up. That’s the nature of how much the ... Read More »

Don’t Just Enter a New Market — Create One

There’s a popular story about the founding of Netflix. In it, the company’s co-founder, Reed Hastings, came up with the idea after accruing a $40 late fee from Blockbuster for the movie Apollo 13. But according to recent reports, that story might not be entirely accurate. The company’s co-founders Hastings and Marc Randolph simply wanted to come up with a ... Read More »

Samsung Earnings Are Rebounding as Flurry of New Biz Tech Appears

One of the stories somewhat lost in the headlines earlier this month, is that of an impressive comeback. After almost two years of lagging performance, Samsung operating profits rose 80 percent during the last quarter over the same time last year. Reuters reports much of the cause of declining profits was due to losing part of the smartphone market share to Apple. While ... Read More »

Detroit is Trying to Become the Next Major Tech Hub

0 Detroit isn’t exactly known as a tech hub. But some people and organizations are looking to change that. One such organization is TechTown Detroit, a non-profit business incubator located in an old General Motors factory in the city’s Midtown neighborhood. The TechTown Detroit building is a five-story building currently playing host to about 40 small businesses. And the organization ... Read More »

Must Have Travel Apps and Tech for Your Devices

If you’re hitting the road for business this summer, you’re going to want to arm yourself with some must have travel apps and tech for your devices. That’s right, thanks to new and useful travel apps, as well as the latest tech for your devices, you can get more work done on the road than ever. Must Have Travel Apps for Your Devices ... Read More »

Is America in the Midst of a High Tech Entrepreneurship Boom?

If you read the business press, you probably think the answer is yes. The popular media is full of stories about start-ups like Facebook, Groupon, Instagram, Linkedin, Snapchat, Twitter, WhatsApp, Yelp, and Zinga. American entrepreneurs are starting high tech companies at a feverish pace, the media experts say. Perhaps you shouldn’t believe everything you read in the popular press. Careful ... Read More »

Emerging Markets for High Tech Ideas

Why don’t inexperienced entrepreneurs with high tech business ideas sell those ideas to existing companies with the knowhow and resources to exploit them successfully? Since companies like Apple and Cisco have shown their skill at bringing new products to market successfully, having them exploit entrepreneurs’ new product ideas should leave everyone better off. Nobel Prize-winning economist Kenneth Arrow explained why ... Read More »

Small Business Tech Market

In-Stat MDR has a study showing that the U.S. small business market will spend over $170 billion on information technology in 2004, an increase of more than 5% compared to expenditures in 2003. According to In-Stat MDR: “Although individual firms’ IT budgets are relatively small, customers in this market represent a tremendous opportunity for IT providers. Telecom, applications and LAN ... Read More »

Tips for Creating a Better Sitemap for Your Company Web Site

A sitemap is, perhaps, the most under-appreciated part of a website. As the internet integrates with our lives, it’s become nothing short of second nature for us to navigate across web pages — until we land on one with a low-quality or illogical sitemap design. A poorly designed sitemap makes it nearly impossible to find any important information and can ... Read More »