Technology

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 »

Plastic Bottle Cutter Shows Innovative Products Can Be Low Tech

In a world filled with 3D printers that can make pizza on command and smart-watches that can monitor daily health, it seems that low-tech gadgets can still be game-changing and innovative. Take the Plastic Bottle Cutter.  The product first appeared on Kickstarter on February 23, 2016. With no moving parts and a simple design, this handy handheld device seemed to explode in popularity nearly ... Read More »

Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

  Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education. For overworked educators with overcrowded classrooms, creating assignments that work for each individual student’s skill level and learning style is next to impossible. But one-size-fits-all curriculum rarely works out for the majority of students in a classroom either. That’s the conundrum ... Read More »

Liquid Soap and Green Tech are Game Changers for This Entrepreneur

In the U.S., little things like liquid soap can be taken for granted. But in other parts of the world, it can make a pretty big difference. In Nigeria, about 80 percent of the population uses bar soap to hand-wash their dishes each day. But liquid soap offers both economic and hygienic advantages. That’s where Nigerian entrepreneur Cynthia Ndubuisi got the idea ... Read More »

Jim Fowler of Owler: Even as Tech and Data Grows in Importance, Crowdsourcing Is Still About People

Small Business Trends: Before we jump on full bore with that maybe give us a little bit of your personal background leading up to what you were doing with Jigsaw. Jim Fowler: After college I was a diving and salvage officer in the United States Navy doing salvage operations and paid back Uncle Sam for my college tuition. Then when ... 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 »

Power Up with 8 Battery Packs that Keep You on the Go

Batteries are not a hot business topic, but we each crave longer battery life for our devices and equipment, especially when traveling. This short list of portable battery packs may help you just enough to keep an important business conversation going on your phone or allow you to finish a document on a tablet. A technical abbreviation that you’ll want ... Read More »

Juice Your Apple Devices with this Fun Juice Box Charger

What’s the best way to give your iPhone some battery life? With the 100 percent Energy Apple Juice Power Pack, of course. This compact backup battery pack is a charming and playful way to charge your USB-powered devices. Created by and sold on Photojojo!, it is designed to look like an apple juice box, making it the perfect accessory for ... Read More »

Google Drops Cast Branding and Replaces It With Chromecast Built-In

HIGHLIGHTS Official switch from branding will reportedly be done in 2017 Google earlier renamed its Google Cast app to Google Home Technology helps users to stream content to television or speakers Google has been becoming increasingly serious about the branding on its products to help users identify its technology with ease. The company earlier renamed its Google Cast app to ... Read More »

Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year

Twitter Inc appointed Keith Coleman, founder of startup Yes Inc, as head of its product team, the third executive to lead the division in less than a year. The micro-blogging service said it has acquired Yes, the maker of apps such as Frenzy and WYD-What you doing, which allows users to connect with their friends. Financial terms of the deal ... Read More »