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Snap, Inc.’s IPO and Startups in 2017

Yesterday, Snap, Inc. publicly filed for their IPO, offering a glimmer of hope to the tech industry for the coming year.   The company, which develops the popular Snapchat app, is expected to be valued at $25 billion in early March, and investors already have a lot of hope that it will continue to be […]

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Some of the Best Collaboration Tools in Tech

Business isn’t like a Clint Eastwood movie, and nobody ever made it to the top without a little help from someone else. Collaboration is the bread and meat of a company, and over the past few years, some incredible tools have appeared for business users to use in communicating and sharing data more effectively.   […]

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Despite a Fiery Past, Samsung Galaxy Note Struggles On

Yesterday, press from tech giant Samsung offered a final determination regarding last year’s battery explosions in Galaxy Note 7 devices. The problem, Samsung says, stemmed from a flaw in the upper right hand corner of Note 7 batteries which would cause the device to short circuit and potentially explode. This, combined with welding defects, resulted […]

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France Postal Service to Launch Drone Delivery

Drone delivery is taking over!   A ton of companies want to start drone delivery to make shipments quicker and efficient for customers. Amazon specifically was one of the major players in pushing drone delivery to the mainstream market. A lot of venture capitalists are also hopping on the bandwagon and investing in drone delivery […]

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PC Shipments Decline for Fifth Year in a Row

PC Shipments Issue Last year ended with PC shipments worldwide declining 3.7 percent from the fourth quarter of 2015, marking the lowest annual PC shipment rate ever recorded (only 269.7 million units). This is markedly down from 2011, when PC shipments reached their peak at 365 million units.   The cause of this decline is […]

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Is 2017 the Year Twitter Dies?

Social media service Twitter has seen some ups and downs lately. Immediately following a successful IPO in 2013, the company saw some turbulence: Stock shot up and plummeted rapidly as Twitter failed to define its own service and use cases. Was it a news service? Was it a personal social medium like Facebook? Was it […]

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Hulu Live TV Service Announced

Hulu Live TV Service Announced: Time to cut the cable cord?   Hulu’s already a good competitor to other streaming services such as Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix, now they have officially announced their Live TV expected to launch later in 2017. Is it time to cut the cable cord yet?   Hulu announced that […]

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Work-Life Balance in the Age of Email

Email in the workplace On the very first day of 2017, a French law took effect limiting the amount of time corporations are allowed to require their employees to respond to email or other electronic correspondence. The new regulation, nicknamed the “right to disconnect” gives workers the right to ignore business emails that arrive after […]

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