Soaring tech stocks send Nasdaq to record high

April 28, 2017

Bumper revenues from Google parent Alphabet and Amazon improve tech-heavy index as Jeff Bezos closes in on title of worlds richest person A slew of large-scale tech business including Google parent Alphabet and Amazon have reported better than originally anticipated bumper revenues, promising to boost the Nasdaq index to fresh highs. The tech-heavy index once propagandized to a new account on Thursday of 6,048.94, a rise of 0.39%, thanks to…

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The Internet of Cows herds hackers to support the global cattle industry

April 27, 2017

Cows are generally not top of mind amongthosewho call the animal pen,South of Market, San Francisco, home. But Internet of Cows hackathon, in partnership with The Silicon Valley Forum, the startup put groupsto work brainstorming solutionsfor monitoring herds, exporting goods and securing loans. This is the fourth time that the 17 person BovControl team has hosted thishackathon. The companys mission is to enhance food production. Its core product, a mobile…

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The future of self-driving cars is at… Disney World?

April 22, 2017

The future of self-driving cars?Image: Eye Ubiquitous/REX/Shutterstock When Walt Disney started building what would become Epcot, he envisioned the city of tomorrow. Orlando has taken that founding principle quite seriously. The city is launching an ambitious plan to embrace the future of autonomous vehicles in part by testing them at Disney World and Universal Studios. “We are trying to push the edge in terms of innovation and technology,” Orlando Mayor…

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Theranos says it has been mischaracterized in allegations the company faked tests

April 22, 2017

Theranos secretly bought lab equipment through a husk firm, bullshitted testing and inappropriately pumped up the financial services outlook to investors, according to allegations in recently unsealed courtroom papers, first reported by the including some of founder Elizabeth Holmes sharesif they predicted not to sue. PFM and two other investors now respond Theranos has been pressuring them to lower the clothing, recommending they should accept more equity or the company…

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

Inclusive marketing is a technique that consumers may not be able to pinpoint, but for many businesses, it’s the secret ingredient behind creating ads that set out to empower people and create confidence amongst consumers. SEE ALSO: Pepsi pulls cringeworthy Kendall Jenner ad after massive backlash Inclusive marketing is marketing that doesn’t specifically target one demographic nor does it rely on the traditional stereotypes we set up amongst ourselves and…

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

Image: Faberr Ink/shutterstock When it comes to saving money, not every way is the right way. A lot of it depends on your lifestyle and the goals that youve established. At the same time, there are plenty of mistakes we typically make when it comes to saving like the 25 ways listed below. 1. Not monitoring your budget When it comes to saving some cash each month, nothing beats a…

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Analyzing the spectrum of corporate innovation from R&D to VC

April 22, 2017

Scott Lenet is President of Touchdown Ventures. More posts by this contributor: “Darth Ventures” and the efficacy of Sith management techniques Innovation is a hot topic, and it can be confusing for large corporations. With terms like acceleratorand A useful framework for understanding corporate innovation distinguishes what innovation assets are controlled by the corporation from what belongs to others. inside or For the record, R&D: Inside-Inside Research and development has been…

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Planned Parenthood enrolls in 500 Startups seed program

April 20, 2017

Planned Parenthood has been threatened repeatedly with blockage of access in several states since Trump became our 45th president. But it also, as a consequence, has received a serious spike in donations (40 times its normal rate, according to the Guardian). The organizations leaders are now looking to 500 Startups seed program to help them capitalize on the recent surge and harness technology to help further the momentum. 500 will…

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Zara pulls denim skirt over likeness to ‘alt-right’ mascot Pepe the Frog

April 20, 2017

Embroidered skirt draws disapproval on Twitter due to similarity to favourite internet meme revolved prejudiced symbol Zara has rescinded a hem with a frog layout from its internet site after social media customers noted its similarity to Pepe, a caricature favourite with the so-called alt-right. The denim skirt, decorated with caricature frogs wearing sunglasses, was being sold within the framework of the labels festival edition. But Twitter customers were quick…

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More food delivery robots hit San Francisco streets

April 19, 2017

The robots are coming. Image: courtesy of yelp24 San Francisco sidewalks are about to see more robot traffic. Yelp’s Eat24 food delivery service is teaming with startup Marble to start dispatching automated couriers in the city on a trial basis. SEE ALSO: 11 useful things you didn’t know your Amazon Echo could do At around three feet tall depending on the size of the attached cargo bay Marble’s boxy bots…

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