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What tech trends do you want to see in 2017?

2016 was an interesting year to say the least, and the same holds true for the world of consumer electronics and tech. On our end, we were paying close attention to the malfunctioning and self-igniting Galaxy Note 7’s, which sullied the name of Samsung, though not completely breaking the company that still holds millions of fans […]

How this year’s tech IPOs have fared so far

Blue Apron has finally gone public, and we’re at about the halfway point of the year. We’ve seen a lot of IPOs for the first half of 2017, which followed a huge drought last year. All this started when Snap opened up the so-called “IPO window” when it made its debut with a bang, popping […]

We need startups to build democracy tech

It’s time to actually make the world a better place. Silicon Valley was birthed from an existential threat to the world. Nazi radar defense technology was decimating the Allied air forces. But American engineers heeded the call, and in a Harvard lab led by Stanford professor Frederick Terman, invented radar jammers that helped win the […]

Poll Results: Smart home tech has yet to win our trust

Smart home tech, in which our households are populated by an ecosystem of AI-enabled, internet-connected devices, is a popular trend in the tech industry and looks to be an important feature of consumer products in the upcoming years. It could certainly do a lot to make our lives easier, but as our poll results show, […]

The evolving road of beacon tech

When Apple launched its iBeacon protocol at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in 2013 it laid the foundation for an entire new industry — the proximity industry. Three years later, close to 500 proximity companies operate globally, and between 6 and 7 million beacons are deployed in commercial settings with the latest forecasts pointing to a total of 500 […]