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Handy’s On-Demand Services Raise $50 Million

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Mobile apps are a growing trend, and allow the convenience of connecting instantly to a variety of business and home based services. While many exist as a convenience, but haven’t really translated into real sales, other apps, such as Handy have experienced a huge boost in sales. Handy provides the unique service of connecting customers […]

Apple Watch to Replace Everyday Functions Like Car Keys, Appliances and More

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Could the Apple Watch Replace Car Keys? According to CEO, Tim Cook, that’s one of the functions of the Apple Watch. One of the functions of Apple Watch, is that it is designed to replace traditional car keys as well as most modern cards used by the security systems of automobiles. Cook’s words have jump-started […]

Now You Can Use Your Remote With Your Chromecast

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Your Chromecast now works with your television remote. That’s right, you can control your Chromecast with the same remote you use for controlling your TV. The future is here. Te ability to connect to your television remote has actually been available in Chromecast since its initial launch a few years ago, however, Google didn’t enable […]

Square Ditching Square Order

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Square is shutting down Square Order, its service that allowed customers to order items from a store before they arrived. The service launched last year on Valentine’s Day and was used initially in Uniqlo stores as a way for customers to purchase last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts. Sergio Cortes has learned that, later on, Square made […]

Chemistry Just Got Cooler with 3D Printing

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Need a rare chemical only found in the leaf of an Amazonian plant that no one has or ever will sell? No problem, just print it. Chemist Mark Burke from the University of Illinois has engineered a modern marvel, the equivalent of 3D printing for molecules. Such a machine could allow researchers to study the […]

The United States Is Trailing the Rest of the Advanced Industrialized World in Internet Access

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Generally speaking, the United States is either ahead or on par with just about any other part of the world in terms of our technology and advanced consumer goods and services. There is, however, one area where we lag behind other advanced, industrialized countries; the speed and cost of internet access. An article in the […]

The U.S. Is Going Into The Armed Drone Selling Business

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The UK Was The First Customer. The Drone Store Is Open For Business. It’s not surprising. The U.S. is a business. We don’t call it that, but it is. We sell everything we make and are proud of it, even if some of our sales come back to haunt us. They often do when arms […]

America Says Good-bye to Radio Shack

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Yesterday a store that once meant all that was new and technological will soon cease to exist. Radio Shack declared bankruptcy of yesterday. As Haidar Barbouti has learned, the company has known it was failing for several years. More is available on Barbouti on Linkedin. Finally, they knew they could not stay in business. Once […]

Why Qnet Is Still On Top of eCommerce

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Qnet is truly one of the world’s most unique and diverse companies. Qnet is a company that has a multilevel marketing strategy. It was founded in Hong Kong in 1998 and has a very good track record of being a reliable and well modeled company. Qnet uses a model which depends on the hard work […]

Technology and Social Networking: Skout, A Great Way to Meet Others

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

With the advent of the internet dating websites and applications have been flourishing. Skout is a prime example of how the dating scene is changing and improving with technology. Applications like Skout make it easy to reach out and connect with people that you may not have had the chance to meet otherwise. Skout hosts […]