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Eight real estate start-ups to watch in 2018

Both residential and commercial estate agents have been hit by a wave of proptech disruption since Purplebricks launched in Australia in late 2016, …

Top 10 Web Design Trends in 2018 to Lookout For [Infographic]

As the year enters into 2018, web design also enters a new era and as a web designer or a developer, you may want to keep an eye on these <b>10 web</b> …

26 free social media analytics tools

I'm grateful for the insight from some incredible tools that help make sense of my activities on social media. How have my followers grown this …

Some Important Characteristic of Successful E-commerce Website

There are lots of eCommerce websites are existing in India so it may be challenging to keep maintain your website with high Rank at SERP. but it is …

New tax law is a huge win for renters

Renters came out winners under the new tax law.<p>For over a century, the federal tax code catered to homeowners and treated renters like second-class …

Israel’s position at cutting edge of global tech is at risk due to talent shortage

(<i>Reuters</i>) — When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home.<p>He went to Ukraine and hired 120 people to develop mobile apps and web platforms for international clients and smaller Israeli startups.<p>“I …

Venture capital investment in AI skyrockets

Venture capitalists are pushing a lot of cash into artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, more than doubling the investment into …

Artificial Intelligence

The 400 million dollar company helping people find the right fitness class

Who doesn’t love options? But as psychologists have pointed out, choice overload can make you question the decisions you make before you even make them. And if you’ve been paying attention to the growing boutique fitness class trend, you know that the options are endless – and slightly overwhelming.<p>…

Friday Labs unveils new minimalist & easy-to-install smart lock w/ HomeKit support

As HomeKit continues to expand in popularity, a pair of new smart locks have been introduced that both embrace the platform. Friday Labs has introduced the new Friday Lock, while Danalock has unveiled a new V3 smart lock.<p>First, the Friday Lock claims to be the “world’s smallest smart lock” with the …

8 free handwriting fonts for 2017

Need to add a personal feel to your designs? A decent handwriting font can really help to add a fun and friendly feel to whatever you’re working on. …

Capgemini in India Launches Tech Fiesta 2017

Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the start of the 9th edition of ‘Tech Fiesta’ in …

BorgWarner Invests $10M in Autotech Ventures

BorgWarner CEO James Verrier discusses his company’s investment in Silicon Valley venture capital fund Autotech Ventures, car sales in the U.S. and …

Apple Starting To Make Its Own Components, Talks Of Buying Imagination Technologies Emerge Again

Apple has ended its contract with Imagination Technologies, a company, which supplied the graphics-related components for the iPad and iPhone to …

August Smart Lock Pro features Z-Wave tech to help keep your home safe

Over the weekend, Z-Wave announced new protocols to make your smart home safer from a technological perspective, and now, smart lock maker August has …

Home Automation

Taser is zapping its name

Taser, the company known for its electric stun guns, is <b>changing its name to Axon</b> as part of its aggressive push to dominate the market for body cameras and the video and data services those cameras require.<p>Already the market leader in body cameras, the company also said Wednesday <b>it would offer</b> …

Boeing Launches Venture Fund To Invest In Cutting-Edge Technology

Boeing has launched a new venture fund that will invest in aerospace technology, innovations in manufacturing, and cutting-edge business models.<p>Known as Boeing HorizonX, the so-called “innovation cell” will look at companies that expect to hit the market with a product within 5 to 15 years.<p>“The …

UK Court Issues New Guidance for Tech Patents | Inc.com

Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday that it can decide what mobile phone makers should pay to use patented technology that is essential to make mobile networks function.<p>In a case that helps clarify how patents are handled in the telecoms industry, Judge Colin Birss ruled that the court can …

There’s a new buyer on the security tech block with Armor’s $89 million new round

Security technology services provider Armor is getting ready to do some shopping for new technology thanks to $89 million in fresh funding.<p>The company, which was majority owned by the private equity firm The Stephens Group, now counts SST Telemedia, a large telecommunications investor, as a …

Even Developers Agree The U.S. Has Way Too Much Retail Space

Retail is in the midst of a seismic shift. As bankruptcies skyrocket and investors adjust, a huge amount of retail real estate has become obsolete.<p>“There’s about a billion square feet of retail space that needs to go away, that needs to be converted, for the market to get healthy,” CoStar director …

Real Estate

13 retailers that are dying and taking the fashion industry with them

More than 3,500 stores are expected to close across the US in the next couple of months, with some of the most iconic American fashion brands shuttering locations.<p>Retailers like Macy's, Bebe, and Payless are all closing dozens — or even hundreds — of stores in 2017.<p>As mall traffic declines and …

eCommerce

Global arms trade reaches highest point since cold war era

The global transfer of major weapons systems rose over the past five years to the highest volume since the end of the cold war as the Middle East nearly doubled its imports, according to an annual report on arms sales.<p>The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) said on Monday that …

Geopolitics

What's Driving the Emerging Markets Rally?

Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway reports on Fed policy and the emerging market rally. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)

These 4 Maps Show The Geopolitical Hotspots Of 2017

In geopolitics, a deep understanding of geography and power allows you to do two things. First, it helps you comprehend the forces that will shape international politics and how they will do so. Second, it helps you distinguish what is important from what isn’t.<p>This makes maps a vital part of our …

60 female entrepreneurs sought for Going for Growth initiative

Going for Growth describes itself as a unique programme of peer support focused on growth to women owner-managers, regardless of sector.More than 450 …

Coworking space Mindspace raises $15 million to expand operations

Coworking space Mindspace has raised $15 million in a Series A round. The names of the investors have not been disclosed.<p>The Israeli company plans to …

Lighter Capital uses ‘revenue-based funding’ model to invest in wedding management platform Aisle Planner

Seattle-based investment firm Lighter Capital announced this week that it has invested in Aisle Planner, a San Diego-based startup that operates an …

Chicago-based parking startup SpotHero pulls into 13 new markets

SpotHero, the Chicago-based parking reservation startup, just logged a major expansion — adding garages, valets and other parking spots in 13 new U.S. markets.<p>The company was founded in 2011 and lets drivers find and pay for parking spots via its mobile app. The new markets announced Thursday, with …

4 VCs were asked what the hottest area of fintech is right now — all they could talk about was insurance

At the Economist Finance Disrupted conference in London this week, three out of the four VCs on the panel "Unicorns vs. Unicorpses" named insurance specifically when asked what was of most interest to them as an area for investment.<p>The sector was name-checked by: Yann Ranchere, a Geneva-based …

Spendesk grabs $2.2 million for its next-gen corporate cards

French startup Spendesk might be just a few months old, but the company is currently firing on all cylinders. Spendesk just raised $2.2 million (€2 million), rebranded itself, and is about to launch mobile apps and corporate plastic cards for everyone.<p>The company started out as an eFounders …