Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 14th Jan 2018 News you can use announces the release of the report “Top 10 technology trends to watch in 2018” – The report will help CIOs and senior IT executives gain insights on the emerging […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 14th Jan

New York based startup that attempted to anonymously crowdsource salary details from NYC startups and hiring experts announced that it is shutting down. The idea was rather interesting. About a week after signing up, users start receiving personalized salary and seniority level estimates from startups and experts. The founders posted […] shuts down

Last week, the open source mapping company Mapzen announced it would shut down at the end of the month. The team posted: Unfortunately, we have some sad news. Mapzen will cease operations at the end of January 2018. Our hosted APIs and all related support and services will turn off […]

Startup Mapzen loses its Zen, announces shutdown

Interesting story focuses on 28-year-old Ryan Grant, a young entrepreneur who has figured out Business 101: Buy low, Sell High. Ryan has figured out how to make millions by looking for items in clearance aisle at local Walmart or Target other stores and selling them on Amazon.  According to an […]

Buy low, sell high: This 28-year-old makes millions buying from ...

JANUARY 8, 2018 07:31 AM EST – To deliver digital solutions that offer a differentiated customer experience and disrupt the industry, today MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), one of the world’s leading insurance companies, announced the launch of two InsurTech investment programs for start-up companies: MetLife Digital Ventures and MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars. Both […]

MetLife Accelerates Transformation with Launch of Digital Ventures and Digital ...

The Consumer Electronics Show (#CSE2018) in Las Vegas is generating a lot of buzz in the media. Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary wire-free, power-at-a-distance charging technology, today announced that consumers can now pre-order WattUp-enabled products with Myant SKIIN smart everyday apparel, the first truly digital second skin, that […]

At #CSE2018, Energous announces first WattUp-enabled consumer products

A few weeks ago, we ran a feature with top technology trends for 2018 (link to free report). In that report, we took a broader view of the tech landscape. The Consumer Electronic Show (CES 2018) has just started with a bang in Las Vegas and manufacturers, startups and entrepreneurs […]

CES 2018 – Consumer electronic trends and predictions for the ...

Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 7th Jan 2018 News you can use announces the release of the report “Top 10 technology trends to watch in 2018” – Digital-disruptors continued to reshape businesses and industries, a trend likely to accelerate in 2017. […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 7 Jan

Analysts and Technologists continue to watch for Trends in Blockchains and Cryptocurrency Many startups and tech companies are innovating in the space. However, given the hype a brand-marketers are also trying to leverage the ‘Blockchain’ hype. Take for instance the story of “Long Island Iced Tea” company whose shares soared […]

Long Island Iced Tea Soars After Changing Its Name to ...

A few weeks ago we reviewed the top-10 technologies for 2018 including innovations in self-driving cars (link). Now comes news that BlackBerry is teaming up with Baidu to develop self-driving technologies. The press announcement follows   WATERLOO, ONTARIO and BEIJING, CHINA–(Marketwired – Jan. 3, 2018) – BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB)(TSX:BB) and Baidu, […]

Baidu, BlackBerry team to develop self-driving tech