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FashionAI store from Alibaba brings new shopping experience to fahionistas

The demand for ethical fashion is finally spreading

In the United States, it’s sometimes said that living as an ethical consumer is an impossibility. After all, there’s little question about the exploitative business practices that have become engrained throughout...
US is dealing with ongoing intellectual property theft by Chinese agents

Trade secret theft severely undercuts US industry

One of the main reasons that the Trump administration launched its trade war against China is its assertion that the Asian superpower doesn’t adequately enforce copyright law. Washington maintains that Sino...
Digital marketing lessons culled from working in the stock market.

Digital marketing lessons from the stock market

Business performance and the stock market have always been correlated. One only needs to look at how a company is doing on the market to know what their stock value might...
The podcast industry has taken off and looks to continue expansion.

What the podcast industry looks like after 15 years

It’s been roughly 15 years since podcasts first came into the world as a game-changing medium for audio entertainment. In many ways since then, new podcasts have become communication outlets similar to...
Mental health startups like Basis are having a hard time

The uncertain state of today’s mental health startups

In recent years, venture capital investors (VCs) have turned their attention to the enticing potential of mental health startups. Namely, teletherapy consultation services and an array of digital mental health platforms are...
NASA set to study forest fires

TechMatters: NASA launches fire and smoke studies to improve and save lives

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
REPerformance is old school meets new school fitness at its best

REPerformance: The app that puts old school competition back into your gym routine

These days, we rarely just “work out.” With fitness gadgets that track your every movement and apps that generate customized workout regimens, we go into the gym with more data about...
Technology should tackle these 3 health issues next

TechMatters: 3 global medical challenges technology should tackle

TechMatters is a semi-regular column exploring the intersection between tech and our lives, why it matters, and how it’s helping to improve our quality and vitality of life.  Here, we will profile...
Lightyear's solar EV car has longest range yetvideo

Dutch startup Lightyear reveals solar car with longest range of any EV

While the first driveable solar car came to fruition in 1962, solar-powered vehicles for mass consumption have long been out of reach due to technological and economic limitations. But Dutch startup...
Kango rideshare app for kids receives Series A fundingvideo

Kango, the ridesharing app for kids, is on the rise

Kango, developer of the California-based rideshare and childcare app for kids, announced a Series A funding round valued at $3.6 million. It looks like the company is aiming to expand with...