As any business leader could tell you, conferences are big business. In 2016, the event industry generated $325 billion in direct spending — through hotels, catering, exhibitions, and events centers — and an even more impressive $845 billion in business sales. There’s no denying the power events have on the economy itself — in fact, for […]
Wearable World Congress is coming.
Hear more from Lumoid’s Aarthi Ramamurthy at Wearable World Congress.
At ReadWriteMix on Tuesday night, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley talked about how his app doesn’t need us to announce our location to friends anymore.
On January 21, join ReadWrite editor-in-chief Owen Thomas as he quizzes PayPal’s chief about making payments less painful in the era of Bitcoin.
Mobile killed Cyber Monday and upended other trends. Join ReadWrite for a discussion with Flurry CEO Simon Khalaf on what’s next.
ReadWrite’s editor-in-chief interviews a firsthand witness to the smartphone and tablet revolution.
A two-day conference covers one of ReadWrite’s favorite topics.
This show is bananas. Don’t believe it? See the opulent absurdity of Las Vegas’ annual Consumer Electronics Show for yourself.
Get yer bingo cards ready – CES 2013 is once again ground zero for weird, unnecessary celebrity appearances!
In what’s shaping up to be a weird year, we tell you what you won’t be seeing at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week.
Failure gets a lot of praise in the tech world. It’s a great learning experience, it’s a vital growth opportunity, etc. But nobody celebrates the actual event. Recently several entrepreneurs in New York City got together to do just that, holding the inaugural Startup Funeral to honor the memory of three dead technology companies.
While some might question the sanity of an individual who decides to make Greek startups a cornerstone of a plan to spread entrepreneurship around the world, Gary Whitehill says the young, entrepreneurial tech startup economy taking hold there offers lessons for startups everywhere.
San Diego fireworks watchers were treated to a unique light show last night when a technical error caused the Big Bay Boom‘s entire 18-minute display – some tens of thousands of explosions – to be launched in one awesome but short-lived 15-second display just before the show’s scheduled start. According to ABC News, “Garden State […]
Remember “swinging”? Two people in a committed relationship go to a party with a bunch of other people in committed relationships. They all separate, find new partners for the evening and get jiggy. It may sound lurid and gross, but it’s the cool new thing for startup founders.
There’s a notion, one you’re no doubt all too familiar with, that America is in need of an economic refresh. The troubles are likely to intensify as millions of Millennials try to join the workforce, only to be met with what Scott Gerber, the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), calls, “America’s youth unemployment epidemic.” So…
Have you ever wanted to get first-hand advice from the founder of a successful startup? Or at least get to shoot the breeze for a while and get a sense of what they’ve been through and what awaits you?
Of course, right? But would you pay for the privilege of “renting” a tech company founder? OK, what if the money you spent went to charity? And…
Wanna win $5000 for your favorite non-profit? All it takes is to post a slide deck on Sliderocket for this contest called Make an Impact. Your presentation needs to be posted before March 28, and probably as soon as possible so you can begin promoting it and get some views. The four presentations with the most unique presentation views and…
Mark Twain said, “a lie is halfway around the world before the truth can get its boots on.” The speed of putting on boots (if you wear them) hasn’t changed much since Twain’s day, but lies and misinformation are getting a serious boost out of the Internet. Consider the post about MongoDB that made it all over the Net this weekend thanks to being…
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