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Charleston, South Carolina Outpaces the Nation in Tech Growth

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

In April, I was invited to speak in Charleston's third annual DIG SOUTH -- the Southeast's first and foremost event celebrating the digital economy with over 200 presenters from companies such as Google, Instagram, Twitter, TechCrunch, BuzzFeed, and Inc.

Five Signs Your City Is the Next Boomtown, USA

Localeur | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Localeur

Whether you live in Portland, Oregon, Asheville, North Carolina, Oakland, California, or some place so cool we haven't even heard of it yet, be on the lookout for these telltale signs that your city's becoming a boomtown.

It's Always Halloween in Virginia City

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

The SyFy channel calls Virginia City, Nevada one of America's most haunted towns. Lining its wood-paneled sidewalks are allegedly haunted houses and the professional ghost-hunters who roam their historic halls.

Houses For A Boomtown

Posted 05.03.2013 | DC

Another week, another article saying that homes around D.C. are selling fast, and for higher than their asking prices. The Washington Times relates...

Boom Towns' Big Housing Problems

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2012 | Business

* Australian mining boom pits small towns against growing here-today-gone-tomorrow workforce * Big salaries boost food prices, strain ...

North Dakota Walmart Evicts Workers Living In Parking Lot

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

Apparently one Walmart isn't cool with people squatting in its parking lot. Dozens of workers who have flocked to Williston, North Dakota to benef...

North Dakota Strippers Tipped Thousands Every Nights

Posted 12.25.2011 | Business

An oil boomtown in the middle of North Dakota is proving that the laws of supply and demand apply to everything -- even stripper salaries. As thou...

The New Digital Disney: CEO Discusses The Entertainment Giant's Next Moves

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

i always enjoy talking digital with Iger--who is pictured above in an interview I did with him in 2006 at the fourth D: All Things Digital conference-...

Twitter: "We're Now An Information Network" (VIDEO)

AllThingsD | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Biz Stone told BoomTown that he wants everyone to start calling Twitter -- which has close to 60 million unique monthly visitors globally -- "an infor...

Happy Hour App

techland.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Well, it seems there are handfuls of "happy hour" apps, but the Happy Hour App from Boomtown Apps claims to filter through the rubbish and deliver "a ...