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5 Tech Terms You Secretly Wish You Understood

Jan Golden | Posted 03.27.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

Technology is changing at an incredible pace. Keeping up with tech terms can be confusing and intimidating. You run across them all the time -- reading online, listening to the news and watching TV. Instead of understanding the story, you're left scratching your head and missing the point.

Young and Entrepreneurial: 25-Year-Old Tip'd Off CEO Akshay Oberai -- Building a Social Network for Wall Street

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.26.2015 | Small Business
David Ongchoco

Entrepreneurship runs in the blood of Akshay. His father was a Silicon Valley tech veteran who encouraged Akshay to intern in startups early on starting at 14 years old.

7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy product...

Beyond the Classroom: Experiencing Technology Innovation Up-Close-And-Personal at SXSW

Anna Hodge | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology
Anna Hodge

Putting technology into the hands of millennials, and putting them in front of the innovators of the 21st century at events like SXSW is game changing. There is truly no stopping the next generation of thinkers and doers.

In Brazil, Water Is Power

Jake Levine | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
Jake Levine

In spite of these efforts, there is one resource that Brazil is ignoring: its consumers. Provided with the right information, and engaged at the right time, millions of consumers could help stem Brazil's water crisis by saving water and electricity.

Some of My Favorite Tech Gadgets From CES 2015

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Apple Watch, Apple Watch, Apple Watch. Everyone's talking about the Apple Watch. And I'm just tuning out.

The Tech Mogul: Teja Yenamandra

Azeem Khan | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Azeem Khan

When you think about starting a technology company the first thing that comes to mind might not be hip-hop. To some though, they are one in the same. Teja Yenamandra is the CEO Gun.io. They are a technology company that connects high quality freelance developers to well paying projects.

SXSW Health and MedTech: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Erin Sharoni | Posted 03.19.2015 | Technology
Erin Sharoni

Like an increasingly gnarly chia pet, SXSW has exploded in scope at an exponential pace. The massive set of film, music and interactive technology conferences have taken over the city of Austin each year since 1987, so it should come as no surprise that in 2015 yet another joined the fray: the Health & MedTech Expo.

Veteran Executive Richelle Parham Fueled By Passion, Career and Community

Roshell Rosemond | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Roshell Rosemond

Many of us spend a lifetime on a quest not only to find our passion, but also to use it in a way that touches and improves lives for future generations. Long-time executive Richelle Parham says she found her passion for marketing in high school.

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Allege Secret Net Neutrality Plot As They Interrogate FCC Chairman

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 03.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans kicked off an aggressive, net neutrality "fact-finding" mission on Tuesday, forcing Federal Communications Com...

How to Get Hired in Tech, With ironSource's Dana Primo

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Daniel Etcovitch

Joining the constantly evolving tech sector workforce can be scary, and many recent graduates are having trouble figuring out the best way to get noticed by the tech world or choose the best way to build a career in the industry.

Thinking About a Career Change to Tech? Here's How

Suzanne Grossman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Suzanne Grossman

We all know that the tech industry is where the jobs are, especially if you have the coding skills. But what would it take to break into the field if you have no experience or background in that area?

App Could Help Officials Prosecute Rapists In Developing World

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.12.2015 | Impact

A new app is aiming to crack down on rapists in a country where the crime is far too common. MediCapt will serve as a vital tool in collecting evi...

Dana Liebelson

Here Are The Obama Administration's Net Neutrality Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released the full text of its net neutrality rules, detailing how the agency plans to ...

IKEA Launches a Line of Wireless Furniture That Can Charge Your Phone

Architectural Digest | Posted 03.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

In addition to furniture, IKEA will sell wireless charging pads that can be placed almost anywhere in your home or office, though the pads still need to plug into an outlet.

Women at Access Reflect on Digital Rights and International Women's Day

Access | Posted 03.06.2015 | Impact
Access

International Women's Day (March 8) is an opportunity for everyone around the world to celebrate the economic, social, and political achievements of women

Disrupting the Status Quo With Glassbreakers

Samantha_Harris | Posted 03.09.2015 | Technology
Samantha_Harris

We break bread, we break rules, we even break-fast -- but rarely do we break the glass ceiling together. It's 2015 and only 4.2 percent of Fortune CEOs are women, out of 500 companies on the S&P there are only 24 female CEOs.

5 Homes That Are Basically Robots

Details | Posted 03.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
Details

Siri, meet your (much bigger) match: From a biometric-accessible Brazilian villa to a Croatian home you can manage from your tablet, these high-tech homes are wired to make your life easier. You wish you lived here.

Hillary Is Ready and So Are the Women of Silicon Valley

Michelle Kraus | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

You know it's always fascinating to watch the beginning of the next really big thing. Well, that's what it was like at the Watermark Conference today when Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State, took the stage.

Your Tech Startup Doesn't Need to be in Silicon Valley.

Jeremiah Owyang | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
Jeremiah Owyang

My long-time, close friend, Chris Saad, wrote a helpful essay on 39 tips for startups. He shares many suggestions, based on his personal experience, in the startup world, from his home country of Australia, and in Palo Alto, and in the heart SF's tech district SoMa.

Dana Liebelson

Woman With The Fate Of The Internet In Her Hands Reveals Thoughts On Upcoming Net Neutrality Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Communications Commission will vote this week on a net neutrality proposal that could shape the future of a free and open In...

Dana Liebelson

How The Obama Administration Is Asking Tech Companies To Help Combat ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In response to the Islamic State's savvy use of social media to spread its messages and publicize its deeds, the Obama administration sa...

10 Largest Billion Dollar Acquisitions in Tech [Infographic]

Jonathan Long | Posted 02.20.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Long

Every tech startup dreams of being the next billion dollar acquisition success story. Tech startups are being acquired at an incredible rate -- companies want to own a piece of the "next big thing" and they are not afraid of throwing money at something they feel will be a home run.

Non-Profit Brings Tech to Rural Youth

Dieter Holger | Posted 02.20.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

By bringing in local 15-to-24-year-olds, encouraging young women to join, providing a safe place, contemporary computers, software, and workshops, Digital NEST aims to change the face of technology.

Which Came First? The Chicken or the Egg... Data Science Can Help

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.18.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Is your organization ready to build a data science department? Would your senior business leaders know what questions to ask your data scientists?