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For some start-ups, Labor Day Weekend is Every Weekend

For some start-ups, Labor Day Weekend is Every Weekend

Silicon Valley is known to be the valley of productivity for startups and major tech companies. What's their secret? Well, many companies vouch that their employees know how to relax. Most tech start-ups and major companies allow for three (sometimes four)day weekends. So while relaxing on this long weekend, think about the possibilities for your future and seeing yourself playing hard and playing hard with a career in tech! 

Article(Source): https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephaniemlee/three-day-weekends?utm_term=.ndm7ZDnze#.aqZJeG065

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Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem

Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem

As AI's capabilities increase, the ability for computers to perform automatic tasks also increases. Everybody has access to high speed technology, allowing startup hopefuls to research, plan, and create a website with almost no effort.

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/27/startups-will-overtake-enterprises-in-the-new-ai-ecosystem/

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Microsoft awards hardware startup ENTy the 2016 Imagine Cup

Microsoft awards hardware startup ENTy the 2016 Imagine Cup

See,  this is what we want you to do!

The winner, ENTy, created an app that can detect potential issues affecting the inner ear. ENTy's app (which stands for Ear, Nose, and Throat) ensures that its user is standing up straight and is balanced thanks to a device the user straps onto his/her back. If the app detects an issue, it alerts the user of a problem. Now if only there was an app to notify where the nearest doctor's office is..

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/29/microsoft-awards-hardware-startup-enty-the-2016-imagine-cup/