ParqEx: A Week in the Sharing Economy

A Week in the Sharing Economy

Cloud and mobile computing technology are creating something new called: “the sharing economy.” Innovative companies are acting as brokers between everyday people, in order to facilitate platforms where they can do business and help each other out. These cloud platforms give regular people the opportunity to make money, while also offering solutions for peoples’ everyday…

Driverless Cars Are the Next Transportation Shift

Most people would still be somewhat surprised that there are driverless cars on the roads in some American cities even now. Yet, according to the Google self-driving car project, they’ve driven 1.5 million miles already, “…and are currently out on the streets of Mountain View, CA; Austin, TX; Kirkland, WA; and Metro Phoenix, AZ. Maybe…

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Meet the 5 Startups Crowned Finalists of Chicago’s Techweek Launch Competition

Techweek Chicago, the annual tech mega-event that takes place every summer, wrapped-up Friday afternoon with its regional Launch competition. Out of 60 Chicago and national startups who were selected to present their companies at Thursday’s Launch expo, 5 companies were selected as finalists to participate in a tech showdown for the ages. A representative from each…

ParqEx: Self-Driving Cars: What You Need to Know

Self-Driving Cars: What You Need to Know

Believe it or not, self-driving cars may not only be the wave of the future, they may become very prominent in our society very soon. You may or may not have heard about this movement. For some reason, it hasn’t received very much publicity, but there are a number of companies working on the concept. You may…