How Walmart Fuels Student Startup Ecosystems

On the morning of the McGinnis Venture Competition at Carnegie Mellon, students begin filtering into the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship to practice their pitches, eager to compete for $60,000 investments in front of investors and corporations. Dave Mawhinney, the executive director for the Swartz Center, is eager to speak about the competition. “We are very…

5 Keys to a Cybersecurity Culture

One of my first introductions to cybersecurity came when I was eighteen. Someone had stolen my identity, and it took months to get all the issues resolved. More recently, my brother—also an IT Security professional—stopped a scammer who used his social media information to try to take advantage of our grandfather. I’ve fallen in love…

Walmart Wows Tech VIPs with VR Shopping during SXSW

For 30 years, the South by Southwest festival has been a melting pot of innovative media and disruptive technology. For a week-and-a-half in March, artists, entrepreneurs and organizations from around the world descend on Austin, Texas, to learn, be entertained, and get inspired. This year, Walmart teamed up with the Capital Factory, Austin’s premier entrepreneurship…

5 Awesome Machine Learning Services Powered by Watson

Today we welcome guest contributor Tanmay Bakshi, an inspiring 13-year-old app developer, teacher and YouTuber. We met Tanmay while he was giving a keynote speech to our tech associates (yes, he gives keynote speeches around the world). Please enjoy Tanmay’s article on 5 machine learning services powered by Watson.  Computers have never been good at understanding non-mathematical…

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