INTERAPT BLOG

Why Today’s MBA Graduates Are Trading Salary for Impact

Historically, the objective of acquiring an MBA was simple: Financial success.  But for today’s MBA graduate students, entrepreneurship is trending towards a different goal: Making an impact. In the past, MBA students would seek professional opportunities on Wall Street, or at some for-profit business offering a proven path to financial success.  While that desire to…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments: December 14th-December 18th

A syringe with tiny sponges can seal a gunshot wound in seconds By Alicia Marie Tan, Mashable Oregon-based startup RevMedx designed the XSTAT 30, a syringe-like device inject blood-absorbing sponges into a wound, sealing it in less than a minute, as reported by Popular Science. The FDA approved the device for civilian use in a…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments: December 7th-December 11th

France considers public Wi-Fi, To network ban in wake of terror attacks By Charlie Osborne, ZDNet French officials are mulling over ways to tighten surveillance and encryption controls online in the aftermath of the devastating terrorist attacks on Paris last month. Local newspaper Le Monde reports that the French government is proposing stringent controls on the use of…

3 Ways PowerMap Improves Site Selection

PowerMap has already been recognized by Economic Development professionals as a “first of its kind” tool that could provide competitive advantage in the site selection process, but we still felt it was worth exploring three particular ways PowerMap helps improve it for any economic developer:   Location, Location, Location   Economic Development professionals using PowerMap…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments: November 30th-December 4th

Amazon Shows Off Prime Air Delivery Drone By Keith Wagstaff, NBC New-Tech In a new video, Amazon revealed that the Prime Air drones will deliver packages weighing up to five pounds in 30 minutes or less. Swatch partners with Visa to enable NFC payments in their new analog smartwatches By James Vincent, The Verge Swatch…

Three Ways Secure Messaging Improves Care Coordination

Healthcare providers and physicians almost never work alone.  More often than not, patients are treated by teams of healthcare providers.  This collaboration and care coordination ensures that patients’ health needs are being met and addressed by the right people. The Affordable Healthcare Act has created opportunities for creativity in healthcare coordination, which is why secure…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments: November 23rd-November 27th

Microsoft yanks latest Windows 10 release from its download server By Ed Bott, ZDNet The November update to Windows 10 was available to user that had been running the new OS for atleast a month and upgraded it to version 10586. Now, the update apears to have been stripped back to the launch version and…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments: November 16th-Novermber 20th

ISIS reaches new level of sophistication with tech support “help desk” According to an NBC News report, ISIS staffs a “24-hour Jihadi Help Desk” designed to support its myriad activities, including but not limited to carrying out terror plots like Friday’s attacks in Paris. Volvo and Remond Start New Pact with Hololenz project for autonomous…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments: November 9th-Novermber 13th

Google Just Open Sourced TensorFlow, its Artificial Intelligence Engine The buzzword “deep learning” is an increasingly powerful form of artificial intelligence. By analyzing thousands of photos, this AI technology can learn to identify an image it has never seen before.   uBeam Declassifies Secrets to Prove Wireless Power Is Possible uBeam revealed a bunch of…

3 Common Mistakes Made by Mobile App Developers

Obviously, there are many different kinds of mobile apps, and they have any number of different purposes for many different businesses and organizations. Still, I think there are plenty of common flaws in app design that most mobile app users (and developers, for that matter) can agree are a nuisance capable of determining whether or not that app remains on…