Events

Can you hear it? The kettledrums, and then the brass section that leads into the unmistakable song associated with the Olympics. Can you feel it? The pride of the athletes wearing their country colors, and the excitement as spectators from around the world come together to cheer for their favorite competitors.

Google is, without a doubt, one of the heaviest hitters in the technological race. When the best of the team gather together to unveil their newest projects, people from the average tech geek to software defined storage vendors stop and listen. In the 2016 Google I/O, some pleasant upgrades and some jumps towards the next level of our futuristic modern lives were unveiled.

Apple isn’t launching any new hardware, but the company may finally be ready to play well with others. That was the overarching theme of the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016, the annual event that gives developers a sneak peek at the next big things coming out of Apple.

With over 150,000 people drawn to Austin in this year’s SXSW only one was crowned as one of the most photographed woman in the festival. Nope it wasn’t selfie queen Kim K. West, it wasn’t even the first lady, Michelle Obama, who graced the stage as a keynote speaker, actually it wasn’t even a human being. The title goes to Sophia, the beautiful and brilliant humanoid robot created by Hanson Robotics.

Community. My biggest take away from Startup Grind Conference 2016 is how genuinely the organization is committed to uniting and helping startups accelerate together on a global level. Being that I devote my life connecting quality people in the LA tech ecosystem with WeAreLATech , I know how rare it is to find people like Derek Anderson. Derek Andersen founded Startup Grind, he moderated many of the fireside chats at Startup Grind Conference 2016 on the main stage and gave opening and closing remarks, but what caught my attention is how he spoke; his tone of voice and the types of questions and comments he made.

TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2016 Startup and Entrepreneur Forecast taking place Thursday, February 11 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Cross Campus in Santa Monica. We will have amazing panelists from Crosscut Ventures, Machine Shop Ventures, Techstars, and more to be announced soon who will share their insights and forecast for startups in 2016.

If you’ve never heard of MU-MIMO in wireless routing and don’t know what it is, you’re not alone. In fact, brands are thus far staying away from the term, fearing that it would be confusing to buyers, and instead may just mention “new technology” or something similar. The truth is that MU-MIMO is a big deal, and we’re finally seeing the benefits in wireless routing.

This CES we saw connected home devices that made life easier – and more exciting – than every before, from little batteries to massive refrigerators.

From gesture controls to extra-affordable urban models, CES 2016 was a great event for electric cars!

Oculus has some interesting competition, and gaming laptops branch out along innovative paths at CES for 2016.