The holidays are here, bringing with them the annual boost in retail purchases. According to a recent survey, around 40 percent of U.S. consumers are ready to increase their spending this season, and the tech industry in particular is sure to see a lot of that business. If you’ll be catering to electronics consumers in the coming weeks, take advantage of these simple tips to make sure your holidays are merry and profitable.

As the old adage goes, hindsight is always 20/20. It’s only after a crime occurs that family members, friends, and law enforcement officials recognize the “signs” of a delinquent’s impending lawbreaking. Police departments and other law enforcement agencies are frequently reacting to crimes. Now, thanks to Big Data analysis, they can be proactive. They might even be able to stop a crime before it happens.

What’s the best radar detector for that special someone with a lead foot on your list? We’ve evaluated the top radar detectors on the market and reveal which one stands above the pack.

Smart, wireless lighting is clearly the future of illuminating our homes and businesses. However, there are two distinct paths one can choose to automate lighting: smart light bulbs or smart switches.

Bezalel, the company devoted to empowering mobile device users to discard the power cord, has launched a Kickstarter campaign November 10 – December 15 to fund production of the first universal wireless charging case for the iPhone. The initial 400 pre-orders on Kickstarter for Bezalel’s Latitude iPhone case will be manufactured and delivered in time for Christmas!

Executive Boards in business today look a great deal like they did 60 years ago in many ways. Sure, there are roles like CTO or CIO, but the input and decision making process has remained fairly static.

Make In LA begun the process of recruiting Batch 2 of their Make in LA hardware accelerator. A great opportunity for any early stage hardware startup.
Make in LA is LA’s first hardware accelerator. Make in LA makes hardware less hard, working with 5 promising start-ups at a time.

Black Friday is an important holiday for retailers who see huge numbers of consumers shopping for the holiday season. It has long been held as the ultimate annual shopping holiday, but Cyber Monday has quickly been picking up speed and pulling in equally large amounts of sales.

Due to the rapid growth in technology and the internet world, there have been numerous reports about cyber security issues across the states. This technological growth has opened paths to more theft issues, abuse as well as fund embezzlement.

It’s not always easy to find the right people to do the job. Holiday hiring is a little bit harder because of the hurry associated with it. Staffing for busy holidays goes beyond big business as well as retail stores. If you are in the retail sales, hospitality, technology, inventory, administrative or fall under larger commercial companies, then you know you will require extra help during the holiday season.