A lot of people cannot live without their smartphones. However, using
your smartphone can be complicated and expensive when traveling
overseas. With roaming calls being charged at $7 per minute and text
messages costing up to 50 cents each, using your smartphone abroad can
cost more than your airfare if you are not careful.
On November 21st, The Phat Start Up, an integrated media company that
produces premium content for all levels of entrepreneurs, hosted its
inaugural Tech 808 conference at NYU and I can certainly say it was not your average conference.
Hank Williams is so cool. Not just because he’s a sought-after, tech guy
and was one of eight tech entrepreneurs chosen to appear on Soledad
O’Brien’s 2011 CNN documentary, “Black in America: The New Promised Land
– Silicon Valley,” but because he’s been in the tech space for 25
years, has witnessed the lack of diversity in said space and is,
decidedly, here to stay.