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Baltimore Welcomes President Obama’s TechHire Initiative

President Obama's TechHire initiative kicks off in Baltimore with the goal of training and placing the disadvantaged and at-risk in well--paying tech jobs

U.S. chief technology officer and other senior officials traveled to Baltimore as part of the…

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Facebook Enables “Safety Check” Feature After Nigeria Bombings and Criticism

Facebook flips on "Safety Check" feature after attack in Nigeria and criticism

Mark Zuckerberg makes appeasement after “Safety Check” Facebook feature outcry.

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To Buy or To Rent? That is the Question

How to decide when homeownership makes sense

There is no question that it is one of the smartest ways to build generational…

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College Prices Continue Moderate Rise, College Board Reports

Student Aid Remains Stable, Leading to Increased Net Prices

College prices continue to rise but student aid remains the same, leading to a net…

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Obama Administration to Hold Accreditors Accountable

Demands greater transparency of college “watchdogs”

The Obama administration plans to announce executive actions that will lead to greater transparency, accountability,…

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Hillary Clinton Taps African American–Owned Advertising Firm to Help with Campaign

Burrell Communications will help campaign with focusing on the African American vote

Hillary Clinton hires Burrell Communications to help with focusing on the concerns and issues of…

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4 Warm Destinations to Beat the Winter Blues

Looking to get away this winter? Check out 4 warm weather destinations.

Looking to getaway this winter? Check out 3 warm weather destinations.

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Debt-Free or Tuition-Free? The Presidential Candidates Debate

5 ways to minimize student loan debt

Although many students incur debt to earn a college degree, many go to school debt-free.…

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Comedian Agunda Okeyo Talks Laughter, Fear, Money, and Broadway

Sisters of Comedy creator leaving her mark on the Great White Way

You don’t have to love money, but you must respect money. Many people, in my…

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Secure Your Home or Small Business Affordably with Netgear’s Arlo Q

Netgear's Arlo Q is an affordable, yet high-tech way to put your home or small business on lockdown

Meet the Netgear Arlo Q; a “genius” security webcam.

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How Paralympic Athlete April Holmes Overcame Tragedy to Win Big in Sports

Holmes explains the 2001 accident that changed her life forever

Paralympic athlete April Holmes discusses her transition into sports and her plans for the future.

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Localize Your Small Business Marketing Strategies

Boost your small-business profile in unexpected ways

More often than not, a small business may feel that it can’t compete against larger…

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How to Avoid Burnout as a Startup Founder

A few simple strategies can help you stay on track and avoid the seemingly inevitable meltdown

If you are an owner of a new small business or startup founder, here are…

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Facebook Responds to Criticism over Safety Check Feature, French Flag Filter

Users flock to Facebook to express outrage over perceived bias by the social media giant in regard to terrorist attacks outside the Western world.

Facebook responds to users angry that Safety Check was made available only after terrorist attacks…

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Top Businesses Offer Support to Paris Attack Victims

Several tech companies extend free services to the French community

Airbnb, Facebook, Skype and more offer free services to Paris attack victims and their families.

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Breaking the Rules to Reach Retirement Goals

How a new approach to retirement investing is boosting their bottom line

“When you look at the social and economic realities of the day, particularly the fact…

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[WATCH] Power Women of the Diaspora: How Global Music Phenom DJ Cuppy Turns Opportunity Into Gold

This billionaire's daughter has the talent and tenacity to back up the clout

She’s the glam daughter of a billionaire, but nothing in her career journey spells nepotism.…

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Apple Awards 30 HBCU Students Scholarships in $40 Million Diversity Effort

Apple made a $40 million dollar multi-year commitment, the largest and most comprehensive corporate investment ever given exclusively for students and faculty of four-year HBCUs.

30 gifted HBCU students are announced as Apple HBCU Scholars.

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TechConneXt Summit: Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Talks Urban Cities 3.0

The former NBA star shares how technology is driving economic growth

The former NBA Kevin Johnson start shares how technology is driving economic growth.

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Celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Join the largest international celebration of businesswomen on November 19

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is the world’s largest celebration of women entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, innovators and job…

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T-Shirt Business

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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