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Minority and Female Presence Increases Slightly at Google I/O

Google is still working on diversifying the Google I/O conference

The number of blacks in attendance at this year’s Google I/O conference remain stagnant from…

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Twitter shakes up board with Debra Lee appointment

The popular tech company pushes diversity agenda with appointment of the chairman and CEO of BET Networks

Twitter continues to push diversity agenda with appointment of the Debra Lee to board of…

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5 Lessons Startups Can Learn From the Porn Industry

Online porn is a billion-dollar industry, but not just because sex sells

The online porn industry is highly innovative when it comes to tech and web presence.…

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(Image: Financial Inclusion Innovation Contest-Center for Global Policy Solutions: l-r:  Brandon Andrews, Values Partnerships (JUDGE)
Natalie Madeira Cofield, President & CEO, Walker’s Legacy (JUDGE)
Jerry Nemorin, Founder and CEO, LendStreet (JUDGE)
Irum Musharraf, PayActiv (FINALIST)
Angel Rich, WealthyLife (FINALIST AND WINNER)
Eric Kinman, Working Solutions (FINALIST)
Marla Bilonick, Latino Economic Development Center (FINALIST)
Janis Bowdler, Managing Director, Financial Capability, Community Development, and Small Business, JPMorgan Chase Foundation (JUDGE))

This Black Women’s Tech Startup Was Just Awarded A $10,000 JPMorgan Chase Grant

WealthyLife, a black, female-owned startup, will use the JPMorgan Chase grant to expand their financial literacy technology offerings

““As an entrepreneurial team of black women, we’ve experienced firsthand the challenges underrepresented communities face…

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Professor, game developer, and artist, Lindsay Grace (Image: file)

Meet The Game Designer Creating Video Games with Social Impact

Lindsay Grace is considered one of the most influential African Americans on the gaming industry

“If you discriminate by color, you can’t win the game…”

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People test out the Lazertouch at a recent tech expo. (Image: Easitech, Indiegogo)

Tiny Projector Turns Your Wall Into a 150-foot TouchScreen!

The Lazertouch projector weighs 5 ounces but makes a huge image

Lazertouch creates a virtual touchscreen and interactive whiteboard.

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Mixtroz founders (l-r); Ashlee Ammons and Kerry Schrader (Image: file)

Mother-Daughter Power Team Launch Tech Startup, Mixtroz

Mixtroz seeks to recreate the networking-at-events experience

She says she felt like a “creep”, “Checking out other women’s breast areas to confirm…

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Allegations Facebook Suppresses Right-Wing News Are Weak

The hysteria over Facebook suppressing conservative news is hogwash

Facebook is not a media company or a news organization.

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Timbaland Invests in New Tech Company That Lets You ‘Feel’ Sound

Timbaland backs company with an innovative way to let users experience sound throughout their body

“SubPac is a game changing experience for both artists and fans,” said Timbaland

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Will.i.am Doesn’t Buy Smartwatches; He Makes His Own

Will.i.am's latest tech venture is the Dial wearable; a smartwatch that works independent of a phone

“But I don’t know why the f**k I need those watches right now.”

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A Co-working Space Grows in Detroit

A Place in Detroit offers startups in the Motor City, affordable and organic co-working office space

We will provide coworking space and opportunity outside of downtown Detroit; once you get outside…

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Google Steps Up for Flint

Google jumps in to help Flint, Michigan, awarding a quarter of a million dollars to fight the poisoned water crisis

The fund was created to help newborns to children up to 6 years old—this group…

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Melinda Emerson

Discover How To Run a Successful Online Business from Melinda Emerson

Tips on what it takes to run a successful online business, from the #SmallBizLady Twitter chat

Understand what goes into running a successful online business with Melinda Emerson, as she shares…

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Amber Rose Goes 3D

Amber Rose becomes a 3D MUVA

Amber Rose teams up with Zoobe and is immortalized in digital app form.

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Met Gala Marks Official Marriage of Fashion and Tech

This year's Met gala showed high-society technology is even overtaking fashion

Printing technology and in particular 3D printing are opening new doors of creativity for fashion…

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Fast Track Your Tech Startup

Rapport and relationships are the crux of everything

Here are some facts to help dispel any trepidation when fast tracking your tech startup.

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An Original ‘DOOM’ Game Addict’s Thoughts on the New Beta

A new version of DOOM, the iconic, apocalyptic, monster-slaying game, is set to release on May 13. The studio opened the beta version up for testing. Here are some thoughts on new DOOM

It’s more like a futuristic, in-hell Call of Duty.

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Tech Review: Netatmo Welcome Home Security Camera

A stylish, intelligent indoor Internet security camera

The camera immediately starts identifying and alerting you via its app, any faces in its…

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Cable-Cutters Rejoice: TiVo Gets a Makeover

TiVo makes the Roamio DVR even more enticing to those who want to cut or reduce cable service

TiVo Roamio gets more storage and comes with no required subscription fee.

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Airbnb Rules the “Gig” Economy

Airbnb is poised to lead the gig economy and we can expect to see a similar "sharing" model in enterprises and in manufacturing

The next, and potentially most disruptive, sector to emerge in the sharing economy will be…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

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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