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Charter and Time Warner Merger Will Screw Cable Customers Even More

The merging of Charter and Time Warner Cable will create a cable company Frankenstein that will stomp consumers

And it’s we, the customers, who stand to lose the most.

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U.S. Government OKs Charter Purchase of Time Warner Cable

If Charter buys Time Warner Cable it will becomes the second-largest Internet and cable provider in the U.S.

Charter is required to follow these rules for seven years…

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E-Commerce is Going to Blow Up Even More

If you are going to launch a tech startup, make sure you incorporate e-commerce

Traffic and purchase levels were significantly higher on iOS devices than Android devices…

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Opening Up Cable Boxes is a Good Thing, People

People are freaking out over the FCC's proposal to open up cable boxes. It's a good thing, and here's why

It’s a mind-boggling example of unfounded fear.

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Here’s How Ugly Things Get When You Don’t Deliver on Kickstarter

Here's how not to manage your Kickstarter campaign

“…they came up with the somewhat misguided idea to charge customers who had not yet…

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Prince will release 2 albums with Warner Brothers this year

Prince Understood the Value of Technology for Music Early On

The genius of Prince extended to his savvy about technology

“What may not occur to many is his innovative use of recording and production techniques…”

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In ‘A Fighting Chance’, Olympic Hopefuls Get Shot At Medal

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the…

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Meet the Engineer with a Revolutionary Idea for ‘Smart’ Plants

Aja Atwood is co-founder of everblume, a smart solution poised to change the way we grow plants

Everblume is a futuristic way to grow plants, no matter what natural environmental conditions the…

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Ex-Twitter Engineer Rants About Diversity, Gets Hired by Slack

Leslie Miley went on a rant about Twitter's lack of diversity. You won't believe what happened next...

Our primary goal is to avoid becoming yet another place where underrepresented groups exit the…

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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

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5 Ways to Tell if That Financial App is Really Safe

April is Financial Literacy Month. In its honor, here are ways to ensure you choose safe apps for your mobile financial services

The financial world is at our fingertips

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Here’s How Apple Will Save the Planet With ‘Angry Birds’

Now you can learn about the planet's biggest environmental threats when playing your favorite mobile games on Apple devices

Forests are disappearing at the rate of 48 football fields per minute.

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Black CEO and Founder Creates the Siam 7X Dual-Screen Phone

Darius Allen is one of few black tech entrepreneurs to create a hardware product; the Siam 7X phone

Allen is also one of the few tech entrepreneurs of color to launch a startup…

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Artificial Body Parts 3D Printed at “Body Hackathon” Gives People A Second Chance

Organ donating may become obsolete with 3D printing

Rabbit penises were the first solid organs that the team built.

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

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2020Shift Knows You Need More Than Code for Tech Jobs

More Than Code program teaches critical "soft skills" also needed for a career in tech

2020Shift launches More Than Code curriculum to teach hybrid tech skills.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg Trashes Trump, Plots Facebook World Domination

Mark Zuckerberg reveals Facebook's 10-year roadmap, and it will re-vamp social media

“I hear fearful voices calling for building walls and distancing people they label as ‘others’…”…

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Filmmaker Matthew Cherry Leverages Mobile Filmmaking in ‘9 Rides’

Film shot on the iPhone debuted at SXSW

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Matthew Cherry to get some insight into the vision behind the…

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Black Girls Rock Google

Black girls build games with Google in New York City

The girls were taught how to build a game using the programming language Scratch.

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LendStreet Lands $28 Million Funding to Help Consumer Debt

Just in time for Financial Literacy Month: LendStreet's $28 million infusion of capital will allow the company to help more consumers get out of debt

“There’s still so much we can do and will do, to make finance work for…

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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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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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