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airbnb

Jamie Foxx Airbnb’s Miami Mansion

The estate also includes a lounge area and hot tub; stainless steel appliances, a “state…

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President-elect

Want to Boycott All Things Donald Trump? Get Excited ‘Cause There’s an App for That

Here's to making the Trump dump way easier.

The Boycott Trump app, available via iTunes and Google Play, offers users an organized list…

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strategy

BMW’s Aggressive Tech Strategy Embraces Startups

Think your startup's tech is good enough for BMW? Consider applying to the BMW Startup Garage

BMW’s strategy to remain competitive is to mentor and partner with startups creating innovative technology…

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Americans

Half of Americans Can’t Get Through Holidays Without Smartphones

You probably interact more with your phone than your fam during the holidays

A new report reveals that nearly half of Americans say they can’t make it through…

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Germany

The Craziest Tech I Saw in Germany

A look at some of the tech and tech spaces in Germany

Get an inside look at the Hub Conference in Berlin, which featured tech from startups…

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robotics

Young Nigerian Robotics Engineer Creates High-Tech Battlebots

He's infusing virtual reality and robotics to make an awesome new gaming experience

A Nigerian, Millennial-aged robotics engineer has launched a high-tech line of battling robots, infused with…

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Trump

Tech (and Other) Companies with Trump Affiliations

The tech startups and other companies supporting the President-elect may surprise you

Since the election, many are looking closely at the Trump family’s business ventures. Some are…

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Zume Pizza

Conquering the Pizza Industry with Her Robot Army

Tech entrepreneur Julia Collins is using robots to deliver fresh made pizzas in Silicon Valley

Julia Collins, along with her co-founder Alex Garden, launched Zume PIzza in Silicon Valley that…

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Paystack

Nigerian Fintech Startup Paystack’s Solution Will Boost Revenue

Paystack is set to add significantly to the West African nation's business revenue

Paystack provides an easier way for Nigerian online businesses to handle online transactions via Shopify,…

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Trint

BE Test Drive: Trint

Hate to manually transcribing audio recordings to text? Let new cloud service Trint do the heavy-lifting

A new web app called Trint attempts to lessen the pain points of transcribing audio…

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Adobe

Adobe Provides Scary Ability to Photoshop Voices

An amazing new voice control tool gives content creators power over voices—too much power, say some

Adobe’s VoCo allows you to use an audio recording of a voice and then alter…

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doula

Doula Creates Natural Childbirth App

A Brooklyn Doula brings the ancient practice into the 21st century with her new app

Yasmintheresa Garcia is a doula—a person who assists a woman before, during, and after childbirth.…

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Huawei Fit

BE Test Drive: Huawei Fit

Huawei makes an entry into the fitness wearables market

Huawei Fit works, but it’s not a terrible exciting device in either style or functionality…

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Goodshop Fetch

Deals and Donations: Save Big and Do Good with Goodshop Fetch

MSNBC's JJ Ramberg launches a service that lets you save money and contribute to great causes while shopping online

Goodshop Fetch sends deals right to your web browser while also giving shoppers the opportunity…

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small business saturday

How to Score Free UberPOOL Rides This Small Business Saturday

Shop small, ride for free

Uber is offering a special promotion for Small Business Saturday, an annual celebration created by…

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smartphones

Live Here? Your Smartphone Screen Is Probably Cracked

Some of you in these cities are complete butterfingers

E-commerce trade-in Gazelle.com put together interesting data on the top ten cities that have traded…

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Verizon

East Harlem School Kids Get iPads, Free Data Plans

Verizon's education initiative strives to diversify the tech pipeline

The goal of the Verizon Innovative Learning program is to provide middle school kids access…

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Uber

Study Finds Shocking Racist Practices by Uber and Lyft Drivers

Is requesting an Uber or Lyft as difficult for blacks as hailing a cab? A new study suggests that may be the case

A new study found that drivers working for the popular ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft…

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startups

Black-Owned Tech Startups Offer Stock Options for Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding offers rewards (and risk) to minority-owned businesses and investors

DreamFunded seeks to minimize financial risk by offering low-cost investments and rigorously vetting the startups…

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halloween

Facebook Offers Tricks for Halloween

Facebook gives users some Halloween tricks and treats

The social media network rolled out several all-new Halloween features for Facebook users to digitally…

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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