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funding

Get Your Startup in These Funding Programs, Now!

'Tis the season to apply for funding

F6S—an online network of over 1.5 million tech founders, released its year-end list of funding…

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Gifts

7 Original Digital Holiday Gifts

Some unique gift ideas that don't require wrapping or a bag

Here are seven unique and digital gift ideas that will have everyone calling you the…

By Samara Lynn

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Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott’s 10 Tips for Becoming the Black Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott, serial entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Laugh.ly, outlines how black entrepreneurs can achieve the same level of success as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Leave behind the notion that black people only achieve success on a field or a…

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startup

Angel Investor’s Epic Twitter Rant About ‘Fake’ Founders in ‘Startup Land’

Angel Investor Jason Calacanis' #realtalk

A piece of Jason Calacanis’ advice for those with a startup: “If you’ve been faking…

By Samara Lynn

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Amazon Echo

How to Secure Your New Amazon Echo or Google Home

Take a look at these security tips, if your holiday gifts may include Amazon Echo or another voice assistant

Voice-activated assistants are predicted to be big sellers this holiday season. Here’s great advice on…

By Samara Lynn

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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

What you need to know about the latest Android malware

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

By Samara Lynn

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startup

10 Ways for Tech Startup Founders to Build Strong Partnerships

A practical, common sense approach to forging business alliances

Tech startup founders often need to partnerships to make their business grow. An exec. from…

By Samara Lynn

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SEO ranking

3 Things Every Website Needs for a Better SEO Ranking

To boost your website’s visibility, it all comes down to the fundamentals

SEO is a combination of content, technical fundamentals and user experience. Here are 3 technical…

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tech jobs

Dice Report: 7 Best Cities for Tech Jobs

The top U.S. cities for tech careers

Here are the 7 best cities for tech jobs with some pros and cons from…

By Samara Lynn

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funding

Thousands in Funding Available for Startups with These Programs

There is money out there you may be missing, tech founders

As a tech startup founder you may be aware of angel investors and about pitching…

By Samara Lynn

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business tips

The Worst Money Mistake You’re Making with Your Business

Doing this means you are probably losing money every year

Hard to believe, but many small businesses still only deal mostly with cash. A report…

By Samara Lynn

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neck

Beware of Text Neck!

20% of us experienced pain or soreness within the past three months

Looking at your computer all day or holding your head down to use a smartphone…

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tech

Online Courses May Be Your Best Bet to Learn Tech

But you still need college to develop soft skills

Going to a top-tier school might not help you gain in-demand tech skills. Instead, all…

By Robin White Goode

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tech

3 Ways Your Company Can Use Tech To Hook Customers

The digital world of commerce is here to stay and entrepreneurs must fully embrace it

BE’s TechConneXt panel, “Business Tech: What’s Hot, Next and New,” discussed how the latest tech…

By Derek T. Dingle

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seibel

TechConneXt Recap: Seibel’s 7 Rules Every Tech Startup Must Follow to Succeed

Y Combinator partner gets real about what it takes to make it in Silicon Valley

World-class innovator Michael Seibel offered lessons on tech entrepreneurship and making it in Silicon Valley…

By Derek T. Dingle

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tech

How Non-Techies Can Break Into the Tech World

Yes, you can fulfill your dream of conquering Silicon Valley, even if you aren't a techie

Startup Grind is a collective of entrepreneurs and advisors. Here are some great words of…

By Samara Lynn

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skills

Most In-Demand Tech Skills for 2016

Get to studying! Here are the most in-demand and highest paying technology skills and certification of 2016 from Dice.com and Robert Half Technology

The annual list of most in-demand technology skills and certifications typically translates into the highest…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallange Secure Your Digital Life: Week 4 – Put Your Defenses in Place

In this 30-day challenge, explore cutting-edge tech to secure your digital life and protect your identity

The #BE30DayChallenge to securing your digital life is, hopefully, motivation to take digital security seriously.
In…

By Samara Lynn

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first website

Know Where to Start: Advice for Launching Your First Website

Use these tips to build and launch a successful website

Whether it’s for personal use or for business, starting your first website can be quite…

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge, Week 3: Shore Up Your Home Network

To better secure your digital life, challenge yourself to push your tech skills and lock down your home network

Our homes can have as many devices connected to the network as a small business…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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