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New Labels Shed Light on Obscure Internet Service Details

New labels will helps customers make “informed choices” on Internet service

FCC unveils new labeling for Internet service.

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4 Ways to Use Snapchat to Your Business Advantage

Treat Snapchat as a window into your 9-to-5 life

Snapchat is also one of the fastest growing platforms for millennials.

By Sirita Wright

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Raspberry Pi

5 Cool Uses for the $35 Raspberry Pi 3

Who wants Pi?

Raspberry Pi 3 is out and, for $35, you can do some amazing things with…

By Samara Lynn

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7 Great (and Free!) Apps for Managing Student Loans

Help for paying off those student loans

Technology can help you manage and repay student loans.

By Samara Lynn

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Code2040

Calling All Entrepreneurs of Color: Get Your CODE2040 Residency Application Submitted

Get your applications in quickly for Code2040's Entrepreneur in Residence program

Code2040 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black and Hispanics in…

By Samara Lynn

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Network Cable

Is Your Internet Slow? Complain to the Attorney General

Attorney General Schneiderman wants New Yorkers to get the Internet speed they're paying for

Did you ever wonder if the Internet speed you are paying for is the speed…

By Samara Lynn

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Travel and Tourism Creating New Adventures With Tech

The industry is discovering clever ways to use social media and mobile apps

The travel industry remains relevant and in-step with current trends. Many in travel and tourism…

By Samara Lynn

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How We Have Fun: The Tech Effect

How did we ever enjoy ourselves before all of this technology?

From vacations to staycations, whether gaming, communicating or even dating, technology is a major factor…

By Samara Lynn

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People with diverse ethnicities standing in a line

Hiring Managers Explore New Diversity Tech

Technology is being explored as a powerful tool to diversify workplaces

Part of a category of technology known as “People Ops Tech,” these apps and services…

By Samara Lynn

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black woman texting

N’etiquette 101: How To Make Friends at a Tech Conference

Check out these 5 tips to help you make the most of it

Here are several ways to make friends at a tech conference.

By Cristie Leondis

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Who Isn’t Online? New Pew Survey Explains Why Some Stay Off the Internet

Blacks account for one in five people who never go online

According to Pew Research, there are still measurable parts of the population that don’t use…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Mercaris Gains Ground with Organic Goods (Part 2)

Kellee James talks about her mentors, her co-founders, and how Mercaris turns a profit

“People have built successful organic businesses without Mercaris,” says James, 39, a Crain’s Chicago Business…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Mobile Innovation Competition to Take Place in Washington, D.C.

Application period now open for a chance to win $10,000 while resolving a social need

“The Mobileys is about recognizing and supporting innovations that rise above the fray and use…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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3 Reasons to Take a Closer Look at Quickbooks

Intuit’s financing opportunities and social media network are value beyond accounting software

The Small Business Big Game competition offers small businesses the chance to score the ultimate…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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digital access

White House ConnectHome Pilot Program Expands High-Speed Broadband to Low-Income Families

The public/private partnership involves eight ISPs who will offer service in 28 communities

More than 90% of households with a college-educated parent use the Internet, but fewer than…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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[Part 2 of 2] 4 More Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Attract Customers and Increase Sales

Great google tools to list your site, define your customer, and make waves on social media

Jewel Burks, CEO of Partpic, gives small business owners three strategies to attract customers and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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[Part 1 of 2] 3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Attract Customers and Increase Sales

Great Google tools to list your site, define your customer, and make waves on social media

Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of Partpic, gives small business owners three strategies to attract customers and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Faster Smartphone Data on the Way, But it Will Cost You

5G promises to be 40-times faster, but average mobile phone bills could rise

Before the decade’s end, faster smartphone data in the form of 5G could make its…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] 15% of Small Businesses Have Mobile Apps

And at least 40% of small business have no plans to launch one in the future

About 15% of small businesses have mobile apps, according to the results of a new…

By Joel Lyons

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Google and Apple to Enhance Mobile Payments Apps

Google Wallet and Apple Pay are set to introduce new features they hope will attract more users

Mobile payments are getting a fresh take by Google Wallet and Apple Pay, according to…

By Joel Lyons

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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