Tag Archives: apps

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Study: Startups More Likely to Have Crazier Company Names

What exactly is an Etsy, anyway?

An interesting takeaway from the study: 75% of the companies founded prior to 2012 had…

By Samara Lynn

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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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‘On Second Thought’ Messaging App Adoption Soars

On Second Thought, a messaging app from tech entrepreneur Maci Peterson, is a hit with users

Young tech innovator and former Spelman student finds incredible success with her On Second Thought…

By Samara Lynn

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Meet the Creators of the weCliq Social App

Brown University alums Robert Gillett and Marc Howland, and Harvard grad Adam Demuyakor, create new social app

weCliq is a new and innovative networking app that enables users to connect and meet…

By Brittany Dandy

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Creating an App For Your Small Business

Here’s what you need to know before investing time and money

Kuty Shalev, founder of Clevertech, gives entrepreneurs five questions they should ask themselves before investing…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[Op Ed] Peeple App is VC Funding Gone Amok

When black-owned startups have difficulty getting VC dollars, it's maddening when silly apps get millions

The Peeple app is valued in the millions and that’s exactly what’s wrong with VC…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

This technology helps parents and students navigate everyday challenges

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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3 Ways IBM Watson Developer Apps Can Be Used in Business

The cognitive computing system infers personality traits and eases decision making

Watson is a cognitive computing system developed by IBM that isn’t programmed but “learns.” Here…

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WhatsApp Web Now Available on iPhone

Latest rollout of popular messaging app comes after availability on Android

WhatsApp Web is finally available for iOS users.

By Janell Hazelwood

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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 Hot Gadgets for Summer Fun

Check out these new innovations that will help you relax and keep cool this season

Whether you’re in the pool, at the park or on the basketball court, these gadgets…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Intuit QuickBooks Local Tour Coming to the Windy City

Black tech CEO Jewel Burks to speak about building mobile app PartPic

Intuit QuickBooks is stopping in Chicago on their nationwide local small business tour.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Nuracode Founder, Iziah Reid, Talks What Inspired His Startup

Tech entrepreneur discusses software company

Two things were important to me: to produce cutting edge technology practically, and to build…

By Chanel Martin

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Blastchat Creator Jhamar Youngblood Strives to Simplify Group Communication

The iOS app can mass message groups of friends and even college campuses

Jhamar Youngblood sees Blastchat, his iPhone application, making “mass communication as easy as possible.”

By Joel Lyons

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BE Modern Man: Top 5 Apps to Get Your Money Up

Stay on top of managing your money without the hefty fee of a financial planner

Stay on top of managing your money with these five smartphone apps—without the hefty fee…

By Cristie Leondis

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5 Fitness Items to Upgrade Your Summer Gym Bag

Step up your fitness game with new items showcased at She's Fit, She's Beautiful event

These five items, showcased at this year’s She’s Fit, She’s Beautiful event, will help you…

By Brittany Dandy

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FinTech Disrupting Wall Street With Banking Alternatives

Electronic payment services, crowd-funding and lending vehicles could take a billion-dollar chunk out of big banks

On-demand apps are all the rage, with the subset collectively on track to rocket past…

By Joel Lyons

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On-Demand Apps on Track to Break Investment Records

The industry is quickly approaching $4 billion in the first half of 2015

According to CNET, a report from data analyst firm CB Insights found venture funding for…

By Joel Lyons

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Activist Urges Use of Live Video Streaming Apps in Social Justice Movements

Apps such as Meerkat and Periscope take at-home viewers to the center of protests

One of social media’s latest technological advances should actively be used for social justice causes,…

By Joel Lyons

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Video Streaming Apps Big Winners in Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

Periscope and Meerkat users live streamed video of the bout for free on social media

There were several apps that streamed the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free.

By Joel Lyons

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