Tag Archives: Technology

New Accelerator and Wi-Fi Network Promises to Jumpstart Newark, NJ with Innovative Startups

Sponsor Audible plans to transform the Brick City by adding innovative solutions and hundreds of jobs

“The fund and the Wi-Fi network are major steps toward establishing Newark as a technology…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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New Documentary to Explore South Africa’s Political and Social Climate From the Perspective of Four Millennials

'Generation Soweto' takes a look at South Africa's job market, technology, cost of living and more

‘Generation Soweto’ explores youth culture in Johannesburg and Cape Town through the eyes of four…

By Courtney Connley

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Builder of New Website Creates Employment Opportunities

Founder Ryan Glen Golphin says finding employment for young black men was his main motivation

Bizibid, which launched July 11, has the potential to link millions of job seekers around…

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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Mercaris Gains Ground with Organic Goods (Part 1)

Kellee James launched an electronic trading platform to assist food companies and farmers with sourcing and selling organic crops

Mercaris provides two things: We are a market data service that produces detailed market reports…

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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[RECAP] FLOTUS and Rapper Wale: Advice for College Students

Michelle Obama told students "Education should be cool again"

As part of FLOTUS 2015 Reach Higher Initiative, students joined Rapper Wale and TV Personality…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Hot Gadgets for Summer Fun (Part 3)

Check out these cool tech devices to help you push the limits of fun and safety

Check out these cool tech devices to help you push the limits of fun and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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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New In-Home Hair Appointment Service Might Be the Busy Woman’s Best Friend

Four Harvard Business School students launch the platform after winning IPO Project competition

Four Harvard Business School students launched a new, in-home hair appointment service after winning an…

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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Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing How NFL Teams Practice

NFL teams are using new virtual reality technology in practices.

The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the first NFL teams to incorporate…

By Michael Tolbert

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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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We Need to Stop Putting Our Children in Front of Screens

What happened to taking books, puzzles, crayons and paper, building blocks, Legos, along for the ride?

New York Times Personal Health columinist Jane Brody writes about Internet addiction. Putting children in…

By Robin White Goode

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Got an MBA? 5 Ways You Can (Still) Excel in a Tech Startup

Here are a few pieces of advice for those who want to make a mark…

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BE Military Woman

5 Social Media Tips for Military Leaders

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media

Military leaders are urged to think twice before posting to social media.

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Unique Ways to Use Pinterest to Plan Your Next Vacation

Here are several ways to use Pinterest for travel planning and inspiration

Pinterest lover? Here are several ways to use Pinterest for travel planning and inspiration.

By Kandia Johnson

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Nation’s Cybersecurity Upgraded with New Practices and Standards

The Obama administration partnered with private and public entities to manage risk and subvert threats

Over the last 6 months the U.S. Government implemented a wide range of policies to…

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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