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GPS

#Techies Hang up Military Uniform to Launch Pickup Basketball GPS App

Military veterans are the next pedigree to take the tech scene by storm

Harvard, Stanford, and other top schools tend to get all the “street cred” for launching…

By Nathaniel J.

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Haters

Why We Should Be Grateful for Our “Haters”

Critics can't hurt you unless you let them. But people cosigning on everything you do can kill you

For some people, the thought of having haters is as fascinating as wondering about life…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Facebook ads

This Is One Of the Most Popular Marketing Tools For Small Business Owners

Digital video increasingly important part of overall strategy

GetResponse, an online marketing platform with more than 350,000 customers in 182 countries, just wrapped…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pantsuit Nation

Tech 100: The Treachery of Pantsuit Nation

Betrayed trust in a popular Facebook group leads to the question, who "owns" social media data?

If I create a group on Facebook, invite people to post and then want to…

By Samara Lynn

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StubHub

Farewell Facebook: Bärí A. Williams Joins StubHub

StubHub appoints Bärí A. Williams, Esq., as its new head of Business Operations, North America

Stubhub hires Facebook’s internet.org [solar-powered airplane] purchasing and procurement legal savant talent as Head of…

By Nathaniel J.

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fake news

Mark Zuckerberg Lays Down the Hammer on Fake News

Facebook takes active steps to squash fake news shared on its platform

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg outlined a set of new technologies and strategies to tackle the…

By Samara Lynn

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Digital Diversity Network Highlights Tech’s Top 40 Under 40

Awardees graced the stage ranging from tech mogul to Facebook execs to social impact giant, Kapor Capital.

Digital Diversity Network made an unforgettable splash in Silicon Valley.  First with an event held…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Pantsuit Nation

Tech 100: Are Black Women Too Critical of Pantsuit Nation?

Once a hub for progressive women, now the Facebook group has turned into mostly postings of daily good deeds—and some sisters don't like it

I often wonder if Pantsuit Nation’s critics, especially us black women, are being a little…

By Samara Lynn

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teachers

Teachers, Parents Brace Themselves for a Trump Presidency

The president-elect is everything we tell our children not to be

She said she now didn’t know what she would tell them. She knew that a…

By Robin White Goode

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Oct. 30, 2016

Biased artificial intelligence; black riders wait longer using Uber and Lyft; CBC outraged with Facebook,…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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Be Smart

BE Smart Hackers Visit Silicon Valley Corporate Sites

10 HBCU teams learn about opportunities in tech

Read how BE Smart hackers visited sponsors AT&T Foundry and LinkedIn, where they learned about…

By Robin White Goode

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social media

Here’s How Social Media Destroys Your Relationship

If you want that new relationship to work out, don't be so quick to 'friend' them on Facebook

It’s all about the timing when friending a new love interest on social media, according…

By Samara Lynn

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NCSA

The White House and NCSA Want You to Lock Down Your Login

The White House's new initiative to inform Americans about everyday cybersecurity

Most of us think a username and password are enough to stay safe on line;…

By Samara Lynn

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Zuckerberg

While in Nigeria, Zuckerberg Praises “Vibrant” Developers and Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria for the first time, and it's a mutual admiration fest between the country and Facebook founder

Mark Zuckerberg has made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently in Lagos,…

By Samara Lynn

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cutting-edge school design

The Cutting Edge School Design Bill Gates Loves

How personalized learning can help students excel

We still need more data about the strengths and weaknesses of personalized learning, but the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Facebook

Facebook Knows Your Very Soul

Facebook knows your hobbies, interests, and which politicians you will most likely vote for

You probably know that Facebook has learned quite a bit about you. However, you may…

By Samara Lynn

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no-excuses

No-Excuses Schools Raise Questions About Discipline

Some begin to modify their approach

But no-excuses schools—usually charter schools that serve predominantly black and brown children—follow a strict discipline…

By Robin White Goode

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Week 1, Lock Down Your Social Media

Use this week to be proactive in making small, yet significant changes to protect your social media accounts

It’s becoming all too familiar: That frantic post from a Facebook friend that reads something…

By Samara Lynn

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Instagram

Strategic Reason for “Stories” or is Instagram a Snapchat Biter?

Instagram's new "Stories" feature is a smart business move, but people are still criticizing the photo sharing service as a Snapchat copycat

A new Instagram feature is bringing out the tech critic in many. Instagram recently added…

By Samara Lynn

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