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Google Overtakes Apple As No. 1 Most Valuable Brand

More consumers appreciate Google than Apple. Do you agree?

In 2013, Google knocked Apple out of the top spot as the most valued brand…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Reddit Raises $10,000 for Security Guard Who Tased Woman

Mall security rewarded for his efforts

Reddit joins forces to reward Internet hero who tasers unruly patrons at an Atlanta mall.…

By Ashley R. Harris

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NYC offers free high speed business fiber to startups

NYC Launches Contest Offering Free High Speed Internet to Business

NYC challenges small businesses to compete for high-speed broadband at their location.

Many of the businesses driving growth in the 21st century require access to reliable, high-speed…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Comcast Program Offers Low-Income Black Residents Internet Access

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

Comcast offers discounted Internet to low-income black households

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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In the News: TV No Longer a Viable News Source for Young Adults

Findings show the under-30 crowd gets news primarily from the Internet

The Internet has surpassed television as the main national and international news source for people…

By Janel Martinez

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Blacks Continue to Climb on Broadband Bandwagon

African Americans have highest Internet growth rate of any major demographic group

The rate of African Americans adopting broadband has grown to 56% from 46% at a…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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When it comes to innovation and downright efficiency, Google seems to be leading the pack among the competitive market of Internet-based services. In addition to the search engine and the seemingly limitless Gmail service, Google also offers a slew of plug-ins, widgets, and apps. But how can you integrate these services to make your life a little less chaotic? Take a look at some of Google’s more innovative functions.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sorting Out Google

Which software is right for you?

When it comes to innovation and downright efficiency, Google seems to be leading the pack…

By Renita Burns

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

Democrats ready for midterm elections; broadband assistance for small businesses

President Barack Obama and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine outlined this week the party’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Pope To Priests: Go Forth And Blog

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has a new commandment for priests struggling to…

By Associated Press

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Black Bear On Internet Gives Birth To Cub In Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A researcher says Lily the black bear has given birth to a…

By Associated Press

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Ahead Of The Bell: Google Falls After 4Q Report

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shares of Google Inc. fell Friday after the Internet search giant posted…

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Government Posting Wealth Of Data To Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday is posting to the Internet a wealth…

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4 Countries Clear Hurdle For Non-Latin Web Names

NEW YORK (AP) — Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are the…

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Clinton Urges China To Investigate Google Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday urged China to investigate…

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Transforming Web Traffic into Foot Traffic

Turn online prospects into paying customers

It’s the holy grail for bricks-and-mortar businesses with a Web presence: The online prospect who…

By Bridget McCrea

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Tech Tools for Entrepreneurs

Increase agility and save money with virtual resources

As the Internet has become a fundamental resource for many small businesses, there are more…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Don’t be Afraid–Twitter Won’t Bite

What some think is a beast can be consumer's best friend

There’s a monster lurking in the shadows. The million-headed beast reveals itself from the midst…

By Renita Burns

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Use Social Media to Enhance Face-to-Face Networking

MySpace. Facebook. Blogs. It seems like only yesterday these were just incomprehensible sounds mixed into…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Managing Remote IT Security

How to protect your IT network from your home base

You’ve managed to shave costs in this tough economy by hiring more remote workers who…

By Bridget McCrea

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Web Resources for Teenpreneurs

Online tools for young adults

While attending the 100 Black Men of America’s 23rd Annual Conference in New York last…

By Renita Burns

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When IT Security Equals Profits

Now isnt the time to cut back on your plan

With the U.S. in a recession, many companies are cutting back in order to save…

By Bridget McCrea

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Measuring Up Online

Web 2.0: Obama vs. McCain

When Bush and Gore challenged one another for the spot of commander-in-chief, the world had…

By Bridget McCrea

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Surfing the Social Wave

Desire Rogers appointed to president of social networking for Allstate Financial

Allstate plans to give customers an opportunity to create an interactive network where they can…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Internet Rumors Take Center Stage in Election Season

Campaign mudslinging reaches an online low

Every election cycle, voters must sift through media sources and other information outlets to discern…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Just Because You Build It…

How to turn online tire kickers into actual customers

They flock to your Website in droves, looking for the latest information on a certain…

By Bridget McCrea

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Barack Obama’s Lesson in Social Media

Senator adroitly uses Twitter to spread his message

With Sen. Barack Obama being recognized as the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party,…

By Brent Leary

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Corporate Clicks: FraserNetsearch

African American business search engine set to launch

According to recent studies, African Americans turn to the Internet more often than others for…

By Ann Brown

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Following Up

Using technology to create better customer relationships

Many small businesses have turned to technology to automate important but routine tasks and processes.…

By Brent Leary

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The Race is On

The Internet can be a vital tool for firms vying for new talent

Companies that ignore the Internet as a recruiting tool are sure to miss out on…

By Bridget McCrea

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Pumping Up Web Traffic

Having the right hyperlinks can drive customers to your site

The hyperlink is still the lifeblood of the Web. When you see some interesting content…

By Brent Leary

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Protect Your Network

How midsized firms can shore up holes in their computer networks

In March, Hannaford Bros., a Scarborough, Mass.-based supermarket chain, announced someone had hacked into its…

By Bridget McCrea

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Building Brand Awareness

Making the most of the Web to let consumers know you are in business

Small businesses have an identity problem. Not enough customers know they even exist. The average…

By Brent Leary

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RushmoreDrive.com Tailors Web Searches to Black Audiences

New online destination and search engine live today

The online search engine RushmoreDrive.com was officially launched into cyberspace. Its goal is to become…

By Anthony Calypso

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Four Social Acts Business People Need to Commit

Varying ways to invest in building credibility on the web

But a growing number of business people do understand how these Websites are being used…

By Brent Leary

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Virtual Storage Lockers

Websites let you keep personalized photos, music, video, and documents online

Computers are vulnerable to hard-drive crashes, virus attacks, theft, and natural disasters, which can erase…

By Anthony Calypso

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Win Friends and Influence People, Version 2.0

Dale Carnegies principles translate to the digital world

Over the last several months the question I get asked more than any other is…

By Brent Leary

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