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Feeling FOMO’d? Here Are All the Highlights From The Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit!

“We continue to raise the bar since our inaugural event three years ago.” The first…

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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women business owners

Microsoft Set to Kick off Major Event for Small Business Owners Across the Country

A week of free workshops, content, webcasts, events, and more

Small businesses account for 55% of employment in the U.S., according to the Small Business…

By Dr. Dionne Mahaffey

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100 days

Silicon Valley vs. Trump

Silicon Valley is not standing down to Trump

Silicon Valley leaders took stances against Trump’s immigration executive order banning refugees from seven predominately…

By Samara Lynn

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Productivity

7 Productivity Apps Your Smartphone Needs Now

Install these apps on your smartphone now to get the new year started right

Looking to step up your productivity game in 2017? These are the top 8 apps…

By Lynne D. Johnson

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Bill Gates

Nigerian Engineer Turns Down Job Offer from Bill Gates

But will work with the Gates Foundation to bring jobs to ‘more young Nigerians’

Maybe turning the job down is one thing, but actually telling Gates that you turned…

By Robin White Goode

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Stewart

TechConneXt Backstage: Music, Responsibilities, Snapchat

An exclusive interview with Stewart Butterfield @ TechConneXt #digitalGrace

Nathaniel J. and Stewart Butterfield — founder of Slack — in and exclusive interview backstage…

By Nathaniel J.

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TechConneXt

10 Riveting Moments from TechConneXt, Part 1

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Tech Summit 2016 has come to an end, but some moments are lasting

TechConneXt was a success in total, but there were a few moments that were truly…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech

The Black-Created Tech on Display at TechConneXt’s Innovation Lab

Several black-owned tech companies will demonstrate their offerings at the TechConneXt Innovation Lab

From drones to apps, these tech founders are innovating and creating on the cutting edge.…

By Samara Lynn

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tech

Tech Skills Bring Hope to Chicago’s At-Risk Youth

Summer program puts kids on a positive trajectory

Get IN Chicago, a 3-year-old private fund that supports evidence-based programs that work to reduce…

By Robin White Goode

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marijuana business

The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

By Sirita Wright

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Microsoft

LinkedIn Bought by Microsoft for $26.2 Billion in Cash

Microsoft says the LinkedIn buy will increase engagement across Office 365 and its other business products

“Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn…”

By Samara Lynn

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tech

5 Tech Leaders Who Are Not All That

Technology is wonderful. Sometimes, tech CEOs and leaders, are not.

“…many successful tech leaders get passes on obnoxiousness and sometimes are even rewarded for it…”

By Samara Lynn

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

By Samara Lynn

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When That Hologram Message from Star Wars Becomes Reality

Holograms are now a real thing.

Holograms are now a real thing.

By Samara Lynn

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Windows 10 Skype

What You Need to Know About the New Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft makes Windows 10 more appealing with new capabilities and features in the latest update

Microsoft makes Windows 10 more appealing with new capabilities and features in the latest update.

By Samara Lynn

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The MBA That Won’t Set You Back $100K

Is it worth it? Yes, depending on your goals

Want to earn an MBA but the price tag won’t let you? This online school…

By Robin White Goode

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Personal Brand

5 Ways to Cut Small Business Expenses with Tech

Several technology products and services that can curb business expenses

Here are five technology products and services that can curb small business expenses.

By Samara Lynn

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Microsoft Nixes Slack Acquisition

Microsoft reportedly saved $8 billion by not buying messaging app

Microsoft reportedly saved $8 billion by not buying Slack.

By Samara Lynn

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[Women’s History Month] The Best Cities for Women in Tech

Capital regions are the best areas for women in tech

Smart Asset releases report showing which cities are best for women in tech.

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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