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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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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 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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The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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HBCUs Take On Tech at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Strategies for feeding the diversity technology pipeline

Silicon Valley is a new promised land for those enamored of tech. How can HBCUs…

By Robin White Goode

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Microsoft Chairman John Thompson on Racism and “Assimilating” to Succeed in Silicon Valley

The chairman of Microsoft, regarded as the most powerful African American in Silicon Valley, John W. Thompson, opens up with details on his life and career

Microsoft chairman, John W. Thompson, reveals a lot about his life and views during a…

By Samara Lynn

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Microsoft’s New AI App, Fetch! Will Guess Your Dog’s Breed

Fetch! this app that will analyze your dog's breed (and tell you what breed of dog you most resemble).

Fetch! is an artificial intelligence app that shows Microsoft has gone to the dogs.

By Samara Lynn

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Microsoft Board Chair John W. Thompson’s ‘Fireside Chat’ a Highlight of Wall Street Project Annual Gala

Thompson to be honored alongside Sheila C. Johnson and Bernard J. Tyson

It has officially been announced that Microsoft Chair and CEO of Virtual Instruments, John W.…

By Safon Floyd

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Alphabet Masters the ABCs of Profit While Apple Falls Short

While Alphabet's earnings are cheered, Apple's may reveal a current lack of innovation appetite

Apple, Microsoft, and Google’s fourth-quarter earnings reports are very telling about the state of technology.

By Samara Lynn

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Microsoft Project Natick

[VIDEO] Microsoft Built an Underwater Data Center and It’s Mind-Blowing

Project Natick is poised to disrupt the cloud computing industry

It’s an underwater datacenter from Microsoft. Watch the video below of Project Natick here.

By Samara Lynn

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