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Black Girls Code: Closing the Science and Technology Digital Divide

It is a cold, hard fact; minorities and women represent less than one percent of IT professionals in the U.S.  Kimberly Bryant found herself in a unique situation as the only black woman in the room on a regular basis as a biotech engineer.  After doing research, Kimberly found that the lack of minority and female presence she saw in…

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Apple vs. Samsung: the Battle of the Bans Continues

What is the popular thing to do when battling for market share against a strong competitor in the smart phone and mobile device industry?  File a lawsuit and request that competitors have their products banned from the country.   At least this has been the strategy of Apple and Samsung over the last couple of years as the embattled companies scramble…

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Five Word Nightmares of IT Pros Flood Twitter

What is the worst-case scenario nightmare of an IT professional in five words?  IT professionals from all over the world took to Twitter to answer this question starting Tuesday night.  #FiveWordTechHorrors, a trend started by Twitter user @izs, has spread like wildfire, tempting IT professionals and brands worldwide to voice opinions about their digital disasters.  The hashtag is showing no…

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Will Smartphones and Tablets Replace Televisions? Study Explores Trends

The children of today could witness a major shift from TV sets to smartphones and tablets.  The trend of declining preferences for television sets has already begun.  Streaming services from Netflix, Hulu, and even the NFL have created a sharp decline in time spent around the television set according to a study by Ooyala, a provider of digital video services…

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