On the heels of a $150,000 grant to the University of Michigan-Flint to enable the University of Michigan-Flint to develop a comprehensive data platform that will assist government and community leaders in making more informed decisions about the water crisis, Google today announced $250,000 in grant funding to partners in the Flint community to help resolve the crisis, with a special focus on using data and technology.
Verizon Communications Inc. will require new customers to pay for their mobile devices up front or in monthly installments, following other wireless carriers who have phased out subsidies in two-year service contracts.
Compliments of Whitney DuBois Gardner, CEO of Minoritize LLC, Chicago
residents now have a way to search for Black-owned businesses. McCabe Market Minority Business Locator is an online portal for
those seeking ways to control their buying power and further their
support of minority owned businesses.
On Tuesday morning, the latest National Federation of Independent Business’s Small Business Optimism survey was released, showing that small businesses are feeling sunnier than at any time since the financial crisis.
Samsung’s staring down the barrel of oblivion as it searches for answers to its ever-slipping grip on the mobile market. There’s one week to go before Samsung pins its hopes on the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+: but will it be enough?
I just returned from the Shift Conference in Split, Croatia. Witnessing a hackathon teaches you something about soul, about youth and the bridge between the two. I don’t know if it was the ridiculous energy of 1,200 twentysomethings hopped up on caffeine and adrenaline, or the sultry, slow-moving intensity of a country trying to forge its way economically, but attending this event got me thinking about what it means to be a startup vs. what it means to be a startup with soul.