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Bi-partisan Coalition Supports Permanent Ban on Internet Access Taxes

As Congress inches closer to a vote on the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, a bi-partisan coalition of consumer and business advocates, think tanks, and civil rights groups sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership reques...
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Secondary Market Provides Prime Opportunity to Diversify Wireless Holdings

Study after study has declared the importance of wireless technologies to people of color, especially with significant numbers of African Americans and Hispanics relying on their cell phones and smartphones to gain access to...
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Congressional Black Caucus Launches CBC TECH 2020 to Diversify Tech Sector

Today at 4:00 p.m. EST, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will launch CBC TECH 2020, a new initiative aimed at increasing African American representation and inclusion in the tech industry.  CBC members will encourage indus...
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Sqeeqee: It’s the Advent of Social Networthing

Each day, people spend nearly two hours online using social networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and the use of social media constitutes roughly 30% of daily online activity. Yet, for all the time we spend onl...
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The Sunny Side of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Budget

It’s budget time, and while the members of Florida’s Legislature evaluate competing plans in the state House and Senate, the Sunshine State’s Governor, Rick Scott, is championing a $77 billion proposal he insi...
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NYC To Turn Some Of Its 12,000 Phone Booths Into Free Wifi Spots

Closing the Digital Divide with Public Wi-Fi

Public wi-fi access points are critical to closing the digital divide.
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Cyber Monday, Black Friday Raise New Data Security Concerns

On the heels of Black Friday, and Cyber Monday well underway, the season of shopping and gifting raises new concerns about data security for consumers and corporations alike. According to the Risk:Value Research Report by NTT C...
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Black Buying Power Does Not Translate to Silicon Valley Hiring Practices

There are 43 million African Americans in the United States, and by next year black buying power is expected to reach $1.1 trillion. In an Atlanta Black Star article, “5 Industries Black People Should Dominate Based On Our C...
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Butterfield Elected Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) was unanimously elected today as the 24th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 114th Congress.  Beginning in January, Butterfield will lead the largest...
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Health Care Deadline Looms, The Penalty is Steep

Uninsured Americans face a stiffer penalty if they do not acquire health insurance in 2015.
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Walmart Leads Solar Installations, Could Inspire Other Corporations

When you think of Walmart, “bigness” often comes to mind. With 11,000 stores in 27 countries, it is the largest retailer in the world, and the largest company by revenue. Its more than 2 million workers, makes Walma...
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Duke Solar Investment Won’t Pass Costs to Consumers

Last month Duke Energy announced plans to invest $500 million to acquire and construct three large solar farms in North Carolina, including a 65-megawatt array that Duke says will be the largest east of the Mississippi River. ...
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Blood Donation App Makes it Easier for African Americans to be Donors

Less than 1 percent of blood donations are from African Americans. Though compatibility is not based on race, genetically similar blood is best for patients who need repeated or large volumes of blood transfusions, or those who...
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Hispanic Wireless Users Survey: Fewer Taxes, More Spectrum

Recently McLaughlin & Associates partnered with Penn Schoen Berland to develop and conduct a bipartisan national online survey of 417 adult Hispanics, and the 2014 Hispanic Consumer Survey reveals a lot about Hispanic wirel...
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What A Difference A Week Can Make

              Call it good PR, calculated business maneuvering, serendipity or maybe all of the above but things are looking up for REVOLT TV. If you Googled “Revolt TV” a little over a we...
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