Bob Hughes

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Getting To Know Black Innovators, One Tweet At A Time

There is no question that Silicon Valley, Silicon Alley, Silicon Beach and all of the other places we associate with tech entrepreneurism face …

Reuters News Service

Inside Flipboard / December 9, 2013<p>The global wire service known as Reuters was, from the start, revolutionary and innovative. What would become one …

Seeking Fortune, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 11, 2013<p>Brilliant leaders zig when others zag. In 1930, a scant four months after the collapse of Wall Street signalled …

The Huffington Post

Inside Flipboard / December 17, 2013<p>It’s fascinating to watch the young Huffington Post, like Alexander the Great, slowly conquer the world. First it …

Black Twitter Wikipedia Page Gives The Social Media Force An Official Stamp Of Approval

It's official, Black Twitter has made it.<p>The almighty, powerful force that is the social media community behind "Paula's Best Dishes" and Black BuzzFeed, and is even responsible for snatching away the book deal dreams of Zimmerman trial juror B37 has left us in awe once again by scoring a page on …

Why Is Twitter More Popular With Black People Than White People?

According to Edison Research's annual report on Twitter, black people represent 25% of Twitter users, roughly twice their share of the population in general.<p>Why is this? A few ideas:<p>Black people (and Hispanics) are much more likely to access the Internet from mobile devices. Twitter is well-suited …

Twitter’s market cap drops $4B as traders sell, sell, sell

Twitter had a very merry Christmas week, with five days of consecutive stock market gains by Thursday’s close. But today, Twitter’s stock dropped more than 13 percent, slashing the microblogging site’s market capitalization from nearly $40 billion to about $36 billion.<p>Still, at $63.06 during …

Tell Me More: Crowdsourcing Questions for 'Day in the Life' Twitter Series

What does a typical, or not so typical day consist of in the tech world? From December 2-20, African-American entrepreneurs and techies from across the country will use #NPRBlacksinTech on Twitter while participating in "A Day in the Life," a special social media series that follows tech …

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Change Maker: Reflections from a Social Enterprise Field Study in Cambodia

<i>Each year a mix of community members and PSU students travel to India or Cambodia with Impact Entrepreneurs to spend a few weeks working, learning</i> …

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UNCF, Stanford University Produce Historic HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley

Where are black tech innovators in America?<p>It's a good question that was raised in Silicon Valley two years ago when Angela Benton met legendary investor Mitch Kapor and founded NewMe, the first accelerator in Silicon Valley focused on black startup founders. Soledad O'Brien's "Black in America" …

Putting The Spotlight On Blacks In Tech

Representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities are meeting in Stanford this week to talk about African Americans in the tech world.<p>According to a recent study by the National Science Foundation, Black men and women made up 5 percent of scientists and engineers working in their …

Michel Martin on Twitter: "Follow a day in the life of Black tech game changers now through Dec. 20th http://t.co/mB4r1fHlUU #NPRBlacksInTech http://t.co/tgaaU56wjs"

Roxann Stafford’s interview on National Public Radio as part of #NPRBlacksinTech #civictech

<b>Roxann Stafford SAN FRANCISCO</b> – Roxann is a Design Strategist at SecondMuse and has been participating in the twitter event #NPRBlacksinTech. This …

Blacks In Technology - The #1 place for Blacks In Technology

Blacks In Technology is a global platform for black women and men in technology. We are "Stomping the Divide" by establishing standards for world …

Women of Color

Black Twitter Sends Strong Message to USA Today, But Impacts Bottom Line In the Process

<i>By Tiffani Bell</i><p>Black Twitter is Black power. Black Twitter once shut down a shady book deal, has its own Wikipedia entry and is more than a hashtag …