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CNET
Obama pushes for more diversity in techPresident Barack Obama wants to help close the diversity gap in the technology
Obama pushes for more diversity in tech
CNET / Posted 12 hours ago
President Barack Obama wants to help close the diversity gap in the technology industry, and he's marshaled support from the private sector to do it. On Tuesday, the White House announced it has brokered a number of new initiatives involving major... Read more
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Quartz
AOL co-founder Steve Case on the relationship between Washington and Silicon Valley - Quartz QZ&A Today (Aug. 4) the White House is hosting its first-ever Demo
AOL co-founder Steve Case on the relationship between Washington and Silicon Valley
Quartz / Posted 14 hours ago
- Quartz QZ&A Today (Aug. 4) the White House is hosting its first-ever Demo Day,... Read more
15h
Entrpreneur
Female Entrepreneurs Take the Spotlight at White House's First Demo DayIf you think pitching your business to VCs sounds intimidating, just imagine pi
Female Entrepreneurs Take the Spotlight at White House's First Demo Day
Entrpreneur / Posted 15 hours ago
If you think pitching your business to VCs sounds intimidating, just imagine pitching it to the Investor-in-Chief. Today is the first ever White House Demo Day, a gathering of more than 90 startup founders who will showcase their innovations in... Read more
17h
TechCrunch
The American Dream, Under Construction Since 1776Though it’s not quite an accelerator (of anything really), the White House has
The American Dream, Under Construction Since 1776
TechCrunch / Posted 17 hours ago
Though it’s not quite an accelerator (of anything really), the White House has decided to hold its very first White House Demo Day, wherein more than 90 entrepreneurs from over 30 different companies will have a chance to share their entrepreneurial... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Fall foliage a boon for stateEach year as the evenings come sooner and the temperature starts to waver, the
Fall foliage a boon for state
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
Each year as the evenings come sooner and the temperature starts to waver, the mountains and valleys of Vermont are illuminated with color. Vermonters know that this season, leaf peeper season, is vital to the economy. �Three-fourths of our state... Read more
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TribLIVE
Strip District, Shadyside startups headed to White HouseAstrobotic's push to the moon will include a stop at the White House. Presiden
Strip District, Shadyside startups headed to White House
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Astrobotic's push to the moon will include a stop at the White House. President Obama invited two Carnegie Mellon University spinoff companies, Astrobotic and Duolingo, a language learning and translation service, to the first White House Demo Day... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont diversity leaders have a message for SandersBy Jess Wisloski When Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at the Netroots Nation Preside
Vermont diversity leaders have a message for Sanders
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
By Jess Wisloski When Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at the Netroots Nation Presidential Town Hall in Arizona this month, he was interrupted by activists from the Black Lives Matter movement who demanded that the two candidates – Sanders and former... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Niagara Movement rememberedOn a hot day in July, 1905, 29 men from 14 states met in Fort Erie to write the
Niagara Movement remembered
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 10 days ago
On a hot day in July, 1905, 29 men from 14 states met in Fort Erie to write the founding principles of the Niagara Movement. Lead by W.E.B DuBois, the group met in Buffalo, N.Y. on July 12 then crossed the border the following day to continue... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagara Movement rememberedOn a hot day in July, 1905, 29 men from 14 states met in Fort Erie to write the
Niagara Movement remembered
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 10 days ago
On a hot day in July, 1905, 29 men from 14 states met in Fort Erie to write the founding principles of the Niagara Movement. Lead by W.E.B DuBois, the group met in Buffalo, N.Y. on July 12 then crossed the border the following day to continue... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagara Movement rememberedOn a hot day in July, 1905, 29 men from 14 states met in Fort Erie to write the
Niagara Movement remembered
Welland Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
On a hot day in July, 1905, 29 men from 14 states met in Fort Erie to write the founding principles of the Niagara Movement. Lead by W.E.B DuBois, the group met in Buffalo, N.Y. on July 12 then crossed the border the following day to continue... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Bernie, businesses give each other a boost The Bernie Bar is the newest Filthy Farmgirl soap. Since Sen. Bernie Sanders
Bernie, businesses give each other a boost
Rutland Herald / Posted 15 days ago
The Bernie Bar is the newest Filthy Farmgirl soap. Since Sen. Bernie Sanders stepped into the national spotlight as a presidential candidate, the Sanders image has made its way onto a variety of... Read more
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CNET
Being human in the digital ageThis year marks the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law: the logic of Silicon Valle
Being human in the digital age
CNET / Posted 15 days ago
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law: the logic of Silicon Valley, the observation by Dr. Gordon Moore that ended up predicting the rate of technological change and thus innovation for the next 50 years. Although it is a bold statement... Read more
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Washington Post
Silicon Valley struggles to hack its diversity problemYahoo, Facebook and Google have all disclosed low minority hiring numbers in re
Silicon Valley struggles to hack its diversity problem
Washington Post / Posted 19 days ago
Yahoo, Facebook and Google have all disclosed low minority hiring numbers in recent months. (AP, AFP/Getty, Reuters) Yahoo disclosed last week that African Americans made up just 2% of its workers, while Hispanics stood at 4%. Those revelations came... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Financing Options Are Finally Catching Up With Coding Bootcamps' GrowthWhen Jon Stowe, president of Dev BootCamp, arrived at the White House for a rou
Financing Options Are Finally Catching Up With Coding Bootcamps' Growth
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 19 days ago
When Jon Stowe, president of Dev BootCamp, arrived at the White House for a roundtable discussion with members of Cabinet last fall, he wasn’t sure what to expect. He looked out at the faces around the room: Vice President Joe Biden, Chief Technology... Read more
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Highlands Today
Special STARS reunite during bowling tournamentSEBRING — While several Special STARS bowlers had the twinkle of gold, silver a
Special STARS reunite during bowling tournament
Highlands Today / Posted 20 days ago
SEBRING — While several Special STARS bowlers had the twinkle of gold, silver and bronze in their eyes as they won medals during the district bowling competition on July 11 at Heartland Bowl, love filled two bowlers’ eyes as they reunited. William... Read more
20d
Whitehaven News
Oliver! serves up a feast of fabulous songsLast updated at 11:32, Thursday, 03 May 2012 CONSIDER yourself in for a treat
Oliver! serves up a feast of fabulous songs
Whitehaven News / Posted 20 days ago
Last updated at 11:32, Thursday, 03 May 2012 CONSIDER yourself in for a treat at Whitehaven Theatre Group’s production of Oliver! A rich feast of fabulous songs and energetic performances ensured audiences weren’t left wanting more. The... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Twirlers impress at nationalsAirdrie Sky High Twirlers athletes turned out 25 top five finishes at the 2015
Twirlers impress at nationals
Airdrie Echo / Posted 21 days ago
Airdrie Sky High Twirlers athletes turned out 25 top five finishes at the 2015 Canadian Baton Twirling Championships in Oshawa, Ont., June 28-July 3. Coach Loren Dermody is glowing. “I’m very proud of the athletes for training hard and doing their... Read more
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The Evening Sun
People for July 14Spencer Gross, a 2015 graduate of New Oxford, will be enrolling at RIT for the
People for July 14
The Evening Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Spencer Gross, a 2015 graduate of New Oxford, will be enrolling at RIT for the 2015-16 school year in the computational mathematics program in RIT's College of Science.Shippensburg dean's list The following local residents were named to the Spring... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR Story | Alaska Public MediaWhite House Hosts Tribal Youth, The 'Heart Of The American Story' First lady M
NPR Story | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public / Posted 23 days ago
White House Hosts Tribal Youth, The 'Heart Of The American Story' First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Native youth at the White House last week, saying their customs, values, and discoveries "are at the heart of the American story.""Yet as we all... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
White House Hosts Tribal Youth, The 'Heart Of The American Story'First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Native youth at the White House last week, s
White House Hosts Tribal Youth, The 'Heart Of The American Story'
KPBS San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
First lady Michelle Obama spoke to Native youth at the White House last week, saying their customs, values, and discoveries "are at the heart of the American story." "Yet as we all know, America hasn't always treated your people and your heritage... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Local musicians tour to sing, play in EuropeEight local young musicians are part of a delegation of students representing M
Local musicians tour to sing, play in Europe
Havre Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Eight local young musicians are part of a delegation of students representing Montana and North Dakota on a tour of Europe this month. The students, which include five from Havre, two from Big Sandy and one from Inverness, are part of the... Read more
26d
Washington Post
Obama’s top tech adviser explains why Silicon Valley is so bad at diversityMegan Smith in Oxford in 2012. (Steve Parsons/PA Wire) The nation's chief tech
Obama’s top tech adviser explains why Silicon Valley is so bad at diversity
Washington Post / Posted 26 days ago
Megan Smith in Oxford in 2012. (Steve Parsons/PA Wire) The nation's chief technology officer bounds into the cavernous U.S. Capitol Visitors Center with the fresh eyes of a tourist and immediately notices that few of the statues are of women. "I... Read more
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Washington Post
Obama’s top tech adviser explains why Silicon Valley is so bad at diversityMegan Smith in Oxford in 2012. (Steve Parsons/PA Wire) The nation's chief tech
Obama’s top tech adviser explains why Silicon Valley is so bad at diversity
Washington Post / Posted 26 days ago
Megan Smith in Oxford in 2012. (Steve Parsons/PA Wire) The nation's chief technology officer bounds into the cavernous U.S. Capitol Visitors Center with the fresh eyes of a tourist and immediately notices that few of the statues are of women. "I... Read more
27d
Freeman journal
Ground is broken for new clinicLori Rathbun, Van Diest Medical Center chief executive officer, welcomed those
Ground is broken for new clinic
Freeman journal / Posted 27 days ago
Lori Rathbun, Van Diest Medical Center chief executive officer, welcomed those who gathered on the north side of the hospital and cleared up a little confusion about the new building. "Where you're sitting today is where we will be building our new... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
First Take: Computers show their flaws at United, NYSEJuly 8 -- Equity trading was halted at the New York Stock Exchange as the bigge
First Take: Computers show their flaws at United, NYSE
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
July 8 -- Equity trading was halted at the New York Stock Exchange as the biggest American share venue addressed a computer malfunction and canceled open orders. Bloomberg's Sam Mamudi on "Bloomberg Markets." Bloomberg SAN FRANCISCO — Computers have... Read more
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The Border Mail
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
The Border Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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The Courier
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
The Courier / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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The Young Witness
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
The Young Witness / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Western Advocate
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Western Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Kiama Independent
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Kiama Independent / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Manning River Times
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Manning River Times / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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The North West Star
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
The North West Star / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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Daily Liberal
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reactionSydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economi
RBA economists' claim that Sydney property is undervalued gets a mixed reaction
Daily Liberal / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from Reserve Bank economists Peter Tulip and Ryan Fox, who have said that Australian property prices are 30 per cent undervalued. Sydney agents and owners are weighing up the findings from... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Mircale City Mall demolition continues after weeks delaysDemolition of the Miracle City Mall continued Thursday after it was delayed for
Mircale City Mall demolition continues after weeks delays
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
Demolition of the Miracle City Mall continued Thursday after it was delayed for weeks because asbestos was discovered in the walls. After the asbestos was discovered, Titusville residents were worried demolition wouldn’t continue as other problems... Read more