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AOL’s Steve Case & Obama launch effort to promote entrepreneurship & innovation

Politic365 reports Over the last week, the Obama Administration has taken some extra steps toward demonstrating its commitment to technology and entrepreneurship. During his State of the Union address, the president pledged to promote innovation by securing broadband access for all Americans via next generation wireless networks.  He also reaffirmed his commitment to creating an […]

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Google violates diversity standards yet gets rewarded FCC White Spaces grant

DailyFinance reports Nine companies, including Google (GOOG), have received Federal Communications Commission approval to use unused broadcast frequencies — so-called “white spaces” — to expand the availability of wireless broadband. “While the operation of multiple database administrators may present some coordination challenges, we find it is in the public interest to have multiple parties developing […]

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Black women: Which psychographic profile do you fit in?

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A 2009 national study procured by Lattimer Communications and market research agency The Bantam Group examined attitudes and consumer  behaviors  for  African-American  women  with the  hopes  of developing psychographic profiles.  Through the  study,  Lattimer  Communications was  able  to build six psychographic profiles  of  African-American  women:  Achievers; Fledglings;  Tag-A-Longs;  Self-Sufficients; Traditionals; and Cynics. Through the use of these profiles, […]

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Public Interest groups & small wireless companies ask US Supreme Court for help

Public policy can make strange bedfellows.  On network neutrality, some of the 22 organizations and entities I filed a US Supreme Court brief for today are on opposite sides of the issue. Today, they got together to ask the Supreme Court to help small, women and minority owned wireless companies compete with the BIG FOUR […]

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I got a new title….

Washington Correspondent for Politic365.com It has a nice ring to it…now to get ready for the State of the Union. Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social media butterfly who empowers digital entrepreneurs and professionals to create great things online at her online learning platform Digital Publishing Academy.  She is an […]

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bloggers…

yup… Jeneba “JJ Ghatt”,is editor at Jenebapeaks.com, an online hub where she helps social media butterfly who empowers digital entrepreneurs and professionals to create great things online at her online learning platform Digital Publishing Academy.  She is an editor of tech blog Techyaya.com and founded the annual 200 Black Women to Follow On Twitter List. Read her bio, […]

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MLK Day Volunteer Opps & MLK Memorial Sneak Peek in Photos

Every year, the government offers Americans a unique way to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and encourages citizens to make it a “day on and not a day off,” as a national day of service, according to White House Domestic Policy Council Director, Melody Barnes. The President and First Lady, the […]

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Africa could benefit greatly from Apple’s solar-powered gadget patent

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CNET reports: It specifically deals with converting the power from a solar panel to meet the power requirements of electronics. The system includes a voltage converter that ensures the available solar power can be converted and used to recharge batteries. The solar panel could either be embedded in the device or be removable, according to […]

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Is single parenthood the reason so many black women work in clerical positions?

A 2001 Women Enews story claimed that African American Women Predominate in Support Jobs Cindia Cameron, national organizing director for 9 to 5, had a few theories as to why that was the case then: “I think very likely it’s a combination of both racial and gender discrimination that makes it harder for African American […]

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