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Consumer Power: Uber CEO Resigns from Trump's Council after Criticism

 02/03/2017 - 04:34
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says participation in president’s strategic and policy forum has been ‘misinterpreted’ as endorsement of Donald Trump’s agenda, reports The Guardian.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:12am
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Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, to step down from Trump Advisory Council after harsh criticism from its users. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Borderwise: Helping Immigrants Get their Green Cards for just $1

 02/03/2017 - 03:13
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Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:51am
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Borderwise is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1. A demonstration in a Florida airport against Trump's travel ban on January 30. Photo: EFE/Lorenzo Castro

Black, Latino workers accuse Amazon of discrimination in Massachussetts

 02/02/2017 - 04:42
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Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday

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Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 4:28am
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Lawyers filed complaint with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

"Latino Consumers Feel Betrayed"

 01/30/2017 - 05:40
"Hugs, No Walls". Hundreds of undocumented Mexican migrants currently living in the US gathered with their families in El Paso, in the US-Mexico border, to send a message of protest to Donald Trump. EFE/David Maung
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After riding a wave of growth in Latino consumers, Orci, an ad agency's job focused on the Hispanic market, just got harder, reports the L.A. Times.

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Monday, January 30, 2017 - 5:17am
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"Hugs, No Walls". Hundreds of undocumented Mexican migrants currently living in the US gathered with their families in El Paso, in the US-Mexico border, to send a message of protest to Donald Trump. EFE/David Maung

Just For Us: Carlos Slim to Launch ‘100%’ Mexican TV Chanel in the U.S.

 01/23/2017 - 02:25
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Announcement of Carlos Slim's TV channel Nuestra Visión comes as Donald Trump vows to enact protectionist policies that could plunge Mexico into economic turmoil.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:05am
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Announcement of Carlos Slim's TV channel Nuestra Visión comes as Donald Trump vows to enact protectionist policies that could plunge Mexico into economic turmoil. Photo: Wikimedia

Trump's First Round: The Media

 01/23/2017 - 02:01
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Trump presidency began with defense of false 'alternative facts' and attacking the media for manipulating facts. The President and advisers also pushed falsehoods about inauguration attendance, reports El País.

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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:42am
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 US President Donald Trump, center, speaks as US Vice President Mike Pence listens during a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 22 January 2017. EFE/Andrew Harrer / POOL

Mark Zuckerberg Plans a U.S Tour to Study Impact of Globalisation

 01/04/2017 - 04:35
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, on 2010. Photo: Robert Scoble/Commons Wikimedia
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Facebook head to visit all states to see how technology has created divisions

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 4:17am
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Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, on 2010. Photo: Robert Scoble/Commons Wikimedia

Follow up: Philly Shark Tank Entrepeneurs

 12/27/2016 - 05:00
Philly Shark Tank Entrepreneurs have set an example of local innovation. Photo: VIMEO
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Philly Magazine reports about 5 Philadelphia entrepeneurs that participated in Shark Tank TV Show: Scrub Daddy, Scholly, and three other local companies featured on the show have fared.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 4:45am
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Philly Shark Tank Entrepreneurs have set an example of local innovation. Photo: VIMEO

Latinos and Blacks spend 30% more on tech and consumer goods

 12/23/2016 - 03:22
A trio of Silicon Valley venture capitalists called Cross Culture Ventures use an investment they made together in a hair extension startup called Mayvenn (adressed to Black consumers) to talk about the opportunity for "culturally-driven" startup brands and products. Latinos and Black spend 30% more in tech and consumer goods than other communities. Photo: Vimeo
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Fortune Magazine interviews Marlon Nichols, co-founder of Cross Culture Ventures, a V.C firm focused on the untapped talents of entrepreneurs of color. Nichols believes Latinos and Black offer attractive investment opportunities for entrepeneurs.

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Friday, December 23, 2016 - 3:06am
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A trio of Silicon Valley venture capitalists called Cross Culture Ventures use an investment they made together in a hair extension startup called Mayvenn (adressed to Black consumers) to talk about the opportunity for "culturally-driven" startup brands and products. Latinos and Black spend 30% more in tech and consumer goods than other communities. Photo: Vimeo

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A view of a sign promoting Bill O'Reilly's show at Fox News Channels' studios following a protest by people who were calling on the network to fire O'Reilly for sexual harassment allegations against him in New York, New York, USA, 18 April 2017.  EFE/JUSTIN LANE

 Media giant 21st Century Fox on Wednesday announced the ouster of Fox News television host Bill O"Reilly amid accusations of sexual harassment presented against him.