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Over 200 black leaders in Silicon Valley gathered in Palo Alto to discuss diversity in tech

April 1, 2015

On a sunny Sunday morning in Palo Alto (CA), over 200 of the most powerful black leaders in Silicon Valley gathered en masse for the first ever Silicon Valley Diversity Brunch.

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Commerce Department: Tell Us What You Want From Our Data

April 1, 2015

Under the leadership of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, the Commerce Department isn’t content with just dropping massive data sets into the abyss of the Internet. The agency, which is composed of 12 bureaus, is “embracing crowdsourcing” on a small scale to improve the quality of the data it releases to the public, said Steve Cooper, the agency’s chief information officer.

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Apple Asks TV Programmers to Supply Their Own Streams for Apple’s TV Service

April 1, 2015

Apple wants the TV guys to provide their shows for its proposed streaming video service. But that’s not the only thing Apple wants from the TV guys: It wants them to provide the streams, too. Apple is asking TV networks to handle the responsibility and cost of the streaming infrastructure associated with its Web video service, industry executives say.

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