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President Obama Supports Net Neutrality and Why You Should Care

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Update: Read FCC response to President Obama’s statement here. US President Barack Obama announced today his support for “free and open Internet” rules to ensure that no service is stuck in a “slow lane” without paying a fee. He urged the independent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to “implement the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality,” a… Read more »


7 Must-Have Tools to Become an Effective Content Writer

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Writing is an activity that demands a lot of time, effort, and ideas. Every writer has their own shortcomings when it comes to content composition. One of the reasons they fail to meet their deadlines is because they get stuck in creative ruts. Being in such state is what most authors trying to avoid. Whether… Read more »




CanUStart: Online Matchmaker For Restaurant Owners and the Perfect Staff

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Miami-based CanUStart understands how hard it is to find the right staff in the hospitality industry. The online platform uses algorithm that matches restaurants seeking staff quickly, effectively and inexpensively to pre-qualified talent. Founded by former staffing manager Tamar Lucien, and tech developer Kwame Ampem, CanUStart works with job seekers by alerting them of any errors on their… Read more »


Venture For America Announces Miami Fellows

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Venture For America has announced the first batch of fellows coming to Miami. The nonprofit organization works to connect recent grads with startups. They recently expanded their program to Miami thanks to The Knight Foundation’s funding of USD $126,000 VFA focuses on growing entrepreneurial communities with low cost of living, and the program has been in places in cities… Read more »




South Florida Ramps Up Efforts to Teach Kids How to Code

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Miami’s entrepreneurial community recognizes the value that coding creates to individuals by creating more opportunities professionally. This summer a wave of summer coding programs became accessible for young people of all ages. These organizations aim at helping young people build the skills required to learn how to code. Coding camps are unique because it allows kids to create projects… Read more »


6 Dev Jobs You Might Want to Apply For

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Hiring? Post a job on our board for just $79 and see it featured here!   We know everyone and their brother is looking for a programmer – which is good news for those of you with a newly minted coding school degree, or a knack for catching bugs. It’s a good time to be a geek…. Read more »


Venture House: Affordable Housing in Florida for Talented Startups

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If you make housing cheap, entrepreneurs will come. The idea is straightforward: take clusters of foreclosure homes in certain neighborhoods, rehab them, and offer them to startups at an affordable price. This is the vision of Venture House, a non-profit in St. Petersburg (Florida) that is launching a program to attract entrepreneurs, in hopes of revitalizing some of the… Read more »


Contract Data Center Engineers in High Demand

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The way information technology departments serve business is rapidly changing. In corporate organizations, it is often said that the IT team is an expense, not a cash generating vertical. IT teams are being looked at more and more as contractors that must meet internal delivery dates and SLA requirements on their projects. In accordance with… Read more »



UK Web Development Shop TheGenieLab Opens US Office in Miami

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A team of web developers from Wales, TheGenieLab, is setting up shop in Miami’s trendy neighborhood Wynwood. The new office – located within incubator campus The Lab Miami – is a way to expand a further footprint into the US market where they have an already high-demand for their offerings. The company, founded by Andrew Cargill and Daniel Lewis,… Read more »