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Orange’s Startup Program Bucks Traditional Model, Targets Later-Stage Startups

I’ve covered my fair share of startup accelerators during my time at The Next Web and VentureBeat. For the most part, many of these programs operate with a similar game plan: Bring on a set of early-stage seed-round tech companies that may show promise; help “accelerate” them with office space, resources, and…

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‘Brotopia’ Is An Education On The Sh*t Women Deal With In Tech

We’re largely aware of tech’s push to get more women involved in the industry. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, while women make up 47 percent of the country’s workforce, only 24 percent held roles in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM), and while we can talk about ways…

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LinkedIn To Place Larger Focus on Groups, Shutters Standalone App

LinkedIn has long allowed members to create groups on the professional social network, but most of the time the content seemed spammy and more promotional versus educational and insightful. People didn’t have a great opinion about the feature. In 2015, LinkedIn re-imagined things and released a standalone Groups app on…

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Facebook Risks Biting The Hand That Feeds It

Earlier this week, Facebook announced a major change in how its more than 2 billion users will experience the social network. It’s around the News Feed, the most recognizable and important part of the service, and the update wasn’t just a minor tweak to its algorithm — it was something…

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