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Within hours of launching a Tidal-exclusive album, Beyonce helped Tidal shoot towards the top of the App Store rankings.
STEVE KOVACH | BUSINESS INSIDER
TaskRabbit is the first company to sign on to a Congressional Black Caucus initiative to increase hiring of African Americans in tech.
JESSICA GYUNN | USA TODAY
Soleio Cuervo is the developer responsible for the ubiquitous “Like” button. His journey to reverse engineering websites in college, led him on a trajectory to solving engagement through code.
RALPH GARDNER JR. | WSJ
Twitter just announced two new board members, but some experts are skeptical that they can help solve the company’s diversity problems.
Cale Guthrie Weissman [Fast Company]
Google is creating an in-house startup incubator to keep employees from jumping ship to start their own companies.
NATHAN MCALONE | BUSINESS INSIDER