BlackRock, Google.org shine spotlight on innovative platforms via nonprofit tech incubator

Tech incubator Fast Forward showcased nine tech nonprofits dedicated to using data for good. The Brooklyn Navy Yard: Incubating tech talent Find out how the Brooklyn Navy Yard is incubating modern tech talent in an old school environment. TechRepublic talks to David Ehrenberg, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. It’s difficult …

How to download your Google Fusion Tables data and migrate your maps

Google is shutting down the popular tool on December 3. Here’s what you need to know to be prepared. How to record a macro in Google Sheets Google has finally added the ability to record macros in Google Sheets. Here’s how. Millions of people at businesses and news outlets across the world were saddened when …

How to stop, start, and restart Apache on various Linux distributions

Need to know how to start, stop, restart, enable, and disable Apache? Here’s how. How to stop, start, and restart Apache on various Linux distributions Need to know how to start, stop, restart, enable, and disable Apache? Here’s how. Your business depends on websites to drive customers. If your data center makes use of Linux, …

Beyond price: Successful vendor selection often requires a deeper look

TechRepublic’s Karen Roby talks with a software company exec who believes vendor selection goes way beyond price shopping. Beyond price: Successful vendor selection often requires a deeper look TechRepublic’s Karen Roby talks with a software company exec who believes vendor selection goes way beyond price shopping. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby talks with representatives from two companies …

Five healthcare startups win access to enormous data warehouse of insurance claims

Companies working on cancer, women’s health, and addiction recovery are finalists in the BlueCross BlueShield Data Innovation Challenge. How AI and big data can reduce premature births Karen Roby learned how Kentucky-based Lucina Health uses AI to determine whether a woman is at risk for a premature birth. When is data better than money? When …