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Donte Kirby is a reporter for Technical.ly in Baltimore and a Report for America corps member for 2020-2021. A Philadelphia native and graduate of Temple University, he moved to Baltimore in May 2020 after spending over a year in Rwanda serving as a Peace Corps volunteer. Report for America is an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position in Baltimore is supported by the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.

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Project Waves just got $175K to bring free internet to two more Baltimore apartment buildings

Jan. 12, 2022 5:01 pm

Project Waves just got $175K to bring free internet to two more Baltimore apartment buildings

Plus, there's a wealth of organizations folks can go to for help accessing internet services and devices, now that virtual schooling has returned.
Comcast is not enacting data caps in 2022

Jan. 11, 2022 4:23 pm

Comcast is not enacting data caps in 2022

That means customers in the telecommunications giant's Northeast markets are still safe to use all the data they need with no penalty. Will it last?
These 5 early-stage startups made it into the 2022 AccelerateBaltimore cohort

Jan. 11, 2022 12:53 pm

These 5 early-stage startups made it into the 2022 AccelerateBaltimore cohort

Going 10 years strong, ETC's accelerator offers $50,000 investments, coaching and connections for young companies building a scalable tech product.
Emergency Broadband Benefit is now the Affordable Connectivity Program. Here’s what you need to know

Jan. 10, 2022 4:18 pm

Emergency Broadband Benefit is now the Affordable Connectivity Program. Here’s what you need to know

The permanent assistance program includes $30 per month toward internet bills for qualifying low-income families.
How fast are Maryland internet speeds?

Jan. 10, 2022 2:31 pm

How fast are Maryland internet speeds?

Amid a rise in remote work, Highspeedinternet.com has compiled reports about ISPs and internet speeds from 2020 and 2021.
Insta inspo: 6 social media accounts to get you out of that coding slump

Jan. 6, 2022 8:12 pm

Insta inspo: 6 social media accounts to get you out of that coding slump

Check out these social media accounts to inspire productivity and creativity instead of wasting them.
This Baltimore-based union benefits company merged with another, with plans for tech hiring

Jan. 6, 2022 3:03 pm

This Baltimore-based union benefits company merged with another, with plans for tech hiring

All employees of Baltimore's basys and New Jersey's Innovative Software Solutions Inc. will transition to join the newly combined multi-employer benefits administration company.
MICA’s 2022 UP/Start Venture finalists are working on metaverse jobs, equity and bedtime stories

Jan. 5, 2022 7:34 am

MICA’s 2022 UP/Start Venture finalists are working on metaverse jobs, equity and bedtime stories

Eight student- and alum-run ventures are entering the four-month incubator, which culminates in a $100,000 pitch finale this April.
Baltimore ecommerce company Whitebox raised another $20M to meet ‘unprecedented demand’

Jan. 4, 2022 4:02 pm

Baltimore ecommerce company Whitebox raised another $20M to meet ‘unprecedented demand’

With a new investment from Delta-v Capital, Whitebox continues to meet the moment. Expect senior-level hiring.
Zalgen Labs’ move to Frederick is another sign of the BioHealth Capital Region’s strengths

Jan. 4, 2022 11:59 am

Zalgen Labs’ move to Frederick is another sign of the BioHealth Capital Region’s strengths

The diagnostics company is moving from Germantown into a new biotech hub in Frederick.

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