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DC’s Ward 8 is getting a ‘super vote center’ next month after much criticism

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DC’s Ward 8 is getting a ‘super vote center’ next month after much criticism

The Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights, home to the Washington Mystics, will open for early voting on Oct. 27.
Gallaudet University helped Apple pick an accessible face mask for its employees

Sep. 18, 2020 3:46 pm

Gallaudet University helped Apple pick an accessible face mask for its employees

While the tech brand is creating its own face mask in-house, Apple will also begin distributing masks from Baltimore-based ClearMask to its corporate and retail employees.
What older adults should know about using new technology products

Sep. 18, 2020 11:10 am

What older adults should know about using new technology products

Lacy Roberts, a product manager at Reston, Virginia-based Intrex, on what seniors who are being introduced to wearable tech, telehealth and contact tracing products should keep in mind.
DC gov is connecting 25,000 student households to free internet access

Sep. 11, 2020 9:38 am

DC gov is connecting 25,000 student households to free internet access

Through the new $3.3 million Internet for All initiative, low-income families of DCPS and public charter school students will get free access for the 2020-2021 school year.
Apps are open for 1776’s virtual fall accelerator

Sep. 8, 2020 8:18 am

Apps are open for 1776’s virtual fall accelerator

The 10-week program, which begins Oct. 7, is accepting startups from all over.
Gallaudet University launched a partnership to provide more accessible videoconferencing for the deaf and hard of hearing community

Sep. 2, 2020 7:57 am

Gallaudet University launched a partnership to provide more accessible videoconferencing for the deaf and hard of hearing community

The university is partnering with McLean, Virginia-based speech tech provider AppTek to develop a transcription and captioning application designed to work across various web browsers and videoconferencing platforms.
Nearly 30% of all businesses in the District are Black-owned. Here’s how that compares to peer cities

Aug. 26, 2020 10:41 am

Nearly 30% of all businesses in the District are Black-owned. Here’s how that compares to peer cities

Though there are still disparities between the number of Black-owned and white-owned businesses across the U.S. — and the amount of revenue they bring in — D.C. is doing better than most to try to close this gap.
Want to be featured in Technical.ly? Here’s how to pitch your story

Jul. 20, 2020 7:08 am

Want to be featured in Technical.ly? Here’s how to pitch your story

Technical.ly is always looking for local startups, people and organizations to highlight.
Gender lens investor Rethink Impact raised $182M for its second fund

Jul. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

Gender lens investor Rethink Impact raised $182M for its second fund

The venture firm with offices in D.C., New York and San Francisco primarily invests in women-led technology companies.
DC’s Society for Science & the Public awarded $75K in STEM grants to 18 orgs

Jul. 6, 2020 1:07 pm

DC’s Society for Science & the Public awarded $75K in STEM grants to 18 orgs

The Dupont Circle-based nonprofit awarded STEM Action and Research grants to five in the DMV region that serve underserved and underrepresented groups.

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