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The Finance & Tech Week In Review – 2/25/17


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Every Saturday the HBCU Money staff picks ten articles they were intrigued by and think you will enjoy for some weekend reading impacting finance and tech.

How can #Kenya achieve a sustainable urban future? Video blog / World Bank wrld.bg/zBAq309gUVc

Large gaps exist between the homeownership rates of white households and minority households / St. Louis Fed bit.ly/2liGksY

More than half of #Uganda’s adults now has access to an account at a formal financial institution. / World Bank ow.ly/59ET309lR5F

You can now take a course at the world’s best universities for free. Here’s how that happened / WEF wef.ch/2ktwNAt

Queens in New York has more languages than anywhere in the world / WEF wef.ch/2lA8jEU

Agricultural robot scrutinizes plants so that we don’t have to / New Atlas newatl.as/2kVnJVw

Inside the U.S.’s Only Ocean Exploration Ship / Scientific American ow.ly/VFEX309lPP3

How #bigdata is changing the nature of policing from reactive to proactive / Networkworld ow.ly/TvcW309lPky

#Fraud rises as cybercriminals flock to online lenders / Networkworld ow.ly/w7eN309lP8s

Scientists discovering new coral communities in the Gulf, but they’re already under threat / Pew Environment ow.ly/BX5m309lOYy

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HBCU Money™ Dozen 12/7 – 12/11


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Research

Keep track of your second factors for logging in securely l Macworld http://dlvr.it/CzgL3f

Four ways parents can help support healthy school foods l Pew Health http://bit.ly/1Lw4IKO

Video: Homeland Security’s role in cybersecurity l Computerworld http://ow.ly/VMl1B

Oceans absorb about half the CO2 we emit l Pew Environment http://pew.org/1Qj34U2

10 hot IT job skills for 2016 l Networkworld http://bit.ly/1Y8oUZF

A pill to wipe out senescent cells could let us all get old without the side effects l New Scientist http://ow.ly/VIoFJ

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

How do skill levels change as workers age and gain more experience? l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1PSHbLk

More women are joining CUs’ executive ranks but obstacles to advancement still exist l CU Magazine http://ow.ly/VM3Fa

China’s disturbing treatment of bankers in wake of economic crisis l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/21VHPeN

What’s happened to America’s middle class? l WEF http://wef.ch/21UY6k4

Where are the women in science? l WEF http://wef.ch/1QAsiMe

How your early childhood shapes your #brain l WEF http://wef.ch/1NIr3Fw

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 11/2 – 11/6


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Research

Insects are the real rulers of this world. How did they pull that off? l New Scientist http://ow.ly/UitRa

Tablet demand next year down to just 17%, Gartner says l CIOonline http://trib.al/JhzdgTg

The benefits of adding fish oil to your active #horse’s diet l KY Equine Research http://ow.ly/U56hA

Gene editing has saved the life of a girl with cancer – a world first l New Scientist http://ow.ly/Uin3m

Could Detroit become the next Silicon Valley? l Computerworld http://ow.ly/UiIoM

Researcher says Michigan could get to 100% renewable energy by 2050 l Renewable Cities http://ow.ly/U928P

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

How equal are the world’s #education systems? l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1kwx29n

Fannie Mae CEO pushes for more credit-risk sharing in bond market l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1SsNgvF

[Infographic] Here’s what the typical homebuyer and seller look like l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1SsLVFo

5 years of research & analysis on Africa’s economic & social issues l World Bank http://wrld.bg/UcRGt

10 steps to becoming a successful young leader at #work l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1SsjqHI

Check your bank accounts on a weekly basis to ensure purchases are yours l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/TQT6s

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 10/26 – 10/30


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Research

Security tech company employees are stingy in contributing to Presidential race l CIOonline http://trib.al/A4Z2hDE

Scientists call for unified initiative to advance microbiome research l Argonne National Lab http://1.usa.gov/1KHNJUA

The solar suburbs of the future l Renewble Cities http://ow.ly/TUium

CSOs demanding more from cybersecurity tech l CSOonline http://trib.al/8tm6e6a

Deep sea swallowers may be small, but they can swallow much larger fish l Pew Environment http://pew.org/1YkVqKZ

Good news for hackers: People still plug found USB sticks into their computers l Network World http://bit.ly/1Oe4oGY

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

3 ways #LatinAmerica is fighting back l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1PUbPTZ

4 strategies successful people use to start their day l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1GOS1yb

Personal saving rate rose to a five-month high of 4.8 percent in September l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1P1NfQT

Older workers have become a more prominent group among the long-term unemployed population l St. Louis Fed http://bit.ly/1P0Fnza

By 2060 there will be about 2.8bil people in #Africa out of a world #population of 10 bil l World Bank http://wrld.bg/U3tAx

Fed proposes new bailout rules for biggest banks l Housing Wire http://bit.ly/1XFIa29

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

HBCU Money™ Dozen 4/13 – 4/17


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Research

Moore’s Law at 50: The past and future l Computerworld http://ow.ly/LIDPB

How do urban environments affect nearby watersheds? l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/3WVKC

Cybersecurity, data science and machine learning: Is all data equal? l Computerworld http://ow.ly/LIDWc

Why supporters want to save more of CO’s Holy Cross Wilderness l Pew Environment http://bit.ly/1GLrOzj

Drones behaving badly: Dark skies ahead l CIOonline http://trib.al/k3K07TT

Help solve environmental challenges by spurring tech innovation l EPA Research http://go.usa.gov/3Wy6B

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Why global value chains benefit the domestic economy l World Economic Forum http://wef.ch/1CLLY9B

Not all neighborhoods are created equal l Cleveland Fed http://ow.ly/LIGzA

How to win a bidding war in today’s outrageous housing market l Housing Wire http://hwi.re/9QhG7H

Librarians: Invigorate summer programs for young readers. May 11 l Econ Lowdown http://bit.ly/1IP7fTs

Latest analysis on student loan borrowing and repayment trends l NY Fed http://nyfed.org/1OjWIhm

Concerned about debt? Get the facts about financial services l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/LIEqc

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.