UNC vs. Virginia Tech Preview

No. 6 North Carolina (17-9, 10-6 ACC) vs. No. 3 Virginia Tech (15-5, 9-4 ACC)
Greensboro, N.C. — Greensboro Coliseum
Thursday, March 11, 8:30 p.m. ET
ESPN (Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas)

Quotables

“I do feel better going into our league tournament, having had the opportunity to continue to practice. It’s March and kids want to play. I think to not have played in 10 days, whomever we play on Thursday, we’re look forward to it.” – Va. Tech head coach Mike Young

“It’s strange because I haven’t seen them nearly as much as I’ve seen some of

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Only 19% of Women in Tech Were Inspired to Join …

Woburn, MA – March 1, 2021 – Over a third (38%) of women working in the IT and tech industry claim that a lack of females in the sector made them wary of entering the profession, according to Kaspersky’s latest Women in Tech report, Where are we now? Understanding the evolution of women in technology. Highlighting the importance of role models in the quest for gender diversity in the technology industry, the research also found that only 19% of women currently working in the sector were encouraged to take up a role in IT or technology by a female

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What the Tech? App of the day: Lichess | What The Tech?

There are two types of people: those who play chess and those who want to learn how to play chess. Since “Queen’s Gambit” hit Netflix last fall, millions of people have purchased chess sets, books, instructional DVDs, apps, and subscriptions to either learn or improve their game.

Several chess apps have become popular for iPhones and Android devices. Chess.com naturally is popular with players of all levels, but the similar Lichess app has many advantages.

If you’re just learning the game, one of the biggest advantages is cost. Lichess is free and open-sourced with dozens of developers volunteering their time

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5 Beaten-Up Tech Stocks That Could Be Buys Right Now

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Amazon.com shares have fallen double-digits over the past six months.


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The past few weeks have been rough for tech stocks, and the past six months have been dreadful. But, if interest rates can stay cool this year as the economy normalizes, some tech stocks will be deals.

Growth stocks have gotten hit hard in recent weeks as the yields on the 10-year Treasury note have spiked. Higher yields on risk-free bonds make the relatively riskier stocks look less attractive. That’s especially true for growth stocks, many of which are promising technology companies that

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AI panel urges US to boost tech skills amid China’s rise

An artificial intelligence commission led by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is urging the U.S. to boost its AI skills to counter China, including by pursuing “AI-enabled” weapons – something that Google itself has shied away from on ethical grounds.

Schmidt and current executives from Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Amazon are among the 15 members

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4 Companies Offering Scholarships For Underrepresented Groups In Tech

While we go from February into March celebrating Black History and Women’s History with stories of trials and accomplishments among disenfranchised communities, the frustrating reality is that change, especially in historically white and male dominated industries is all too slow. 

Even as Big Tech continues to see record growth despite the economic impact of the global pandemic, the benefits of new opportunities are not being distributed equitably as still only about 28% of the tech labor force is represented by women, and many major tech firms report that only 5-8% of their employees are Black, Indigenous, and People of

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