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Black

Informal; describing a financial statement that ends with a positive assessment. For example, if a company produces a profit for a given period of time, it is said to be "in the black." The term comes from the color of ink used for such statements. See also: Red.

black

Of or relating to the profitability of a firm or the operations of a firm. The term derives from the color of ink used to enter a profit figure on a financial statement. Compare red.
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Learn more about Blackboard and IBMs innovative work to inspire the world to learn at BbWorld 2016.
Blackboard Collaborate, an online Web conferencing and collaboration platform will give students and faculty more opportunities to interact virtually, and the Blackboard Connect platform will increase the effectiveness for alert notifications and community outreach, a statement said.
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Blackboard Campus reflects Blackboard's work as primary technical contractor to the Educause Instructional Management Systems Project (www.
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ShareStream, provider of the ShareStream Media Platform, a leading video solution for education, announced today the availability of a new Video Building Block for Blackboard Learn 9.
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