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TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge Week 2: Cleaning Up Email Accounts

Use Week 2 of the #BE30DayChallenge to securing your digital life to finally get a rein on that email inbox

Email is the one mode of communication that just won’t seem to go away. Despite…

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LOVR

Eco-Chic Beauty Tech

All-natural beauty product aficionados have a new digital store from which to shop

Are you the organic, eco-chic aware type ? If so, check out the new online…

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

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Uber

Get a New Side Gig; Uber is Going Driverless

Uber is adopting driverless vehicles.

Uber will soon allow customers to order a driverless car from their phones, reports Bloomberg.…

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Secure Your Digital Life

In this 30-day challenge, take some time to take a few steps to secure your digital life

So much of our life is spent online, yet so many of us are not…

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Motorola Moto Z Force Droid

BE Test Drive: Motorola Moto Z Force Droid (Verizon)

Droid fans will relish Motorola's latest model

I’ve owned a Motorola Droid since the first one came to market in 2009. While…

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

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black engineers

Black Engineers Ready for Takeoff With Aerospace Conference

The NSBE to hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference later this month in Arlington, VA

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference this month. The…

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SEO

5 SEO Tips from an Expert

Nicole McCullum is a website and SEO expert offering valuable tips to widen your digital content's visibility

An acronym for “search engine optimization,” SEO comprises the tweaks, tricks, and adjustments one has…

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Week 1, Lock Down Your Social Media

Use this week to be proactive in making small, yet significant changes to protect your social media accounts

It’s becoming all too familiar: That frantic post from a Facebook friend that reads something…

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comic book

New Jersey Educator Launches STEM Comic Book

An African American superhero is the protagonist in a new comic book that's a Sci-Fi thriller and designed to teach STEM skills

Nat Cummings is a talented computer hacker using his skills to pay his college tuition.…

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coffee

Power Launch Your Tech Startup with the Coffee Strategy

A new book says coffeehouses and coffee are key to business success. Here's how to apply the advice to your startup

A veteran tech professional and business architect shares what he deems, “The Coffee Strategy” secret…

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Pitzer

Op-Ed: About That Pitzer College Student Who Doesn’t Want to Room with Whites

Pitzer College students' petulant entitlement comes across mean-spirited, nasty, and not within the bounds of reality

The Washington Post featured an article about three Pitzer College students seeking a roommate in college…

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Stats, Shows Support for LGBTQ Community

Intel unveils its progress on diversity and inclusion in its mid-year diversity report

Intel so far this year has achieved 43.4% hiring of women and minorities according to…

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Petcube

BE Test Drive: Petcube

Petcube is technology that lets you interact with your pet when you are away from home

It’s heartbreaking to leave pets to go to work, school, and other places where you…

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STEMBoard

Tech Innovator of the Week: Aisha Bowe, CEO, STEMBoard

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American tech startup or innovator as part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October. This week's innovator: Aisha Bowe, Co-founder and CEO, STEMBoard

While sitting on a review panel board for proposals from small businesses, mostly women and…

By Samara Lynn

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Diaspora Demo Day

Startup Applications Now Open for Diaspora Demo Pitch Competition 2016

The Diaspora Demo Experience is a vast meetup of entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and others from the African diaspora

Diaspora Demo Experience is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs, startups, VCs, investors, and more.…

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black-owned

#BlackBizMatters: 10 Black-Owned Counterparts to Your Favorite Tech

Here are some tech products, apps, and services that are black-owned and could be used in place of the tech you may already use

“Build our own” is a strong sentiment from the Black Enterprise audience, whenever we cover…

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Airbnb

Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
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The…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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