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Uber Pays Hackers $100,000 Not to Snitch

Uber executives then tried to cover up the fact that they paid a ransom by…

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Wild Poker ft. Floyd Mayweather (Image: Playtrex)

Floyd Mayweather is New Face of “Wild Poker” App

Players are able to choose from a list of characters including Floyd Mayweather

Players are able to choose from a list of characters including Floyd Mayweather.

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Digital Stewards from The People's Internet documentary (Image: Vice)

These Detroit Residents Are Building Their Own Internet

'We are working to prevent the creation of a digital class system'

Equitable Internet Initiative is a group of Detroit residents who are learning how to build…

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King, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II and Royal Family (Image: Muyekconcepts)

An African King Visits Silicon Valley

King Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II wants to understand the technology landscape and create partnerships

King, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, recently visited Silicon Valley to understand the technology landscape…

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Jesse Williams at AfroTech (Image: Instagram/James Nwobu)

[Recap] AfroTech Was Another Woke Lituation

Bozoma Saint John vibed out to Cardi B, highlighting her leadership capabilities

This conference had too much sauce.

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Interview with the Founder of Lazy Jar—an App That Charges You When You Don’t Workout

Need a workout accountability coach? There's an app for that

“I created Lazy Jar because I was fed up with my inability to maintain discipline…

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Diversity Vice President, Denise Young Smith, Is Leaving Apple

She was one of the most prominent of black female executives in Silicon Valley

The vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, Denise Young Smith, is leaving her…

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Malcolm X's Daughters L to R: Qubilah Shabazz, Gamilah Lumumba Shabazz Malaak Shabazz, Attallah Shabazz, Ilyasah Shabazz (Image: malcolmxlegacy.com)

Malcolm X’s Daughters Launching a New Malcolm X Clothing Site

Colin Kaepernick is in full support

The sisters have partnered with technology company Hingeto, to bring the line to life.

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She Was Tired of People Touching Her Hair, So She Created This App

You may get in trouble swatting hands in real life; so there's this...

Fed up with folks coming up to her and asking to touch her hair, art…

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Steve Stoute (Image: Instagram)

Steve Stoute’s New Venture, UnitedMasters, Disrupts the Record Industry

Advertisers will now use music data to target and speak to fans

Advertisers will now use music data to target and speak to fans.

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Gary Vaynerchuk, Sequoia Blodgett, Charles Cole, Cliff Worley, Ruben Harris, Allie Felix, Thomas Knox, Mike Tauiliili, Muhga Eltigani, Dave Salvant, Terry Oppong, Lafe Taylor, Lamar Wilson

Here’s Why Black Millennial Entrepreneurs Think Gary Vee Is Dope [Video]

Gary Vaynerchuk discusses actionable steps to help elevate the entrepreneurs at the table

Everything was discussed from the Hip-Hop culture’s influence on Entrepreneurship to how Gary could assist…

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This Young Black Robotics Engineer and CEO Just Landed a Sweet Deal with Apple

Reach Robotics has raised $7.75M in funding to date

Reach Robotics will sell its line of MekaMon real-life gaming robots in Apple’s flagship U.S.…

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DNA Simple CEO Olivier Noel Pitches on ABC's Shark Tank

Young Geneticist Gets ‘Shark Tank’ Mogul to Invest in His DNA Startup

He strikes deal with Mark Cuban to support breakthrough medical research

Olivier Noel pitched DNA Simple, a new way to support cutting-edge medical research, on a…

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Jesse WIlliams - Blebrity at AfroTech (Image: Instagram)

Jesse Williams Just Released the Blackest App Game You’ve Ever Played

"Can you please throw us a crumb? We're not with that," says the entertainer

Jesse Williams, known for his activism and stirring speeches, just released a new Afrocentric app,…

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Chef Curry (Image: PM Studios)

‘Chef Curry’ is Cookin’ with New Mobile App

“Bringing Chef Curry to life has been an incredible experience,” said Ayesha Curry

NBA superstar, Steph Curry, and wife, chef, Ayesha Curry have partnered with PM studios to…

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Will.i.am

Will.i.am Raises $117 Million to Scale A.I. Platform Omega

The I.am+ product Omega is a 'voice-first A.I. platform that delivers natural and engaging user experiences for organizations of any size'

The I.am+ product, Omega is a voice-first A.I. platform that delivers natural and engaging user…

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(From left to right) Truth, Young Lee, Ray J, Ray Lee, and Frank Di Olivero pose for a photo with outgoing boxes bearing the Raycon logo. (Image: Raycon)

Ray J Closes $31 Million Deal to Launch Raycon

The investors, Cowboy Wholesale, will market Raycon products

Cowboy Wholesale will market Raycon products through its global logistics and distribution channels, leaving Ray…

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How Facebook Community Boost Will Help Black-Owned Businesses

Is Facebook coming to your city?

Facebook just announced a game-changing new program for small businesses: Facebook Community Boost. With the…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Password encryption could be the difference between security and anxiety

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Kehlani (Image: Savannah Baker)

Backstage Capital Makes Investment in R&B Artist Kehlani’s Tech Startup

The startup focuses on health and wellness

Managing Director, Arlan Hamilton came onboard committing $50,000 in addition to mentorship and advisory.

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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