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Must-Try New App Helps You Make Healthy Delivery and Restaurant Food Choices

Can it help extend black lives while letting us enjoy delicious food?

Order Healthy was created to ensure that we are aware of the nutritional value of…

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NCA&T Student, Brandon Long (Image: File)

NCA&T Senior Gets 11 Offers From Top Tech Companies

The NCA&T senior ended up in a bidding war between Apple and Microsoft

The NCA&T Senior ended up in a bidding war between Apple and Microsoft.

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Wayne Sutton (Image: Creative Startups)

What Happens When Companies Create a Diverse Workforce?

Diverse companies have higher productivity, low turnover, and are more profitable.

According to Wayne Sutton of Change Catalyst, “diverse companies have higher productivity, low turnover and…

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Shelly Bell (Image: Black Girl Vision)

5 Women of Color Making D.C. The Next Impact Tech Hub

'Washington, D.C. is the gateway to inclusive entrepreneurship that fosters a tight-knit community of impactful changemakers.'

“Washington, D.C. is the gateway to inclusive entrepreneurship that fosters a tight-knit community of impactful…

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Google Just Granted $1 Million to Increase Black Male Presence in Tech

'Students are five times more likely to take an interest in computer science if they often see people who look like them in that field...'

The Hidden Genius Project is an Oakland-based organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black…

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Squire Founders, Dave Salvant and Songe LaRon (Image: 43North)

Squire and Femi Secrets Score over $1 Million at 43North Pitch Competition

Two African American-led founding teams win top prizes

Recently, 43North hosted their annual pitch competition and two African-American led teams came out on…

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Uber

Uber Hires PepsiCo Exec and Former DOJ Official Tony West

West brings invaluable insight and knowledge as a seasoned corporate leader and former high-ranking government attorney

Uber has hired Tony West, a former Justice Department official and business executive at PepsiCo…

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DeRay Mckesson and Wayne Sutton (Image: File)

[Video] DeRay Mckesson: Equity vs. Equality in Tech. Which is Fair?

Equality is people get the same thing, and equity is people get what they need and deserve

Equality is people get the same thing, and equity is people get what they need…

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Pressure Increases for More Tech Firms to Tie C-Suite Exec Bonuses to Diversity Goals

Socially conscious investment firms say their clients make more revenue with diversity

Last year, Microsoft announced that its executives’ bonuses would be determined on whether that executive’s…

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The State of Technology and Culture (Image: Cross Culture Ventures)

Cross Culture Ventures Invests in Technology to Assist with Modern Day Parenting

Startups evolve to accommodate the needs of this new demographic

As new roles evolve, start-ups have evolved to accommodate the growing needs of this new…

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Trippie App Founder/CEO Ryan Diew Pitches on ABC's Shark Tank

Black Tech Founder on Pitching to the Sharks and Cuban’s Remark on ‘Entitled Millennials’

Millennial entrepreneur receives 'tough love' from the Sharks

Ryan Diew pitched Trippie on the Season 9 premiere of ABC’s Shark Tank. After the…

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L to R: Baron Davis, Monte Stettin, Somesh Dash, Carren Morris, Leslie Osborne, Justin Kan, Image: file)

[Video] Baron Davis Launches BIG Summit

A new disruptive, open source power summit that allows us to invest in the next wave in culture

A new disruptive, open source power summit and platform with important activations that allow us…

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The Secret to Building Apps Without Using Code

Tara Reed, a non-technical entrepreneur, shared tips and resources on how business owners can build software without coding

Tara Reed, the founder of Apps Without Code, delivered a BE Tech Talk on how…

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Damon Dash (Image: Dash Diabetes Network)

Damon Dash Creates the Dash Diabetes Network

'I always wanted to bring awareness to diabetes because I'm diabetic.'

Most people know Dash for his partnership with Jay Z and the creation of Roc-A-Fella…

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If You Connect Your Home or Business to Wi-Fi, You Must Deal With This Threat Now

The strongest ever Wi-Fi security has been proven vulnerable; Here's what to do

Researchers have discovered a flaw in the security mechanism used to secure just about every…

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Apple’s Denise Young Smith Walks Back “White, Blue-Eyed Men” Diversity Remark

There was backlash, but many also agree with Apple's diversity chief

After receiving backlash particularly across social media, Apple’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, Denise…

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You Can Learn to Code—Without Taking on Debt

New York Code + Design Academy's income share agreement keeps students from incurring debt

Except for those that offer income share agreements—which require little to no cash up front.…

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Diversity

Black Tech Leaders Address Silicon Valley’s Diversity Issue

A panel of tech influencers at the 2017 TechConneXt Summit discussed what needs to be done to foster change in the industry

A roundtable of tech influencers addressed what top companies in Silicon Valley are doing to…

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Black geek advice

Advice From Blerd Entrepreneurs to Their Younger Selves

Shared lessons learned by the people behind Goboiano, Black Girl Nerds, Noir Caesar, BlerDCon, Fanbros, and others shaking up the geek market

Before geek became chic, it was just another synonym for outcast. So as a blerd—a…

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For These Two HBCU Students, an Intel Internship Opened Up a New World

The internship offered access into Silicon Valley that many tech professionals would envy

The internship program is part of a $125M diversity initiative from Intel—this program specifically comes…

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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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