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Ty Ahmad-Taylor

The Road to TechConneXt: Ty Ahmad-Taylor

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: THX, Ltd, CEO, Ty Ahmad-Taylor

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling…

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Yahoo

5 Things to Know About Verizon’s Yahoo Buy

Verizon becomes a massive hydra of a media company, with its purchase of AOL last year and now Yahoo

On Monday, Verizon Communications announced it is purchasing Yahoo for $4.8 billion in cash.
Yahoo has…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Innovator

Tech Innovator of the Week: Greg Greenlee, Blacks in Technology (BiT)

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: Greg Greenlee, Founder of Blacks in Technology.

Being a tech innovator does not necessarily mean building hardware or creating an app. Sometimes,…

By Samara Lynn

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job fair

New York City to Hold Technology Job Fair

New York tech professionals: The City of New York is hosting an upcoming job fair to fill hundreds of position across multiple city agencies

New York tech professionals: The City of New York is hosting an upcoming job fair…

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Haitian Technology

Rising Haitian Technology Star Shares 3 Most Important Money Lessons

Intuit’s Merline Saintil gets intimate about her financial life

Growing up with limited resources wasn’t easy. But, it didn’t define me. My mother was…

By Stacey Tisdale

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DNC

Cybersecurity Pros Familiar With Suspected DNC Email Hackers

The hackers and the methods they may have used to obtain the DNC emails are well known by those in the cybersecurity industry

When Wikileaks released thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee (DNC), democrats called on cybersecurity technology…

By Samara Lynn

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diversity

Urban Co-Lab Releases Austin Startup Diversity Report

Urban Co-Lab's report reveals that, when it comes to minority and women-owned startups, it's business as usual, with little funding or access. But, there is some good news

Urban Co-Lab has released its inaugural 2016 report, Austin Startup Diversity. The report examines the…

By Samara Lynn

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Emeka Okoye

[Recap] #TECHCNXT: Twitter Chat with Emeka Okoye

Samara Lynn interviews the CEO and Chief Architect of Cymantiks Nigeria Limited, Emeka Okoye

On July 26, Black Enterprise held a Twitter chat with CEO and Chief Architect at…

By Cristie Leondis

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Tech Entrepreneur

An ‘Over-the-Top’ African American Tech Entrepreneur

Andre Swanston co-founded the company Tru Optik which creates intelligence and analytical software for media and entertainment companies.

Fact: African Americans are 30% more likely to consume OTT entertainment than other demographics. OTT…

By Samara Lynn

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Derek Peterson

Meet Software Engineer Derek Peterson, VP, Intelligent Product Solutions

Derek Peterson started his journey in tech before there was focus on diversity and inclusion. Beginning as software engineer and programmer, he is now a senior executive for one of the leading technology companies on the East Coast

Derek Peterson is the VP of software and business development at Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS)…

By Samara Lynn

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Pokemon

Technically Incorrect: Should Black People Play Pokémon GO?

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

By Samara Lynn

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twitter

Twitter Opens Blue Check Marks to All After Leslie Jones Harassment

Twitter changes its policy on who may receive its blue check mark icon of status, after an uptick in harassment and bullying on the social media platform

Twitter will allow anyone to apply for the infamous, blue check mark badge that is…

By Samara Lynn

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Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt: Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: Silicon Valley trailblazer and business wiz, Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling…

By Samara Lynn

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anonymous

How to Be Anonymous Online

Want to hide your identity online? Don't want anyone to know what you access or download? Here are a few ways you can remain anonymous online

Want to hide your identity online? Don’t want anyone to know what you access or…

By Samara Lynn

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Eric Holder

Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination Policy

Airbnb enlists the help of Eric Holder to battle racism perpetrated by some hosts on its platform

Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an…

By Samara Lynn

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Gordon Ramsay Dash

B.E. Test Drive: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand to a new time-management cooking game from Glu: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand…

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Musician Ryan Leslie says his SuperPhone app lets him manage conversations with fans from his phone. (Image: File)

The Road to TechConneXt: Ryan Leslie

"The Road to TechConneXt" is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: music superstar and technologist, Ryan Leslie.

It’s very likely that you know of Ryan Leslie, the prominent recording artist and music…

By Samara Lynn

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Pokemon

Pokémon Go Gone Business

It's inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze

It’s inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze.

By Samara Lynn

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Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson Opens Up About His Experiences with Police

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, 'The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist' on his Facebook page.

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, ‘The Sky…

By Samara Lynn

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malware

Malware Drops to New Lows, but Florida is the Most Infected

We're getting savvier combating malware and with cybersecurity, but don't get too complacent, security company warns

A new report reveals computer virus and malware infections dropped 47.3% in the first half…

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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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