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uber

Diversity in Silicon Valley and an Uber Engineer’s Suicide

Silicon Valley desperately needs mental health innovation

Due to rapid growth demands capped out at billion-dollar valuations, it seems that employees are…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Microsoft Hosts Encouraging and Empowering Girls STEM Tech Day

The girls were provided an immersive Silicon Valley experience

Last week, Microsoft co-hosted a fun-filled day of all things tech for African American girls.…

By Samara Lynn

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Adjaye

African American Museum Architect Adjaye’s New Tech Masterpiece

Now partnering to create a new tech product, 2017 is turning into a banner year for Adjaye

Adjaye’s unique design coupled with Master & Dynamic’s technology produces a number of acoustic benefits.…

By Samara Lynn

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innovation

Can Democrats Stay Angry — and Get Smart About Capitalizing on Trump’s Innovation Gap?

Democrats need to shout about Obama's innovation leadership

At the core of President Obama’s vision was affordable higher education that emphasized STEM fields,…

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video games

Parents, Stop Nagging: Here’s Proof Playing Video Games Helps Careers

Want to boost your career? Play cooperative, online games

Researchers at Missouri S&T studied the effects of playing World of Warcraft (WoW) and found…

By Samara Lynn

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Amanda Gorman

One 19-year-old’s Journey from Special Needs to Acclaimed ‘Genius’

Despite being born with special needs, 19-year-old Amanda Gorman is an Ozy Genius Award winner who is now using virtual reality to change society

Amanda Gorman became an Ozy Genius Award winner from pitching her idea to create a…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Snapchat

Huh? Snap Founder Says Snapchat Is Not for the Poor

Spiegel is the latest Silicon Valley founder to wade into hot water

The founder of Snapchat founder is under fire for allegedly saying, ‘This app is only…

By Samara Lynn

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Zycron

BE 100 Company, Zycron Inc. Sells for $20 Million

From a single-man operation to a business valued at $20 million

His company ranks 67th on the most recent BE 100’s list of the nation’s largest…

By Samara Lynn

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hot car

This Black Fifth-Grader Invents Way to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

A young black child's innovation for saving lives

While most fifth graders are interested mostly in video games, Bishop Curry V is inventing.…

By Samara Lynn

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Barbara Whye

Meet Intel’s Newest Executive, Barbara Whye

She will help accelerate Intel's diversity initiative

Barbara Whye started her career at Intel in 1995 as an engineer and has steadily…

By Samara Lynn

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black female entrepreneurs

6 Lessons Black Female Entrepreneurs Should Learn Now

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference, which aimed to give black female entrepreneurs…

By Black Enterprise

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Office Technology

The Future of Office Technology (And What It Means For Your Business)

How are you gearing up for these trends?

Here are three of the most significant trends to be aware of — whether you’re…

By Selena Hill

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uber

Opinion: It’s Probably Legal, but Not Too Cool What Uber Did to This Black, Single Mother

Not the most scandalous thing to come out of Uber, rather, an exercise in poor taste

I couldn’t believe Uber would disclose one of its driver’s financial information just like that.…

By Samara Lynn

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career lessons

Coffee With: Airbnb Project Manager Lexi Butler

Meet Lexi Butler, a Standford University graduate who ended up unexpectantly working in the world of tech.

Learn more Lexi Butler, how she landed a job at Airbnb, and how the Standford…

By Black Enterprise

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Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger Will Dominate Your Life

You are about to be in Facebook Messenger a lot longer

Clearly, the Facebook team has a goal: to have you do just about everything in…

By Samara Lynn

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Afrobytes

Afrobytes Tech Conference Aims to Change the African Narrative

Other cultures have populated the continent, yet African Americans have been slower to adapt

If African-Americans don’t own this bridge, we will be left behind.

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Karen Civil

Karen Civil Opens STEM Focused Computer Lab in Haiti

Social media maven and philanthropist makes annual pilgrimage to Haiti to give back

Media and entertainment mogul Karen Civil opened her Live Civil STEM-focused Computer Lab at the…

By Daron Pressley

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policy

How One Atlanta Company Uses Tech to Connect People With Policy

Dar'shun Kendrick, who represents the 93rd district of the Georgia House of Representatives, interviews Horace Williams, founder of Empowrd Apps, about ways to leverage tech to increase community engagement in the political process

Meet Horace Williams, a young man using technology to connect everyday citizens to policies and…

By kendrickd

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createherstock/instagram on smartphone horizon

How to Date in the Digital Age

In an ever-changing technological world, It’s important that dating evolves as life evolves.

The way we met and courted each other five-ten years ago doesn’t exist anymore.

By Sequoia Blodgett

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black-founded startup

Black-Founded Startup Among Top 50 Programs for Sports Innovation

The technology could potentially change the sports drafting process

[MVR] uses mathematically and psychometrically validated tests to determine a player’s visual-spatial cognitive abilities and…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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