NY tech workers trend more female and younger than in California
The average salary for the NY tech sector is $94k compared to $120k nationally and…
NY tech workers trend more female and younger than in California
The average salary for the NY tech sector is $94k compared to $120k nationally and…
Web search giant is looking for adventurous types to try their new Street View tool
Google announced a new pilot program for Trekker, a backpack-meets-camera system designed to bring Street…
Only TechEd nonprofit focused on girls of color is one of top three finalists
Black Girls Code (BGC) is in the running to win a $50,000 grant from Microsoft’s…
Tech entrepreneur makes argument that you should ditch the coding lessons
A tech entrepreneur shares why he thinks startup founders shouldn’t learn to code.
How to use the popular social platform to generate leads
Ways startups can leverage Facebook to generate leads.
Tips to scoring financial support on your crowdfunding project
Tips to garnering financial support on your crowdfunding project.
Citizen Made co-founder on transitioning to tech, mentorship and perfecting your pitch
Citizen Made co-founder Rachel Brooks talks to BlackEnterprise.com about her transition into the tech industry,…
“We Are The 15 Percent” website features mixed race families and couples
Alyson West and her husband Michael David Murphy, an interracial couple from Atlanta, Georgia, have…
Techies gather to see the latest devices during CE Week Line Shows and Exhibits
Snapshot of the companies present at CE Week, the annual mid-year industry event which features…
How to build (or improve) your hashtag approach
Four tips to building a stronger hashtag strategy.
Increase time between charges by following these helpful battery-saving tips
Several ways to ensure your phone battery never dies.
Tips to prevent your tech from burning out
Ways to protect your tech this summer.
Company's technicians fixed the problem 24 hours after it was discovered
Social networking company blamed information leak on a technical glitch in its archive of 1.1…
In just days, Ashley and April Foxx raised over $6,000 through Kickstarter
Keisha Cane — and all her mischief — could soon be coming to a book…
Beware: Your social habits could be pushing followers away
Five habits to avoid on your social media platforms.
Although it’s not super easy, here’s how to embed Instagram videos on your site
How to manually embed Instagram videos.
Instagram’s 15-second video sharing feature rivals Twitter’s Vine app
If you’re looking to try your hand at creating an online video, here why Instagram’s…
Gina McCauley on why the voices of Black bloggers matter in today's tech space
Gina McCauley launched Blogging While Brown, an annual conference where bloggers of color can network…
Los Angeles will be the largest school district in the nation to provide each student with an iPad.
In L.A., students from kindergarten to 12th grade to receive an iPad for their textbooks
“Tweet,” “live-blogging” and “e-reader,” among other tech terms added to OED
The Oxford English Dictionary announced it will officially recognize “tweet” in its latest update, defining…
Cloud-based digital filing platform launches updated mobile app with expense reporting features
Neat unveiled updates to its mobile app on Tuesday, which would allow users to tap…
First wave of new content will become available in December
If the current Netflix streaming offering is getting stale for you, fear not. The company…
Leaders weigh in on balancing your day job with side hustle and turning ideas into profits
Leaders including Eric Hamilton, co-founder of Around-the-Way app, and tech developer Muoyo Okome talk keys…
Samsung Galaxy users will get first dibs on "Magna Carta Holy Grail"
Has an artist ever gone platinum without anyone buying an album before?
The most diverse tech conference on the planet is back!
FOCUS100 Symposium and Pitch Bootcamp kicks off October 4th with over 80 percent of speaker…
Electronic Entertainment Expo debuts hot new games
The best game titles revealed at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2013.
Former NFL Player Gerome Sapp found a way for anyone to leverage their social celebrity
Former NFL Player Gerome Sapp created Fluencr.com to provide a marketplace that allows anyone the…
PRISM is a clandestine national security electronic surveillance program operated by the United States National Security Agency since 2007
Google wants users to know that they are not providing unfettered access to the government
Popular social networking site launches searchable hashtags
Facebook announced that it will begin rolling out hashtags.
See why determining which e-commerce platform starts with the entrepreneur
Infographic analyzes the drawbacks and benefits of the major e-commerce platforms — and which one…
Give dad a tech gift this holiday
Traditional gifts (with a tech twist) for dad this Father’s Day.
How to prepare your business for live stream
Several pointers to prepare yourself (and your business) for your first live event.
These groups offer support and networking for female innovators of color
Check out groups that can help female innovators of color network and advance in the…
Japanese company appeals to hardcore gamers at E3 announcement
Hardcore gamers are pleased after Sony Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 press conference announcements.
Gaming industry’s annual trade show kicked off with Microsoft’s big announcements
At its 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) event Monday, Microsoft gave greater insight into consumers’…
Annual gathering of developers gifts software updates and new products
BlackEnterprise.com explores what Apple revealed at one of its largest WWDC events to date.
Legitimate online businesses you can start immediately
The easiest online businesses to start right now.
Part of the Month of the Man, we highlight male leaders of excellence
This month, for BlackEnterprise.com’s Month of the Man, we highlight top male innovators in technology.
Rachel Brooks helps independent retailers optimize their online presence for “tailor-made” services
With more companies opting to provide hand-made, small batch, and custom products, e-commerce platform Citizen…
How to protect your digital presence
If you’re ready to protect your online identity, check out these two-factor authentication how-tos.
These startups are changing the continent through innovation
Startups changing the tech landscape.
Entrepreneurs help you pick the best search engine optimization tools for your business
Helpful search engine optimization tools for your business.
Before summer hits, prepare with these savvy social media tactics
Four social ideas to keep your content cool and customers engaged.
How to enhance content on your blog
Seven easy steps to optimize old content on the fly.
Tweens undeterred by dangers of cyberbullying, sexual predators
Nearly 90 percent of tweens think their social media sites are safe, despite well-documented dangers.
Major steps announced to encourage innovation
The White House announced on Tuesday five executive actions and seven legislative recommendations for Congress…
Take a look at these emerging social sites
Five social networks to watch.
Ron Cade and Adrienne Sheares’ newly-launched app delivers orders in under an hour
Ron Cade and Adrienne Sheares founded Urban Delivery, an on-demand delivery service app.
Tips on establishing business-to-consumer relationships
Four tactics to build relationships online with your customers.
Over-the-top devices for babies
Eight over-the-top baby gadgets that both parents and baby can enjoy…but at a price.
The goal is to raise $1.5 million of the film's $3 million budget through the site
“Criminal Minds” actor Shemar Moore is using Kickstarter to enlist financial support for his new…
The serial entrepreneur on developing an app
Black Enterprise talks with tech entrepreneur, Rich Winley to discuss his best practices for launching…
Donte Jamar Sims receives jail time after threatening to assassinate the president via Twitter
Donte Jamar Sims, 22, was sentenced to six months in prison after threatening to assassinate…
Accelerator graduate Rich Winley launches mobile food app
To help food lovers find local restaurants, tech entrepreneur Rich Winley launched ‘No Chains,’ a…
Social media juggernaut unveils verified pages and profiles
Social media giant Facebook launched verified pages and profiles on Wednesday. The latest feature, which…
“CNN BuzzFeed” to offer shareable news mashup videos to young adults
Social news site BuzzFeed announced its partnership with cable network heavyweight CNN on Tuesday. “CNN…
How to create a private group on Facebook
An easy-to-follow guide to creating a private Facebook Group.
Avoid these mistakes when developing your application
Five mistakes businesses should avoid when developing their own branded app.
Tech tools that will keep entrepreneurs on task
Apps that help entrepreneurs with productivity.
Several steps to follow so that your site brings you business
Effective ways to help your website work for you—and your customers.
Cleveland hero is the star of “Charles Ramsey Burger Bash”
Charles Ramsey, the Cleveland man who garnered national attention with his rescue of three young…
Historically black colleges and universities use digital to appeal to prospective and returning students
See how these 10 HBCUs are effectively using technology and social media.
Advertisers will send ads to people who are watching and tweeting about a specific show
New York Times reports that Twitter plans to capitalize on television show viewers by allowing…
See how this serial tech entrepreneur balances it all
TicketFire founder Tanisha Robinson talks juggling more than two tech startups, rocking the tech world…
Here’s what you need to know before purchasing a site
What you need to know before purchasing a website.
Serial tech entrepreneur Tanisha Robinson makes it easier to re-sell, share, or upgrade event passes
Ticketfire allows anyone with a paper ticket to scan it into a smartphone, where it…
New study reveals teenagers are flocking to the popular micro-blogging platform
A recent Pew Research Center survey revealed that American teens are engaging on other social…
How to get high-quality followers on photo-sharing website
Tips to getting the right followers on photo-sharing website Pinterest.
These meeting organizational apps will save you time and aggravation
These organizational meeting apps can help you coordinate, schedule, host and run meetings from the…
The latest game console from Microsoft debuted on Tuesday
All the specs on Microsoft’s Xbox One.
High schoolers led a team of inventors, bringing their high-powered device to the White House
Young innovators Kiona Elliot and Payton Karr presented the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam program’s pedal-powered filtration system…
A one-star drop in a Yelp rating can equal up to 9 percent decrease in revenue
Couple’s appearance on “Kitchen Nightmares” reignites debate on reviews’ impact on small businesses.
See which social metrics you should monitor
A panel of successful entrepreneurs share which numbers they’re monitoring on social media sites such…
With Yahoo's recent $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition, one writer details why the buy is a major fail
Internet giant Yahoo revealed on Monday that it has purchased popular blogging and social media…
Austin-based company plans launch of iPhone app, additional cities in 2013
With a successful launch in Austin, Localeur today announced plans to expand into Houston on…
Ndaba Mandela and Kweku Mandela Amuah honor grandfather with new social hub
Mandela’s grandsons Ndaba Mandela and Kweku Mandela Amuah discuss the inspiration behind Mandela.is, how the…
Mobile tools that’ll let you shop conveniently
Seven awesome retail apps that will help shoppers get the most out of their retail…
Second annual NBA Social Media Awards presented by SAP will highlight most-talked about moments in sports
NBA TV will televise the second annual NBA Social Media Awards. The awards will air…
Late Wu-Tang Clan and N.W.A. rappers will be resurrected as holograms for annual hip-hop music festival
Holograms of Ol Dirty Bastard, widely known as ODB, and Eazy-E will take the stage…
Make the most out of social media analytics with these tools
Tools you can utilize to make an impact on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Check out the tech speakers at the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference.
Young woman of power merges education and technology
Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, co-founder of Tioki, provides insight into the intersection of education and innovation leading…
Most recently, Gregory was VP of Revenue at Spotify
Richard Gregory has been responsible for over one billion dollars in revenue over the course…
Report reveals employees read email during weddings, funerals and other family events
The 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., five-day work week is a thing of the past…
Former educator Mandela Schumacher-Hodge helps schools take professional development and hiring digital
Tioki helps people passionate about education connect to one another, discover opportunities, and share information.
LinkedIn users are giving quick recommendations with the skill endorsement tool
Everything you need to know about LinkedIn endorsements.
Five simple, easy-to-follow ways to fix your social media strategy
Five reasons your brand’s social media strategy isn’t working, and what you can do to…
Here are some of the best gadgets to have this summer
Hot tech toys that will ensure you make the most of summertime.
Resources to let you show mom how much she means to you
A list of resources to let you appreciate your mother in special and exceptional ways…
Users can now pay to subscribe to channels
Google’s YouTube video site is changing the way it does business, unveiling a pilot program…
Twitter’s video-based content network allows brands to tap into their creative side
A list of several impressive and ground-breaking Vine campaigns.
The Grio contributor explores the multiplicities of #BlackTwitter
The increase in the number of African-Americans using Twitter has sparked a social revolution of…
Gifts for those on the go
Being ultra-mobile gets easier each year as laptops and tablets get thinner and lighter yet…
Smartphone-toting moms share their favorite apps
With Mother’s Day around the corner, tech-savvy moms to give their picks on cost-efficient, mom-friendly,…
Group calls for a change in immigration policies to attract workers
Booker, shared his vision for how social media and technology policy can rejuvenate politics and…
In exclusive interview, tech leader talks innovation in Lagos
Exclusive interview with BlackEnterprise.com: iROKO Partners’ Jason Jason Njoku talks investing in Africa’s tech innovations…
Check out a recap of the New York gathering of global tech leaders
BlackEnterprise.com sponsored IBOM L.L.C’s “Africans Creating Technology” event in New York City, with industry leaders…
Classana co-founder joins Black Enterprise and The Gates Foundation to moderate a symposium on education
Will Lucas is founder of Classana, an educational resource discovery engine.
Founder Will Lucas makes education accessible to everyone by matching their goals with offline and online courses, books, events and organizations
Tech entrepreneur Will Lucas launched Classana after realizing that he could curate his own education…
Georgia Tech study shows informational content is better than self-expressive statements
A Georgia Tech statistical study reveals that posting informational content trumps self expression.
Video-sharing website unveils trends map
YouTube’s parent company, Google, unveiled a new feature on Tuesday that maps out today’s most…
Leading beauty company to award three woman-led startups for creating innovative technology
L’Oréal USA is looking for three female tech entrepreneurs revolutionizing the beauty industry through innovation.…
The BlackPlanet.com co-founder joins Black Enterprise and The Gates Foundation to moderate a symposium on education
Black Enterprise will be hosting a symposium on tech in education with the Bill and…
How to launch your product on the popular social networking site
BlackEnterprise.com details how you can use Facebook to launch your product.
Chicago teen Anthony Halmon moved by daughter to create Thermofier
BlackEnterprise.com spoke to Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) scholar Anthony Halmon about what it…
Recap from BlackEnterprise.com’s latest technology conversation
Check out the highlights from the #BETech Twitter chat, “Behind the Screen: E-Commerce Entrepreneurs Share…
Frederick Townes of Placester provides pitching tips to seal the deal with investors
With Placester co-founder Frederick Townes speaking at Black Enterprise’s Entrepreneurs Conference, the savvy entrepreneur outlined…
Founder and #BEEC2013 speaker Frederick Townes raised a $2.5 million seed round, see how
Frederick Townes, co-founder of Placester, a marketing and website-building platform for real estate agents, nails…
New crowdfunding initiative gives the gift of life this Mother's Day
Kangu.org enables philanthropists to crowdfund safe birth environments and life-saving medical services for pregnant women…
E-hail service is back in New York City
Taxi-hailing service Uber is returning to New York City.
Check out these all-girl coding programs
A list of coding education programs directed at women and girls of varying ages.
How Graph Search affects your privacy
Helpful tips on customizing your privacy settings.
Tips to setting up the assistant app on iOS devices
With Google Now placing a virtual assistant at your fingertips, here’s a quick how-to guide…
Move is expected to generate ad revenue and prepare the company for its IPO
As Twitter prepares for its IPO, the company recently announced it’s opening advertising to all…
The comedian garnered some laughs and scoffs with early morning tweet
The morning after NBA center Jason Collins announced he was gay, receiving an incredible amount…
CRM tools and tips brands should use
BlackEnterprise.com identifies four ways you can stay in touch with customers using CRM software.
Taking a $1 salary has become a tradition among rich CEOs
Founder of Facebook goes without salary
Ola Ayeni's business helps restaurant and hospitality entrepreneurs manage social media marketing
Eateria is a digital loyalty platform for restaurateurs who want to measure, track, and validate…
Crowdfunding healthcare is a new trend
Crowdfunding hits healthcare
The company's mission is to democratize the fundraising practice.
Barbara is one of the “Sharks” starring in the hit ABC TV show “Shark Tank,”…
AWP Network founder working to uplift next generation of African innovators
Mary Olushoga, AWP Network founder, took a page from her father’s business book to to…
Notebook of Love (@Notebook) tops the list, followed by Disney (@disneywords), and then ESPN (@ESPN)
Social media startup Nestivity announced the 25 most engaged brands on Twitter on Thursday.
Shaquiesha Davis presented her Baby B 4 Me app at 3rd Annual White House Science Fair
Chicago high-schooler Shaquiesha Davis presented her Baby B 4 Me app at the 3rd annual…
Consider these hard-hitting tech questions
Five critical tech questions to ask your startup.
No distinguishable differences between manual texters and voice texters
According to a Texas A&M Transportation Institute study, voice-to-text apps, which assist many drivers sending…
Writer stresses importance of exposing girls to STEM job options
Off the top of your head name 5 people who are known as being tech…
Ways to get your child involved in the coding movement
Apps that will help kids get their code on.
Tips colleges and universities can use to attract prospective students on social media, digital platforms
BlackEnterprise.com highlights the methods academic institutions should take to bring their social media presence from…
Announcement comes as Netflix boasts $3 million first-quarter profit, success of original series
Netfix says over 10 million users use the service without paying.
How to pick the right platform for your website
Whether you want a basic blog or a full-blown website, here are your options.
Recording artist uses video-sharing app to garner engagement around “The Other Side”
Early adopter to video-sharing app Vine, Jason Derulo is using the 2-month old social networking…
Use these tools to give you competitive edge in your industry
These tech tools will give you the edge you need to stay organized, keep in…
Morehouse College alums create crowdfunding platform for African-American entrepreneurs
A group of Morehouse College alums wanted to help other entrepreneurs on their quest for…
Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Women in Games International partner to create new skill patch
The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has partnered with Women in Games International to…
"bSafe is a wonderful app that everyone should have.” - Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith discovered the bSafe app after her daughter Willow started using it.
Have you seen the tech powerhouse’s new main logo?
Facebook has unveiled a new logo. The social media giant nixed the soft blue line…
Young entrepreneur is helping others network their business to and through their smartphone
Having an idea for a more visually-creative resume, Raygrid Calderon emerges with an app that…
Tried-and-true tactics to develop your list
If you want to grow your email list, follow these tried-and-true tactics to grow your…
Dynamic revenue-sharing engine allows 'main street small businesses' to connect with potential investors
One year after the JOBS Act, small businesses can use Bolstr to raise money from…
Microblogging platform launches Twitter #music
Reports reveal that Twitter is gearing up to launch a music app on Friday. Citing…
Check out these student-friendly applications
List of the best apps for graduate students.
57% of showroomers test products, then order on Amazon
While many shoppers are saving, retailers are getting hit hard by the rise in showrooming.…
Spend time wisely while you're on the Web
Oftentimes, reports focus on how workers are unproductive while at work, loafing around the Internet.…
How your brand can use the location-based check-ins app
BlackEnterprise.com provides tips to marketing your business on the location-based check-ins application Foursquare.
Tech giant launches Person Finder to assist in locating victims of Boston marathon
Google launches Person Finder to assist in Boston marathon explosions on Monday.
Growing number of people turning to Internet, cellphones to watch shows
With pricey cable and satellite TV services and an increase in “second screen” viewing, a…
The year of the smartwatch is upon us
Reports have surfaced that Microsoft is joining Apple, Samsung and LG in the development of…
Platform begins rolling out tagging feature
How to use LinkedIn’s new mentions feature.
Big data benefits non-profits, not just techies and big businesses
Big data company MetaLayer created a powerful platform that is simple to use.
Services that will cut down time spent on emails
Five services to make your email experience smoother and make your day more productive.