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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

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5 Ways to Tell if That Financial App is Really Safe

April is Financial Literacy Month. In its honor, here are ways to ensure you choose safe apps for your mobile financial services

The financial world is at our fingertips

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Here’s How Apple Will Save the Planet With ‘Angry Birds’

Now you can learn about the planet's biggest environmental threats when playing your favorite mobile games on Apple devices

Forests are disappearing at the rate of 48 football fields per minute.

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Black CEO and Founder Creates the Siam 7X Dual-Screen Phone

Darius Allen is one of few black tech entrepreneurs to create a hardware product; the Siam 7X phone

Allen is also one of the few tech entrepreneurs of color to launch a startup…

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Artificial Body Parts 3D Printed at “Body Hackathon” Gives People A Second Chance

Organ donating may become obsolete with 3D printing

Rabbit penises were the first solid organs that the team built.

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Stacy Brown-Philpot Promoted to TaskRabbit CEO

Brown-Philpot ascends to a position that makes her one of the most powerful blacks and women in Silicon Valley.

With the promotion to CEO, Brown-Philpot becomes one of the most powerful (and few) black…

By Samara Lynn

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2020Shift Knows You Need More Than Code for Tech Jobs

More Than Code program teaches critical "soft skills" also needed for a career in tech

2020Shift launches More Than Code curriculum to teach hybrid tech skills.

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Zuckerberg Trashes Trump, Plots Facebook World Domination

Mark Zuckerberg reveals Facebook's 10-year roadmap, and it will re-vamp social media

“I hear fearful voices calling for building walls and distancing people they label as ‘others’…”…

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Filmmaker Matthew Cherry Leverages Mobile Filmmaking in ‘9 Rides’

Film shot on the iPhone debuted at SXSW

BlackEnterprise.com sat down with Matthew Cherry to get some insight into the vision behind the…

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Black Girls Rock Google

Black girls build games with Google in New York City

The girls were taught how to build a game using the programming language Scratch.

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LendStreet Lands $28 Million Funding to Help Consumer Debt

Just in time for Financial Literacy Month: LendStreet's $28 million infusion of capital will allow the company to help more consumers get out of debt

“There’s still so much we can do and will do, to make finance work for…

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Lawrence Griffith: Digital Marketing Groundbreaker

Lawrence Griffith is a pioneer in integrating mobile and marketing

“Because we didn’t get $150 million [in venture capital] like Groupon or Foursquare, we had…

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Meet Dr. Lisa White: Paleontologist

Dr. Lisa White is a micropalentologist who has conducted research in the farthest reaches of the globe

“I had to take gun training–someone had been mauled by a bear.”

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Tech Review: Ty Hunter’s Ty-Lite Protective Lighted Case for Smartphones

Your iPhone selfies are about to get even more magical with the Ty-Lite

Beyonce stylist, Ty Hunter, launches an LED-studded smartphone case.

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7 Virtual Reality Headsets We Want Now

Virtual Reality has evolved and is accessible to the masses. Here are some of the hottest headsets we want.

The technology consists of a pair of somewhat awkward looking headsets that immerse the wearer…

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Black Tech Founder Tweets Fundraising Frustrations

Black tech founder uses Twitter to slam racism in VC industry

“…trying to fit in with a culture that doesn’t particularly embrace black founders.”

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‘Disrupted’ Book Shows Age is the New Black in Silicon Valley

A new book, 'Disrupted,' is a white guy's personal experience of being on the receiving end of tech's lack of diversity culture

“Age bias, race bias, and gender bias are pervasive. I experienced this through the prism…

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The 15 Highest-Paying IT Certifications for 2016

Future-proof your career with these high-paying IT certifications.

The list also reveals the average salary for each certification.

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New Labels Shed Light on Obscure Internet Service Details

New labels will helps customers make “informed choices” on Internet service

FCC unveils new labeling for Internet service.

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How to Set Up Video Surveillance on the Cheap (for Home or Office)

Surveillance of your home or office needn't be an expensive endeavor

Surveillance of your home or office needn’t be an expensive endeavor.

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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