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This Week in Tech Racism: Dec. 30, 2016

For the week ending Dec. 30, 2016

Uber and Lyft answer questions about discrimination concerns; how machines learn prejudice; plus more news…

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Tesla

Watch a Tesla Avoid a Real Accident Without Driver Intervention [Video]

Telsa's self-driving car saves a man from getting into an accident. Watch!

Watch a fascinating dashcam video of a Telsa’s self-driving car technology save a man from…

By Samara Lynn

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CES 2017

9 Examples of the Most Insane Tech That Will Be at CES 2017

A sample of the technology that we are looking forward to testing at CES 2017

CES 2017 is sure to have big announcements related to Virtual Reality, drones, connected cars,…

By Samara Lynn

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emojis

Multicultural Emojis Build Confidence in Young Girls

Author and entrepreneur Simone Da Costa celebrates inner confidence and positive thinking for girls in her new emoji app

Find out how this entrepreneur and author utilized her passion to create an empowering and…

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Top Tech Stories

The Top Tech Stories Most Impactful to People of Color in 2016

There was lots of big news, announcements, and controversies in the tech world this year; many pertaining to people of color

Falling short of diversity goals in Silicon Valley, one company exceeds expectations; Airbnb gets powerful…

By Samara Lynn

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Africa

Building the Bridge Between Africa and Silicon Valley

Stephen Ozoigbo, the CEO of the African Technology Foundation, spoke with BE about the burgeoning tech scene in Africa

Stephen Ozoigbo, CEO of the African Technology Foundation, opens us about his professional journey and…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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funding

Get Your Startup in These Funding Programs, Now!

'Tis the season to apply for funding

F6S—an online network of over 1.5 million tech founders, released its year-end list of funding…

By Samara Lynn

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Auto Show

Something for Everyone at the L.A. Auto Show

Cars were not the only items on display this year, but apps and engineering marvels were also showcased

This year’s L.A. Auto Show wasn’t just about cars. Rather, it showcased apps and engineering…

By Aniesia Williams

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science

10 of the Most Intriguing African Americans in Science and Tech in 2016

Black men and women who caught our attention with their achievements in science and technology this year

While there is an ongoing, sometimes wearisome fight to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM,…

By Samara Lynn

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app

New App Fights Racism and Discrimination in the Media

Dr. Brendesha Tynes discusses her entrepreneurial venture

Find out how Dr. Brendesha Tynes found the inspiration and resources to develop new app…

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Mark Zuckerberg

Step into Dr. Doom’s, Um, Mark Zuckerberg’s, Futuristic Home

Mark Zuckerberg is all about that AI life

Mark Zuckerberg demonstrates how his home is controlled by a voice-activated assistant, automating almost all…

By Samara Lynn

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gift card

WIN $100 Foot Locker Gift Card + Jump Start Your #techie 2017 Career Moves

discover Foot Locker's open #techie jobs plus Facebook Live w/ Foot Locker VP of Talent Acquisitions - Geoff Green ICYMI

Foot Locker $100 gift card give-a-way plus jump start your #techie 2017 career moves with…

By Nathaniel J.

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Nikon

BE Holiday Test Drive: Nikon D5500 DLSR Camera

Black Enterprise's in-house videographer takes the Nikon D5500 for a spin

Nikon released the D5500, it’s latest DLSR camera, a 24.2 megapixels camera that takes impressive…

By Samara Lynn

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Fitness

#TechieFit: Set Realistic Fitness Goals This New Year’s

Five steps to get ready and drop that holiday weight with Romy Antoine, personal trainer, and Nathaniel J., your app-swag expert

80% of fitness resolution-ers fail to achieve their goals by the second week of February…

By Nathaniel J.

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Gifts

7 Original Digital Holiday Gifts

Some unique gift ideas that don't require wrapping or a bag

Here are seven unique and digital gift ideas that will have everyone calling you the…

By Samara Lynn

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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tech racism

This Week in Tech Racism: December 23, 2016

When racism and technology intersect: Week of Dec. 23, 2016

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This week in tech racism looks at disturbingly racist videos gone viral in…

By Samara Lynn

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Pantsuit Nation

Tech 100: The Treachery of Pantsuit Nation

Betrayed trust in a popular Facebook group leads to the question, who "owns" social media data?

If I create a group on Facebook, invite people to post and then want to…

By Samara Lynn

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Pissed Off: Uber and Lyft Drivers Get No Relief

When you got to go, you got to go!

Uber and Lyft drivers have a problem of utmost urgency—they have nowhere to use the…

By Samara Lynn

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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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