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TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

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black engineers

Black Engineers Ready for Takeoff With Aerospace Conference

The NSBE to hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference later this month in Arlington, VA

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference this month. The…

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Pitzer

Op-Ed: About That Pitzer College Student Who Doesn’t Want to Room with Whites

Pitzer College students' petulant entitlement comes across mean-spirited, nasty, and not within the bounds of reality

The Washington Post featured an article about three Pitzer College students seeking a roommate in college…

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Intel

Intel Releases Diversity Stats, Shows Support for LGBTQ Community

Intel unveils its progress on diversity and inclusion in its mid-year diversity report

Intel so far this year has achieved 43.4% hiring of women and minorities according to…

By Samara Lynn

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STEMBoard

Tech Innovator of the Week: Aisha Bowe, CEO, STEMBoard

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: Aisha Bowe, Co-founder and CEO, STEMBoard

While sitting on a review panel board for proposals from small businesses, mostly women and…

By Samara Lynn

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Slack

The Road to TechConneXt: Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

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: legendary tech Founder and Slack CEO, Stewart Butterfield.

Perhaps no technological advancement has contributed more to the decline of email, changing the way…

By Samara Lynn

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Clinton

Who Is Better for Tech—Clinton or Trump?

Dice.com asks who is better for technology, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?

An interesting piece from careers site Dice.com ponders which presidential candidate is better for the…

By Samara Lynn

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online harassment

People of Color and the Young Most Subject to Online Harassment

As many can probably attest, people of color and millennials face the most online harassment

People of color and millennials are subject most to online harassment and bullying, reveals a…

By Samara Lynn

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Code2040

Code2040 Founder Heads to the White House

Code2040 co-founder is headed to Washington D.C to lend insight to help push diversity and inclusion in tech

Co-founder of Code2040, Laura Weidman Power is about to embark on a pretty exciting mission.…

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phillip buchanon

Tech Innovator of the Week: Phillip Buchanon, New Money Bash

Former NFL cornerback Phillip Buchanon transitions from a pro baller to a tech entrepreneur

Since hanging up his cleats after retiring from the NFL, former cornerback Phillip Buchanon has…

By Samara Lynn

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Apple

Gains in Diversity at Apple Even Please Rev. Jesse Jackson

Apple releases its latest diversity statistics, the number of women and minorities increases

Apple made gains in the number of its women and minority hires, according to its…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

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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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…

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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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