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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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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Derek Peterson

Meet Software Engineer Derek Peterson, VP, Intelligent Product Solutions

Derek Peterson started his journey in tech before there was focus on diversity and inclusion. Beginning as software engineer and programmer, he is now a senior executive for one of the leading technology companies on the East Coast

Derek Peterson is the VP of software and business development at Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS)…

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Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt: Tristan Walker

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: Silicon Valley trailblazer and business wiz, Tristan Walker

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling…

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The Road to TechConneXt: Ryan Leslie

"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: music superstar and technologist, Ryan Leslie.

It’s very likely that you know of Ryan Leslie, the prominent recording artist and music…

By Samara Lynn

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Neil Degrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson Opens Up About His Experiences with Police

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, 'The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist' on his Facebook page.

Neil deGrasse Tyson posts a very current-news relevant chapter from his 2004 memoir, ‘The Sky…

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black engineers

The National Society of Black Engineers Calls Out “Septic State of Race Relations”

"Our mutual goal of a diverse engineering workforce is unattainable when black students are more worried for their lives than about their lecture."

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) released a powerful statement on the recent police…

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Tammah

Tech Innovator of the Week: Tammah Founder Nnamdi Ejiogu

Our Tech Innovator of the Week highlights an African American/African diaspora 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: Nnamdi Ejiogu, Founder of Tammah.

“The mainstream media’s portrayal of Africa is mostly myopic,” says Nnamdi Ejiogu. “Well meaning, but…

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Atlanta

Here’s How Atlanta is Becoming a Center of Tech Innovation

Think Atlanta is all peaches and magnolias? Think again! The city is buzzing with innovation and eagerly adopting the latest technology

Atlanta, Georgia’s presence on a list of America’s Most Tech-Friendly Cities, may surprise some. However,…

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snapchat

Snapchat is Now Big With “Old” Folks

Older users are flocking to messaging app, Snapchat

“Snapchat is just fun.”

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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