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Politico Questions Motives of Tech Companies’ Donations for Diversity

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies' donations for diversity effort

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies’ donations for diversity effort.

By Samara Lynn

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Doug Bryant Jr

[Part 2] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Security

An African American cybersecurity pro weighs in on Apple and other tech security matters

An African American cybersecurity pro weighs in on Apple and other tech security matters.

By Samara Lynn

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YouTube Stars Can Now Win Primetime Emmys

Television Academy expands and redefines many short-form categories

The Television Academy announced it has expanded and redefined many short-form categories for this year’s…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Doug Bryant Jr

[Part 1] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Tech Security

Doug Bryant is a certified ethical hacker and cybersecurity pro

Doug Bryant, Jr. is one of the relatively few black cybersecurity professionals. In a two-part…

By Samara Lynn

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African American Telecom Professionals Celebrate on Final Day of Black History Month

Organization of African American Verizon telecom professionals, CITE, holds Black History Month cultural event

Telecom professionals of color ate, listened to poetry, and took part in a lively discussion…

By Samara Lynn

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Austin Tech Startup, Localeur, Scores Content Deal with JetBlue

Young, African American co-founder's company Localeur, becomes a content partner with JetBlue

Localeur and JetBlue announce strategic content partnership.

By Samara Lynn

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[Women’s History Month] The Best Cities for Women in Tech

Capital regions are the best areas for women in tech

Smart Asset releases report showing which cities are best for women in tech.

By Samara Lynn

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ShearShare at Startup Grind

ShearShare Founders ‘Kill It’ at Startup Grind in Silicon Valley

ShearShare founders share their experience at Startup Grind's Silicon Valley startup conference

Tye and Courtney Campbell are tech entrepreneurs.They just unveiled their app at Startup Grind. Black…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Gives $3 Million in Grants to Fight for Social Justice and Reform

Google.org extends grants and resources to organizations fighting for social justice

Google.org partners with four social reform organizations and awards $3 million in grants.

By Samara Lynn

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#SMW Lagos: The Beauty of Tech

The huge potential of social media in the African beauty industry

We’re at the final day of Social Media Week Lagos and the experience, energy and…

By Sirita Wright

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Zuckerberg Sends Warning to Employees For Altering “Black Lives Matter” Slogan

Facebook founder issues harsh memo after "Black Lives Matter" slogan is altered at the company's headquarters

Apparently, some Facebook employees take issue with “Black Lives Matter.”

By Samara Lynn

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#SMW Lagos 2016: The Power of Media and Influence

Consistent use of a digital platform can position you as an expert

Day 2 of SMWLagos was all about the power of media and influence. Attendees got…

By Sirita Wright

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Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban: Presidential Candidates Appear Technologically Illiterate

“This isn’t about the age of the candidates. It’s about their knowledge."

‘Shark Tank’ shark Mark Cuban weighs in on the importance of technological-savvy in a president,…

By Samara Lynn

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HBCU Students at Apple

An Immersive Experience For HBCU Scholars at Apple

Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund provide an immersive experience for HBCU students

Students are provided a unique opportunity to prepare for internships at Apple.

By Samara Lynn

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#SMW Lagos 2016: Africans Claiming Their Piece of the Digital Pie

Africans in tech bring their culture and influence to the world

2016 Social Media Week Lagos kicked off with a bang. The energy was high and…

By Sirita Wright

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Engineers Week: ‘It Takes a Village to Raise a Generation of Black Engineers’

NSBE kicks off Engineers Week with events promoting diversity in STEM

The National Society of Black Engineers will use Engineers Week to raise awareness and increase…

By Samara Lynn

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Microsoft Chairman John Thompson on Racism and “Assimilating” to Succeed in Silicon Valley

The chairman of Microsoft, regarded as the most powerful African American in Silicon Valley, John W. Thompson, opens up with details on his life and career

Microsoft chairman, John W. Thompson, reveals a lot about his life and views during a…

By Samara Lynn

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John McAfee: FBI’s Order to Apple is “Misuse” of Law

Cybersecurity guru John McAfee says the government is citing an antiquated statute

John McAfee weighs in on the conflict between Apple and the Department of Justice.

By Samara Lynn

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Nexercise Founders

Black Enterprise Tech Entrepreneur of the Year to Appear on ‘Shark Tank’

Benjamin Young, a Black Enterprise "Techpreneur of the Year" winner and his business partner, Gregory Coleman, will appear on ABC's "Shark Tank."

Nexercise founders will pitch on TV’s Shark Tank.

By Samara Lynn

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Ask “Big” For Startup Funding—Kanye Style

A 'no" doesn't mean 'never'

While asking a billionaire for money may get the rest of us kicked off of…

By Samara Lynn

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