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Andreessen, Facebook, and the Subtle Racism of Internet Access

The road to restricted Internet access is paved with good intentions

There has been a lot of coverage recently over India’s ousting of Facebook’s Free Basics…

By Samara Lynn

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Neil Degrasse Tyson

Black History Month: Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

29 days of modern black history makers

Notable astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author Neil DeGrasse Tyson made history in 1996 as the frst…

By Safon Floyd

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digitalundivided founder Kathryn Finney

digitalundivided Founder Talks Black Women and Tech Funding

Tech entrepreneur and blogger Kathryn Finney writes about the dismal availability of startup dollars for black women

“The fact that only 11 startups led by black women have raised more than $1MM…

By Samara Lynn

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Janet Emerson Bashen

How Janet Bashen Became a Software Pioneer

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first African American woman to hold a software patent

Janet Emerson Bashen is the first black woman to hold a software patent
If you Google…

By Samara Lynn

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Gives $50 Million to Cornell Engineering School

African American billionaire, generously gifts Cornell's School of Engineering

Smith’s $50 million will further diversity efforts at Cornell.

By Samara Lynn

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Black History Month: Then and Now in STEM

Honoring the achievements of African American pioneers in STEM

Currently, Dr. Moore works for the City of Berkeley Public Health Department and is the…

By Samara Lynn

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Xerox to Separate Into Two Companies, Ursula Burns Releases Statement

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African American woman to serve as CEO of a Fortune 500 company, issues statement.

Xerox splits into two divisions; CEO Ursula Burns, the first African-American woman to serve as…

By Samara Lynn

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with Rachel Harsley

Harsley shares her experience and provides tips for other young professionals of color

On Jan. 26, BlackEnterprise.com had a #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat with female engineer Rachel Harsley at…

By Cristie Leondis

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Laura Clayton McDonnell

Microsoft Welcomes New Metro District Manager, Laura Clayton McDonnell

Microsoft welcomes new district manager of Microsoft New York, Laura Clayton McDonnell

Microsoft places seasoned tech executive, Laura Clayton McDonnell, at the helm of Microsoft New York.

By Samara Lynn

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Global Tech Leaders of the Diaspora: 10 African Innovators to Watch In 2016

These leaders are changing the landscape of the continent and connecting the world

With Africa’s emerging markets and forecasts for economic booms, these tech leaders are expected to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat With Guest Mbye Njie

Njie shares what motivated him to create his app, Legal Equalizer

Here is a recap of Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation Twitter Chat with guest Mbye Njie,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Diversity Recruitment Platform Jopwell Raises $3.25 Million in Seed Funding

Magic Johnson Enterprises among investors in landmark round

Jopwell will use $3.25 million investment to scale operations, infrastructure, and product capabilities to meet growing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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BE_RepEmanuelCleaver

Rep. Cleaver: African American Inclusion In Tech Is “Common Sense”

Missouri congressman Emanuel Cleaver pens powerful case for diversity and inclusion in tech

Rep. Cleaver talks real talk about diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley.

By Samara Lynn

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Ubuntu

Stanford University Survey: 84% of Women in Tech Told They Are “Too Aggressive”

A new survey of women in tech reveals some disturbing patterns

Women in tech still have a ways to go to achieve equality and respect.

By Samara Lynn

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Robotics Scientist

Meet Dr. Ayanna Howard: Roboticist, AI Scientist, and Old School #Blerd

She's one of the brightest minds in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence

Dr. Ayanna Howard is an award-winning scientist who has worked for NASA, built robots for…

By Samara Lynn

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Obama Was the Best President Technology Could Have Ever Wanted

The tech industry will miss Obama when he's gone

Obama’s elevation of technology as national interest has been a hallmark of his presidency since…

By Samara Lynn

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Shaquille O'Neal sports and tech panel at CES 2016

Shaq, Mark Cuban, and Other Industry Leaders Discuss Sports and Tech at CES 2016

Basketball, baseball, and business luminaries discuss the influence of technology on sports

Shaq said that technology “substantially” increases the value of a team. He cited the use…

By Samara Lynn

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BE_Brian Krzanich

[WATCH] Awesome Keynote Highlights From Netflix and Intel CEOs at CES 2016

The CEOs of Netflix and Intel raise the bar for keynote addresses at CES 2016.

Intel’s Brian Krzanich and Netflix’s Red Hastings both gave keynotes that show why their companies…

By Samara Lynn

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Angela Stewart of CloudStewards.com Gives 10 Tips on Skyrocketing Business Growth

CEO of integrated digital marketing and CRM consulting firm shares from experience

If you’re in a B2B (Business to Business) industry, understand your customer’s customer. Understand…

By Roz A Gee

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Head shot of Van Jones

Dream Corps Launches Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship Fund and More

Van Jones' nonprofit prepares new opportunities and initiatives

Van Jones’ Dream Corps, which launched #YesWeCode and other programs, maps out goals for 2016…

By Samara Lynn

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

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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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