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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…

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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.”

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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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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.

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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…

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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.

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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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Black History Month: Google Cultural Institute’s Ode to Black History

Google Cultural Institute creates an online museum of black history, arts, and culture

Google Cultural Institute’s virtual black history museum.

By Samara Lynn

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Scientists View Gravitational Waves From Distant Universe For First Time

The gravitational waves are from two black holes colliding 1.3 billion years ago

Scientists detect gravitational waves for first time.

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Newsweek: By 2020, Robots Will Run For President

The robots are coming and they will take some of our jobs

Artificial Intelligence is evolving rapidly. By 2020, robots may be running for President.

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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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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 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.

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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…

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