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#DrivingInnovation: Technology, Beauty & Girl Power

Women innovators give tips on how to live in performance rather than potential

On Tuesday, Oct. 10th, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter Chat, sponsored by Toyota, from 12:00 to…

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Dr. Kala Fleming, an IBM scientist who leads research in water management, spoke at the TED@IBM Talk.

Prominent Black Scientists Among Speakers at TED@IBM Talk

A dynamic roster of disruptors spoke on topics ranging from sneakers to water mapping

From water research to astrophysics, black scientists represented strongly at the TED@IBM event.

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#BEChat2015: Educate, Equip, and Empower

Army vet Archie Nettles talks life in the military and how it changed his

On Thursday, Oct. 15 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter…

By Cristie Leondis

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Zuckerberg Posts about Racial Injustice in Prison System

Mark Zuckerberg posts his thoughts on the U.S prison system

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, posts his views on the issues with the U.S. prison system.

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConneXt Summit] Google Senior Executive Shares the Inside Scoop on Silicon Valley

David Drummond, SVP and chief legal officer of Alphabet, kicks off the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit with a revealing fireside chat

David Drummond is one of the most powerful execs in Silicon Valley. Here’s his insight…

By Alisa Gumbs

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The Kids Are Alright: Study Shows Tech is Not Such a Bad Influence

Actually, your child's tech obsession may not be that bad after all

Tech benefits kids more than it harms, a new study reveals.

By Samara Lynn

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Censorship is Bad; This Writer’s Take on Diversity in Tech is Worse

This tech writer says the lack of diversity in tech is a fantasy in your head

His argument is the same one that is repeated ad nauseum to minority groups in…

By Samara Lynn

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Congresswoman Jackson Lee, ICMCP on Need for Diversity in Cybersecurity

People of color could fill the industry workforce shortage

The main crux of the meeting was that while cybersecurity is critical for national security…

By Samara Lynn

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Pro athlete turned entrepreneur and businessman, Gregory "J.R." Tolver

Former NFL Pro Joins moblHR Team

Gregory "J.R." Tolver Jr. joins cloud-based finance and business services company

Former NFL wide receiver, Gregory “J.R.” Tolver Jr., will join the sales-expert team of cloud-based…

By Samara Lynn

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African Tech Startup Scene Skyrockets

Investment capital has doubled since last year to $26.9 million

There are three key factors for the growing interest in African tech investment: an increased…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Debuts New Nexus Lineup and New CEO at Event

Google unveils new Nexus smartphones, a completely re-engineered Chromecast and more.

Highlights from today’s Google Nexus event.

By Samara Lynn

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Janice McAfee Talks Love and Business

Wife of tech titan John McAfee discusses living and working with her husband

Even if you have never heard of John McAfee, you have likely heard of his…

By Samara Lynn

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Walker & Company Brands Gets $24 Million Funding, New Target Deal

Walker & Company Brands scores massive funding and a huge deal.

Walker & Company Brands raises $24 million in a round of Series B funding and…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConnext Summit] A Forefather to the Modern Day Personal Computer Reflects on His Impactful Career

B.E. Trailblazer Award to be Presented to Roy Clay Sr. at the Inaugural TECHCONNEXT SUMMIT

Roy Clay Sr led the team that created Hewlett -Packard’s first minicomputer. Black Enterprise will…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Healthcare Tech Company Provides New Moms with Personalized Care

Mahmee.com CEO, Melissa Hanna, talks how she entered the tech world and her digital company for women

Check out Melissa Hanna, CEO of Mahmee.com, a tech company that caters to new moms…

By Brittany Dandy

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(Part 2) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Three founders say lack of diversity a result of ignorance, not racism

Successful African American founders and CEOs of tech companies talk about real and perceived…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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(Part I) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Nuanced racism occurs regularly for no apparent reason besides skin color

Two veteran tech company CEOs talk about the racial discrimination they’ve faced in the tech…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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#ProjectDiane: the #RewritetheCode Documentary

Digital Undivided's Kathryn Finney exposes tech bias toward black women

#ProjectDiane is the final phase of #RewriteTheCode, a social initiative that exposed tech industry bias…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Natalie Cofield, Founder & CEO of Urban Co-Lab

Entrepreneur Wants to Foster Community Renewal with Co-working Facility

Natalie Cofield launches campaign to fund Urban Co-Lab, a social entrepreneurship venture

Natalie Cofield hopes her Urban Co-Lab facility will attract multicultural technology businesses and renew the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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4 African Americans You Didn’t Know Were Involved With Digital Media Platforms

With diversity in tech being a hot topic, here are four African Americans deeply involved…

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