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Google

Google Opening Lab in Oakland to Grow Black Engineers

In an effort to create more engineers and entrepreneurs of color, sources say Google is…

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Luma

Luma Is the Only Known WiFi Router Company Led by a Black Person

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology, because—yeah—they are all connected somehow

One fact is clear; the consumer networking produce space, is dominated by white and Asian…

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flyspan

Tech Innovator of the Week: Brock Christoval, CEO, Flyspan

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: Brock Christoval, CEO and Co-founder of Flyspan

Flyspan will provide exciting demonstrations of its cutting-edge drone technology at Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit…

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The Ultimate Man (or Woman) Cave Projector

You will never go out to the movies again

Want to turn your man cave or living room into an awesome theater? You can…

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It’s Like Kickstarter for Bail Money

Need bail money? Launch a crowdfunding campaign with Help Bond Me

You’ve been arrested. You could bail out, but you have no money to do so…

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Reparations? There’s an App for That!

Technology is being utilized in the fight for reparations

After the slaughter of eight people inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South…

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Here’s How to Scan Thousands of Photos in Minutes

Have thousands of old pictures to scan? You will want to know about FastFoto

Many of us have shoeboxes filled with photos from decades ago. Typically, scanning thousands of…

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Forget an Update; Exchange Your Samsung Galaxy Note 7, ASAP

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners would be wise to replace the potentially dangerous phones than wait for a software update

You may already be aware that Samsung is issuing a vast recall of about 2.5…

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Airbnb Releases Anti-Discrimination Battle Plan

Airbnb offers up a methodical approach to weed discriminatory practices from its platform

Amid increasing outrage over discriminatory practices by some Airbnb hosts’ refusal to accept guest requests…

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Startup52

Startup52 NYC Accelerator Presents “We Color Tech”

Startup52 is helping founders from underrepresented communities launch the businesses of their dreams in the heart of NYC

Smack dab in the middle of bustling Times Square is one of the most diversified…

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iPhone 7

It’s All About the iPhone 7 and AirPods

It's here...the new iPhone 7... now in jet black

Apple finally announced the iPhone 7 at a special event in San Francisco this week. The…

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laptop bag

This Laptop Bag Stops Bullets

A laptop bag built for 007

The MTS is a laptop bag designed for a dangerous world, or at least, the…

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NYPD

NYPD Rolls Out Tech From African American-Led Company to Fight Gun Violence

A new technology solution called ShotSpotter from SST, Inc., a company led by African American tech veteran, Ralph A. Clark, will help the NYPD minimize gun violence

The New York City Police Department recently launched a million dollar technology initiative, in its…

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virtual reality

How Virtual Reality Will Let You Talk to the Dead

A new virtual reality project that lets you interact with deceased loved ones

What if you could put on a virtual reality (VR) headset and share a conversation,…

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BE Test Drive: Landit

A new career site co-founded by a female, African American former venture capitalist and the CEO of Care.com aims to help those stuck in a professional rut

It can happen to anyone—a mid-career rut. Perhaps you’ve been stuck in the same position…

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Rotimatic

Rotimatic: The Roti Making Robot

Rotimatic takes the labor out of making the delicious Caribbean/Indian bread

Meet Rotimatic—an automated robot that mixes flour, water, and oil, to fresh, hot roti.
Mashable reports…

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router

Your Wi-Fi Router is a Snitch

Your Wi-Fi router is about to get very intelligent

The Atlantic posted an interesting and somewhat disturbing article on the use of Wi-Fi routers…

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Facebook

Facebook Knows Your Very Soul

Facebook knows your hobbies, interests, and which politicians you will most likely vote for

You probably know that Facebook has learned quite a bit about you. However, you may…

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LOVR

Eco-Chic Beauty Tech

All-natural beauty product aficionados have a new digital store from which to shop

Are you the organic, eco-chic aware type ? If so, check out the new online…

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Uber

Get a New Side Gig; Uber is Going Driverless

Uber is adopting driverless vehicles.

Uber will soon allow customers to order a driverless car from their phones, reports Bloomberg.…

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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