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Yahoo

5 Things to Know About Verizon’s Yahoo Buy

On Monday, Verizon Communications announced it is purchasing Yahoo for $4.8 billion in cash.
Yahoo has…

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Pokemon

Technically Incorrect: Should Black People Play Pokémon GO?

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

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twitter

Twitter Opens Blue Check Marks to All After Leslie Jones Harassment

Twitter changes its policy on who may receive its blue check mark icon of status, after an uptick in harassment and bullying on the social media platform

Twitter will allow anyone to apply for the infamous, blue check mark badge that is…

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Eric Holder

Former AG Eric Holder Will Help Airbnb with Anti-Discrimination Policy

Airbnb enlists the help of Eric Holder to battle racism perpetrated by some hosts on its platform

Former Attorney General and President Obama appointee Eric Holder will aid Airbnb in crafting an…

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Gordon Ramsay Dash

B.E. Test Drive: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand to a new time-management cooking game from Glu: Gordon Ramsay Dash

Chef Gordon Ramsay takes a cue from Kim Kardashian and lends his image and brand…

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Pokemon

Pokémon Go Gone Business

It's inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze

It’s inevitable that businesses, both large and small, will soon leverage the Pokémon Go craze.

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KleanCollar

Tech Innovator of the Week: Kenneth L. Wright’s KleanCollar

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: Kenneth L. Wright and his KleanCollar.

“We’re looking to change the world one collar at a time,” says Kenneth L. Wright,…

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Google

Google Accused of Age Discrimination

Google gets hit with several age discrimination lawsuits

A 60-year-old man and 50-year-old woman have filed separate lawsuits accusing Google of discriminating against…

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verizon

Your Verizon Wireless Experience, Transformed

Verizon Wireless is offering the new trend in cellular data plans: several different flavors from which customers can pick and choose.

Verizon Wireless is offering the new trend in cellular data plans: several different flavors from…

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Tech

Forget Tech Startups, This is an Entire City Startup

Tech super-accelerator, Y Combinator, wants to launch a new kind of startup: a brand-new city.

The world is full of people who aren’t realizing their potential in large part because…

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iPhone

Your iPhone is About to Become a Copyright Cop

Your iPhone may soon not allow you to snap that photo of Drake performing

Your iPhone may soon not allow you to snap that photo of Drake performing.

By Samara Lynn

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Tesla

First Fatality in Self-Driving Tesla Reported

A person was just killed in a crash involving a self-driving car. That's opening up the floodgates of worries about this very-new technology

The first known fatality in a Tesla operated in autopilot mode just happened. The accident…

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Facebook News Feed

Facebook News Feed is Now All About Friends and Family

Facebook makes sweeping changes to its news feed, and some are freaking out

Facebook makes sweeping changes to its news feed, and some are freaking out.

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D-Link

D-Link Wants to Give You Two New HD Surveillance Cams

D-Link's latest webcams offer an affordable, remote home or small business video surveillance solution

You can win D-Link’s newest HD WiFi camera, the DCS-936L. Upload your funniest, scariest, or…

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5G

Your Smartphone Connection Will be a Speed Demon with 5G

Next-generation 5G mobile will provide unprecedented speeds

Connecting smartphones, tablets and other devices to mobile networks is about to get 10 to…

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self-driving car

Can Your Self-Driving Car Kill You?

There are many ethical issues to explore surrounding self-driving cars and autonomous vehicles

“…serious consideration of algorithmic morality has never been more urgent.”

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ZyXEL

BE Test Drive : ZyXEL Personal Cloud Storage (NAS326)

ZyXEL's Personal Cloud Storage (NAS326) device, gives you a centralized repository for data storage and provides data protection

ZyXEL’s Personal Cloud Storage is a device that you can connect to a router (or…

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Joule

Developers and Startup Founders: There is Now a Coffee Wearable

Joule means no more coffee shop runs

Joule means no more coffee shop runs.

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Facebook Live

Facebook Live is a Baller’s Platform and Great for Entrepreneurs

Facebook is paying celebrities millions to create Facebook Live video. You too, can use this exciting, new platform to make your business thrive

“…you can still leverage the platform to make your business flourish”

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tardisk

How to Easily Double Your MacBook’s Storage

TarDisk solves the tricky problem of upgrading MacBook storage in a unique way

Additionally, there are no tools required to install TarDisk nor need to open up…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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