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Martellus Bennett

NFL Pro, Martellus Bennett, Launches Adorable Children’s App

Martellus Bennett is as creative as he is athletic

“I want my daughter [and] other kids of color to grow up with a character…

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Neck

Does Your Child Have Tech Neck?

Physical discomfort and injury are unwanted affects of the Technology Age. "Tech Neck" is a serious issue.

“…a new gadget has launched on Kickstarter to help put an end to “Tech Neck”…

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T-Mobile

You Can Now Not Only Use T-Mobile, You Can Own Part of It

T-Mobile wants customers to become shareholders.

“In addition to the stock giveaway, T-Mobile will offer a number of prizes every Tuesday…

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contact lenses

Record, Watch, and Play Video Through Your Contact Lenses

Soon, you will be able to watch Netflix through your contact lenses

“TechStory reports that Samsung is working on smart contact lenses that record, store, and play…

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gig economy

Refusing to Rent to Blacks: Ethics in the Gig Economy

The new sharing, or gig economy, is bound to bring into question many ethical and legal issues especially around discrimination.

“The host at first accepted her request and then messaged, “I hate niggers, so I…

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emoji

Let There Be Emoji…the New Bible Emoji App

Bible Emojis is an app that translates the books of the bible into colorful emoji.

Bible Emoji is yet another example of the surge in religious technology.

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boombox

This Frankenstein Device is Part Boombox, Part Projector

Flicks service two purposes: a projector and a Bluetooth audio speaker

Watch movies in HD LED or jam to Bluetooth 4.0 audio. This Frankenstein Device is…

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Android

Here’s What’s Up With the New Android OS

Love Android? Get ready to love the operating system more when the newest version, code named Android N, is released

“…you can dig into the guts of an Android phone or tablet.”

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food

We’re Sick to Our Stomachs Over Food Delivery Apps

VCs are full from funding food delivery apps

Who doesn’t love the ease of ordering takeout with a few taps after a hard…

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You Can Now Make Your Toyota Lease Payments by Driving for Uber

The new offering from Toyota and Uber is an innovative, new way to use income derived from the sharing economy

As ride-sharing services continue to disrupt the transportation industry, automakers have been left with little…

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ACT-Coach

Five Useful Apps for Veterans This Memorial Day

These apps for veterans offer assistance for PTSD, benefits information, networking and more

Make the veterans in your life aware of these useful apps, created specifically for them.

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Check Out the World’s First 3D-Printed Office Building

It's a fully-functional office building made from a printer

Dubai is expected to have 25% of its buildings printed by 2030.

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Have a Great Idea for a Tech Hardware Product? This Accelerator Program Wants to Give You $75,000

A Los Angles-based accelerator wants to help founders and entrepreneurs of color realize their tech hardware dream company.

“There is a big gap in the market for any type of hardware activity in…

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uber

The Push to Help Uber and Other Gig Economy Workers

With the amount of people working for Internet-based business such as Uber, tax laws and finances are getting complicated.

“Draft a carve-out to temporarily exempt gig-economy Internet platforms from ill-fitting labor laws.”

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HiRes

Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

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Google Home (Image: Google)

Beyoncé, Google for Your Home, and More Featured at Google I/O Kick-off

Google unveiled a host of new technology at Google I/O including a new assistant; new ways to communicate; and the ushering in high-quality Virtual Reality.

Google I/O shows Google will continue to mesh even further into the fabric of our…

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Minority and Female Presence Increases Slightly at Google I/O

Google is still working on diversifying the Google I/O conference

The number of blacks in attendance at this year’s Google I/O conference remain stagnant from…

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(Image: Financial Inclusion Innovation Contest-Center for Global Policy Solutions: l-r:  Brandon Andrews, Values Partnerships (JUDGE)
Natalie Madeira Cofield, President & CEO, Walker’s Legacy (JUDGE)
Jerry Nemorin, Founder and CEO, LendStreet (JUDGE)
Irum Musharraf, PayActiv (FINALIST)
Angel Rich, WealthyLife (FINALIST AND WINNER)
Eric Kinman, Working Solutions (FINALIST)
Marla Bilonick, Latino Economic Development Center (FINALIST)
Janis Bowdler, Managing Director, Financial Capability, Community Development, and Small Business, JPMorgan Chase Foundation (JUDGE))

This Black Women’s Tech Startup Was Just Awarded A $10,000 JPMorgan Chase Grant

WealthyLife, a black, female-owned startup, will use the JPMorgan Chase grant to expand their financial literacy technology offerings

““As an entrepreneurial team of black women, we’ve experienced firsthand the challenges underrepresented communities face…

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People test out the Lazertouch at a recent tech expo. (Image: Easitech, Indiegogo)

Tiny Projector Turns Your Wall Into a 150-foot TouchScreen!

The Lazertouch projector weighs 5 ounces but makes a huge image

Lazertouch creates a virtual touchscreen and interactive whiteboard.

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Mixtroz founders (l-r); Ashlee Ammons and Kerry Schrader (Image: file)

Mother-Daughter Power Team Launch Tech Startup, Mixtroz

Mixtroz seeks to recreate the networking-at-events experience

She says she felt like a “creep”, “Checking out other women’s breast areas to confirm…

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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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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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