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The 9 Strangest Things Ever Sold on eBay

eBay is the place where almost anything is for sale.

They say everything has a price. That old adage was never more obvious than when…

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AfroFemmism

The Intriguing Art and Technology of AfroFeminism

A world that converges technology, science, and art all centered on the black woman

The NSAF project is designed by a team of women of color who are artists,…

By Samara Lynn

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Shamrock Shake

Slurp Your Shamrock Shake With a McDonald’s High-Tech Straw

This high-tech McDonald's straw is the food chain's offering for the ultimate milkshake experience

McDonald’s introduced its new high-tech straw. No, you can’t connect it to Wi-Fi. And no,…

By Samara Lynn

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artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence as a Weapon for Hate and Racism

A SXSW discussion cautions society about the dark side of rapidly advancing artificial intelligence technology

There is a need for a new resistance movement that actively monitors and brings awareness…

By Samara Lynn

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iRobot

“iRobot” is Now a Very Real (And Scary) Thing – Watch!

The quest is to make robots more human-like and pervasive throughout our lives

The robots are actually listening to one another and then making responses based on what…

By Samara Lynn

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chatbots

When Chatbots Lack Diversity, This Is What Happens

Brands need to consider cultural sensitvities when building chatbots

Discover how building chatbots that represent a diverse range of people can increase revenue and…

By Maryann Reid

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Virtual Reality

Making the Virtual Reality Film with Director Alton Glass

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums, but do you understand how it works? Part I

Virtual Reality is one of the hottest new mediums to come to market in the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Lyft’s New Dispatch Developer Program Is Great News for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs should pay attention to Lyft's new announcement

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Uber’s mishaps have become Lyft’s lucky break. Not only did the second-most well known…

By Samara Lynn

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New Tech Power Couple: IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein

Is "Watstein" Silicon Valley's version of "Brangelina"?

On Monday, March 6, Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and IBM Chairman, President,…

By Samara Lynn

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manage

How To Find The Best Apps To Help You Manage Your Money

Your phone can help you get your finances in order

In the palm of our hands, we can have a device that texts friends and…

By Black Enterprise

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Wikileaks

WikiLeaks’ Very Dangerous Game is Undermining Our Democracy

In this edition of The Tech 100: There is some comic-book level super villain-y stuff afoot.

This is really scary stuff that would be so over-the-top it wouldn’t work as a…

By Samara Lynn

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snap

Thinking About Snapping Up Snap Stock? You May Want to Think Again…

Put down that call to your broker for a minute

It’s always worth considering purchasing shares in a tech startup that goes IPO. However, in…

By Samara Lynn

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YouTube TV

The Cable Cutter’s New Option: YouTube TV

Google says people want to watch TV like they watch YouTube

The service is month-to-month with no contract and costs $35 a month. With it, customers…

By Samara Lynn

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smart home

The 5 Essential Smart Home Devices

Some objects should be internet-connected--and others shouldn't

There is so much talk about smart devices that the phrase is in danger of…

By Samara Lynn

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manage

These Are the Apps That Can Save You Big Money

You need these apps in your life

So if you are looking to get a deal shopping for a new electronic item,…

By Black Enterprise

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pull up a seat

She Made the Uber of Home-Cooked Food

And she coded the app at the center of her new business, on her own

If you could use an app to find home-cooked meals nearby and have that food…

By Samara Lynn

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Tim Cook WWDC

#BoycottApple? Apple Shareholders Reject Diversity Proposal

Apple shareholders say nay to a proposed diversity strategy

In a somewhat surprising turn, Apple shareholders voted to reject a diversity proposal in its…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Doubles Commitment to Racial Justice with $11.5 Million Funding

In the wake of Trump, Google throws cash at racial social justice causes

In my work at Google.org, I help identify causes and organizations that aim to ultimately…

By Samara Lynn

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black inventors

Black History Month: Inventions Made by Black Slaves Denied Patents

African Americans forced or born into slavery were almost always shut out of the patent process. Yet, they did invent

“One group of prolific innovators, however, has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born…

By Samara Lynn

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uber

Eric Holder Hired by Uber After Stunning Sex Abuse Charges

Uber faces misogynist allegations again.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder has been hired by Uber after a former female engineer’s…

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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