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Textbook Refers to Slaves as ‘Workers,’ So She Creates Watchdog App

Dr. Tynes was inspired to create the app after a mom discovered that her son’s world geography textbook referred to African slaves as “workers”

A new web app developed by associate professor, Dr. Brendesha Tynes, Rate My Media, is…

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Google Apps

So Long Google Apps, Hello G Suite

Google Apps gets a new name and a slew of new features.

Google Apps gets re-branded to “G Suite” as the productivity suite gets a facelift to…

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social media

Here’s How Social Media Destroys Your Relationship

If you want that new relationship to work out, don't be so quick to 'friend' them on Facebook

It’s all about the timing when friending a new love interest on social media, according…

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NCSA

The White House and NCSA Want You to Lock Down Your Login

The White House's new initiative to inform Americans about everyday cybersecurity

Most of us think a username and password are enough to stay safe on line;…

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presidential debate

Here’s An App That Collects Millennials’ Views on Presidential Debate

The Charmer app will take millennials' pulses about the first debate between Clinton and Trump

An app to garner valuable data on Millennials’ thoughts about the Presidential candidates and the…

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Tristan Walker

Tristan Walker Partners with HBCU Collegiate Sports

The grooming company aimed at people of color, Walker & Co. launches a partnership with an HBCU collegiate sports organization

Bevel is about to be used on a number of athletes’ faces. Bevel is a…

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Google

Google Opening Lab in Oakland to Grow Black Engineers

Google is extending beyond the familiarity of Silicon Valley into Oakland, C.A.

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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Tech

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 new logo

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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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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