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Massive Internet Outage Appears Resolved

Cyberattack against Dyn has been mitigated

Dyn was hit with a massive DDoS attack—Distributed Denial of Service. With DDoS attacks, computers,…

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Watson

7 Incredible Uses of IBM’s Watson

IBM Watson is becoming the super-brain behind numerous products and services

IBM has made the Watson technology available to anyone from the largest, global enterprise to…

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kickstarter

This Kickstarter Raised $25,000 in an Hour

Here's their secret to power-crowdfunding

A smart home hub that allows you to control other smart, connected devices with gestures,…

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Airbnb

Airbnb Sues New York

Airbnb and New York politicians lock horns

“We immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the act on state and federal grounds,” said Airbnb…

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Therapy

Get Your Mental Right: Therapy in Your Pocket

Long gone are the days of having to drive down to a therapist’s office, for a face-to-face session

Level Therapy is an app that allows people to video chat with qualified mental health…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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App

Why the Funnel System Isn’t Cutting It for Your Mobile App

Here’s why you need to rethink your current mobile strategy

Ditch the delivery funnel and implement a people-first approach to app development. Here’s how to…

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social empowerment

Mobile Technology: A Vehicle for Economic and Social Empowerment, Part 2

How mobile technology can lead the way to social justice

Young African Americans have embraced mobile technology for cultural and social empowerment, but aren’t taking…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech

The Black-Created Tech on Display at TechConneXt’s Innovation Lab

Several black-owned tech companies will demonstrate their offerings at the TechConneXt Innovation Lab

From drones to apps, these tech founders are innovating and creating on the cutting edge.…

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drones

Get Ready for the Upcoming Drone Overtake

Drones will soon be flying almost everywhere

The commercial sector is so ripe for drone penetration that many companies previously focused on…

By Samara Lynn

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data

Maximum Capacity: Fighting Data Overload

Our lives are bombarded by information and cognitive overload; now what?

How do companies keep consumers interested in content without making them data-weary? EA’s senior product…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture

Download National Museum of African American History and Culture App

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture? There's an app for that

The National Museum of African American History and Culture app delivers a “story-driven” mobile experience…

By Samara Lynn

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ICANN

The Tech 100: No, Obama is Not Giving Away the Internet through ICANN

In this edition of The Tech 100: There's been a whole lot of mess about the transfer of ICANN, here are the facts.

It’s a shame that some would spread falsehood just to advance their pet causes or…

By Samara Lynn

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App

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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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;…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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