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Trint

BE Test Drive: Trint

Hate to manually transcribing audio recordings to text? Let new cloud service Trint do the heavy-lifting

A new web app called Trint attempts to lessen the pain points of transcribing audio…

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Adobe

Adobe Provides Scary Ability to Photoshop Voices

An amazing new voice control tool gives content creators power over voices—too much power, say some

Adobe’s VoCo allows you to use an audio recording of a voice and then alter…

By Samara Lynn

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doula

Doula Creates Natural Childbirth App

A Brooklyn Doula brings the ancient practice into the 21st century with her new app

Yasmintheresa Garcia is a doula—a person who assists a woman before, during, and after childbirth.…

By Samara Lynn

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Huawei Fit

BE Test Drive: Huawei Fit

Huawei makes an entry into the fitness wearables market

Huawei Fit works, but it’s not a terrible exciting device in either style or functionality…

By Samara Lynn

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Goodshop Fetch

Deals and Donations: Save Big and Do Good with Goodshop Fetch

MSNBC's JJ Ramberg launches a service that lets you save money and contribute to great causes while shopping online

Goodshop Fetch sends deals right to your web browser while also giving shoppers the opportunity…

By Samara Lynn

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small business saturday

How to Score Free UberPOOL Rides This Small Business Saturday

Shop small, ride for free

Uber is offering a special promotion for Small Business Saturday, an annual celebration created by…

By Samara Lynn

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smartphones

Live Here? Your Smartphone Screen Is Probably Cracked

Some of you in these cities are complete butterfingers

E-commerce trade-in Gazelle.com put together interesting data on the top ten cities that have traded…

By Samara Lynn

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Verizon

East Harlem School Kids Get iPads, Free Data Plans

Verizon's education initiative strives to diversify the tech pipeline

The goal of the Verizon Innovative Learning program is to provide middle school kids access…

By Samara Lynn

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Uber

Study Finds Shocking Racist Practices by Uber and Lyft Drivers

Is requesting an Uber or Lyft as difficult for blacks as hailing a cab? A new study suggests that may be the case

A new study found that drivers working for the popular ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft…

By Samara Lynn

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startups

Black-Owned Tech Startups Offer Stock Options for Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding offers rewards (and risk) to minority-owned businesses and investors

DreamFunded seeks to minimize financial risk by offering low-cost investments and rigorously vetting the startups…

By Samara Lynn

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halloween

Facebook Offers Tricks for Halloween

Facebook gives users some Halloween tricks and treats

The social media network rolled out several all-new Halloween features for Facebook users to digitally…

By Samara Lynn

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Twitter

What’s Going on With Twitter?

Twitter beat Wall Street's expectation this quarter but it's still on shaky ground

Layoffs will commence even though Twitter beat earnings expectations, posting quarterly revenue of $616 million,…

By Samara Lynn

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massive

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,…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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,…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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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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change

“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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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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