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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 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 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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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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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 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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BE Test Drive: Landit

A new career site co-founded by a female, African American former venture capitalist and the CEO of Care.com aims to help those stuck in a professional rut

It can happen to anyone—a mid-career rut. Perhaps you’ve been stuck in the same position…

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Rotimatic

Rotimatic: The Roti Making Robot

Rotimatic takes the labor out of making the delicious Caribbean/Indian bread

Meet Rotimatic—an automated robot that mixes flour, water, and oil, to fresh, hot roti.
Mashable reports…

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Your Wi-Fi Router is a Snitch

Your Wi-Fi router is about to get very intelligent

The Atlantic posted an interesting and somewhat disturbing article on the use of Wi-Fi routers…

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Facebook

Facebook Knows Your Very Soul

Facebook knows your hobbies, interests, and which politicians you will most likely vote for

You probably know that Facebook has learned quite a bit about you. However, you may…

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LOVR

Eco-Chic Beauty Tech

All-natural beauty product aficionados have a new digital store from which to shop

Are you the organic, eco-chic aware type ? If so, check out the new online…

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Uber

Get a New Side Gig; Uber is Going Driverless

Uber is adopting driverless vehicles.

Uber will soon allow customers to order a driverless car from their phones, reports Bloomberg.…

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Motorola Moto Z Force Droid

BE Test Drive: Motorola Moto Z Force Droid (Verizon)

Droid fans will relish Motorola's latest model

I’ve owned a Motorola Droid since the first one came to market in 2009. While…

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

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

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

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New Jersey Educator Launches STEM Comic Book

An African American superhero is the protagonist in a new comic book that's a Sci-Fi thriller and designed to teach STEM skills

Nat Cummings is a talented computer hacker using his skills to pay his college tuition.…

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Petcube

BE Test Drive: Petcube

Petcube is technology that lets you interact with your pet when you are away from home

It’s heartbreaking to leave pets to go to work, school, and other places where you…

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#BlackBizMatters: 10 Black-Owned Counterparts to Your Favorite Tech

Here are some tech products, apps, and services that are black-owned and could be used in place of the tech you may already use

“Build our own” is a strong sentiment from the Black Enterprise audience, whenever we cover…

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Airbnb

Airbnb Honors National Voting Rights Act

Lodging service makes strides in diversity intitives and civic engagement

If you logged into Airbnb last Saturday, you may have seen this image:
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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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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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