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Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo Invests in Coding School to Help Diversify Tech

“Tech is an ever-growing, evolving industry, and I want to assist in opening doors for…

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Afrobytes

Afrobytes Tech Conference Aims to Change the African Narrative

Other cultures have populated the continent, yet African Americans have been slower to adapt

If African-Americans don’t own this bridge, we will be left behind.

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black-founded startup

Black-Founded Startup Among Top 50 Programs for Sports Innovation

The technology could potentially change the sports drafting process

[MVR] uses mathematically and psychometrically validated tests to determine a player’s visual-spatial cognitive abilities and…

By Samara Lynn

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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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InTel

Intel Equals Pay Across-the-Board for Women and Minorities; Other Diversity Gains

Intel is on the right track, but still did not make any significant progress in hiring minorities last yeat

“There is still much work to be done to achieve our 2020 goal of full…

By Samara Lynn

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African American

How the African American Community Continues to Transform With Tech

Celebrate major strides in tech during Black History Month

In Black History Month, let’s celebrate technology as the catalyst for further development, paving the…

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podcast

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

Tune in for our new tech podcast, to learn about #AllThingsBlackinTech

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

By Samara Lynn

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Flash Drive

5 Dope Things to Do With a Flash Drive

The many uses of a good flash drive

Don’t get rid of those flash drives lying around. There are a number of ways…

By Samara Lynn

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CES

Love Tech? Here’s Why You’ll Want to Go to CES 2018 [WATCH]

There were incredible tech beauty products as well as tons of robots at CES this year

Every year the show, which is already huge, seems to get even bigger. This year…

By Samara Lynn

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week

This Week in Tech Racism: January 8-14, 2017

The racism-in-tech roundup for the week of January 8-14, 2017

This week’s edition looks at how many black San Francisco natives are shut out of…

By Samara Lynn

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Accenture

Accenture Steps Up to Diversify Tech Talent Pipeline

Black Girls Code and Accenture team up to prepare young African American girls for future success

Nearly a dozen African American girls, ages 10-15, received coding instruction and exposure to corporate…

By Samara Lynn

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Amazon Go

The Future of Grocery Shopping is Here

Amazon Go is the new high-tech way to buy milk and bread

Can you imagine going to the supermarket, putting items into your basket, and then walking…

By Samara Lynn

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African Tech

Germany and African Tech Startups: Partners in Innovation

Germany is lending support to African startups, and, in turn, taps into African innovation

Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development outlined several initiatives for empowering tech startups…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism

When racism and technology intersect; week of Nov. 14, 2016

Incidents of racial, gender, and other harassment have been on the uptick since the election…

By Samara Lynn

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robotics

Young Nigerian Robotics Engineer Creates High-Tech Battlebots

He's infusing virtual reality and robotics to make an awesome new gaming experience

A Nigerian, Millennial-aged robotics engineer has launched a high-tech line of battling robots, infused with…

By Samara Lynn

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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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social empowerment

Mobile Technology: A Vehicle for Economic and Social Empowerment

How mobile technology can lead the way to social justice

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

By Samara Lynn

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Adkins

The Road to TechConneXt: Rod Adkins, Tech Pioneer

As IBM's first African American senior vice president and corporate officer, Rod Adkins was instrumental in the creation of Watson, IBM's supercomputer

Rodney C. Adkins is a technology pioneer who was one of the principals behind creating…

By Samara Lynn

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Tech Innovator of the Week: Sherrell Dorsey, Founder of ‘The Plug’

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: Sherrell Dorsey, founder of The Plug and content creator.

Sherell Dorsey has always had a passion for technology. However, when reading tech news, something bothered…

By Samara Lynn

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Zuckerberg

While in Nigeria, Zuckerberg Praises “Vibrant” Developers and Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria for the first time, and it's a mutual admiration fest between the country and Facebook founder

Mark Zuckerberg has made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently in Lagos,…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

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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