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Boz Is the Wonder Woman Uber (and Diversity in Tech) Needs Now

Bozoma Saint John is poised to turn Uber’s bad press around, as well as the…

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I Just Judged My First Black Girls Code Hackathon

Black Girls Code offers a look at what a diversified tech industry could bring the world

Last Sunday, I was asked to judge a Black Girls Code hackathon. The event, hosted by…

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Lawsuit Alleges Tesla Turned Blind Eye to Racism

Tesla says it should have investigated further

A California civil rights group filed a lawsuit against vehicle maker Tesla, alleging the company…

By Samara Lynn

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Farewell Facebook: Bärí A. Williams Joins StubHub

StubHub appoints Bärí A. Williams, Esq., as its new head of Business Operations, North America

Stubhub hires Facebook’s internet.org [solar-powered airplane] purchasing and procurement legal savant talent as Head of…

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The Road to TechConneXt: Stewart Butterfield, CEO, Slack

The Road to TechConneXt is a lead-up series to Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit, profiling today's tech leaders and innovators. This week: legendary tech Founder and Slack CEO, Stewart Butterfield.

Perhaps no technological advancement has contributed more to the decline of email, changing the way…

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TaskRabbit Implements African American Inclusion Plan

TaskRabbit, in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus, has put into effect a plan to include more African Americans in its workforce

“…shining a light on ways to expand the great talent of black individuals…”

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Ex-Twitter Engineer Rants About Diversity, Gets Hired by Slack

Leslie Miley went on a rant about Twitter's lack of diversity. You won't believe what happened next...

Our primary goal is to avoid becoming yet another place where underrepresented groups exit the…

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Snapchat Goes ‘Al Jolson’ with Blackface Filter

Snapchat becomes the latest technology company to be accused of racial insensitivity

“… Many have expressed anger over the filter which also adds Marley’s signature dreadlocks to…

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‘Disrupted’ Book Shows Age is the New Black in Silicon Valley

A new book, 'Disrupted,' is a white guy's personal experience of being on the receiving end of tech's lack of diversity culture

“Age bias, race bias, and gender bias are pervasive. I experienced this through the prism…

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Intel

Intel Leads the Charge For Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

Intel did even better than the goals it set last year on the diversity and inclusion front

Intel is one tech company that not only ‘talks the diversity and inclusion talk,’ but…

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Rep. Cleaver: African American Inclusion In Tech Is “Common Sense”

Missouri congressman Emanuel Cleaver pens powerful case for diversity and inclusion in tech

Rep. Cleaver talks real talk about diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley.

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Diversifying Google: Meet Three Black Google Engineers

While the diversity and inclusion effort in tech continues, meet three black engineers in prestigious careers at Google

As tech companies continue to share diversity statistics with the public, it’s clear there is…

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Censorship is Bad; This Writer’s Take on Diversity in Tech is Worse

This tech writer says the lack of diversity in tech is a fantasy in your head

His argument is the same one that is repeated ad nauseum to minority groups in…

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Google CFO: Hiring Women is Good for Business

Ruth Porat says enlisting more women isn't just good for society, it's good for the bottom line

Porat, who was hired in March, said companies need to have plans for women and…

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[TechConnext Summit] Get Your Game On

Game Developer, Derek Manns, hosts roundtable discussion on opportunities in gaming at TechConneXt

Derek Manns will be hosting an Opportunities in Gaming & Apps Roundtable discussion at TechConneXt.

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500 Startups To Raise $200 Million For Fourth Fund

Co-founder Dave McClure acknowledges Silicon Valley's diversity problem

This year alone McClure has had some tough conversations around Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity…

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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