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Black Enterprise Hackaton Photo Gallery [Day 1]

The first day of the Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota was filled with idea development and team setup.

“Driving Innovation Presented by BE and Toyota”

Host Mike Street interviewed Bruce Lincoln, co-founder of Silicon…

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Why We Need Black Computer Programmers

Black programmers are few and far between, but an influx of coders of color could reshape the tech industry

There will be over 2.1 million jobs available by 2020 in the STEM field, and…

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Chris Grant led the team behind Viza, the winning app in Black Enterprise's Driving Innovation Hackathon.

Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon Champions

The winning team created Viza, an app that encourages good environmental choices and rewards positive behavior with coupons.

Chris Grant led the team behind Viza, the winning app in Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation…

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Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon Day 2 Morning Recap

We're up all night to get code-y at the Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota

Congratulations to the winners!

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Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon Day 1 Morning Recap

The morning of the Driving Innovation Hackathon was filled with hackers arriving to form teams and present their big ideas.

This Saturday, over 25 hackers and coders showed up at Black Enterprise headquarters to show…

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Check out the Hackathon from home with our livestream of the event.

Watch BlackEnterprise’s Driving Innovation Hackathon on LiveStream Today

Join Black Enterprise and Toyota Saturday and Sunday for the Driving Innovation Hackathon livestream

Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation Hackathon presented by Toyota will be livestreaming the event this Saturday…

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BE Hackathon 2014: Q&A With Hackathon Judges and Hosts

Black Enteprise's Driving Innovation Hackathon judges answer a few questions about coding and opportunities.

Here are the judges

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Shanesha Taylor

How Crowdfunding Is Saving This Homeless Mother

Community crowdfunding has raised almost $30,000 for Shanesha Taylor, a mother jailed for leaving her children unattended during a job interview.

When you say crowdfunding, you usually think of something like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, where creators…

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Hackathon Twitter Flyer

Join Black Enterprise’s #DrivingInnovation Hackathon Twitter Chat Tomorrow on STEM

Join the #DrivingInnovation Twitter chat to discuss the importance of coding and STEM for today's generation

Make sure to tune in and converse

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Carolyn Malachi is an independent, Grammy-nominated artist and the great-granddaughter of Jazz pianist John Malachi.

Grammy Nominated Singer Provides Her Tech Tips for Recording Artists

From Youtube videos to Bitcoin, Carolyn Malachi has a few tech tips that'll make your music career a little easier

Carolyn Malachi blends Jazz, Hip Hop, Spoken Word and lots of imagination

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Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin, is said to have an estimated $400 million worth of the virtual currency.

Another Digital Currency Heist Steals $70,000 From Exchange

Hackers got away with 1.5 million coins

Hackers tampered with a glitch at currency exchange company Crypto Rush

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HTC's newest flagship pulls out all the stops, but the smartphone manufacturer still has to compete against Samsung's Galaxy S5.

HTC’s Newest Smartphone Could Save the Company

The new HTC One has some killer features, including front-facing speakers

Phone also has a camera with a built-in depth sensor for adjustable photos

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Google's partnership with Luxottica could bring the wearable technology some much-needed style and appeal.

Google Glass and Ray-Bans Sunglasses Collaborating?

Google and Luxottica are betting on brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley to get you to use Glass

Would you wear Google Glass?

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Companies exploring robotics, like Google, are excited about the artificial intelligence industry taking off.

Facebook, Tesla CEOs Invest in Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence startup Vicarious wants to accomplish the impossible: replicating the human brain.

Companies exploring robotics, like Google, are excited about the artificial intelligence industry taking off.
What do…

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Samsung's latest flagship smartphone has a heart rate sensor, 16-megapixel camera, and a quad-core processor.

Cutting Edge Galaxy S5 Available for Pre-Order

Samsung's latest smartphone is available on almost every major carrier

Verizon has yet to make an announcement

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The Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange filed for bankruptcy after losing $473 million in bitcoins.

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Finds 200,000 Bitcoins

Virtual currency exchange Mt. Gox found a stash of 200,000 bitcoins

Why were they lost in the first place?

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Two monitors may work for some situations, but they can also make distractions incredibly easy.

Your Dual-Screened Computer May Be Counter-Productive

Studies show that multiple monitors improve productivity, but many of them are funded by the monitor manufacturers

Do you work on two monitors?

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Microsoft's Surface tablet is its mobile weapon against Apple's iPad and Google's Nexus tablets.

Microsoft Allegedly Searches Blogger’s Email to Stop Leaks

Microsoft searched through an unnamed blogger's Hotmail account to stop leaks of its software

Was it the right thing to do?

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People like music producer Just Blaze took advantage of the Ralph Lauren discount.

Ralph Lauren Employee Coupon Code Leaks On Twitter, Causes ‘Pologate’

At 65% off, almost everything was up for grabs

The retailer eventually terminated the code

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The battle of virtual reality headsets is heating up as Oculus VR releases the second developer kit for its virtual reality headset, the Rift.

New Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Kit Makes It Closer to Launch

Oculus VR's virtual reality headset is approaching completion, as the Oculus Rift undergoes some major enhancements in the latest developer kit.

The battle of virtual reality headsets is heating up as Oculus VR releases the second…

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