Tag Archives: Technology

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Akon Named ‘Tech Human Agent of Change’ by WIRED and Nokia

Rapper and songwriter Akon makes list of global tech influencers

Rapper and Songwriter Akon has been named a Tech Human Agent of Change by WIRED…

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Entrepreneur Creates Storybook Apps to Represent More Children of Color

Ameka Ali talks creating an application development company that teaches science and joy to children

Ameka Ali talks building an interactive educational application development company that teaches science and joy…

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Study: Startups More Likely to Have Crazier Company Names

What exactly is an Etsy, anyway?

An interesting takeaway from the study: 75% of the companies founded prior to 2012 had…

By Samara Lynn

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[Women of Power] 10 Black ‘Women of Power’ in Tech

Redefining what it means to be a boss in a male-dominated industry

The women featured have not only made strides in their respective technological ventures, but have…

By Safon Floyd

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#DrivingInnovation: Technology, Beauty & Girl Power

Women innovators give tips on how to live in performance rather than potential

On Tuesday, Oct. 10th, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter Chat, sponsored by Toyota, from 12:00 to…

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How We Have Fun: The Tech Effect

How did we ever enjoy ourselves before all of this technology?

From vacations to staycations, whether gaming, communicating or even dating, technology is a major factor…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Lessons Online Businesses Can Learn From Brick-and-Mortar Shops

Business practices that transcend platform

Only a real novice will ignore the experience of the experienced. Taking time to look…

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[WATCH] BE’s Stacey Tisdale Shares Her Insights on Millennials at Rider University

Mark your calendars for tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Tonight, Black Enterprise Senior Editor of Personal Finance Stacey Tisdale will be speaking to Millennials…

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GroupMe App Used for Racial Profiling in Georgetown Shops

A messaging app is used to racially profile African American shoppers

Organized by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Operation GroupMe’s chat sessions have generated over 3,000…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConneXt Summit] ‘Til next time …

After a wildly successful inaugural event, Black Enterprise gears up for its 2016 Summit.

This year’s TechConneXt Summit covered pitching to investors, millennial tech stars, guides to senior management…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Test, Test, Test Your Way to Tech Startup Success

Our panel of experts says it's the secret to turning your good idea into a good business

Panelists Charley Moore, founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer; Amber Senter, a cannabis marketing consultant;…

By Alisa Gumbs

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[TechConneXt Summit] Google Senior Executive Shares the Inside Scoop on Silicon Valley

David Drummond, SVP and chief legal officer of Alphabet, kicks off the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit with a revealing fireside chat

David Drummond is one of the most powerful execs in Silicon Valley. Here’s his insight…

By Alisa Gumbs

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With Tech, Work and Leisure Are Both 24/7 Activities

Technology offers great tools for work and play, but the two can get blurred with our always-connected devices.

In a survey conducted by ThinkingPhones, 60% respond to work-related emails outside of their standard…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConneXt Summit] Looking for an Investor? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper shares what makes him want to invest in millennial startups

Tim Draper knows what he’s looking for in an investment. If you’re a young tech…

By Alisa Gumbs

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The Petabyte Will Dominate Film Storage in Coming Years

Report: revenue on digital storage for media and entertainment will increase 23% by 2020

Report: revenue on digital storage for media and entertainment will increase 23% by 2020.

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Check out the biggest stories of the week

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, from news to technology.

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Coming Soon: Fandango’s FandangoLabs

The popular site for moviegoers launches a research and development arm

FandangoLabs will seek ways to incorporate the latest technologies to add to the movie-going experience…

By Samara Lynn

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5 Top Lifestyle Podcasts for Millennials

Get information about science, psychology, money, entrepreneurship and more

In 2005, podcasts were added to Apple’s iTunes library, creating a new way for consumers…

By Cristie Leondis

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[Tech ConneXt Summit] AT&T Sponsors Black STEM Students at TechconneXt Summit In Silicon Valley

Howard University students to tour AT&T Foundry and meet with recruiters

College students from Howard University will tour the AT&T Foundry facility and participate in a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Founder of ‘Black Tech Mecca’ Talks Transforming Chicago Technology Scene

Founder Fabian Elliott talks connecting and inspiring the black tech community

“With hard work and a bit of luck, I became the first person from my…

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