Tag Archives: Technology

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How to Bump Up Your Internet Speed

Your cable modem may be the cause of the slow connection

One of the biggest causes of slow Internet for cable broadband is an outdated cable…

By Samara Lynn

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#BEBizChat: Jai Stone Talks Building a Successful Business Without Compromising Your Happiness

Founder of Emotional Nudity providing tips for women entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Periscope star Jai Stone will share tips for women to build successful businesses…

By Cristie Leondis

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Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Is it time to finally upgrade to Windows 10? Here are the pros and cons

Most home users should take the plunge and upgrade to Windows 10; just be aware…

By Samara Lynn

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From Sports to Tech: How One Professional Went from Jordan’s Camp to Making Apps

Andre Walters shares his journey to launch Yuno app

Tech entrepreneur Andre Walters is the founder of Yuno, a new “social media e-commerce” platform.…

By Samara Lynn

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[RECAP] #BEBizChat with Gwen Jimmere

The 2014 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Contest winner shared her story to aspiring entrepreneurs

Gwen Jimmere, CEO & Founder of Naturalicious, shared her story for entrepreneurs during Black Enterprise…

By Cristie Leondis

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Does Your Business Need a Mobile App? Let’s Get Some Facts

In this digital age, all businesses could use one

mobile.earth provides mobile apps, mobile outreach/marketing and custom software development. In an effort to improve…

By Marquita Miller

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9 Salary-Boosting IT Certifications

IT pros should consider obtaining additional skills

Recently, employment site Dice.com and CIO.com featured a list of the IT tech certifications that…

By Samara Lynn

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Ex-NFL Player Turned Actor and Tech CEO Talks Dollars Making Dollars

Thomas Q. Jones' life after football is inspired

“I think technology is the one thing that connects the world. Technology is the number…

By Mia N. Hall

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10 Great Tech Accessories for Travelers

Vacation is for unplugging, but these tech gadgets make great travel companions.

Ten ideal tech accessories for those traveling for business or pleasure.

By Samara Lynn

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Tami Chambers, founder of Mastermind Maven, hosts a panel featuring Kazeem Faymuyide, founder, STASHED, and Kyle Harvey, deputy editor, Slant News Inc. Image: Black Enterprise

Tech Meets Hip-Hop and Breeds Inspiration at Tech808 Event

At the Tech808 conference, young entrepreneurs shared their advice with peers looking for success set against the backdrop of hip-hop

The run-down of the Tech808 event in New York.

By Samara Lynn

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Former Twitter Engineer Blasts Company For Diversity and Inclusion Problem

The environment at the social media company led Leslie Miley to leave

One tech professional is now speaking out about his first-hand experience of being one of…

By Courtney Connley

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African Americans Use Technology More Than Others For Worship Services

Study reveals cultural shift in how mobile devices are used to practice of faith

People are turning to mobile technology to connect with faith practices, whether it’s online streaming,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Travel and Tourism Creating New Adventures With Tech

The industry is discovering clever ways to use social media and mobile apps

The travel industry remains relevant and in-step with current trends. Many in travel and tourism…

By Samara Lynn

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Facebook Employees Experience Internet Speeds Found Across Africa

Tech giant creates Internet connection empathy amongst employees with third world connection speeds

Facebook is holding “2G Tuesdays,” when its corporate network is deliberately slowed to the speeds…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Kandia Johnson

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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…

By Kandia Johnson

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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…

By Cristie Leondis

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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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