Tag Archives: Technology

[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…

By Kandia Johnson

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Yahoo! Donates Computer Servers to Howard, El Paso Universities

Yahoo donates hundreds of servers in effort to bridge diversity gap

Yahoo recently gifted Howard University and the University of Texas at El Paso with 200…

By Samara Lynn

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The Future Belongs to the STEM-Savvy

As more girls code, more women sue, but who is ready to fill the tech gender gap?

The latest women’s revolt in the tech industry – a class action suit filed against…

By Caroline Clarke

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Apple Adds an African American to its Board of Directors

Tech giant takes a step in the right direction by appointing former Boeing CFO James A. Bell

Former Boeing CFO James A. Bell has been appointed to Apple’s corporate board

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Speaker Panel on Black People in Advertising Fails to Include Black People

A 2015 Advertising Week event titled Here Are All the Black People doesn't feature any on panel

A funny thing happened at the 2015 Advertising Week panel called Here Are All the…

By Samara Lynn

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NBA Digital Hosts First Live Sports Simulcast on Facebook

'Real Training Camp' with the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the first livestream

In addition to being live on Facebook, the first-ever sports simulcast, titled NBA Real Training…

By Mia N. Hall

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Blendoor Wins National Black MBA’s Innovation Whiteboard Challenge

Stephanie Lampkin’s mobile application wins the top $10,000 prize

Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of mobile job matching application Blendoor, is the 2015 National…

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[TechConnext Summit] TwitChange Founder: At the Intersection of Tech and Hollywood, Integrity is the Key

Shelton Mercer owes his role as social good evangelical to his roots in the church

Whether he’s building multi-million dollar integrated media solutions to brand musical groups like the Jonas…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Entrepreneur Creates Online Community That Celebrates African Women

Louisa Kinoshi builds an online community for African makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and makeup enthusiasts

Beauty and tech entrepreneur Louisa Kinoshi built an e-commerce platform and online community for African…

By Kandia Johnson

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Driver’s Licenses May No Longer Get You Through Airport Security

Flying domestically? You may need to get your passport ready

According to a new policy, if you live in one of these four states, a…

By Cristie Leondis

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The Power of Black Women in Fandom

When black women in fandom speak, directors and networks listen

Black Americans watch TV more than any other demographic, yet are overlooked. Black women tend…

By Kerri Evans

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#YesWeCode Will Recruit Minorities for New Tech Training Initiative in the South Bronx

Assembly member Michael Blake hopes to transform district by introducing more economic opportunities for jobless youth

#YesWeCode teamed up with Assembly member Michael Blake for New Faces of Tech, an event…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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