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4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

This technology helps parents and students navigate everyday challenges

Back-to-school apps help parents and students navigate everyday challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Fall Events Women Won’t Want to Miss

Just what you need to get out and network this autumn

We’ve got five amazing events happening this fall that women won’t want to miss.

By Brittany Dandy

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(Part 2) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Three founders say lack of diversity a result of ignorance, not racism

Successful African American founders and CEOs of tech companies talk about real and perceived…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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(Part 2) New Platform Plans to Find and Market Entertainers Without Sacrificing Artistic Freedom

Para Music Group CEO, Corey Stanford, talks about lessons learned from previous tech venture, Blazetrak

Para Music Group CEO, Corey Stanford, talks about lessons learned from previous tech venture, Blazetrak

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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(Part 1) New Platform Finds and Markets Entertainers Without Sacrificing Artistic Freedom

CEO Corey Stanford introduces Para Music Group, a technology platform used to discover talent and engage fans

“Imagine an up-and-coming artist with a small local following becoming a worldwide phenomenon in a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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3 Launchpad Products That Help Increase Productivity at Work

Amazon’s new marketplace for tech startups exposes them to a wider audience

Amazon’s new marketplace for tech startups exposes them to a wider audience

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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3 Ways IBM Watson Developer Apps Can Be Used in Business

The cognitive computing system infers personality traits and eases decision making

Watson is a cognitive computing system developed by IBM that isn’t programmed but “learns.” Here…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Black Enterprise Launches Inaugural Tech Conference in Silicon Valley

Techies flock to California for one-of-a-kind tech summit

Engineers, entrepreneurs, educators, executives, and tech innovators, Black Enterprise invites you to experience 2 days…

By Safon Floyd

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WhatsApp Web Now Available on iPhone

Latest rollout of popular messaging app comes after availability on Android

WhatsApp Web is finally available for iOS users.

By Janell Hazelwood

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(Part I) Dead Platform Walking: Why Google+ May Be On its Way Out

Here’s how the new changes to the social network will affect your business

Google is phasing out many of the capabilities and features of its Google+ platform, using…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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(Part I) Veteran Tech CEOs Tell Stories of Bias in Silicon Valley

Nuanced racism occurs regularly for no apparent reason besides skin color

Two veteran tech company CEOs talk about the racial discrimination they’ve faced in the tech…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Danny Glover, Issa Rae, and Patrice Cullors in Martha’s Vineyard to Discuss African Americans and Media

'Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives' panel explores depictions of blackness

‘Changing the Script: Media, Culture, And Black Lives’ panel explores depictions of blackness.

By Black Enterprise

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SimonSays CEO, Ron Simons: From Software Engineer to Creative Producer

Award-winning producer and actor combines art and business

The multi-talented creative and businessman started his career at companies like Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Microsoft,…

By Black Enterprise

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#ProjectDiane: the #RewritetheCode Documentary

Digital Undivided's Kathryn Finney exposes tech bias toward black women

#ProjectDiane is the final phase of #RewriteTheCode, a social initiative that exposed tech industry bias…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Mississippi App Guru Sheena Allen to Appear in New Documentary ‘She Started It’

Serial app creator offers advice on what it takes to achieve tech success

“I am a triple-whammy when it comes to tech. I’m female, I’m black, and I’m…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Entrepreneur Wants to Foster Community Renewal with Co-working Facility

Natalie Cofield launches campaign to fund Urban Co-Lab, a social entrepreneurship venture

Natalie Cofield hopes her Urban Co-Lab facility will attract multicultural technology businesses and renew the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Who Isn’t Online? New Pew Survey Explains Why Some Stay Off the Internet

Blacks account for one in five people who never go online

According to Pew Research, there are still measurable parts of the population that don’t use…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The 2nd Annual Icebox Derby Equips Girls with STEM Skills and Scholarships

ComEd Challenges 30 Chicagoland teens to build racecars from recycled refrigerators

ComEd kicked off its 2nd annual Icebox Derby on July 25 with a diverse group…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lack of Diversity in Tech Takes Center Stage This Summer

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring

Black tech leaders take Silicon Valley companies to task for homogenous hiring.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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4 African Americans You Didn’t Know Were Involved With Digital Media Platforms

With diversity in tech being a hot topic, here are four African Americans deeply involved…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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