Tag Archives: Technology

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.

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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.

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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…

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Ecuador is the World’s First Country with a Public Digital Cash System

Government is pushing for paperless currency in an effort to aid the troubled cash economy

Ecuador is the world’s first country with a public digital cash system, adopted to help…

By Brittany Dandy

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HP Adds Four African Americans to Its Board of Directors

Tech giant shows its commitment to diversity with new leadership appointments

HP shows its commitment to diversity by adding four African Americans to its board of…

By Courtney Connley

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BET ‘Single Ladies’ Star Builds Community Watch App in Wake of Police Violence

Chastity Dotson turns her acting talent toward technology in an effort to change the world

With Zafa, when a user presses a button in the app, three things happen; 1)…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Young Girls Design an App and Win Black Girls Code Hackathon

Young innovators participate in Black Girls Code Hackathon and win $2,000 for designing an app to support their studies

Young innovators participate in Black Girls Code Hackathon and win $2,000 for designing an…

By Kandia Johnson

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What Does an Engineer Look Like?

Social media hashtag inspires female engineers to speak up

Female engineer, Isis Anchalee, starts #ILookLikeanEngineer hashtag to highlight diversity in tech.

By Brittany Dandy

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Celebrate Girls Day of Code on August 8

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

100 Girls of Code hosts a global series of tech events to inspire young women

By Kandia Johnson

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