Tag Archives: Google

Books

7 Business Books to Drive Your Success in 2017

Find inspiration and learn a few hacks that will help you change your daily habits in these books

Here are the top 6 business books from 2016 that will lead to a successful…

By Lynne d Johnson

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Productivity

7 Productivity Apps Your Smartphone Needs Now

Install these apps on your smartphone now to get the new year started right

Looking to step up your productivity game in 2017? These are the top 8 apps…

By Lynne d Johnson

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CES 2017

9 Examples of the Most Insane Tech That Will Be at CES 2017

A sample of the technology that we are looking forward to testing at CES 2017

CES 2017 is sure to have big announcements related to Virtual Reality, drones, connected cars,…

By Samara Lynn

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science

10 of the Most Intriguing African Americans in Science and Tech in 2016

Black men and women who caught our attention with their achievements in science and technology this year

While there is an ongoing, sometimes wearisome fight to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM,…

By Samara Lynn

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google

Google Fiber Building Digital Walls Instead of Bridges

So much of the digital world has grown on us like a friend in the…

By Hazel Edney

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Image: Tiffany Price

Digital Diversity Network Highlights Tech’s Top 40 Under 40

Awardees graced the stage ranging from tech mogul to Facebook execs to social impact giant, Kapor Capital.

Digital Diversity Network made an unforgettable splash in Silicon Valley.  First with an event held…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

What you need to know about the latest Android malware

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

By Samara Lynn

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Twitter

What’s Going on With Twitter?

Twitter beat Wall Street's expectation this quarter but it's still on shaky ground

Layoffs will commence even though Twitter beat earnings expectations, posting quarterly revenue of $616 million,…

By Samara Lynn

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Jonathan Waldrop

The Patent Troll Hunter: Jonathan Waldrop, Top Silicon Valley Attorney

Jonathan Waldrop is a former engineer turned intellectual property attorney, who represents high-profile clients, including Google, YouTube, and Adobe

A seasoned trial lawyer, Jonathan Waldrop has been involved in a number of high-profile technology…

By Samara Lynn

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Lo Toney

The Tao of Lo Toney: Words of Wisdom for Funding a Tech Startup

At TechConneXt, GV venture capitalist Lo Toney delivered some rules for tech startups seeking funding

Acclaimed Silicon Valley venture capitalist Lo Toney, took part in a one-on-one session about how…

By Samara Lynn

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Gayle King

4 Takeaways from a Conversation with Gayle King and Elaine Welteroth: How Millennials Are Transforming Media

Gayle King and 'Teen Vogue' Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth have a candid conversation about media's role in the ever-evolving Digital Era

Takeaways from a fireside chat featuring Gayle King and Teen Vogue’s Elaine Welteroth on how…

By Derek T. Dingle

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National Museum of African American History and Culture

Download National Museum of African American History and Culture App

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture? There's an app for that

The National Museum of African American History and Culture app delivers a “story-driven” mobile experience…

By Samara Lynn

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NCSA

The White House and NCSA Want You to Lock Down Your Login

The White House's new initiative to inform Americans about everyday cybersecurity

Most of us think a username and password are enough to stay safe on line;…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Opening Lab in Oakland to Grow Black Engineers

Google is extending beyond the familiarity of Silicon Valley into Oakland, C.A.

In an effort to create more engineers and entrepreneurs of color, sources say Google is…

By Samara Lynn

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NSBE

Google Tag Teams With the National Society of Black Engineers in Diversity Effort

The NSBE joins forces with Google to support the development of more black engineers

The program is year-round and offers college students who are also members of NSBE coding…

By Samara Lynn

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african american

Google Gives $1 Million to Nat’l Museum of African American History and Culture

Google donates $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) as well as its best African American engineers to create 3D exhibits.

Google donated $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)…

By Samara Lynn

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Beautification

“Beautification” Isn’t the Best Name for This Selfie Setting

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology because, yeah, they are all connected somehow

Part of my job as a tech journalist is reviewing the newest technology to hit…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Man Angry Over “Being Watched,” Shoots Up, Sets Fire at Google HQ

Man launches series of attacks on Google's compound, enraged at the idea the search engine company was always watching him

A man angry because he believed Google was always watching him, launched a violent attack…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Accused of Age Discrimination

Google gets hit with several age discrimination lawsuits

A 60-year-old man and 50-year-old woman have filed separate lawsuits accusing Google of discriminating against…

By Samara Lynn

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Google

Google Gets First African American Board Member

Google parent company Alphabet takes active strides at diversification.

Check out Google’s first African American board member, Roger Ferguson, and learn the role he’s…

By Safon Floyd

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