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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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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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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 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 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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contact lenses

Record, Watch, and Play Video Through Your Contact Lenses

Soon, you will be able to watch Netflix through your contact lenses

“TechStory reports that Samsung is working on smart contact lenses that record, store, and play…

By Samara Lynn

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Android

Here’s What’s Up With the New Android OS

Love Android? Get ready to love the operating system more when the newest version, code named Android N, is released

“…you can dig into the guts of an Android phone or tablet.”

By Samara Lynn

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Victor Scotti

Day in the Life: Meet Google Diversity Specialist Victor Scotti

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Victor Scotti shares a day in the life. The Google Diversity Specialist details what his…

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On Being Black at Google I/O

It was almost as though black people were avoiding other black people.

I’ve seen this phenomenon before at other mainstream tech conference. I think there may be…

By Samara Lynn

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Minority and Female Presence Increases Slightly at Google I/O

Google is still working on diversifying the Google I/O conference

The number of blacks in attendance at this year’s Google I/O conference remain stagnant from…

By Samara Lynn

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Timbaland Invests in New Tech Company That Lets You ‘Feel’ Sound

Timbaland backs company with an innovative way to let users experience sound throughout their body

“SubPac is a game changing experience for both artists and fans,” said Timbaland

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Scholarships for Women Over 40

Need funding so you can go back to school?

A few acknowledge that women’s education tends to get interrupted by the demands of family…

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Google Steps Up for Flint

Google jumps in to help Flint, Michigan, awarding a quarter of a million dollars to fight the poisoned water crisis

The fund was created to help newborns to children up to 6 years old—this group…

By Samara Lynn

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Opening Up Cable Boxes is a Good Thing, People

People are freaking out over the FCC's proposal to open up cable boxes. It's a good thing, and here's why

It’s a mind-boggling example of unfounded fear.

By Samara Lynn

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Google Executive Shares the Best Advice She Would Give Her Younger Self

Bonita Stewart on the advice she would tell millennials today

Find out what advice Google executive Bonita Stewart would give her younger self

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Black Girls Rock Google

Black girls build games with Google in New York City

The girls were taught how to build a game using the programming language Scratch.

By Samara Lynn

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4 Times Technology Turned Racist

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology

A look at when the ugliness of racism tainted the objectivity of technology.

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How to Share a Google Calendar without a Google Apps Subscription

Share a Google calendar with your team with these steps!

Share a Google calendar with your team with these steps.

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