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Diversifying Google: Meet Three Black Google Engineers

While the diversity and inclusion effort in tech continues, meet three black engineers in prestigious careers at Google

As tech companies continue to share diversity statistics with the public, it’s clear there is…

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Attention Walmart Shoppers: Introducing Walmart Pay

Walmart throws down gauntlet in digital wallet competition

Walmart just launched its own mobile payment solution, Walmart Pay. With the launch, Walmart is…

By Samara Lynn

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President Barack Obama introduces Solicitor General Elena Kagan as his choice for Supreme Court Justice. (Source: Associated Press)

Race in College Admissions: LDF and MALDEF Respond to Fisher v. University of Texas Decision

Scalia stuns Court: Should black students go to 'lesser' schools?

Race in college admissions is on the docket at the Supreme Court–examining whether or not…

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Your Amazon Package Will Soon Arrive by Drone

Amazon's Prime Air service is testing package delivery via drone

The drone industry is going to revolutionize delivery.

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Awesome Black Friday Technology Deals

Deals abound on Black Friday/Cyber Monday tech devices and gadgets

Get a jump on holiday shopping with these Black Friday deals from XBox, Dell, and…

By Samara Lynn

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The 5 Internet Companies That Get Most of Our Money

These publicly traded companies get 70% of our online dollars

Only publicly-traded companies were factored in. Also, companies that make revenue from Internet activities, but…

By Samara Lynn

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[TechConnext Summit] From Wall Street to the Valley, TaskRabbit COO Explains the Key to Transitioning Successfully

Stacy Brown Philpot maps out the way to making a career shift as a non-technical professional

Stacy Brown Philpot is a master at building and scaling global juggernaut companies. She spent…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Google.org Gives $500,000 to #BlackLivesMatter and Other Justice Groups

Google.org gives millions in social justice grants

Earlier this week, at a film screening of 3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets in San…

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BE Bytes – October 25-30, 2015

A wrap-up of the most buzzed-about and relevant tech news of the week

A week-end’s look at what’s trending in tech.

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[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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Google CFO: Hiring Women is Good for Business

Ruth Porat says enlisting more women isn't just good for society, it's good for the bottom line

Porat, who was hired in March, said companies need to have plans for women and…

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Google Debuts New Nexus Lineup and New CEO at Event

Google unveils new Nexus smartphones, a completely re-engineered Chromecast and more.

Highlights from today’s Google Nexus event.

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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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The lack of diversity in tech can be a touchy subject. (Source: grist.org)

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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Google Unveils Reorganization Plan and Announces New Parent Company Called Alphabet

Google's CEO Larry Page will now serve as the new CEO of Alphabet

Google reveals new reorganization plan and announces new parent company, Alphabet

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STEM Activities and More at Camp Google

Free online camp gets kids outside doing science experiments

Google has consulted the experts to design a fun online camp for kids that gets…

By Robin White Goode

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The Steady Wavering Confederate Flag: The Market Response

One way or another, the flag is flying off shelves

Sales of the Confederate flag have increased following the massacre in South Carolina.

By Michael Tolbert

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Google Photos App: Worth More Than Words

New app lets users do more and it costs less

The new app effortlessly organizes photos chronologically, geographically and, with the facial recognition feature, it…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Google Still Struggling to Diversify Workplace

Report shows large gender and racial gap amongst tech giant employees

Google’s updated report shows the tech giant is still struggling to diversity its workforce.

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Google I/O Keynote Announces New Features and Products

Company demonstrated new features, including software that anticipates questions before you ask them

Google’s highly anticipated Google I/O keynote came a slew of announcements that look to shake…

By Joel Lyons

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