Tag Archives: tech

Afro Tech

Blavity’s Afro Tech Conference was a Very Woke ‘Lituation’

10 Reasons Why You Should have been There

From swag surfing during the lunch break to Rodney Williams encouragement of being petty, Afro…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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App

Why the Funnel System Isn’t Cutting It for Your Mobile App

Here’s why you need to rethink your current mobile strategy

Ditch the delivery funnel and implement a people-first approach to app development. Here’s how to…

By Black Enterprise

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Spectrum

Government-Private Sector Partnership Causes Concern for African Americans

As our world becomes increasingly more mobile-first, the demand for more spectrum availability is inevitable

It is critical that government leaders work with the private sector to bring new spectrum…

By Hazel Edney

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Venture Capitalist

Technically Incorrect: Tech Needs Obama as Venture Capitalist

Focusing on the intersection of technology, politics, and social issues from an African American perspective.

The rumors have been flying fast and furiously: Post-presidency, President Obama may head to Silicon…

By Samara Lynn

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small law

4 Tech Solutions That Will Give Small Law Practices a Big Advantage

Leveraging technology to boost operations and efficiency

Are you practicing small law? Here are some solutions that will give your practice a…

By Black Enterprise

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The Lean UX Design Method That Will Make a Real Difference

Demonstrating the value in human-centric design

By prioritizing UX design over hardware, Apple launched a product that killed the competition in…

By Black Enterprise

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Why Startup Incubator-Hopping Is Beneficial to Launching Your Business

Consider whether or not incubator-hopping will be beneficial to the launch of your startup.

Venture capitalists Sam Altman and Jason Calacanis both wrote posts recently on the topic of…

By Black Enterprise

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HiRes

Want to Get Rich? Start an Uber or AirBnB-Like Company

The tech startup you are considering had better be "an Uber" of something

Sharing economy businesses such as Uber will see revenue triple by 2020.

By Samara Lynn

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#AirbnbWhileBlack: Airbnb Sued for Racial Discrimination

The space-sharing giant faces the threat of a class action lawsuit

On Tuesday, Airbnb earned themselves a high-profile lawsuit due to their inability to adequately address…

By Hailey Wallace

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Tech Startup

Growing Your Tech Startup? Find a Community Outside of Silicon Valley

Here are some tips for growing your tech startup

Here are some tips for growing your tech startup.

By Black Enterprise

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In ‘A Fighting Chance’, Olympic Hopefuls Get Shot At Medal

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Samsung presents documentary short about Olympic Games hopefuls defying barriers on their road to the…

By Kali Wilder

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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

By Courtney Connley

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Duretti Hirpa

Slack Engineer Duretti Hirpa on Why Diversity in Tech Matters

Hirpa sheds light on the business value of tech diversity

Slack engineer Duretti Hirpa talks about the value of having people of color, especially women,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Nearly 40% of Minority Engineers in Tech Say They’ve Experienced Bias in the Workplace

70% say their company can do more to promote multicultural understanding

A recent study by diversity recruitment platform Jopwell shows that 36% of surveyed minority engineers…

By Courtney Connley

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Butterfield

Politico Questions Motives of Tech Companies’ Donations for Diversity

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies' donations for diversity effort

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies’ donations for diversity effort.

By Samara Lynn

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Rent a Minority

‘Rent-A-Minority’ Makes You Laugh at America’s Diversity Problem

See how you can rent a minority for every occasion

Satirical website, RentAMinority.com, uses humor to shed light on America’s troubled approach to diversity and…

By Courtney Connley

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Kaya Thomas

#CodedWithLove, From Google

#CodedWithLove from Google and Made with Code, is a Valentine present to girls; an introduction to coding

Made with Code and Google roll out a sweet coding project for Valentine’s Day.

By Samara Lynn

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[RECAP] #DrivingInnovation Twitter Chat With Guest Mbye Njie

Njie shares what motivated him to create his app, Legal Equalizer

Here is a recap of Black Enterprise’s Driving Innovation Twitter Chat with guest Mbye Njie,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Futuristic car at CES 2016

The Craziest Tech and Sights at CES 2016

CES dominates Las Vegas the first week of January

Virtual reality, drones, audio technology, cars … there was something of interest for everyone at…

By Samara Lynn

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signage at CES 2016

Black Enterprise is at CES 2016

The annual international consumer electronics show is happening in Las Vegas and Technology Editor Samara Lynn is in the building

The annual international consumer electronics show is going on in Las Vegas, Jan. 6-9, 2016,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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