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No Same-Day for You: Amazon and Other Examples of Unequal Access in Tech

A report shows that Amazon withholds its same-day delivery service to several zip codes in predominately black neighborhoods. It's just one example of tech racism

How unfortunate that technology advances so much faster than humans’ capacity to not be racist,…

By Samara Lynn

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[Part 2] Nicole Nixon Talks Breaking into the Telecom Industry

It’s important to listen to your customers to understand their needs

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Nicole Nixon to share quick tips on how to break into…

By Roz A Gee

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Is Your Internet Slow? Complain to the Attorney General

Attorney General Schneiderman wants New Yorkers to get the Internet speed they're paying for

Did you ever wonder if the Internet speed you are paying for is the speed…

By Samara Lynn

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You Can’t Smash This Droid Turbo 2 Phone

The new Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 are here! Inevitable iPhone 6 comparisons to follow

Verizon releases the latest Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and the Droid Maxx 2.

By Samara Lynn

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Middle School Boys from Baltimore Learn Coding and 3-D Design

New program from Verizon held at Morgan State

Verizon has developed Minority Male Makers, a STEM program for middle school boys in Baltimore…

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3 Concerns Consumers Should Have About the Verizon/AOL Merger

Experts and history suggest that privacy, censorship and the Open Internet may be at risk

The $4.4 Billion Verizon acquisition of AOL wasn’t an antitrust concern, the FCC announced in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 Billion

The carrier and Internet giant will swap advertising expertise and reach in the mobile market

Verizon Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it has agreed to a deal to buy AOL…

By Joel Lyons

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Verizon Contest Will Award $1 Million to Innovative Entrepreneurs

Verizon's Powerful Answers Award seeks submissions for innovative ideas to solve global problems

Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award seeks submissions for innovative ideas to solve global problems.

By Joel Lyons

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Monthly Cell Phone Bill

You can get service for three lines for as little as $80 a month

A report identifies four ways for consumers to reduce their monthly cell phone bill.

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Time Warner, Cablevision To Increase Surcharges To Sports Packages In 2015

Two companies among several to follow suit

Time Warner, Cablevision, DirecTV are just a few who will be increasing surcharges for pay-TV…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Diddy's Revolt TV Inks Verizon Deal

Revolt TV Inks Verizon’s FiOS Deal, Will Debut This Month

Diddy Announces Multi-Platform deal with the cable provider

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs announces multi-platform deal with cable provider, Verizon FiOS. The network will debut…

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The competitiveness of corporate America requires inclusion at all levels---and that culture comes from the top. That’s why BLACK ENTERPRISE has developed our list of the Top Executives in Corporate Diversity. 

This roster represents senior managers and C-suite executives charged with ensuring that major corporations have diverse representation across the board. We found top-ranked executives among the nation’s 250 largest publicly traded corporations whose primary responsibility is oversight and implementation of policies and programs that advance African Americans, Latinos, and other ethnic minorities as well as women, the disabled, and the LGBT (lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender) population throughout their employee, senior management, and supplier ranks. They are also involved with expansive outreach to the diverse communities in which they serve.

Discover some of the executives we featured in our May 2014 issue who make diversity a business imperative.

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Top Executives in Diversity

BLACK ENTERPRISE’s exclusive list of the Top Executives in Corporate Diversity represents senior managers and…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Verizon Report Shows How Criminals Breach Your Data

Web app attacks, the most common breach, were to blame for 35% of data breaches last year

The report found that about two-thirds of data breaches involved stolen passwords

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Verizon Foundation Offers Student Entrepreneurs Prizes, Mentoring to Launch Business Ventures

Verizon is providing a $60k grant to support this year's SmartPitch Challenge

This spring, a diverse group of young entrepreneurs from the City University of New York…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Latest Verizon Free Webinar on Sept. 25 Features Tips From Entrepreneur Erika Martin on Starting a Business

Free Verizon Webinar Features Tips From Entrepreneur Erika Martin on Starting a Business

The latest in Verizon's webinars targeted at small business owners

The latest Verizon webinar designed to provide small business owners with knowledge and trends to…

By C. Daniel Baker

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J-Lo to Open Chain of Cellphone Stores

The first store opens in Nueva York June 15

Jennifer Lopez to target Latinos in the cellphone market

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Verizon Offers “Your Money, Your Business and Your Life” Webinar

Tips and insights to strike the right financial balance in your life

The latest free webinar from Verizon’s small business team will feature Jean Chatzky, financial…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Verizon Awards $10,000 to Winners of National Innovative App Challenge

Ten teams of middle and high school students win big

The Verizon Innovative App Challenge winners are in. Beating more than 470 teams, the champs…

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Black Enterprise Hosts Verizon Small Business Empowerment Series

Black Enterprise hosts entrepreneurs Natasha Eubanks and Cathy Hughes with 'Black Enterprise Business Report' host Caroline Clarke

Black Enterprise hosts entrepreneurs Natasha Eubanks and Cathy Hughes with ‘Black Enterprise Business Report’ host…

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WATCH: Lenovo Brings Portability to Business

New tablets, laptops, and mobile monitors provide great tools for busy professionals on the go

This year, Lenovo’s new products are making a great impression. See exactly how these recently…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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