Amazon Echo, Alexa

Amazon’s Echo Recorded a Private Conversation and Sent it to Another Person Without Permission

by Teddy Grant   May 25, 2018

An Amazon Echo—the voice-controlled smart speaker—recorded a private conversation between a Portland, Oregon couple and sent the audio to one of their contacts, Seattle’s... Read More

Surveillance Camera, Amazon

Amazon Urged to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology to Law Enforcement

by Teddy Grant   May 23, 2018

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of online retail giant Amazon, has been asked by two dozen civil rights organizations to stop selling facial recognition to... Read More

Nashlie H. Sephus, Amazon

DISRUPTIVE: Nashlie H. Sephus, the Brains Behind the Tech Startup Sold to Amazon

by #TeamEBONY   May 22, 2018

Have you ever made a well-thought-out recommendation in a business meeting, only to have it fall on deaf ears? But when a male makes... Read More

John Legend

John Legend to Become Voice of Google Assistant

by Teddy Grant   May 09, 2018

Owners of Google’s smart speaker, Google Home, will soon have John Legend’s voice setting their schedules and providing recipe instructions. Google announced on Monday... Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CEO

Facebook CEO Doesn’t Seem to Know if Company He Founded Tracks Users

by Teddy Grant   Apr 11, 2018

For years Facebook users have long suspected that the social media site has been tracking their online movements. Their fears were not alleviated if... Read More

12-Year-Old Launches Tech Initiative After Being Inspired by ‘Black Panther’

12-Year-Old Launches Tech Initiative After Being Inspired by ‘Black Panther’

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 03, 2018

Black Panther continues to prove itself to be more than just another superhero flick, as the billion-dollar blockbuster inspired a 12-year-old boy from Minneapolis,... Read More

Snapchat Stock Continues to Drop as Chrissy Teigen Dumps App

Snapchat Stock Continues to Drop as Chrissy Teigen Dumps App

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 26, 2018

Rihanna isn’t the only celebrity to condemn Snapchat, as model Chrissy Teigen recently dropped the app as well, resulting in it’s stock taking an... Read More

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes About Data Breach, ‘We Also Made Mistakes’

by Teddy Grant   Mar 22, 2018

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized and admitted the company has made “mistakes” in the handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that has sent its... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Gifts for The Techies on Your List

Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Gifts for The Techies on Your List

by Andru Edwards   Nov 22, 2017

‘Tis the season for giving! Gear up for the new year and check out some of the hottest new gadgets for the techie in... Read More

Finally! Twitter Is Experimenting With increasing Its 140-Character Limit

Finally! Twitter Is Experimenting With increasing Its 140-Character Limit

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 27, 2017

The wait is over! Twitter has announced that it will expand its original 140-character word limit to 280 words. It just meets the standard... Read More