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

Let CÎROC Summer Colada Get You Right This Memorial Day With These Delish Recipes

Let CÎROC Summer Colada Get You Right This Memorial Day With These Delish Recipes

by Jessica Bennett   May 25, 2018

Diddy is no stranger to a good time, providing libations for our holiday celebrations for years thanks to CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka! After trying... Read More

American Girl Introduces Motown-Loving Doll From Civil Rights Era

American Girl Introduces Motown-Loving Doll From Civil Rights Era

by Jessica Bennett   May 25, 2018

Meet Melody Ellison, American Girl’s newest historical doll and the third African-American figure produced within the company’s 30-year history. Julia Prohaska, senior director of... 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

Three Delicious Vodka Recipes That’ll Have You Sipping All Summer ’18

Three Delicious Vodka Recipes That’ll Have You Sipping All Summer ’18

by Jessica Bennett   May 21, 2018

For some of us, it seems the winter weather will never come to an end! Fortunately, we’re getting closer and closer to those sizzling... Read More

Ciara Reveals How She Dropped 50 Lbs After GIving Birth

Ciara Reveals How She Dropped 50 Lbs After GIving Birth

by Jessica Bennett   May 10, 2018

After delivering her second child, Sienna, Ciara’s hot body seemingly snapped right back into shape–but of course, things are never as easy as they... 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

Accounts of March of Dimes’ Heroic Battle Against Preterm Birth

Accounts of March of Dimes’ Heroic Battle Against Preterm Birth

by Jorian Seay   May 01, 2018

March of Dimes is at the forefront of the fight for the health of all moms and babies. Nearly half a million babies in... 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