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Image of two young Black adults using their cell phones.

Black People Built Social Media, But We’re The Least Protected Across Platforms

Tech platforms and come and go, but the struggles of being Black online will continue unless we stand up for the necessary change.

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

We’re acknowledging National Techies Day, October 3, by revisiting this uplifting April 2018
article.

[The Upload] ConnXus Connects Black-Owned Tech Companies With Dollars

August is National Black Business Month. In recognition and celebration of that fact, we are revisiting this November 2016 article.

Celebrate International Women’s Day With These Black Queens of Tech

This International Women’s Day, EBONY recognizes five women making a difference in technology. From app…

IGTV, instagram

Instagram Announces YouTube Competitor, IGTV

In honor of reaching 1 billion users, Instagram announced a new TV feature that will…

Amazon Echo, Alexa

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

An Amazon Echo—the voice-controlled smart speaker—recorded a private conversation between a Portland, Oregon couple and…

Surveillance Camera, Amazon

Amazon Urged to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology to Law Enforcement

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of online retail giant Amazon, has been asked by two dozen…

Nashlie H. Sephus, Amazon

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

Have you ever made a well-thought-out recommendation in a business meeting, only to have it…

John Legend

John Legend to Become Voice of Google Assistant

Owners of Google’s smart speaker, Google Home, will soon have John Legend’s voice setting their…

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook CEO

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

For years Facebook users have long suspected that the social media site has been tracking…

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