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

Study: Addiction to Smartphones Reportedly Taking A Toll on Sleep

Study: Addiction to Smartphones Reportedly Taking A Toll on Sleep

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 05, 2018

Our habit of surfing the web, social media and consuming of other apps via our phones is taking a huge toll on the amount... Read More

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 08, 2018

Technology has undoubtedly made the world a more convenient place to live, but can also become a distraction from real world problems, or even... Read More

There’s an App to Help People Who Can’t Afford Their Bail

There’s an App to Help People Who Can’t Afford Their Bail

by Zahara Hill   Nov 14, 2017

If the story of Kalief Browder taught us anything, it’s that bail bonds basically punish people for being poor. In late October, techie, scholar... Read More

Snapchat

Oh Snap! Black Teens the Biggest Users of Snapchat and Instagram

by #TeamEBONY with Associated Press   Apr 24, 2017

It’s probably no big surprise to see your teenager’s eyes glued to his or her mobile phone these days, but did  you know your... Read More

Nourisha Wells

[Upload] Get Schooled With Tech Pro Nourisha Wells

by Allyson Leak   Mar 28, 2017

Imagine a website for teens where they get personalized empowering “Keys To Success” from DJ Khaled, SAT text message prep, and tons of free ... Read More

sxsw

Clap for ‘Em: Urban Creative, EBONY Finalists Announced

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 06, 2017

Time to put our money where our mouths are, EBONY family.   The Upload– EBONY’S multimedia series for profiling Black technology entrepreneurs– announced the... Read More

Waldrop, technology

Influencers: Jonathan Waldrop Links Complex Worlds of Tech and Law

by Karen Roberts   Oct 11, 2016

Jonathan Waldrop is one of those people with a complicated sounding job title and responsibility that is vital to big corporations like YouTube and... Read More

[App Addict] Jesse Williams’ Ebroji App Has Mad Flava

[App Addict] Jesse Williams’ Ebroji App Has Mad Flava

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Aug 16, 2016

Traditional Gif and keyboard apps may be mildly amusing, but Actor and Activist Jesse Williams and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, have taken Gif applications... Read More

[App Addict] Confronting Mental Illness

[App Addict] Confronting Mental Illness

by Elizabeth Aguirre   Aug 12, 2016

It’s no secret that in the Black community it’s taboo to speak openly about psychological distress. Despite the fact that 16 percent of us... Read More