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“African Americans and Hispanics, brown people, we are the driving force on the major social media platforms,” said software developer Diana Eromosele. “Isn’t it high time for us to get behind the wheel and create these applications?”

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The New York Police Department has yanked thousands of police body cams from deployment after a unit “burst into flames” while an officer was wearing it in Staten Island, according to the Daily Beast.

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iPhone users have created shortcuts that allow Apple’s flagship product to automatically record video, text a location to an emergency contact, and even stop police from entering the phone—just in case the iPhone owner has an interaction with a law enforcement officer.

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(All Star Code Summer Gala Host, Soledad O’Brien, talks about why she’s so dedicated to mentoring.) It’s no secret that the technology sector suffers from a lack of diversity– but one program is showing young black men how to become bosses, by making them all star coders. The non-profit organization All Star Code– founded by former […]

The post Teaching black boys to shine in tech: All Star Code celebrates in the Hamptons with Soledad O’Brien, Van Jones appeared first on theGrio.

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It's a well-known fact that humans are prone to be racist, but as artificial intelligence evolves, it has become evident that technology is racist too.

The post The Future with Artificial Intelligence: Even technology is racist appeared first on theGrio.

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This summer there are young Black boys learning how to code and be tech entrepreneurs and it’s all thanks to All Star Code. Christina Lewis founded All Star Code back in 2013,  with the intent to educate, prepare and place young men of color in the tech industry. And Lewis is well on her way. By […]

The post Grio Good News Report | Christina Lewis, daughter of Reginald F. Lewis, is inspiring young Black boys that are interested in technology appeared first on theGrio.

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Amazon asked people to take part in their new project to scan your body.

The post Amazon plans to use 3-D Body scanners on you appeared first on theGrio.

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  After “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion concluded, Kim Zolciak-Biermann made some stunning claims […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been […]

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Black Panther is taking over everything from beauty pageants to major sporting games— and it doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. Black Enterprise reports that Wayne Sutton, the co-founder of Change Catalyst, was inspired by the blockbuster Marvel movie and decided to create Type Wakanda. The website acts as a text translator, which […]

The post Now you can text in Wakandan thanks to a ‘Black Panther’ superfan appeared first on theGrio.

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So Alexa decided to laugh randomly while I was in the kitchen. Freaked @SnootyJuicer and […]

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When computers fall into disrepair, Best Buy’s “Geek Squad” is usually the go to. However, […]

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Grammy-nominated artist and tech entrepreneur, Ryan Leslie, stopped by theGrio LIVE to give the scoop on his latest tech innovation, while weighing in on how the record-breaking film, Black Panther, could spark a tech revolution in the black community. “I think it’s so powerful,” Leslie told theGrio‘s Natasha Alford. “What’s most powerful to me is […]

The post Ryan Leslie thinks ‘Black Panther’ could inspire a technology revolution for black people appeared first on theGrio.

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  Suffering from a mental illness can become extremely overwhelming and even leave victims feeling […]

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BOSTON (AP) — Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google […]

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CAIRO (AP) — Scientists say they have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid […]

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Financial literacy among youth is a necessity in today’s global world. To meet that need, entrepreneur and Washington, D.C., native Angel Rich has turned her passion into an app, and she’s getting recognized for it. Rich, a Hampton University graduate, developed Credit Stacker, an app that teaches students about personal finance, credit management and entrepreneurship […]

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With the soaring demand for cost-saving solar panel installation in residential communities, a Washington, D.C.-based […]

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If you’re a resident of the Greater Atlanta area who has ever wanted an alternative […]

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Forty percent of the adult world population lacks bank accounts, according to the World Bank. […]

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A booming Africa-based website recently secured $1.1 million in seed funding, which will help the […]

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There is one education-based tech company that has found a way for mothers to become teachers at home, which offers them the opportunity to become hands-on with the early learning process of their children and, for some, even increase their household income. San Francisco-based tech company Wonderschool is offering some relief. This digital marketplace of […]

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The ideological divisions in the United States widening for the past generation, and now being exacerbated […]

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Those seeking to find historic sites that dig deeper into the rich African-American culture of South Carolina this summer will be able to search for exactly what they need with the click of an app. The Green Book of South Carolina, the brainchild of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission, is a free mobile […]

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