technology

A woman in Arizona has been killed by a self-driving car.  The car, operated by Uber, was operating in autonomous mode with a human driver behind the wheel when the woman was struck.  It is reported that the woman was walking outside of a crosswalk when she was struck. This is believed to be the […]

While we’re all scrambling through toy stores to find Hatchimals, iPhones and every other sold-out item worth panhandling for, there is a hefty lot of alternatives out there that will impress the most trendy teen, fickle adult and snobby toddler. I’ve put together a list of gifts that won’t get you trampled like the Black […]

With over 11.5 million Black millennials in the United States and $162 billion in generated revenue, the demographic is a game-changing influencer in the areas of tech and content.

Marques Brownlee was once called the best technology reviewer on the planet by a former top executive at Google. While Brownlee has never made such a claim for himself, his popular YouTube channel is one of the most-watched on the social media network. Brownlee, 22, is a native of Maplewood, N.J. He came by his […]

There’s a big push to get more African-Americans into the tech world and the culmination is happening this weekend. The Black Data Processing Association will hold its annual Technology Conference and Job Fair August 10th through 13th in Atlanta, Georgia. The BDPA provides training for professionals and scholarships for students in an attempt to increase […]

A new study shows that educators with a pessimistic attitude toward education technology tend to teach at urban and low-income schools. This further widens the digital divide.

Girls outscored boys on the first national tech literacy exam. Less surprising to administrators was the racial and socioeconomic achievement gap.

A new report says schools are accepting technology from companies that are data mining students. The researchers say students are vulnerable to privacy violations and harmful marketing.

In this video, Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal discusses effective ways to open the education space for 21st century learning. His vision includes using culture to reach today's students.

The organization provides services to churches free of charge and hope they can do their part in spreading technology-awareness in the community - one website at a time.

Microsoft deletes racist and sexist social media messages posted by its AI chatbot. The program learned hate speech from online users.

Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Company, is one of Silicon Valley’s rising entrepreneurs hoping to shake up the perception of the technology…