Thursday, April 9, 2020

Technology

Investors Predict Tech, Finance Companies With More Gender Diversity Will See Stock Prices Rise:...

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By Olivia Riggio, Special to The Informer via DiversityInc A study by Stanford University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology found investors are more likely to bet that a company will see its stock prices rise...

How Millennials Are Expanding The Gaming Industry

By Destiny Royston, Special to The New Tri-State Defender The gaming industry is expanding, and millennials are the driving force. What used to be considered a waste of time and quarters is now a full-blown industry. There is a such a...

OCTFME Shares Plans for 202Creates 

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By Brianna Rhodes, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] This September marks the four year anniversary of 202Creates Month in the District and all month long Washington, D.C. residents will have the chance to participate in events and activities to recognize the creative community...

This 25-year Old Turned Down $4.4m And Now Her Company Is Valued At $7.3m

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By The Chicago Defender Launching just eight months ago the company’s value quickly rose by $1.4M after recent investments from the likes of Ladarius Gunter (former-Green Bay Packers Cornerback), Shaun Hamilton (Washington Redskins Linebacker), Ayodeji Olatoye (Atlanta Falcon Cornerback) and...

New Website Helps Diners Find Black-Owned Restaurants

By Lisa Fitch, Our Weekly News Los Angeles Contributor More than 2,000 Black-owned eateries are featured on the new internet-based restaurant locator eatblackowned.com, which launched June 21 intending to support Black-owned restaurants. “There’s only one thing that everyone in this world has...

Morgan Awarded $35 Mil for Research

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By AFRO Staff Morgan State University has secured a total of $35 million in new grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research. The funding will be used to advance research being...

Tryp Rideshare

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By Black News PR Everybody knows about Uber and Lyft, but there's a new rideshare company called Tryp that is becoming especially popular with Black and other minority entrepreneurs. It's the only rideshare platform that allows drivers to keep 100...

Rocket Scientist Gets Obama Love

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By Micha Green , AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] As commemorations for the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 took place all last week, a barrier-breaking hometown hero with beauty, brains and #BlackGirlMagic was also celebrated, receiving a major shout-out...

Bison STEM Scholars Berlin Bound

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By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program - a multi-year program that provides full undergraduate scholarships to students who have committed to pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)- is gearing up...

Tennessee State Opens Coding Hub For Black Schools

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By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is opening a hub for computer programing and app development that will serve historically Black colleges and universities across the country. To kick off the effort, leaders from 14...

Transformative 5G Technology Arrives

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia The next wave of technological evolution has arrived in the form of 5G, a new generation of mobile networks for which at least four major telephone carriers in America – AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and...

Baltimore Black Engineers Celebrate 30 Years

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By AFRO Staff On June 22, nearly 200 people gathered at the Reginald F.  Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, in downtown Baltimore to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Society of Black Engineers Baltimore Metropolitan Area...

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