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On Tuesday Facebook was granted a patent that would allow banks and lenders to check you social habits to determine your credit worthiness. According to the patent your lender can check the credit rating of...

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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus Diversity Task Force traveled to Silicon Valley on Sunday. The objective of the visit was to meet with executives from some of the Valley’s biggest companies to discuss ways...

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App of the Week – Starbucks

August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Who doesn’t love Starbucks? What a company! Millions and millions of people line up everday all day to pay $4 for a cup of coffee. America is addicted to coffee and that’s why Starbucks...

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1.4 Million Hacked Chryslers Recalled

August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chrysler has recalled 1.4 million cars because of  a terrifying hacker demonstration. Hackers have released a video of a Chrysler Jeep being controlled by hackers leaving the driver helpless. Chrysler cars subject to the recall...

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Back to School and How to Pay For It

August 4, 2015 | 1 Comments

African-American College Students Prepare for Back to School By AACR Intern Bria Richardson Summer is over and you’ve done nothing but work and hang out with your friends for the past couple of months. You...

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You won’t even know if you have Stagefright! Getting Stagefright is as simple as having the hacker send you a text message. And that’s it! You don’t even have to open the message. Once it arrives...

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App of the Week – NoWait

July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

When you’re hungry nothing is more frustrating than getting to a restaurant and finding there’s a wait to be seated. Do you move on to another restaurant and possibly find another wait list? That’s why...

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Interview with Dr. Ben Chavis

July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the digital age the Internet is competing for the attention of black people and advertising dollars. Black media has evolved with the Internet producing numerous relevant sources of information. But are African-American newspapers keeping up...

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Obama Launches ConnectHome Initiative

July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Obama announced a broad initiative intended to provide high-speed Internet service to low-income households. The announcement came last Wednesday. The pilot program, named ConnectHome, hopes to deliver high-speed broadband access to over 275,000 low-income households...

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App of the Week – iTrackBites

July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

African-Americans have a weight problem. As a matter of fact we are suffering an obesity epidemic. With this in mind there is no wonder that products such as Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig have become...

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