A 2013 Princeton University grad student has created a new mobile app that is sure to inspire students to want to achieve higher grades.
Trevor Wilkins, who also attended Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago, created Küdzoo, an app that brings businesses and schools together with the goal of motivating students to excel.
Top universities turn out twice as many black and Latino computer science and computer engineering graduates than the rate at which leading tech companies hire them, according to a USA Today analysis.
The companies say the pool of job applicants is to blame for the severe shortage of blacks and Latinos in Silicon Valley.
Police departments across the country are using body cameras on its officers and that technology could soon come to Chicago.
The department cites conflicting stories between citizens and police officers during encounters as a reason for the body cam pilot program.
14-year-old high school freshman Caleb Christian grew concerned about the number of incidents of police abuse in the news.
He knew that while there were bad cops out there, good police officers also existed in various parts of the country. The problem was that he had no way of figuring out which communities were highly rated and which were not.
So, together with his two older sisters, Ima and Asha, they created a mobile app development company — Pinetart Inc., from which the Five-O mobile app was born.
20-year-old Marques Brownlee is “the best technology reviewer on the planet.” It’s true. Especially when it comes to explaining new technologies to the average consumer.
In fact, Brownlee’s reviews are so good that Google VP Vic Gundotra even recognized him.
Emojis have changed how we communicate emotions via text and social media during conversations.
The ongoing complaint has been that the popular emojis designed by Apple and other major corporations do not reflect the diversity of the world.
Well one former NASA employee has changed that.
Twitter is the latest company to confirm that the field of technology isn’t diverse.
The company released a statistical breakdown of the genders and ethnic backgrounds of its employees, and like many companies, the “diversity report” does not live up to its name.
Ever since Google unveiled its numbers in terms of diversity regarding its work staff, the company has been making an effort to fix the lack of women and people of color in its offices.
Just 17% of Google employees are women, but a new initiative is seeking to change that.
Following complaints that different races are not represented in the current set of emojis, an African company has released the first set of black digital faces.
Oju Africa launched the collection of 15 faces this week in the face of criticism of Apple’s lack of diversity.
According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, African Americans are dominant users of social media sites.
29 percent of African Americans tweet, compared to 16 percent amount whites and Latinos respectively. 30 percent of blacks use LinkedIn, compared to 22 percent of whites and 13 percent of Latinos who use the site.
A new app created by the Juvenile Justice Council is seeking to clear the path for juveniles with criminal records. Expunge.io seeks to inform juveniles about the importance of erasing their criminal backgrounds.
A one-year progressive coding and app development program is now accepting applications. Code for Progress trains people to “build the digital tools they’ll use to communicate, organize, and mobilize in their communities.
Leo Grand’s life changed after a 23-year-old programmer who used to walk past the homeless man offered him a deal: Patrick McConlogue offered to either give Grand $100, or teach him how to code.
Grand chose the latter, and after three months he has released his first mobile application.
New York City Mayor Bloomberg announced that Harlem will receive the nation’s largest continuous free outdoor public Wi-Fi network.
When completed in May, the Harlem WiFi Network will cover 95 blocks, and will provide free on-the-go connectivity to roughly 80,000 Harlem residents, businesses and visitors.