Technology

Top 5 jobs robots will take over

Technological advances usually come with one common thing: loss of human jobs to save money and increase profits.

The 10: These African American women are changing the face of tech

The Root and Google's CS Education in Media team to highlight these upcoming tech stars.

Black entrepreneurs develop mobile app that pays students for getting good grades

Kudzoo has 500,000 downloads.

How your smartphone can help you be the boss you are and destress

These apps are at your fingertips and can make your day a lot easier.

Study: Teachers in low-income schools pessimistic about education technology

Researchers found that teachers who are least confident about education technology tend to work in high-poverty and urban schools. Does this add another layer to the digital divide for students of color?

How to close the ‘homework gap’ in the digital divide that’s holding back our kids

Free-data programs for mobile devices can help students stay online so they don’t fall behind on schoolwork.

Girls outperform boys in test of tech-engineering literacy

Eighth-grade girls are not only as skilled as boys at thinking through problems and using technology to solve them, they may even be a little better, a study released Tuesday suggests.

Dr. Karen E. Nelson – a game-changing scientist breaking barriers

A much-needed role model as STEM equity emerges as “a critical civil rights concern.”

The black women behind some of technology’s most influential companies

These eight trailblazers are leading the charge for diversity and proving that women and people of color deserve a seat at the table.

Blacks + Tech: ‘You have moments when you’re the only Black woman in the room’

lke Suber, senior counsel at Microsoft and chair of the board of directors for the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, speaks about carving out her own space in a heavily male tech space and how BESLA helped her grow.

Need to remove racial bias in hiring for tech jobs? There’s an app for that

Blendoor uses merit-based matching to connect diverse talent with leading companies.

Super Bowl 50: Nielsen Twitter TV ratings post-game report

Tweets about Sunday’s telecast of Super Bowl 50 on CBS were seen by 15.2 million people in the U.S. and a total of 1.3 billion times throughout the night.

Are Americans ready for a smart home?

When it comes to the walls in which we live, adoption rates for smart home products is still a work in progress.

Navigating the aisles of the new retail landscape

With connected commerce growing in popularity, the future of retailing is looking very digital.

New app taps social media to help ease the college search process

Socially-conscious developers “ready to change the game”

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