Business & Technology

Business and Technology covers how people, organizations and enterprises engage in commercial, industrial or professional economic activities using traditional and non-traditional methods.

At the same time, this section looks at how entities apply knowledge and skills to make goods or to provide services; especially within the ever expanding digital landscape and virtual worlds.

Brick and mortars in major cities board up windows as precaution before elections

Businesses take full precautions days before elections by securing their stores, closing business for the next days. US Intelligence  agencies say right-wing extremist groups plan to use violence and other tactics of disruption.

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Greenwood digital bank targeting Black and Latinx communities signs up 100,000 in less than a week

Record numbers of interested bankers for Greenwood digital bank shows there is big business in meeting long-time, neglected banking needs of communities of color.

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Newark Business Hub partners with Mielle Organics to get local salons and barbershops back on their feet

Initiative shines light on shuttering salons and beauty shops.

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European advocacy group calls out Apple for rigging iPhones, demands refund to consumers

When an advocacy group received a host of complaints regarding the accelerated decline of iPhones, they discovered that Apple intentionally planned for them to break down.

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‘Racist legacy’ of New Jersey worsens the economic disparities in a post-Covid 19 recovery

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A global pandemic exacerbates economic fissures caused by generations of racialized inequities.

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4 Black-owned coffee and tea houses in NYC to support this Juneteenth and beyond

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As NYC works to recover and slowly reopen from being the world’s hotspot for Covid-19, here are some coffee and tea shops to support if you’re on the area.

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A coffee company created a virtual expo when store fronts to collaborative partners shut down

What happens when a pandemic shuts down your storefront business? You tap into your online potential, team up with 10 other entrepreneurs then start a cooperative economic revolution. 

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Special online community conversation asks how can small businesses survive Covid-19 pandemic

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If you’re worried about where youll be financially on the other side of the Covid-19 health crisis, you probably need to join in on this discussion with our partners, The Black Coffee Company.

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Fintech wins with Bitcoin debit card, Amazon Ring ups security, Ancestry.com says no to DNA data share, ICANN under fire for dot.com upcharge | Tech Tidbits

Here’s the latest news on tech that moves the world.

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25 marketplaces and festivals to crash during Black History Month

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There has never been a more important time in recent history for communities to support marketplaces and festivals featuring Black and African diasporic crafts persons and businesses.

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