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.

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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Corey Lea tackles US meat shortage by taking network of ranchers to digital platform

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Cattle rancher and cowboy, Corey Lea made a commitment to continue to bring economic justice and US homegrown food to our plates. 

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

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ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY - JUNE 18, 2019: Tourists walk on the 2.5 miles long boardwalk in Atlantic City.

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

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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 you’ll 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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Facebook’s issues with racism show discrimination in the company

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Earlier in November, an anonymous group of Black Facebook employees put out an open letter describing ongoing racism and discrimination they face in the company. Although, they have brought many of the problems to the fore, much of their concerns and maltreatment goes unanswered. What does this say about the largest social media company in

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Afrotectopia arts, culture and tech fest continues to create spaces and opportunities for Black folk on the margins

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What began as a festival designed to recognize the contributions of Black artists, designers, technologists, entrepreneurs and activists, is now in full Afro-futuristic bloom.

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Blockchain has found a new home, the prison industrial complex

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Forget skew numbers, microchips and barcodes as monitoring systems. Now, governments and companies use cryptography, popularly known as blockchain, to trace everything from prisoners to potato chips.

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