Events that happen in the technology industry

Watch: French employees nearly lynch greedy execs at board meeting

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This video will show you what happens when people take advantage of workers to their own benefit. Maybe Americans can learn a thing or two from the boldness of the French.

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The world focuses on Cosby, but misses this guy from the Subway commercials

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The country is noticing the alleged behavior of Bill Cosby, who was zinged pretty badly this week after admitting to buying drugs to have sex with women.  But while everyone paid attention to the Cosby case, many of us missed the developing situation involving Jared Fogle, also known as “The Subway Guy.”   Fogle, who has earned millions on Subway ...

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Is Taco Bell going to be serving alcohol in the near future?

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Reported by Victor Ochieng We’ve been used to the Taco Bell where you can pop in after a night out drinking to grab something to eat. However, there is a new kind of Taco Bell that has been earmarked for Wicker Park that is going to be the first in the world to sell alcohol. The branch isn’t just going ...

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New app can guess your age based on your uploaded picture

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By Ryan Brennan A new app has taken over the social media world with its unique feature. The app, which was developed by Microsoft, can guess your age based on a photo that you upload. The tool has selfie-takers anxious to see their shocking age estimates for any picture they choose to test. Hitting the markets worldwide and going ...

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Are Facebook changes killing freedom of speech?


Reported Victor O. Top social media site Facebook has revised its community guidelines and is ready to take sterner actions against the spread of hate speeches on its platform, especially against those directed at what it described as “protected groups.” Facebook’s Community Standards spell out the things that are allowed and those that are not on the foremost social network. ...

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Netflix plans to crack down on those cheating the system


By Simi Afroza Mira Movie theaters are blaming Netflix for the decrease in teen and young adult movie goers.  Netflix is believed to be contributing to the lowered sales in DVDs as well. Every year, the video streamer’s audience seems to grow more and more, but the company is planning to become even more of a success by coming up with ...

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AT&T was using a “supercookie” to track those who didn’t want to be traced


One of the growing problems with e-commerce is that many of the actions being committed by major corporations are going unregulated.  In this case, AT&T is the culprit of using a “super cookie” to track consumers and watch their every move.  One of the most promising aspects of digital technology for potential advertisers is that they are better than ever ...

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Has the Secret Service turned their backs on President Obama?


Before Obama was elected president, there was a running joke in the black community. Whenever someone was asked about the potential of ascending to the White House, the response was something along the lines of “No thanks. I enjoy living.” There was a presumption that any black person who made it to POTUS status would surely be assassinated. So we ...

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New Anti-Facebook social network is getting 35,000 users an hour


A new social network that is still in beta testing is getting tremendous buzz. is a site that has billed itself as an anti-Facebook of sorts, only allowing people to join when they have an invitation.  But 35,000 people are signing up every hour, which is giving the site a huge appeal to those who are sick of the ...

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ABC Officially owns black people on Thursday Night


Is Scandal a good show or a bad one for black America and those who love it?  That’s all up for debate.  But what isn’t debatable is the success of the show.  Millions of consistent viewers have turned Scandal into one of the hottest shows on television and made Shonda Rhimes very powerful and popular in Hollywood. African Americans watch ...

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