It is no secret that the tech industry is growing. However, the dismal numbers of African Americans in the industry continues to be a problem that politicians with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are [...]
Barbara Lee addressed the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Tech 2020 session on Thursday at 45th Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, DC.
Governor Jerry Brown Has Signed a New Cyber Exploitation Law, Senate Bill 676, which Attorney General Kamala Harris sponsored. “Cyber exploitation is an insidious crime that is used to humiliate, degrade, and financially [...]
By SFSU News Your smartphone’s screen fills with an image of a man standing alone in a doorway, his body casting a long shadow. “What’s your vibe today?” the app asks. Tapping buttons, [...]
Oakland Technology Exchange (OTX) is a nonprofit that is offering a free desktop computer or free laptop to Oakland Unified School District students. Students can also sign up six months of free internet service.
High school senior Jayshaun Thomas can teach just about anyone how to create a website. “It’s easy to teach,” he said at the Hack the Hood summer boot camp graduation on Aug. 12 [...]
President Obama this week announced 10 new TechHire Communities, including Oakland, which has committed to placing 400 individuals in paid internships or full-time jobs by the end of 2015.
By Michael B Hudson, CMT Integration Inc. Having the opportunity to utilize current technology in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is always a good thing. The recent landmark partnership between OUSD [...]
The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF) announced on Tuesday that it is donating $34 million to a number of Oakland nonprofit community organizations, a gift of an anonymous donor.
As a young child, Muhammad Abdulla worked as a farmer, planting seeds in Yemen. The work was difficult, but he knew it would define his future.