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    Software Developer Launches Two Apps for Black History

    By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Hugh Smith, the owner of Quikthinking Software, has released new apps featuring quotes and oral histories from important Black figures. Quikthinking’s Black History Quotes Express app offers several thousand...

    Bison STEM Scholars Berlin Bound

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program - a multi-year program that provides full undergraduate scholarships to students who have committed to pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and...

    Former Miss USA Brings STEAM to D.C. Kids

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On June 1, District youth will be able to have fun while learning as former Miss USA (2017) Kára McCullough is offering her second annual, “Take Flight with SE4K,”...

    Black Enterprise Magazine Selects Denise Cade to 2019 Most Powerful Women in Business List

    By The Associated Press LAKE FOREST, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 27, 2019--Black Enterprise magazine announced that it has selected Denise Cade,  senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of IDEX Corporation (NYSE:IEX), to the publication’s 2019...

    NASA Spacecraft Opens New Year at Tiny, Icy World Past Pluto

    By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer LAUREL, Md. (AP) — The NASA spacecraft that yielded the first close-up views of Pluto opened the new year at an even more distant world, a billion miles...

    Basketball Players Sue ‘Fortnite’ Game Makers Over Dance

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Two former University of Maryland men's basketball players are suing the makers of "Fortnite," claiming the video game's creators misappropriated a dance they popularized...

    Supreme Court Could Allow Suit Over Apple iPhone Apps’ Sales

    By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to allow an antitrust lawsuit to go forward that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. Apple...

    iPads, Macs Get New Screens as Apple Pushes Creativity

    By ANICK JESDANUN and MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's new iPads will more closely resemble its latest iPhones as they ditch a home button and fingerprint sensor to make more room...

    NASA Spacecraft Lands on Red Planet After Six-Month Journey

    By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300-million-mile (482-million-kilometer) journey and a...

    Apple Turns Off Group FaceTime Amid Reports of Bug

    By The Associated Press Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user's microphone remotely. The bug was demonstrated through videos...

    Nigerian-Born Tech Entrepreneur Inks Deal with Apple to Sell Gaming Robot

    Nigerian-born Englishman Silas Adekunle has raised more than $7 million to fund an innovative gaming robot that can be used, in part, to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Adekunle is the CEO...

    Miss USA Encourages Youth to Pursue STEAM Careers

    By Micha Green, Washington, D.C. AFRO Editor, [email protected] Kára McCullough, a scientist turned Miss USA 2017, is encouraging students to pursue science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) careers through her newest program, “Take Flight with SE4K.” Science...

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