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    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...

    Maryland Must Stay Committed To Clean Energy

    The oil and natural gas industry is responsible for 138,000 asthma attacks leading to over 100,000 missed school days each year for African American children nationwide. This was concluded in a groundbreaking new study...

    Discover the Power of Unplugging

    Technology has been one of my BFFs ever since I discovered its power when I logged in to the LexisNexis research service as a first-year law student at Howard University School of Law in...

    D.C. Seniors Get Crash Course in Technology

    Elderly residents learned how to surf the web and use and understand digital applications and devices on Nov. 9 at the FH Faunteroy Enrichment Center, in the Deanwood neighborhood in Northeast, Washington, D.C. The...

    Bridging History with Digital Technology

    The lines outside of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture show no signs of dissipating, with online ticket reservations secured through January 2017. For those who wish to get...

    Tech Company Innovates Foster Care

    By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Staff A Falls Church non-profit has won first place at the inaugural Innovate for Good Challenge. The winner, Connect Our Kids, is developing data-driven intelligent software to enhance the abilities of...

    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...

    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...
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