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IBM: 6 Black Colleges Getting Cybersecurity Centers

IBM: 6 Black Colleges Getting Cybersecurity Centers

Six historically Black universities in five Southern states will be getting the first IBM cybersecurity centers aimed at training underrepresented...

The Next New Thing: Companies Are Building the ‘Metaverse’ but What Is It?

The Next New Thing: Companies Are Building the ‘Metaverse’ but What Is It?

The “metaverse” has been touted as the next digital shift, 3-dimensional online spaces where people will shop, work, play games,...

US, China Vie for Africa Mobile Phone Sector

US, China Vie for Africa Mobile Phone Sector

Africa, in recent years, has become the new frontier where China and the United States, the world’s two biggest economic...

Musk Says $44-billion Twitter Deal Temporarily On Hold

Musk Says $44-billion Twitter Deal Temporarily On Hold

Elon Musk said on Friday his $44-billion deal for Twitter Inc was temporarily on hold, citing pending details on spam...

Bill Gates Says He Has COVID-19, Experiencing Mild Symptoms 

Bill Gates Says He Has COVID-19, Experiencing Mild Symptoms 

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms.  Via Twitter, the...

Elon Musk Says He’d Reinstate Trump’s Twitter Account

Elon Musk Says He’d Reinstate Trump’s Twitter Account

Elon Musk on Tuesday said he would reinstate former President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.  The Tesla CEO who’s vying to...

Biden Starts Program to Provide Discounted Internet Service in US

Biden Starts Program to Provide Discounted Internet Service in US

The Biden administration announced on Monday that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low...

Musk Gets $7B Backing for Twitter Bid From Tech Heavyweights

Musk Gets $7B Backing for Twitter Bid From Tech Heavyweights

Billionaire Elon Musk has strengthened the equity stake of his offer to buy Twitter with commitments of more than $7...

Automakers, Appliance Manufacturers Struggle to Find Computer Chips Amid Shortage

Automakers, Appliance Manufacturers Struggle to Find Computer Chips Amid Shortage

Cars stuck on the assembly line. Delays in the delivery of dishwashers, refrigerators and game consoles. Consumers and businesses are...

Technology Helps Find One of the World’s Most Sought-After Shipwrecks 

Technology Helps Find One of the World’s Most Sought-After Shipwrecks 

Satellite imagery and underwater robotics are among the technologies that played a crucial role in the recent discovery of the...

US Company Produces Drones for Ukrainian Armed Forces

US Company Produces Drones for Ukrainian Armed Forces

BRINC, a company based in Seattle, Washington, is producing special drones to assist Ukraine’s armed forces. The drones are used in search...

Google Adds Ways to Keep Personal Info Private in Searches

Google Adds Ways to Keep Personal Info Private in Searches

Google has expanded options for keeping personal information private from online searches. The company said Friday it will let people...