Tag: technology

Verizon Foundation invests more than $100,000 in Indiana STEM projects

Verizon Foundation invests more than $100,000 in Indiana STEM projects

| November 11, 2015

Courtesy of Verizon News Service INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the nation’s largest and most reliable network, is investing more than $100,000 in Indiana students to drive engagement and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), with many of its grants serving underserved youth. The foundation has established programs that enable students to […]

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Welcome to Singularity University

Welcome to Singularity University

| September 10, 2015

By Jamal Robinson Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Welcome to Singularity University—the goal was to address one of the world’s grand challenges with a solution that would affect more than one billion people. But, it was the experience of being around my classmates—extraordinary individuals from 45 countries, with diverse backgrounds and a single vision to […]

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Tech Americans can’t live without

Tech Americans can’t live without

| April 14, 2015

From Verizon Wireless News Center Verizon recently conducted a survey to find out what items consumers say they couldn’t live without. The survey found: · 43.5 percent couldn’t live without online transaction/purchasing · 33 percent couldn’t live without wireless printing at work If people had to give up tech, the survey found: · 45 percent would […]

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Blacks urged to ramp up involvement in Internet issues

Blacks urged to ramp up involvement in Internet issues

| February 6, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief NASSAU, Bahamas (NNPA)–Blacks need to become more involved in what might appear to be arcane debates over “net neutrality–having an open Internet–because the fast-evolving Internet will have a major impact on their lives, including how they consult with medical providers in the future, said Kim M. Keenan, president and […]

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Technology and the continuing Civil Rights Movement

Technology and the continuing Civil Rights Movement

| December 12, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were alive and dreaming today, his “I Have a Dream” speech might be broadened to include technology equality along with racial parity, according to some civil rights activists. “Dr. King could not have predicted what was next. But, we now see what […]

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Doing a new thing

Doing a new thing

| September 14, 2014

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from The Houston Forward-Times “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree […]

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Thomas N. Todd: ‘You can’t download freedom’

Thomas N. Todd: ‘You can’t download freedom’

| June 26, 2014

Activist spouts overlooked “four-letter” words to make a point By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (NNPA)—Rapidly-expanding technology, social media and new smart phone apps are no substitute for the hard work needed to fight persistent racism in the United States, said Thomas N. Todd, a longtime Chicago activist and civil rights lawyer. Speaking […]

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Times–a-changin’!

Times–a-changin’!

| February 23, 2014

Do you remember the days when people rushed to get to church to get a seat? You know, before many churches could afford microphones that magnified the voice of the singer or preacher.

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How mobile apps can help churches, other religious organizations

How mobile apps can help churches, other religious organizations

| January 25, 2014

A mobile app can offer a wealth of benefits that can help outreach grow, make administration easier, strengthen the bonds of a congregation and make communication simple.

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Faith-based organizations have same message, new technology-dependent audience

Faith-based organizations have same message, new technology-dependent audience

| January 19, 2014

Let me shine light on a hidden potential that any size faith-based organization naturally has that will allow it to achieve the maximum growth or increase.

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