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Last week, a photo of pay phones being removed from Time Square in New York City went viral.  One of New York City’s verified accounts  on TikTok used the caption “the last pay phone in NYC was removed today from Times Square.”  And although the post was not true, pay phones are quickly disappearing in […]

The Winston Family Foundation gifted $10 million to a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) research center to study the long-term effects of technology and social media use on teenager social and emotional development.  The Foundation has a lengthy history of researching addiction and the connection between increased device use and addiction. Teenagers […]

With over 11.5 million Black millennials in the United States and $162 billion in generated revenue, the demographic is a game-changing influencer in the areas of tech and content.

A new study shows that educators with a pessimistic attitude toward education technology tend to teach at urban and low-income schools. This further widens the digital divide.

Girls outscored boys on the first national tech literacy exam. Less surprising to administrators was the racial and socioeconomic achievement gap.

A new report says schools are accepting technology from companies that are data mining students. The researchers say students are vulnerable to privacy violations and harmful marketing.

Prince helped to launch a technology initiative to teach coding to Black youths. An emotional Van Jones said Prince worked generously behind the scenes to uplift African-American youths.

In this video, Duke University Professor Mark Anthony Neal discusses effective ways to open the education space for 21st century learning. His vision includes using culture to reach today's students.

The organization provides services to churches free of charge and hope they can do their part in spreading technology-awareness in the community - one website at a time.

Microsoft deletes racist and sexist social media messages posted by its AI chatbot. The program learned hate speech from online users.

After a year of research, Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to help bring wireless Internet to large areas in sub-Saharan Africa.