Apple launches inaugural Entrepreneur Camp for Black Founders and Developers

CUPERTINO, CA—As part of Apple’s ongoing commitment to empower the Black community and dismantle barriers to opportunity, today the company is welcoming leaders and their teams from 13 app companies as the inaugural cohort of Entrepreneur Camp for Black Founders … Continue reading Apple launches inaugural Entrepreneur Camp for Black Founders and Developers

BDPA-DC Receives New Grant from Best Buy Foundation to Support Local Tablets-For-Teens Projects

WASHINGTON—The Best Buy Foundation has approved a grant to BDPA of Greater Washington, D.C. (BDPA-DC) in direct support of the association’s Tablets For Teens program.  Grant reporting and requirements for this next phase provide details on precisely how funds are … Continue reading BDPA-DC Receives New Grant from Best Buy Foundation to Support Local Tablets-For-Teens Projects

Amazon is acquiring Zoox for $1.2 billion to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

FOSTER CITY, CA ― Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire Zoox, a California-based company working to design autonomous ride-hailing vehicles from the ground up. Aicha Evans, Zoox CEO, and Jesse Levinson, Zoox co-founder and CTO, will continue to lead … Continue reading Amazon is acquiring Zoox for $1.2 billion to help bring their vision of autonomous ride-hailing to reality

Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

SEATTLE —  Amazon today announced the next generation of its Fire HD 8 tablet lineup, designed with the entire family in mind: the all-new Fire HD 8, Fire HD 8 Plus, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. All-New Fire HD … Continue reading Amazon Announces All-New Fire HD 8 Tablets for the Entire Family

D.C. Mayor Delivers a $4.6 Million Technology Investment with 16,400 Devices to Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Schools (DCPS) began delivering more than 16,400 technology devices to students across all eight wards as a part of the Empowered Learner’s Initiative. The initiative is a comprehensive three-year commitment by … Continue reading D.C. Mayor Delivers a $4.6 Million Technology Investment with 16,400 Devices to Students

Why the Future Could Mean Delivery Straight Into Your Fridge

BENTONVILLE, AR — Shopping for groceries can be a hassle for my busy family. We need to make the time to go to the store, make sure we find everything on our list (and a few things that likely weren’t), … Continue reading Why the Future Could Mean Delivery Straight Into Your Fridge

Apple TV 4K brings home the magic of cinema with 4K and HDR

Cupertino, CA — Apple today introduced the new Apple TV 4K designed to deliver a stunning cinematic experience at home. With support for both 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR), Apple TV 4K features unbelievably sharp, crisp images, richer, more true-to-life … Continue reading Apple TV 4K brings home the magic of cinema with 4K and HDR

McDonald’s new growth plan includes mobile app enhancements and kiosks

CHICAGO, IL—To bring customers into the restaurants, McDonald’s must matter to people and be relevant in their daily lives. To do so, McDonald’s is accelerating digital capabilities and enhancing its use of technology in restaurants, in the drive-thru, and on … Continue reading McDonald’s new growth plan includes mobile app enhancements and kiosks

The Hidden Figure$ of Gaming, Data Processing, and Code

SILICON VALLEY, CA—An early computer hobbyist’s club in Southern California has some pretty heady history behind it. You’d be hard pressed to match the geek cred of some of its members — Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, for example — … Continue reading The Hidden Figure$ of Gaming, Data Processing, and Code

Cisco to acquire APM leader AppDynamics

Combined Portfolio To Provide Unprecedented Application, Business, and Infrastructure Analytics SAN JOSE, CA—Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced its intent to acquire AppDynamics, Inc., a privately held application intelligence software company based in San Francisco. AppDynamics’s cloud application and business monitoring platform … Continue reading Cisco to acquire APM leader AppDynamics