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

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

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

Exclusive: National Basketball Players Association Announces First-Ever Tech Summit

NBA players’ union plays matchmaker with its athletes and Silicon Valley for more than beefing up portfolios by KC Ifeanyi NEW YORK, NY – The National Basketball Players Association announced today it will hold the inaugural NBPA Technology Summit from July 19-21 … Continue reading Exclusive: National Basketball Players Association Announces First-Ever Tech Summit

SWORKIT receives $1.5M from the ‘Sharks’

D.C. firm captures largest tech startup funding in the history of  Shark Tank WASHINGTON—Two 40-something entrepreneurs recently received the largest tech startup funding in the history of the ABC television show Shark Tank. They received $1.5 million in funding for their product, an interactive … Continue reading SWORKIT receives $1.5M from the ‘Sharks’