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Teen Sues Apple for $1 Billion, Claiming Facial Recognition Led to False Arrest

A New York teen’s life was made miserable because of mistaken identity cases caused by Apple’s facial recognition software, according to a $1 billion lawsuit filed against Apple.

Magic Johnson and Ice Cube to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney

Basketball legend and entrepreneur, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, is joining the bidding group of rapper, actor, and entrepreneur, O'Shea "Ice Cube" Jackson Sr. to acquire 21 Regional Sports Networks (RSN) from Walt Disney Co.

Houston’s First CBD-Obsessed Coffee Shop Will Of Course Open On 4/20

The Smoking Pot, a new coffee shop serving up CBD-infused beverages, is set to open this week in Spring Branch. The new shop at 8510 Longpoint Road announced on Instagram that it will open its doors on — of course ...

A Mexican Media Giant Wants ‘R’ Texas Stations

In February 2017, a husband and wife who are not U.S. citizens but have been living in Alaska since 2006 became the first foreigners to obtain FCC approval for 100% ownership of an AM or FM radio station.

Trump’s 2020 Budget Is a Recipe for Disaster for Black Businesses

Small black-owned businesses, among the nation’s most rapidly growing firms in recent years, could be hindered by President Trump’s budget cuts, entrepreneur advocates say.

Critical Role of Hispanics in U.S. Economic Growth

The Hispanic Wealth Project® (HWP), in collaboration with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP), today released the annual 2019State of Hispanic Wealth Report, confirming trends that underscore the critical role of Hispanics in the economic growth of ...

First Black Woman Nominated to Facebook’s Board Of Directors

Although tech companies have been stagnant with moving the needle on racial and gender diversity, there are many individuals who are rising up the ranks and breaking barriers in the industry. According to USA Today, Facebook has nominated PayPal executive ...

Uber Vouchers Lets Businesses Buy Rides for Their Customers in Bulk

Uber unveiled a new product Tuesday called “Uber Vouchers” that’s designed to help businesses sponsor free or discounted ride-hail trips for their customers.

How Automated Assistants Are Helping Walmart Work Smarter

Smart assistants have huge potential to make busy stores run more smoothly, so Walmart has been pioneering new technologies to minimize the time an associate spends on the more mundane and repetitive tasks like cleaning floors or checking inventory on ...

General Motors Company Delivers Runaway Success

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Tue 30 Apr (In 23 Days)

Adidas signs Beyoncé as a creative partner

Beyoncé Knowles found a new home for her Ivy Park athleisure brand -- and Adidas is adding one of the world's biggest celebrities to its ranks.

H-E-B Seeks Experienced Drivers in Greater Houston

H-E-B continues to innovate and grow throughout the Lone Star State with plans to expand its roster of truck drivers. Interested and qualified drivers are invited to the Friday, April 12th event at Houston community College Campus located at 555 ...

Macy’s Invests in New Beauty Tech

Macy's is doubling down on the beauty business this year. On a recent earnings call with analysts, the retailer's executives noted that the brand will be investing more in the category this year.

McDonald's Makes Black Millennial Consumers Top Priority

The media plan for "Black & Positively Golden," which includes a bigger Instagram presence and messaging centered around empowerment and entrepreneurship, could help McDonald's capitalize on the opportunity.

Amazon Is Slashing Prices of Whole Foods

Amazon has trained its Prime members to expect low prices. So naturally those shoppers have been reluctant to dish out for expensive groceries at Whole Foods.