technology

Leaked claims of Google's LaMDA being sentient has surfaced. The "bot" that lives in the virtual world believes it's human at its core. 

By now, many of us have heard of NFTs, but most people have no idea what a non-fungible token is and how to profit from the growing industry. Discover more about the NFT marketplace, trends, controversies and how little known artists are still finding ways to profit. Read more inside.

Instagram is bringing back a new version of its original chronological feed next year. Users have been begging the social media platform to return to its initial format for years. Read more details inside.

Zaire Wade’s sustainable clothing brand released its first NFT collection last month. The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) partnered with Electric Token and Wade’s social conscious brand YNG-DNA to launch an assortment of NFTs related to the brand’s merchandise.

In honor of Black History Month, we are spotlighting ten inventions that would not exist without the effort, persistence and dedication of these Black women. From science to creative industries, many of the common amenities we have to date are a result of the hard work of Black women.

One of Netflix's highest rated shows, Bridgerton is all fans are talking about these days. Netflix's Vice President of inclusion strategy, Verna Myers, said the show's racially diverse cast was the result of an 'inclusion lens' being considered when making significant casting decisions. 

Songstress Ari Lennox has been working to spotlight black owned businesses with her new Youtube series with co-host Shaughn Cooper. They have interviewed and released episodes highlighting a few businesses from her hometown Washington, DC from a local ice cream shop to a wildly new and successful online plant shop. Most recently, Lennox took her series beyond Youtube to partner with Google and US Black Chambers, Inc. to create a jingle for the black and woman owned plant shop, Grounded for Black owned Friday. 

Companies spend a bulk of their advertising budget on the holiday shopping season. Artist, Tierra Whack delivers in Apple HomePod Mini advertisement just in time for the holidays and Black Friday deals across the country. The Philly rapper shares her commercial debut with Apple on Instagram with a simple caption.

Instagram's long-form video sharing has arrived!