Business > Technology

Apple announces new racial equity initiative projects, supporting HBCUs, Detroit students, Black entrepreneurs

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

On Wednesday, Apple announced new projects that are part of its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative initiative.
Read more ...

 

Apple is launching a US app developer academy and a hub for HBCU students as part of its $100 million pledge to fight for racial equality

Apple is launching a US app developer academy and a hub for HBCU students as part of its $100 million pledge to fight for racial equality

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Apple announced Wednesday new projects that are part of its $100 million initiative to support Black communities and fight for racial justice.
The iPhone-maker revealed three separate efforts aimed at addressing systemic racism: a new innovation and learning hub in Atlanta to support historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs; a new developer academy in Detroit; and investments in two venture capital firms that provide funding to minority-owned small businesses.
In an interview with Gayle King on "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday, Cook said that the...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Technology      California      Apple      U.s. & world      Black-owned business      Race in america  


2 NYC mayoral candidates accuse Andrew Yang of cheating on a New York Times...

2 NYC mayoral candidates accuse Andrew Yang of cheating on a New York Times pop quiz about housing costs and homelessness

Summary List Placement Some of Andrew Yang's opponents in New York City's mayoral race suggested he cheated on a pop quiz during a New York Times editorial board interview... Read more ...

Here's what it looked like the last time Israeli forces launched a major...

Here's what it looked like the last time Israeli forces launched a major ground offensive against Hamas in Gaza

Summary List Placement The deadly exchange of fire between Israel and Hamas that has already killed almost 100 people in recent days is some of the most intense fighting since... Read more ...

CDC: No need to physically distance if you're fully vaccinated

CDC: No need to physically distance if you're fully vaccinated

Summary List Placement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance Thursday, saying fully vaccinated people don't have to wear masks indoors or... Read more ...

Sidney Powell Accused Of Raiding Nonprofit To Pay Personal Legal Expenses

Sidney Powell Accused Of Raiding Nonprofit To Pay Personal Legal Expenses

Donald Trump's ex-lawyer allegedly used money raised for Defending the Republic to pay legal bills stemming from her baseless claims of a rigged presidential election. Read more ...

Disney added 103.6 million paid steaming subscribers in Q2, missing...

Disney added 103.6 million paid steaming subscribers in Q2, missing estimates of 109 million as the pandemic streaming boom slows

Summary List Placement Disney posted a bigger-than-expected fall in quarterly revenue on Thursday as streaming subscriber additions slowed from movie theaters gradually... Read more ...

The best garden hose nozzles in 2021

The best garden hose nozzles in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement So you've finally found a garden hose that's durable, easy to use, and doesn't kink. Next, you'll need a garden hose... Read more ...

Fully vaccinated White House staff took off their masks as news of the CDC's...

Fully vaccinated White House staff took off their masks as news of the CDC's announcement came over the loudspeaker

Summary List Placement Vaccinated White House staff were seen taking off their masks, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's announcement that fully... Read more ...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is under investigation by the Justice...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is under investigation by the Justice Department and the IRS, report says

Summary List Placement Binance Holdings, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, is under investigation by the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service, Bloomberg... Read more ...

The 4 best garden hoses we tested in 2021

The 4 best garden hoses we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement A garden hose is one of those do-it-all items that everyone should have in their home. Beyond watering plants, you can... Read more ...

Markets rebound after steep selloff

Markets rebound after steep selloff

Stocks opened higher on Wall Street Thursday following three days of losses. Big Tech companies like Apple and Microsoft, which had posted some of the bigger losses this week... Read more ...