Map to the LA Start-Ups

When tourists come to Los Angeles looking to see celebrities they buy a map to the stars’ homes. If you’ve come to L.A. with a great idea for a tech start-up, where do you look for someone to invest in your idea? Or, if you’re a venture capitalist wanting to […]


No More Hunting for Downtown LA Parking

If you work in downtown LA or you go there frequently for sports events, concerts or shopping, your parking experience just got easier. Source: laexpresspark.org On May 21, 2012, a one-year pilot program called LA Express Park™ was launched in downtown LA by LADOT. It uses real-time wireless technology to […]


Growing Support for Black Tech Start-Ups

Finding successful Black Innovators in the technology field is like finding a needle in a hay stack. They’re a rare breed, especially in Silicon Valley. Fortunately there are organizations such as Blacks in Technology and the NewMe Accelerator program that are focused on providing young Black tech innovators the support […]


Drones in The Hood

With the War on Terrorism most people have become familiar with drones, the unmanned remote-controlled aircraft used by the military for surveillance and assassination in places such as Afghanistan and Pakistan. But, in the near future, you could be seeing drones flying around the neighborhoods of Los Angeles – watching […]


Job Opportunity with Tech Firm in Silicon Beach (Santa Monica)

Picture it. You’re working for an industry leading tech firm that’s providing cutting edge mobile solutions for name-brand companies such as AT&T, General Motors, and Toshiba – and its only blocks away from the beach. Sound nice? Heads up, this dream job could actually happen. An award-winning mobile consulting and […]


Minorities Lead In Smartphone Purchases

A recent Nielsen report showed that as of March 2012, the number of U.S. cell phone subscribers that owned smartphones increased from 47.8% to 50.4% since last December. The fact that about half of mobile subscribers own smartphones these days isn’t much of a surprise. You can’t walk a block […]


Black Girls Code Too

Silicon Valley, known for being the home of great tech firms (e.g., Google, Apple and Oracle) and startups, is not known for its diversity. There are very few African Americans to be seen in the Bay area’s profitable hi-tech play ground. This was highlighted in a story done on Black […]


Deadly Digital Distraction

A recent study conducted at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore indicates that there has been a significant increase in injuries to pedestrians wearing headphones. While reviewing 116 accident cases from 2004 to 2011 in which injured pedestrians were using […]