Technology

Brooklyn-bred mogul Jay-Z has invested in a Black-led finance app.

The Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners has invested $5 million in HBCUs to increase representation in the engineering industry.

Written and directed by Anatola Araba, "Afro-Algorithms" is a visually stunning exploration into alternatives to addressing algorithmic bias.  

Thankfully, due to the power of Google, we're able to find answers to the world's most pressing questions, even those about Black people.

Another win for Black History Month! Snapchat launched its #CelebrateBlackVoices challenge on Spotlight in honor of Black History Month. The social media platform will give Snapchatters an opportunity to win a share of $10,000 by creating a video Snap showcasing how they celebrate Black voices. Learn 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.

Currently, the algorithm is sorted by posts based on user preferences.

Giant Food grocery stores in the DMV announced the launch of the Ship2Me™ marketplace within GiantFood.com. This addition brings in thousands of new items that boosts your traditional grocery shopping.

The Maryland Security Operations Center is investigating the cyberattack.

Zoom announced their new feature "Attendance Status" which will allow the hosts to track whether participants joined the meeting and or arrived late. 

Thirty-three-year-old astronaut Jessica Watkins will spend six months up in the cosmos working as a mission specialist on NASA's SpaceX Crew-4. She will be the first Black woman to step foot in the International Space Station.