Amazon Music Brings Alexa to Mobile Music Streaming

SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon announced that it will join the streaming wars as Alexa is now available in the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. The service will combine the power of natural language voice controls with a rich, visual app experience with Tens of millions of…

Black Girls Code receives $255,000 from General Motors to launch in Detroit

DETROIT, Michigan — Black Girls Code has landed a partnership with General Motors, which includes a $255,000 donation. “We are excited to announce a partnership with GM to help BGC expand our reach to girls from underrepresented communities in the Detroit Metro area! Black Girls CODE amongst four other non-profit organizations recently announced partnering with…

Samsung Releases the Galaxy Note8 to Global Markets

Samsung Electronics today announced the commercial launch of the Galaxy Note8 to select markets around the world. The flagship smartphone is initially available in 42 countries including the US, Canada, Singapore, Korea and major European markets, and will continue rolling out to additional markets in the weeks ahead. Equipped with a large, bezel-less Infinity Display,…

Amazon Creating 1,000 New Full-Time Jobs with Fulfillment Center in Michigan

SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon.com, Inc.  will be haeding to the Wolverine state as they announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in the Charter Township of Shelby, Mich. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs with benefits. “Michigan has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding a…

Apple unveils the future of Smartphones: iPhone X

CUPERTINO, California — Apple  made some announcements on Tuesday as the tech firm rolled out an extensive line of new products. The iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image…

WNBA Players test out first video game

NEW YORK — For the first time, all 12 WNBA teams, plus All-Star rosters, are available in the new NBA Live 18 game, which will be released Friday. The Associated Press brought an advanced copy to a New York Liberty practice Saturday and let Rodgers and teammate Shavonte Zellous give it a test run. WNBA…

Meet Angel Richer, founder of the Credit Stack app and The Wealthy Life

WASHINGTON D.C. — Forbes magazine has labeled Angel Rich “The Next Steve Jobs”, behind the development of her innovative app called Credit Stacker that teaches students about personal finance, credit management, and entrepreneurship in a fun and engaging way. The app is so popular that 200,000 people downloaded it to their smart phones and tablets…

Poland and Sweden look to strengthen cooperation at “Stockholm Tech Fest”

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — To wrap up their participation at the 2017 Stockholm Tech Fest, the Polish Embassy (Stockholm) hosted Innovation Day – “Poland’s engine for growth and development” at the Congress Waterfront Center on Tuesday. The event brought together from both countries some of the brightest in the field of innovation as they discussed creating…

TIDAL streaming service available from 2018 in Mercedes-Benz vehicles

STUTTGART, Germany — Mercedes-Benz and global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, have announced a long-term partnership. In the next few months, Mercedes-Benz customers who have connected their car to the Mercedes me Portal will have access to a complimentary TIDAL HiFi membership. Customers will be able to stream more than 50 million songs, over 185,000…