Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Technology

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee House has advanced legislation banning motorists from holding cellphones while driving. House lawmakers voted 53-38 on Wednesday after debating the measure at length. Supporters argued the bill is needed to enhance safety while critics warned...
For small business owner Charles Hill, Trudy Morrison – Operation Hope financial counselor with First Tennessee Bank – is a point of reference for understanding where he is today. “I met Ms. Morrison when I was enrolled in a training...
Building a website, creating a branding strategy or a new logo are projects that can take months and cost thousands of dollars. Not in Memphis. In the span of just a weekend, 60 local technology and marketing professionals completed those projects,...
By Brandi Hunter, High Ground News A St. Louis-based nonprofit has entered the Memphis market to offer free coding classes and job readiness support with the aim of increasing diversity in the technology field. Memphis is the fifth city expansion...
By Kashmir Hill, The Root Terrance Everett has been on the wrong side of the law for most of his adult life. When he was 18, he had to register as a sex offender for having sex with a 15-year-old,...
by Cathy F. Hart, Special to The New Tri-State Defender When a group of tech-savvy adults noticed the need for Black and Latino youth in Memphis to have more mentorship, networking and entrepreneurship opportunities, they created a space just for...
Randall Phillips can’t contain his excitement about Amazon’s plans for a Memphis distribution facility, albeit for different reasons than most Bluff City residents. “Amazon has confirmed they are bringing a $72 million plant to Memphis. Inside the plant are little...
Facing a packed audience at Clayborn Temple, Memphis-based startup Soundways received the ultimate vote of confidence from Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and Chairman and CEO of Revolution, a D.C.-based venture capital fund.Related: "As part of a national entrepreneurship...
When the Google Home Mini went on sale last Christmas for $29 each, I snapped up three of them -- one for my mom (at 83, she's forgetful, so I thought it would help), my future mother-in-law (though apparently...
One of the things I'm loving about Marvel's "Black Panther" is how interest in the film is inspiring young people to not only get interested in history and culture, but also to get interested in technology. And it looks...
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