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AT&T Customers Report A Massive Outage, Disrupting Phone Service Across America

AT&T’s network went down for many of its customers across the United States Thursday morning, leaving customers unable to place calls, text or access the internet.

Biden Administration To Issue New Cyber Directives Aimed At Defending Ports

The Biden administration on Wednesday will issue multiple cybersecurity directives aimed at shoring up vulnerabilities at US maritime ports that could be exploited by hackers and addressing security risks from Chinese-made cranes, according to senior US officials.

Bitcoin Stages A $1 Trillion Comeback

Bitcoin is back with a $1 trillion dollar bang. The value of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has more than tripled to $52,000 since November 2022.

Capital One Is Buying Discover In A $35.3 Billion Deal

Capital One announced it’s acquiring Discover Financial Services for $35.3 billion in an all-stock deal, giving the bank a leg up in the competitive credit card market.

5 Organizations Empowering Black Girls As Leaders

From business to STEM, these programs are training Black girls to not just enter professions, but to lead them.

Amira Virgil Keeps on Challenging Gaming’s Racism

Veteran gamer Amira Virgil says from the creation of games to products, Black people in gaming are “treated like we don’t exist.”

The 25 Best Cities For Black Women To Flourish Financially

While the socioeconomic realities of our current time touch all corners of the country, there are pockets of the U.S. where the wealth gap narrows and Black women have more opportunities.

‘The Space Race’ Brings An Out-Of-This-World Perspective To Black History Month

The annual influx of Black History Month programming yields an out-of-this-world documentary in “The Space Race,” which recognizes pioneers in integrating the space program, the resistance they faced and even the Soviet Union preceding America in sending a person of color into orbit.

Boeing Orders Nearly Frozen In Wake Of Alaska Air Incident

Boeing, hit by quality concerns following the incident with a door plug blowout on an Alaska Airlines flight early last month, reported that January was its worst month for new airplane orders since the height of the pandemic.

Ransomware Attacks Target These 5 Sectors Most

Cyberthreats are constantly evolving, but ransomware attacks have persisted as one of the most pervasive and destructive varieties.

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Darryl George: Trial Begins To Decide If Texas School District Can...

A Texas judge will hear arguments Thursday to determine whether the state’s CROWN Act, a law that prohibits discrimination based on natural hair and hairstyles, also applies to school dress codes that limit the length of those hairstyles.