Will people skip planes and trains for self-driving cars?

Posted by Jennifer Langston University of Washington Driverless cars, like the one Google launched in 2012, are touted for their potential energy savings, but engineers say we should consider the possibility that the technology will intensify car use. If people can work, relax, and even hold meetings in their cars, they may drive more. That has the potential to erode the energy[Read More…]


First urban commuter train in sub-Saharan Africa launched in Ethiopia

[ilink url=””]Return to the homepage and video channel at or just click here to see the complete issue and video channel.[/ilink]   Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network ( — A brand-new gleaming green and white urban commuter train was launched this week in the capital Addis Ababa. It is the first fully electrified[Read More…]

Black Men Run Lauches the First Mobile Running / Fitness App Conveived, Designed and Developed by African Americans

Atlanta, GA ( The release of the Black Men Run running app for the iPhone in the Apple AppStore is a groundbreaking moment for not only fitness, but also technology. With its innovative and cutting edge design the Black Men Run app offers exclusive features that cater to all runners and provides a welcome alternative to existing running/fitness applications. Along[Read More…]

Want Black Bucks? Use Social Media

by Burney Simpson Staff Writer The buying power of African Americans has reached $1 trillion, and could grow to $1.3 trillion in the next few years, according to the The African American Consumer 2014 Report, which was recently released by Nielsen and Essence magazine at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The survey found[Read More…]

Blackphone is Considered One of the Top Trends of 2014

by Frederick H. Lowe Staff Writer One of the 10 top trends for 2014 is not the Apple iPhone 6, but the Blackphone which encrypts email messages among other things, according to the recently completed Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet in Chicago. The Blackphone, which was discussed during a standing-room-only presentation titled “10 Tech Trends in Journalism” enables[Read More…]