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Tuskegee University graduate Lonnie Johnson has been awarded nearly $73 million in royalties from toymaker Hasbro Inc., according to news reports. Johnson Research and Development Co. and founder Lonnie Johnson have been in a royalty dispute with Hasbro since the company filed a claim against the giant toy company for underpaid royalties, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution said.
Nov 8, 2013, 17:40
Passengers will eventually be able to read e-books, play games, and watch videos on their devices during all phases of flight, with very limited exceptions. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance.
Oct 31, 2013, 13:27
Keep trying to introduce them to programming languages like C++
and Java and “you’re going to lose a lot of kids,” says Dr. A. Nicki Washington,
an associate professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Science at
Howard University. But show those same students how to make tracks in rudimentary drag and drop programming languages, and they’ll
be more likely to receive the message.
Oct 11, 2013, 13:09
In early 2013, Black Founders, a San Francisco organization dedicated to
promoting diversity in the technology industry, launched its first hackathon,
HBCUHacks, in Atlanta. The event attracted students from Atlanta University
Center, which includes Morehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta
University. Others followed at Howard University and Morgan State University.
Sep 24, 2013, 19:15
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