At a recent screening of the fourth installment of CNN’s Black in
America series, The New Promised Land: Silicon Valley, host Soledad
O’Brien led a panel discussion about the absence of Black startups in
New Jersey residents who use public transportation to get to employment,
educational and recreational destinations can now use state-of-the-art
technology via smart phones to pay their way. The credit goes to New
Jersey Transit, the state’s public transportation corporation, which
partnered with Google’s payment system, Google Wallet, to offer riders a
downloadable application for smart phones.
In a new video game television commercial, NBA star Dwight Howard is seen running through city streets,
wildly firing an assault rifle. He is playing the role of a “noob,” a
character in “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3,” the latest installment of
Activision Blizzard Inc.’s “Call of Duty” video game series. Over the next few weeks, millions of Americans, including other inactive
NBA players, will be spending a significant amount of time in the same
way, thanks to Tuesday’s worldwide release of Modern Warfare 3.
Since 2009, the City’s Taxi & Limousine Commission has envisioned
putting on the streets a vehicle that would accommodate travel of the
future and at the same time improve on its outside environment. The sum
of all ideas — from taxi owners, drivers, passengers and residents —
produced the NV200, which is built on Nissan LEAF™ technology.