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The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. held a national summit in California this month to bring together thought leaders from multiple industries to discuss innovative ways to recruit, retain and promote diverse engineering and computer science talent. At the summit, “NACME: A Diversity Solution,” held Sept. 19-21 in San Francisco and Palo…

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The Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment Conference (RIDE) is the city’s first ever film, TV, gaming, music and digital media summit and the ideal platform to meet and engage with the power players. Dubbed #RIDEcon17, it will gather brilliant and bright innovators, elite speakers, key industry influencers, nascent entrepreneurs, investors and hackers. It also presents…

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Jerome Monroe, community development specialist for the Microsoft Lenox store in Atlanta has one job: “Build relationships with local community groups such as schools, Chamber of Commerce small businesses, and charitable organizations.” When rolling out created the RIDE conference, it made perfect sense to include one of the leading forces in technology. Rolling out identified…

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Now that Microsoft has determined jumping into a nascent industry still fighting for legitimacy is worth the risk, it is clear the marijuana business is no longer just a cool hobby. Microsoft has decided it’s a valid enterprise, and with that comes many growing pains and problem-solving opportunities for those in the know — like Wanda…

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Microsoft just became the first major corporation to throw its hat into the ring as a participant in the legal cannabis industry. The global technology leader has partnered with KIND Financial, a cannabis tech industry leader, to launch a service facilitating state governments tracking of marijuana from seed to sale. KIND offers a software system…

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Rolling out got the chance to catch up with community development specialist of Microsoft at Lenox Square Mall of Atlanta, JaNay O. Wilborn, during Small Business Week and the induction of a new chapter of the National Black & Latino Council. We discussed everything from the importance of education, to Microsoft’s innovations and cultural influences. How would…

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Ever wondered what the perfect job merging technology and law would be? Elke Suber could tell you. As the Assistant General Counsel for Worldwide Retail Stores at Microsoft Corporation, Suber flexes her law and tech knowledge by assisting engineers, marketers, and others involved in launching new devices, with legal support. She has worked on several…

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It was an exciting day for 10 hopeful company founders who were given the opportunity to pitch their startup business to an esteemed panel of judges at the Morehouse College Ray Charles Performing Arts center. The winning company was Hipscience who presented their Mantis STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) platform. They have created a line of…

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Hip-hop stalwart Nas is once again doing his part to push the culture forward. The “Life Is Good” rapper is teaming up with a number of big corporations to provide scholarships to Black and Latino students as part of the “Opportunity Fund” campaign. Located in New York City, General Assembly is a vocational school for engineering and…

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Digiology’s Dope Edition “Celebration of the Cool Geeks” took over the Microsoft store at Perimeter Mall in Atlanta on June 18. Atlanta’s top visual artists came out to showcase their unconventional skills by transforming traditional art forms on to new age digital platforms for the very first time. Hundreds of the city’s hipsters and creatives…

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F.A.O. Schwarz, the iconic New York toy store, located at 767 Fifth Ave., is closing its doors at its New York flagship location because the rent is too high. A tenant since 1986, the high and rising rental costs prompted the owner, Toys R Us, to move the 153-year-old brand to a new location, possibly near…

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Name of Event:  Digiology Cre8tive Paper Edition  Creator:  Lemar Parrish CEO/ intellectual property developer  Artist Project Manager: Kareem (Petie Parker) Photographer: Evan 5ps Featured Artists: Miya Bailey and Fabian Williams  DJ: Genesis    Digital Fashion Group partnered with Microsoft to showcase their creative marketing tool called Digiology, which is an interactive networking event showcasing some of the most innovative and creative individuals within their…

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While doctors are trying to rid patients of diabetes, Google is attempting to make checking glucose levels a little easier for diabetics. The old finger prick method may be a thing of the past in the next few years. Google has announced that the are working on an electronic contact lenses that will monitor the…

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Previously, the makers of the Xbox revealed that the new gaming console, Xbox One, would not allow users to share, trade or resell their game discs once they were used. However, after numerous complaints from users on their community board, Microsoft, has recanted their decision and decided to allow the share, trade, resell the games…

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  Microsoft unveiled the new Xbox One console, along with plenty of content plans, including a “Halo” live-action TV show from Steven Spielberg, and the exclusive “Call of Duty: Ghosts.” Microsoft is yet to confirm the price and release date. Only stating the release will happen “later this year” for the Xbox One. The current…

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