Author's details

Name: Jose Marquez
Date registered: January 15, 2010
URL: http://www.a-lista.org

Latest posts

  1. Why Are Some Tech Companies Silent on the Fate of Dreamers? — September 30, 2017
  2. TechLatino Guest Blogger: Jeremy Straub – Artificial intelligence cyber attacks are coming – but what does that mean? — August 29, 2017
  3. TechLatino Congratulates Alejandra Y. Castillo as the New CEO of YMCA USA — August 29, 2017
  4. TechLatino, Univision and Fusion TV announced The Creative Thread Foundation. — August 21, 2017
  5. @TechLatino Joins Univision and Fusion TV Making a Ground-Breaking Announcement of The Creative Thread Foundation. — August 21, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. LISTA Highlights Importance of Broadband Investment, Online Health Care for Seniors — 2 comments
  2. AT&T Exec Blames FCC for T-Mobile Layoffs By Brad Reed IT World — 1 comment
  3. LISTA Guest Blogger Paul Gillin: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter in Plain English by Paul Gillin — 1 comment
  4. FCC Chairman Agrees it is Time to Put the Brakes on Texting and Driving. — 1 comment
  5. Nina Vaca Named Ambassadors For Entrepreneurship By White House — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Jul 15

Member Spotlight: Yeny Malaver, 1st VP, Suntrust Bank – A Story of Perseverance and Courage


Turning $300 into the American Dream.    As a college student studying finance in Colombia, Yeny Malaver, now 37, faced a grim reality: Even once she completed her degree, a career might always be out of reach. “I didn’t have any connections, and in Colombia it’s all about connections,” she says. So in 2001 (and …

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Jul 12

Guest Blogger Congressman Luis V.Gutierrez: “Those With Daca and TPS Should Prepare for the Worst”


After a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Meeting with Department of Human Services Secretary Kelly, it looks like millions of documented immigrants could be made deportable this year. Today I was among the Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to meet with Secretary John Kelly of the Department of Homeland Security.  In the closed door meeting that lasted more …

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Jul 05

Study: Hispanic Americans Use the Internet Less Than Any Other Ethnic Group


Hispanics use the internet the least of any ethnic group, according to research from eMarketer. The study found that 79.8 percent of Hispanics use the internet at least monthly from any device-cellphones, tablets, desktops, etc. That’s compared to 84.3 percent of whites, 83.6 percent of Asians, and 82.5 percent of blacks. The report also predicts …

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Jun 06

Product Update from @WWDC17: Apple Announces Smart Home Audio Speaker HomePod


Apple is taking on Amazon Echo and Google Home: The company announced a new voice-controlled speaker during its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif., on Monday. Dubbed HomePod, the new speaker features voice control and spatial awareness to adapt the sound to different rooms. “It will reinvent home audio,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook. However, …

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Jun 06

@techLatino Guest Blogger: Dr. Nicole Turner Lee, Public Policy Can Improve Older Adults’ Access to Technology.


According to a 2015 Pew Research Center study, 82 percent of older adults who owned smartphones described them as liberating, compared to 64 percent of those ages 18 to 29 who were asked the same question. Older adults also were more likely to describe their smartphones as “connectors,” allowing them to call, text and email. While …

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May 24

@techLatino Applauds Apple on Naming Denise Young Smith VP of Diversity and Inclusion

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Apple has appointed Denise Young Smith as its first-ever VP of diversity and inclusion, 9 to 5 Mac first reported. TechCrunch and @techlatino has since confirmed that Smith officially started in this role yesterday. Smith previously served as head of worldwide human resources at Apple for three years, and has been involved in diversity programs at Apple …

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May 23

The Untapped Hispanic Market: Hispanic-Owned Businesses

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By now, many marketers have heard of the tremendous opportunities the United States. Hispanic consumer represents in terms of numbers and purchasing power. However, in the age of hyper-segmentation and targeting, Millennials and bi-cultural Hispanics have risen to the top of marketer’s go-to Hispanic sub-segments. While most companies focus on this target, there is an …

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May 23

@techlatino Guest Blogger: Howard Tullman: We Have Reached Peak Apps


Spare us your “killer apps.” We don’t need any more. What we do need is an app that kills all the underutilized or just plain useless apps that are taking up space on our phones. I’m good. No mas. In fact, I’m up to here in unused apps and mystery buttons that, at best, are …

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May 22

A Peek into The Near Future of Healthcare


Last month, attendees at The Near Future in Washington, D.C. were treated to talks from world-renowned technology, innovation, and business experts who presented on how technologies of the future will one day change how we live, learn, work, and play. They brought on stage the latest in virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms and artificial intelligence …

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May 10

Smart Cities: Civic Tech Innovation and The Internet of Things.


Government technology practitioners from various cities and countries gathered last week to discuss the future of “smart cities” and the “Internet of Things” at the Smart Cities NYC conference that took place at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. One panel was moderated by Jeff Merritt, Director of Innovation for the City of New York and a go-to person …

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