Category Archive: Hispanic Community Trend

Jun 28

Are Tech Companies Controlling What We See as News. (INFOGRAPHIC)

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For years now we have seen many tech companies grow, these are exciting times in our industry. However for us the Latino Community is still very dependent on spanish language newspapers. Now we are viewing and reading our news on new platforms like tablet and smartphones phone. Now our community relies on Facebook and other …

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Jun 22

Internet Trends Report Shows Streaming Dominates Internet Traffic by John Solit

Sandvine, a provider of broadband network solutions, just released its latest Global Internet Phenomena Report. Unsurprisingly, Internet usage and access is on the rise. Overall, streaming audio and video account for a whopping 71 percent of all downstream evening traffic in North America. Sandvine suggests this will reach 80 percent by 2020. What accounts for …

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Mar 31

TechLatino Congratulates UPS on the Appointment of Juan Perez as the Next CIO.

TechLatino Congratulates Juan Perez as UPS ‘s NEW CIO.  “Juan’s breadth of experience and proven track record of innovative and collaborative partnerships makes him the right person to keep UPS at the forefront of technology and informatics,” said Jose A. Marquez, president and chief executive officer (CEO) for TedchLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and technology Association. “TechLatino …

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Mar 14

Walmart’s $250B Investment in America Gets Actor Death Threats.

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With one 60-second commercial, Walmart announced a massive investment in American manufacturing. And as a result, Mike Rowe, who voiced the ads, has received death threats. Walmart announced via the “I Am a Factory” commercial that it will spend an additional $250 billion over the next 10 years on American-made goods. “At Walmart, we believe in making …

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Mar 06

Hispanics are Ahead of the Curve in Adopting Digital Devices, including Smartphones

According to Nielsen and Hispanicize Hispanics are ahead of the curve in adopting digital devices, including smartphones  Smartphone ownership grew to 68 percent between November and January 2014, up 9 percent from the start of 2013. And among those who bought their mobile phone within the last three months, a whopping 84 percent chose smartphones for …

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Mar 05

Google’s Gopi Kallayil: How to Break Through the Digital Noise

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The company’s chief evangelist for brand marketing explains how to “get your customers to listen.” If you want to know how dramatically brand marketing has changed in the digital world, consider the humble Ziploc bag. It used to be that such mundane products were only the fodder of advertising inserts in the Sunday newspaper. But …

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Feb 25

Netflix Cuts Deal with Comcast to Speed Service

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Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to ensure that its movies and TV shows stream more quickly, the latest evidence of a shift in the balance of power in favor of Internet service providers. Emboldened by a mid-January federal appeals court ruling that eliminated “net neutrality” rules, which had prohibited Internet providers from prioritizing content, …

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Aug 06

The Rise of Latinas in the US: From Jobs to Consumer Power as it appears in Voxxi

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They’ve got the power: Hispanic women are a new power factor not only for the Latino community but also for the U.S. economy, according a new report released today by Nielsen. The report shows the increasing influence of Latinas in the U.S. because of their will to improve their educational pursuits and career development. Latinas are outpacing Latino …

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May 29

U.S. the leader on broadband By David L. Cohen

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Last week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors convenes its “Innovation Summit” here in Philadelphia, including a focus on broadband, the Internet, and all they enable. There’s was no better location for this summit. After all, Philadelphia was home to Benjamin Franklin, America’s first great innovator. Franklin founded our nation’s first public hospital, first public library, …

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May 14

LISTA Applauds HABLA Awards for Heading West to Houston, TX

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Habla Adds More Dates during Hispanic Heritage Month With $20,000 in Academic Scholarships, Verizon and Lanza Group, LLC Adds Houston to Atlanta, Charlotte, and Orlando HABLA Awards Line Up As the number of Hispanic professionals and community leaders continue to grow, it is fitting that the annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) luncheon, which …

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