Category Archive: Hispanicise

May 24

Chicago Get Ready!! Emerging Tech Leaders’ Summit & Latinas Tech And Leaders Luncheon June 23rd -24th 2016.

Real Technology Leadership for the Next Generation Technology Professional   The Emerging Tech Leaders’ Summit is coming to Chicago Illinois, this tech event is an action-packed summit where ideas flow freely and innovation rules. Innovation is driving every major industry with rapid advances. What are the effects on our community? What are the issues and …

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Dec 02

At Fox News Latino, Immigrants Go From Target to Target Audience


Roger Ailes’ attempt to capitalize on a “tremendous business opportunity”–and win votes for the Republican Party. By Aldo Guerrero, FAIR (December 1, 2014) The anti-immigrant reporting of Fox News Channel (FNC) comes as no surprise, considering that its viewership is similar to the base of the Republican Party-older white conservatives. The growing Latino share of the population, however, spurred the creation …

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Aug 29

Sprint’s New Latino CEO Revamps Company With Eye On Hispanics


In just the first couple of weeks of being Sprint CEO, 43-year-old Marcelo Claure has cut prices, unveiled new data plans — and he is doing so with a keen eye on Latino mobile users. Claure, the son of a Bolivian diplomat who moved to the U.S. in the 1990s, is now boldly attempting to …

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Mar 14

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


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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Jan 25

Aetna CEO says Health Care Costs Are Out of Control.

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Medical expenses remain out of control in the U.S., where Americans have an “unsustainable attitude” that ignores the increasing cost of health care, the chief executive officer of insurer Aetna Inc. said. While the rise in medical costs has slowed since the last recession, the U.S. still needs to switch to a “fundamentally different” system …

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Jan 24

Happy 30th Anniversary Macintosh. Thanks For Dreaming Big Steve Jobs.

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Decades before changing the world with iPhones and iPads, Apple transformed home computing with the Macintosh. The friendly desktop machine referred to as the “Mac” and, importantly, the ability to control it by clicking on icons with a “mouse,” opened computing to non-geeks in much the way that touchscreens later allowed almost anyone get instantly …

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Nov 11

TechLatino Guest Blogger Cesar Vargas: Latino Leaders? Clowns Need Not Apply.


People have been speaking for a while now about the lack of Latino leaders. I’m talking about true leaders; not those who have pledged allegiance to a brand or a political party. Leaders who are not afraid to point out when something is wrong regardless if the majority of people agree or disagree with him/her. …

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Nov 04

Javier Polit: La Informática También se Sienta a la Mesa de Decisiones. By Negocios Now


Javier Polit, CIO (Chief Information Officer) del Bottling Investment Group de la empresa Coca-Cola y Chairman de Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association es un ejemplo de Diversidad en una las empresas mas grandes del mundo.  Polit está convencido de que el rol de la informática debe ser más acorde con estos tiempos. Hoy …

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May 01

LISTA Guest Blogger Mario H. Lopez on Leveraging Mobile Broadband for Hispanic Communities

Mario H. Lopez

No one can deny the impact that Hispanics are having on America’s political, cultural, and economic spheres.  Across the nation, Hispanics are not just changing the landscape because of what they do, but rather how they do it. With regard to broadband access – a crucial service that fuels American innovation, job creation, and educational …

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