Category Archive: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association

Mar 02

Wal-Mart Raises the Stakes in E-commerce Arms Race With Amazon

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And the company is making management changes to reflect its new focus on online shoppers. If Wal-Mart stands any chance of going head to head with Amazon, it’ll have to use its physical store locations to its advantage. To that end, the company is streamlining its management team to align its e-commerce and brick-and-mortar operations. The retailer will …

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Feb 27

Ajit Pai, FCC chairman: “We Don’t Expect to Review AT&T-Time Warner”

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New Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Monday that the commission likely won’t take a look at the proposed $85.4-billion merger between AT&T (NYSE: T) and Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE: TWX). Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Pai said that the fact AT&T isn’t planning to transfer over any of Time Warner’s FCC licenses means the commission likely …

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Feb 21

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella is Counting on Culture Shock to Drive Growth

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Last March, Microsoft unveiled Tay.ai, a Twitter bot that promised to usher in a new era of human-to-artificial-intelligence conversation. Within hours, hackers turned Tay into a venom-spewing racist, and the project was quickly shuttered with a public apology. In the old days of Microsoft, heads surely would have rolled. But Satya Nadella, 49, a one-time company engineer who took …

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Feb 08

Quarter of U.S. Tech Workers Perceive Discrimination: Survey

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Fifty-seven percent of tech workers said they did not know what actions their company is taking to address the issue. About a quarter of U.S. workers in the technology sector, which has faced criticism for a lack of diversity, said they felt discrimination at their workplace in a survey released on Tuesday by job site …

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Feb 07

The Importance of Cyber Security for Law Firms.

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Few industries handle as much sensitive material on a daily basis as the legal vertical—or have as much to lose if a cyber attack occurs. Law firms are becoming increasingly reliant on technology, and hackers are only growing more sophisticated in their methods of attack. If your cyber security is not up to the challenge of …

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Feb 06

TechLatino Applauds the 97 Tech Companies that Just Opposed Trump’s Travel Ban.

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Nearly 100 companies, mostly based in Silicon Valley, on Sunday issued a legal brief challenging President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban, arguing that it hurts business and violates the Constitution. “The tremendous impact of immigrants on America — and on American business — is not happenstance,” the companies wrote in the brief, filed in the U.S. Court …

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Feb 03

Join TechLatino this February 7th to Make the Internet Safe Again and Why It Matters

Next week on February 7, TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and NCTA – The Internet and Television Association will add its support to the worldwide celebration of Safer Internet Day 2017 – “Be the Change: Unite for a Better Internet”. Now taking place in over 100 countries, Safer Internet Day is an annual, globally coordinated event promoting …

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Feb 03

Techlatino Guest Blogger: Miguel Gamiño New York City’s CTO is Calling for New Vocabulary

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Commentary: Miguel Gamiño says he’s done “innovating.” Instead, he will iterate, modernize and pursue breakthroughs in pursuit of both new efficiencies and profound change.  I take issue with the word innovation. I have banned its use in our office.  Innovation without more specific strategy is meaningless. This is especially important at a moment when we …

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Feb 03

How Maggie Hardy Magerko’s Company Leveraged a Super Bowl Ad Smackdown

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In the race for Super Bowl ad spots, 84 Lumber was the first to snag a 90-second slot last month. The Pennsylvania-based building materials company has been working with Pittsburgh agency Brunner to create an ad that would fit owner and president Maggie Hardy Magerko’s hope of recruiting new talent and building brand awareness as 84 Lumber expands …

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Jan 20

Ajit Pai, May be the Next FCC Chairman

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President Donald Trump will tap Ajit Pai as his pick to lead the FCC in the new administration, elevating the sitting GOP commissioner to the top spot overseeing the nation’s communications industry, according to two industry sources familiar with decision. The announcement could come as soon as this afternoon, the sources said. Pai, a Barack …

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