Category Archive: Menus

Mar 07

Will mHealth Revolutionize Healthcare? by Jose Marquez

As it appeared in the Huffington Post. You almost certainly have a cell phone (83 percent of Hispanics do, according to a recent study), and it’s probably a smartphone with capabilities far beyond talking and texting. Perhaps you use it for social networking, checking the weather or sports, or games. But have you thought about …

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Jan 23

Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Downed – Anonymous Retaliates


UPDATE: Megaupload appears to back online, sort of. The Atlantic Wire reports that those who haven’t been arrested on Megaupload’s staff managed to post a message accessible only at their IP address. As of now there’s really no content on the site available beyond a short, exclamation point-happy message asking people to share the new …

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Aug 07

White House Names New Federal CIO – Steven VanRoekel


Steven VanRoekel, a former Microsoft executive, will become the next chief information officer for the federal government — a bigger, more policy-oriented technology job than any he held at the software giant. Steven VanRoekel, a former Microsoft executive, was managing director of the F.C.C. Mr. VanRoekel, 41, who joined the Obama administration from Microsoft in …

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Jul 06

Top 10 Free Online QR Code Generators


The image in the left of this post is called QR (Quick Response) Code, which is generated with the URL of this blog. When decoding the image with some QR code readers (such as this), you will see the URL. Which is fun, right? Besides URLs, you can also turn text, phone numbers, maps and …

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Jun 02

Census Data And The Future of Hispanic Advertising

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The recent release of the full 2010 Census population figures has been driving the headlines in the world of Hispanic marketing the last few months. As anticipated by many, the full 2010 Census figures for the U.S. Hispanic population topped the 50 million mark. (50.5 million to be exact!) Fifty million is a big number, …

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Jun 01

LISTA Congratulates MicroTech on their Winning of $20 Million-Plus Pentagon IT Contract


Fastest Growing Solutions Provider Will Play Integral Technical Role in OASD-PA, Base-Plus Four Option-Year Award Vienna, VA - May 31, 2011 – Leading Technology Systems Integrator MicroTech has been selected as a Prime Vendor for the $20 Million-plus Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (OASD-PA) IT support services contract at the Pentagon. …

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May 26

LISTA Congratulates AT&T’s Alicia Abella and Univision’s Cesar Conde for Hispanic Education AdvisoryPanel To President Barack Obama


President Obama Announces Members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics WASHINGTON – Today, President Barack Obama announced his appointment of the following individuals to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics: · Alicia Abella, Member, President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics · Sylvia Acevedo, Member, President’s Advisory …

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May 19

Entering The Digital Foray: Simple Tips For Social Media Newbies by Scott Belsky Founder & CEO, Behance

  I often get questions from small business owners asking about social media and taking small steps into the digital world. Questions like, “Should I build a better website?” or “What should I do with Facebook and Twitter?” or, “How do I manage these social media tools once I set them up?” Suffice to say, …

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Apr 14


The editors of Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine (HE&IT) have selected Jose A. Marquez-Leon of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association as one of the “Top 200 Most Influential Hispanics in Technology.” This select list, which previously recognized some of the top 1 00 Hispanics in technology, was expanded to reflect the increasing …

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Nov 08

Post Election: HIT Funding Safe for Now, Expert Predicts.


Now that the midterm elections are over, federal healthcare IT funding is likely to go untouched for now, one expert says. “It’s not on the radar,” according to Jennifer Haberkorn, a healthcare policy and politics reporter with POLITICO and a speaker at a Friday press briefing hosted by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society …

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