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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 09

Connecting to the Internet in the Year 2020

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The world will gain about 1 billion new internet users and reach 4.1 billion in the next four years, according to Cisco’s VNI Global IP Traffic Forecast, 2015-2020, released earlier this week. This addition of new users will be accompanied by a significant growth in internet traffic by the year 2020, which shouldn’t be a …

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Jun 07

Tech Trends 2015: Americans’ Data Usage More Than Doubled in 2015

CTIA® released its annual survey results, which found Americans used 9.6 trillion megabytes (MB) of mobile data in 2015, three times the 3.2 trillion MB in 2013. This is the equivalent of consumers streaming 59,219 videos every minute or roughly 18 million MB: Smartphones are the number one wireless device in the U.S. and still growing There …

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May 26

More Than Technology: Cable Invests in Our Communities

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$1.2 billion. According to a recently released study commissioned by NCTA, that’s how much cable’s video and Internet providers and programmers put toward corporate giving in 2014. The impact that kind of funding has on socially responsible programs is immeasurable, but what does that even look like? Our industry has long been a contributor to …

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Apr 20

Blumenthal wants to Stop Hackers from Working on our Cars?

The road to our connected future may be paved with good intentions, but it may not be secure enough to drive on. As reporter Andy Greenberg recently detailed in Wired, hackers were able to remotely disable a Jeep while he was driving it. In a country where car ownership and the freedom of the open road are …

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Apr 15

THE FCC SHOULD SAY “NO” TO ALLVID Says Neil Fried.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is circulating a regulatory proposal to his fellow commissioners that he hopes will create additional competition for pay-TV set-top boxes. This comes after a handful of technology companies advanced their own regulatory proposal, often referred to as AllVid. We do not know the full details of what is in Chairman Wheeler’s …

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Mar 19

Members of Hacking Collective, Anonymous, Have a New Target: They’re Taking Aim at Donald Trump.

Hackers posted what they’re alleging to be Trump’s cell phone number and social security number. CNNMoney cannot independently verify this information. The information, posted on a popular site for Anonymous leaks, also includes phone numbers, home addresses, and other personal information associated with people close to Trump, including his spokesperson, campaign manager and family members. …

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Feb 18

Antiquated 20th Century Rules Will Hinder Latino Growth in 21 Century HiTech Sector.

  Recently, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced his plan to use antiquated, 20th Century telephone rules to help protect Internet openness in the 21st Century. The move puts at risk some of the crucial policy initiatives that Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and organizations have championed for years: increasing broadband adoption and digital …

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Feb 13

TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association Announces Emerging Tech Leaders Summit..

Latinas Tech Leaders Power Luncheon – 2013

Their 6th Annual Emerging Tech Leadership Summit Series Kickoff and National TechLatino Achievers Award. TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) announced today the LISTA 8th Annual Emerging Technology Leadership Summit Series Kickoff and National Latino Technology Achievers Awards will be hosted in Sacramento California by the LISTA NorCal TechLatino Council.  LISTA’s 8th Annual …

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Feb 03

FCC won’t release Open Internet Details Ahead of Feb. 26 Vote.

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The Federal Communications Commission will not publicly release Internet regulations before they are voted on later this month.  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Monday formally denied a request from congressional Republicans to release the text of those net neutrality rules when they are circulated among the commissioners later this week.  Releasing the draft …

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