Category Archive: Trends

Feb 05

LISTA Statement on FCC Chair’s Net Neutrality Proposal

Net Neutrality will harm hispanic

This week FCC Chairman Wheeler proposed to heavy handedly regulate the internet as a Title 2 public utility. This proposal could have a spoiler effect by threatening the growth of Latino small tech businesses that rely on the internet.   “TechLatino: Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA)  believes the FCC’s decision to vote …

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Sep 15

NCTA Submits Open Internet Rules Reply Comments


Today, NCTA submitted its reply comments to the FCC regarding the proposed new Open Internet Rules. As we’ve said before, cable broadband providers are unequivocally committed to building and maintaining an open Internet experience. That means we support the original principles of Net Neutrality – that all legitimate Internet traffic should be treated equally when traveling over …

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Jun 20

Should an 80 Year-Old Law Apply to the Internet?


Yesterday was the 80th anniversary of the Communications Act of 1934. The Act was established to regulate telephone, telegraph and radio so that all U.S. citizens could receive basic communication services. It contains seven sections, Title I through Title VII. Title II, the section on common carrier regulation, has been making headlines recently, with some …

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Jun 17

Looking for a Needle in a Haystack

Big data supply chain

When you look into all the computers, smartphones, tablets and devices connected to the Internet, you begin to get a feel for the size of the data set from which cyber intelligence is gathered. This subject has drawn a significant amount of interest ever since the Edward Snowden leaks and that is sure to continue …

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May 29

As it Appeared in Hispanic Business… White and Male : Is Not Only Google’s Problem in Silicon Valley.


In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google revealed Wednesday how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its Googlers are black, 3 percent are Hispanic, and 30 percent are women. The search giant said the transparency about its workforce — the first disclosure of its kind in the largely white, male tech …

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Mar 25

Disney CTO Vince Roberts Details Production Technology Areas in the Pipeline


Calling Disney an “entertainment technology company” at Imagine Communications and GatesAir’s launch event earlier this week, Vince Roberts, CTO and evp, global operations for Disney/ABC Television Group, gave a preview of various production tools that are prototypes and in the pipeline. Here are four areas the company is exploring. 1. Flying Jib. It’s what you think it …

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