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Dec 15

The Real Cost of Regulating the Internet.

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The open Internet debate has long focused on protecting content developers from discriminatory treatment by Internet service providers (ISPs). Those who advocate in favor of strong network neutrality rules typically argue that “the next Facebook” or “the next Google” will never see the light of day in a world where ISPs can arbitrarily block or …

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Feb 06

Article from the Wall Street Journal – Spectrum Dinosaurs at the FCC by L. Gordon Crovitz

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The disconnect between technology and Washington is as vast as the gap between rotary phones and the latest iPad. First there was the clumsy SOPA legislation against online copyright piracy, killed by objections from Web companies and users. The latest disconnect is over whether Washington can free up enough bandwidth to keep smart phones and …

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Aug 30

FCC says 6,500 cell sites down in four states in wake of Irene

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Hurricane Irene knocked out 6,500 cellular communications sites in four states from Virginia to Vermont, where 44 percent of the sites remained down Monday afternoon, the Federal Communications Commission reported. Neil Grace, an FCC spokesman, said 35 percent of the cell sites in Connecticut, 31 percent in Rhode Island and 25 percent in Virginia were …

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Aug 29

LISTA Congratulates GNAX CIO for His Work with GNAX Health and for being Named by VMware as First vCloud® Powered Service Provider in Healthcare IT.

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Announcement certifies GNAX Health’s ability to bring new cloud computing technology to healthcare providers and IT vendors along with healthcare-specific layer of HIPAA security. LAS VEGAS, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — GNAX Health, a healthcare technology infrastructure service provider located in Atlanta, Georgia, proudly announces certification as the first and only healthcare IT …

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Jul 19

LISTA Applauds Comcast’s Internet Essentials Initiative

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Washington D.C.- Comcast has announced the Internet Essentials Initiative, a bi-lingual program designed to bring low-cost internet, affordable computers and internet training to low-income families. Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association agrees with the Hispanic institute that this initiative’s design addresses several fundamental causes for the persistent digital divide and concludes that it is …

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May 26

Over 125 Medical and Tech Professionals attend Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association’s 4th Annual TechLatino 2030 Legislative Forum – Wrap Up

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Congressman John Lewis, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Manny Ruiz and Thomas Oliver are among the Honored at LISTA’s Government Beacon Awards Reception. CONTACT: John Simmons  simmonsj@a-lista.org 800-775-0889 Washington, DC, May 12, 2011 – Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and the National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology welcomed nearly 125 distinguished guests to its …

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Apr 14

LISTA’s JOSE A. MARQUEZ-LEON, “TOP 200″ MOST INFLUENTIAL HISPANICS IN TECHNOLOGY”

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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Mar 24

U.S. Census 2010… Is All About Hispanics as seen in MediaPost

This is a very big year for the Census and not just for the obvious reason that new national Census numbers are forthcoming. The new data, which will be trickling out in coming days, reveal some profound shifts in demographic trends that will have major implications for marketers: You had better start thinking local. It …

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Mar 17

White Board: The IT Dashboard; the Value of Transparency U.S. Chief Information Office Vivek Kundra

In this White House White Board, U.S. Chief Information Office Vivek Kundra explains how the IT Dashboard website helped save $3 billion in taxpayer funds and make government more efficient by shining a light on the federal government’s IT projects. Watch Video… Click Here.

Mar 10

Carlos Slim Still First as World’s Richest List Grows.

If it seems like the rest of the world is getting richer, it’s true, it is. The world’s wealthiest people had a record-breaking good year in 2011, says Forbes magazine, which released its list of the globe’s billionaires. During the year, 214 people became billionaires, bringing the world’s total to 1,210 people holding $4.5 trillion. …

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