Category Archive: voxxi

May 29

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

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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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Aug 06

The Rise of Latinas in the US: From Jobs to Consumer Power as it appears in Voxxi

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They’ve got the power: Hispanic women are a new power factor not only for the Latino community but also for the U.S. economy, according a new report released today by Nielsen. The report shows the increasing influence of Latinas in the U.S. because of their will to improve their educational pursuits and career development. Latinas are outpacing Latino …

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Apr 07

Latino Techs and Creative Types to Gather and Innovate at Hispanicize 2013

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Later this week, I will be attending and speaking at “Hispanicize 2013” in Miami Beach, an annual gathering of those seeking to reach the Hispanic community with new products, ideas and innovative technologies.  These are exciting times as new technologies and services benefiting consumers reach the marketplace.  Today, “creator” types are increasingly working together with the “technology” …

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Mar 11

Pew Hispanic Center analysis: Latinos closing the digital divide?

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A report from the Pew Hispanic Center has new stats which indicate that Latinos are closing the digital divide. Latinos own smartphones, go online from a mobile device and use social networking sites at similar, and sometimes higher, rates than do other groups of Americans, according to a new analysis of three Pew Research Center …

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Jan 18

“Broadband access is no longer a luxury” Schumer says

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“We are here to talk today about hundreds of millions of dollars of federal support that could go to economic development in Sullivan and Orange counties,” Senator Charles Schumer said on Wednesday at the Orange County Business Accelerator in New Windsor. “But instead it’s collecting dust in DC coffers.” Schumer, along with representatives from Orange …

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Jan 08

So Who Gets Custody of the Facebook Profile Info After a Divorce?

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Stacy Thibodeaux was furious when she discovered pictures of her children on her ex-husband’s online dating profile soon after they divorced. “I went through the roof,” Thibodeaux, 45, remembers. She confronted her ex, saying it wasn’t appropriate to have their young children’s images on Match.com. She says he simply blocked her from viewing his profile. …

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Jan 08

Quick Tips: What’s an SSL certificate, and do I need one for my website?

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SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a cryptographic protocol that secures data sent across networks, including the Internet. SSL uses an authenticated key issued by a third-party certificate authority to validate a website’s legitimacy. Most web users experience SSL certificates in the form of https (as opposed to http) prefixes in a URL. Plainly put, an …

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Jan 04

Samsung Extends Lead over Apple.

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South Korea’s sales grow 35%, versus 33% of the U.S. firm, according to Strategy Analytics, Apple could launch an ‘iPhone Mini’ to compete in lesser market, says the company. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd could extend its lead over Apple Inc in global sales of smartphones this year thanks to a growth of 35%, helped by …

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Dec 19

Cisco Study: Consumer Streaming Keeps Outpacing Downloading

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Seventy percent of American broadband users are watching professionally produced Internet video every week, averaging more than 100 minutes per week, and consumers spend nearly four times more time streaming content than downloading, according to a new survey. The research from Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) found that while free- and ad-supported sites pull …

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Nov 15

Engage Hispanics: My Telenovela Is Not My Mom’s Telenovela by Ali Curi

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The cultural gap between parents and their offspring is an age-old cliché. “If it’s too loud, you’re too old,” was the common refrain coming from a teenager’s bedroom when told to turn the music down. Similarly, my telenovela is not my mom’s telenovela.  I say my mom’s telenovela because, while Latino men watch novelas en …

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