Category Archive: wireless

Nov 10

What Separates Internet Advocates?

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In a week of political showdowns, it seems appropriate to reflect on the faceoff in the Internet advocacy world. On the morning of June 10, 1964, Senator Robert C. Byrd ended a 14 hour, 13 minute address. The arguments over the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had given Americans the example of the modern filibuster. …

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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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Mar 06

Hispanics are Ahead of the Curve in Adopting Digital Devices, including Smartphones

According to Nielsen and Hispanicize Hispanics are ahead of the curve in adopting digital devices, including smartphones  Smartphone ownership grew to 68 percent between November and January 2014, up 9 percent from the start of 2013. And among those who bought their mobile phone within the last three months, a whopping 84 percent chose smartphones for …

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Mar 05

Google’s Gopi Kallayil: How to Break Through the Digital Noise

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The company’s chief evangelist for brand marketing explains how to “get your customers to listen.” If you want to know how dramatically brand marketing has changed in the digital world, consider the humble Ziploc bag. It used to be that such mundane products were only the fodder of advertising inserts in the Sunday newspaper. But …

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Mar 04

Android Usage: Robert Nelson asks…are you stuck in 2011?

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It seems fair to say that many Android users want to be running Kit Kat. But the truth of the matter here, not all that many are actually getting that wish. In fact, according to the latest Android ‘platform versions’ report released by Google — only 2.5 percent of users are on Kit Kat. Furthermore, even though …

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Feb 25

The Internet of Things Means Business

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Connected devices and networked machines are enabling industry and government to collect information and act on it in ways that will redefine IT and business. One of the remarkable yet sobering realities of business is how quickly the world has become networked—and interconnected. Over the last decade, wireless technologies have extended the reach of computers …

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Nov 14

Need for Action on Wireless Airwaves By Jose Marquez

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A report published by the CEA, the report finds that on average, smartphone owners spend nearly two hours (114 minutes) a day using their phones. Calling remains the most popular activity (23 minutes).  After that comes texting (20 minutes), email (18 minutes), web surfing (16 minutes) and social networking (11 minutes). While the report does …

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Aug 20

LATINA Style’s 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the USA. AT&T Tops List.

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LATINA Style Magazine proudly announces the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2013. Now in its 16th year, the annual report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for …

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May 09

State Farm Wants A Few Good Neighbors To Stay In The Right Lane And Test Its Driving App.

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In a novel exercise that is one part mobile app beta-test and one part clever branding, State Farm is looking for 5000 people to download its RightLane Android app for testing. The company is trying to see how much driving information it can collect accurately without the plug-in devices that are commonplace among some insurance …

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May 01

LISTA Guest Blogger Mario H. Lopez on Leveraging Mobile Broadband for Hispanic Communities

Mario H. Lopez

No one can deny the impact that Hispanics are having on America’s political, cultural, and economic spheres.  Across the nation, Hispanics are not just changing the landscape because of what they do, but rather how they do it. With regard to broadband access – a crucial service that fuels American innovation, job creation, and educational …

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