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Nov 15

A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy?

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It happens every year: Apple releases new iPhones, and then hordes of people groan about their older iPhones slowing to a crawl. Just look at the recent data. Between September and early November — when Apple made the iPhone 8 available, followed by the iPhone X — Google searches for the keywords “iPhone slow” jumped …

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Apr 17

LISTA Guest Blogger: George “Urban Jibaro” Torres 5 Tips on How To Effectively Reconnect With Your Hispanicize Friends. #hispz12

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So I literally just got home from Sunny Miami where I spent the week sharing best practices, eating Croquetas & drinking Mojitos with some of the most influential bloggers, brands and media professionals at Hispanicize 2012. If you are anything like me, you come back home with full of excitement with lots of ideas and …

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Nov 16

Hispanics Named to FCC Diversity Advisory Panel as it appears in Hispanic Business Magazine

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Diversity Advisory Panel –> Several Hispanics have been appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s rechartered Federal Advisory Diversityfor Communications in the Digital Age.The first meeting has been scheduled for Dec. 6, according to the FCC. The Diversity Committee’s mission is to advice the FCC regarding policies and practices that will enhance diversity in the telecommunications and related …

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Jun 01

LISTA Congratulates MicroTech on their Winning of $20 Million-Plus Pentagon IT Contract

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Fastest Growing Solutions Provider Will Play Integral Technical Role in OASD-PA, Base-Plus Four Option-Year Award Vienna, VA - May 31, 2011 – Leading Technology Systems Integrator MicroTech has been selected as a Prime Vendor for the $20 Million-plus Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (OASD-PA) IT support services contract at the Pentagon. …

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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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May 19

Entering The Digital Foray: Simple Tips For Social Media Newbies by Scott Belsky Founder & CEO, Behance

  I often get questions from small business owners asking about social media and taking small steps into the digital world. Questions like, “Should I build a better website?” or “What should I do with Facebook and Twitter?” or, “How do I manage these social media tools once I set them up?” Suffice to say, …

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Aug 28

Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA) and Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE) Announce Partnership to Further Digital Empowerment Initiatives.

  LISTA and ADE partnership will work to facilitate digital advocacy, digital literacy, job creation and economic development in regards to digital empowerment initiatives   Today, Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA), the nation’s leading organization of Latino technology professionals and the Alliance for Digital Equality (ADE), a nonprofit organization that provides broadband solutions …

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May 13

The Privacy and Security Challenges of Electronic and Personal Health Records: Is Your Business Prepared?

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EVERY ADVANCE IN healthcare information technology presents a new challenge to a patient’s privacy. The recent initiatives promoting electronic health records (EHRs) and personal health records (PHRs) are no exception. While the use of these records could potentially revolutionize the way physicians treat patients and both patients and physicians manage medical data, they will also …

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Feb 18

Census: Internet Use in the United States – 2009

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Internet Use in the United States: 2009 — Census released today Tables with national- and state-level data showing who is accessing the Internet, cross-tabulated by age, sex, race, Hispanic-origin, educational attainment and employment status. State data show Internet usage at home versus use at other locations. Also included is whether people are using broadband or …

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Feb 18

LISTA Joins 23 Natational Organizations to Address Minority Inclusion in Media by FCC to Chairman Genachowski

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Dear Chairman Genachowski:

As you know, in Section 257 of the Communications Act, Congress requires the Commission to submit triennial reports “identifying and eliminating Émarket entry barriers for entrepreneurs and other small businesses….” The Commission submitted the required reports for 1997, 2000, 2003, and (several months late) 2006, but the Commission has not yet submitted its 2009 Report.

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