Tag Archive: digital divide

Oct 12

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association announced today that Jose A. Marquez National CEO, will join the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Advisory Committee for Diversity in the Digital Age.

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The mission of the Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age is to make recommendations to the FCC regarding policies and practices that will further enhance the ability of minorities and women to participate in telecommunications and related industries. Specifically, the Committee will focus on lowering barriers to entry to communications and …

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Jun 17

Hispanics Rank High on Digital Divide

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When Steve Jobs, Apple’s chief executive, stood before the Cupertino City Council earlier this month to pitch his plans for building an enormous spaceship-shaped corporate headquarters, Councilwoman Kris Wang smiled wide and asked, “Do we get free Wi-Fi or something like that?” Mr. Jobs brushed off the remark with a joke, but when asked again, …

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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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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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Feb 19

Guest Blogger Ralph E. Herrera, President of Lanza Group says, For a Preview of America’s Multicultural Future Look no Further than the Black Eyed Peas.

It struck me while I and over 110 million fellow Americans watched “America’s Game” and the halftime show performance by the Black Eyed Peas.  They are a perfect example of what is to come as we unravel the US Census data that recently has started to become available.  The Black Eyed Peas are comprised of …

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Jan 13

American CEO’s Say Immigration is Key to Business Innovation.

Discussing U.S. innovation at CES are (from left) CES President Gary Shapiro, Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, Cisco CEO John Chambers, and GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt. On Friday, during a panel discussion at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, executives from some of the top American corporations stated that if the U.S. is looking to be more …

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Jan 11

Guest Blogger Jose Villa- 2011: The Year Of Creative Destruction

I made the bold prediction almost a year ago today that Hispanic marketing was in for big changes in 2011. I have to admit I think I will be proven wrong.I think 2011 will result in even more changes than I boldly forecast last year. I think by the time 2012 rolls around, we’re barely going to …

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Dec 01

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI REMARKS ON PRESERVING INTERNET FREEDOM AND OPENNESS.

Good morning.   After months of hard work at the FCC, in other parts of government, in the private sector, and in the public interest community, and after receiving more than 100,000 comments from citizens across America, we have reached an important milestone in our effort to protect Internet freedom and openness.   Yesterday, I circulated to …

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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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Jun 14

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to Address LISTA 3rd Annual National Tech-Latino 2030 Legislative Forum.

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New York, NY, June 14th, 2010 – Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association’s President and CEO, Jose A. Marquez-Leon proudly announced today that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski will deliver remarks on the National Broadband Plan at LISTA’s upcoming 3rd Annual National Tech-Latino 2030 Legislative Forum on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC at 6:00 …

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