Tag Archive: LISTA in the News

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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May 25

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) Applauds the 74 Members of Congress’ Letter to the FCC

New York, N.Y. – Today Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) President and CEO, Jose Marquez-Leon released the following statement in response to the May 24, 2010 letter to the Federal Communications Commission on the importance of broadband adoption and deployment over regulation. LISTA is pleased to see 74 members of Congress join …

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May 24

Editorial Guest Writer Rafael A. Fantauzzi, CEO, NPRC: Stop the FCC from Treating Puerto Ricans as Second Class Citizens.

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Washington, DC [CapitalWirePR] May 24, 2010 – Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) treated Puerto Rico and its elected representatives with disregard and disrespect.  It held that Puerto Ricans don’t deserve the same quality of access to telecommunications services that other Americans enjoy.  This is wrong and this must be reversed. Congress created the FCC …

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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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Apr 14

MicroTech CEO Tony Jimenez (r) receives Hermes Award at April 9, 2010 event in Arlington, Va.

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MicroTech President & CEO Tony Jimenez was recognized April 9th by the Hispanic Committee of Virginia at their 43rd Anniversary Celebration of Culture and Achievement, as the winner of the Hermes award. The award is presented annually to an accomplished business and community leader in Northern Virginia. The event was held at the National Rural Electric Cooperative …

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Mar 19

LISTA National Board Urges Latino Tech Community to Support President Obama Health Reform Bill.

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Dear Members, Sponsors and Friends, Negotiations are done, and a final health insurance reform proposal is at the table.  While clearly the health reform compromise has its flaws, the costs faced by our small businesses are so great and the need for reforms in the small group insurance market so urgent, that the benefits outweigh …

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Mar 17

Following the Release of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan Yesterday, Chairman Julius Genachowski Sat Down for an Interview on YouTube

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Following the release of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan yesterday, Chairman Julius Genachowski sat down for an interview on YouTube National Broadband Plan Wrap-Up By Brad A sampling of online chatter following yesterday’s release of the National Broadband Plan. First up, the Huffington Post: Among the cornerstones of the plan is a ‘shoot for the …

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Mar 15

Inside Net Neutrality with FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell.

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Inside net neutrality with FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell by Hugh Carter Donahue 12.03.2010 kl 22:52 | IDG News ServiceA A A Billions of dollars are at stake in the FCC’s net neutrality rule making, which could mandate rules for broadband Internet access over wireless and wireline networks. Billions of dollars are at stake in the …

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Mar 15

FCC Chair Admits U.S. is Falling Behind in Being Digitally Literate.

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FCC Chair Admits U.S. is falling behind in being digitally literate. The Internet has transformed America with its power to generate innovation and opportunity and by its ability to connect, inform and entertain us like no technology in history. But we are not even close to realizing the full potential of high-speed Internet, or “broadband,” …

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