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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


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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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

Working on IT: 50,000 New Health IT workers Needed by Joseph Conn / HITS

  Working on IT By Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer Posted: May 24, 2010 – 12:01 am ET Part one of a two-part series Access part two: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the stimulus law, has a host of tight deadlines for its myriad health information technology subsidy …

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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.


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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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 15

Obama Outlines Overhaul to No Child Left Behind

Obama Outlines Overhaul to No Child Left Behind President Obama announced he will be sending Congress a plan to reform the country’s education program by doing away with some of the main aspects of President George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind law. While Obama’s proposal wouldn’t entirely get rid of what was one of his predecessor’s …

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Mar 12

comScore : Mobile Social Networking Picks Up


Mobile social networking is gaining ground. As of January, 17.1% of U.S. mobile subscribers went to a social networking site or blog compared to 13.8% in October, according to new data from comScore MobiLens.  The Web measurement firm last week reported Facebook and Twitter have both seen triple-digit traffic growth on the mobile Web in the last year, reaching …

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Mar 12

Is HP’s Web Camera ‘Racist’?

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Recently, a YouTube video was posted claiming that a new web camera on HP‘s Mediasmart laptop computer was “racist” because it recognized white faces but not Black faces. The video quickly went viral, with more than 2 million hits. Watch the Video: HP computers are racist. The video, produced by two workers in the sales department at Toppers …

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Mar 06

Latinas Leading By Example: Veronica Gonzalez


Veronica Gonzalez Pharmacology and toxicology researcher, Ph.D. student at the University of Arizona The world of science and technology is one full of amazing discoveries and fascinating new technologies. It is an ever-changing world in which the players are constantly challenging the limits of knowledge and redefining our future. As new problems arise in our …

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Feb 26

Statement of Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Legislation to Extend Unemployment Insurance, COBRA Safety Net programs

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Statement of Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on legislation to extend unemployment insurance, COBRA safety net programs Editor’s Note: The Senate recessed today, Feb. 26, without approving legislation that would have extended emergency unemployment insurance benefits for workers who have lost their jobs and health insurance subsidies under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act. …

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