Tag Archive: techlatino 2010

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 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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Mar 10

LISTA Congratulates Tony Jimenez on Being Named to Hispanic Engineer & IT Top “200″

The National Board of Directors, President Jose Marquez-Leon and  The editors of Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine (HE&IT) have selected Tony Jimenez of MicroTech as one of the “Top 200 Most Influential Hispanics in Technology.” This select list, which previously recognized some of the top 100 Hispanics in technology, was expanded to reflect the …

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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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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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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 15

iMedicalApps – Interview with Albert Santalo, CEO Care Cloud.

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About Care Cloud Since the inception of the modern healthcare industry after WWII, the U.S. has been plagued with a daunting amount of wasteful spending related to healthcare. For the first time, the technology has come of age that truly allows us to change that reality and to take back those wasted healthcare dollars and …

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Feb 25

Social Media Pitfalls To Avoid.

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Social Media Pitfalls To Avoid LISTA Guest Blogger Luis Cuneo, Marketing Manager IBM Corporation LISTA Member I recently attended the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Convention in Denver, CO. Prior to the conference, I took note of how the USHCC was taking advantage of social media to promote their event and encourage individuals …

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