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Intel Pledges Diversity by 2020, Invests $300 million.

Intel has set an aggressive goal of dramatically increasing the diversity of its U.S. workforce by 2020. It’s also pledging $300 million to fund the hiring and retention of women and underrepresented minorities, the largest investment yet in diversity by a technology company. Intel  made the announcement during his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics…

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Sprint's New Latino CEO Revamps Company With Eye On Hispanics

In just the first couple of weeks of being Sprint CEO, 43-year-old Marcelo Claure has cut prices, unveiled new data plans — and he is doing so with a keen eye on Latino mobile users. Claure, the son of a Bolivian diplomat who moved to the U.S. in the 1990s, is now boldly attempting to…

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US to Relinquish Admin Control of Internet.

U.S. officials announced plans to relinquish federal government control over the administration of the Internet, a move likely to please international critics but alarm many business leaders and others who rely on smooth functioning of the Web. Pressure to let go of the final vestiges of U.S. authority over the system of Web addresses and…

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Android Usage: Robert Nelson asks…are you stuck in 2011?

It seems fair to say that many Android users want to be running Kit Kat. But the truth of the matter here, not all that many are actually getting that wish. In fact, according to the latest Android ‘platform versions’ report released by Google — only 2.5 percent of users are on Kit Kat. Furthermore, even though…

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Happy 30th Anniversary Macintosh. Thanks For Dreaming Big Steve Jobs.

Decades before changing the world with iPhones and iPads, Apple transformed home computing with the Macintosh. The friendly desktop machine referred to as the “Mac” and, importantly, the ability to control it by clicking on icons with a “mouse,” opened computing to non-geeks in much the way that touchscreens later allowed almost anyone get instantly…

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The Rise of Latinas in the US: From Jobs to Consumer Power as it appears in Voxxi

They’ve got the power: Hispanic women are a new power factor not only for the Latino community but also for the U.S. economy, according a new report released today by Nielsen. The report shows the increasing influence of Latinas in the U.S. because of their will to improve their educational pursuits and career development. Latinas are outpacing Latino…

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9 Worst Productivity Suckers by Dawn Rasmussen

By virtue of technology, we are increasingly becoming a more efficient society and civilization. In our hands, we carry tools that can book our travel, look up a restaurant, review conference agendas, and a bazillion other functions. Sure, it has helped us be more efficient in a lot of different ways, but with the increased demands…

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