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LISTA Georgia Technology Council Announces the 2014 Latina of Excellence Awardees

LISTA Announces Top 15 Latinas of Excellence Award in Tech and Business in Georgia Recognizing Latinas in Business Who Go Above and Beyond the Call of Duty   Atlanta, Ga Dec 5,  2014,  In celebration of the achievements and accomplishments of our nation’s most inspiring Latina Tech and Business women, Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association…

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At Fox News Latino, Immigrants Go From Target to Target Audience

Roger Ailes’ attempt to capitalize on a “tremendous business opportunity”–and win votes for the Republican Party. By Aldo Guerrero, FAIR (December 1, 2014) The anti-immigrant reporting of Fox News Channel (FNC) comes as no surprise, considering that its viewership is similar to the base of the Republican Party-older white conservatives. The growing Latino share of the population, however, spurred the creation…

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Should an 80 Year-Old Law Apply to the Internet?

Yesterday was the 80th anniversary of the Communications Act of 1934. The Act was established to regulate telephone, telegraph and radio so that all U.S. citizens could receive basic communication services. It contains seven sections, Title I through Title VII. Title II, the section on common carrier regulation, has been making headlines recently, with some…

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Tech Giants Donating $750M for Government Push to Expand Broadband Access

Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc., AT&T Inc.,Verizon Communications Inc. and Sprint Corp. are among a group of companies pledging more than $750 million in computers, software and services to support the initiative. The commitments will be added to $2 billion in funds from Federal Communications Commission reserves to support President Barack Obama’s “ConnectED” program. Apple is providing $100 million to disadvantaged schools in the…

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LISTA Congratulates General Motors for their choice in CEO

For the first time ever, a woman is the head honcho as a major automaker – and she’s Latina, mi gente! According to USA Today, and multiple outle51-year-old Mary Barra has been named the new CEO at General Motors. Barra, who is the executive vice president of GM’s global product development, purchasing and supply chain,…

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