Posts Tagged ‘digital divide’

U.S. Latinos Win if U.S. Wins Race to 5G

The core mission of TechLatino is to ensure that the U.S. Latino community has a seat at the table for present and future generations to come. Latinos use wireless as our primary means of communication compared to other technologies and ethnic communities. It is for this reason that we have championed reforms aimed at hastening…

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Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow Suit

To listen to the report, click here Intel has a new report out today. It’s not about semiconductors. It’s about diversity: how Intel is doing when it comes to women and under-represented minorities on its staff. The results are mixed – some strong and some, frankly, failures. Still the sheer amount of information is exceptional,…

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Rockefeller Calls for GAO Study of TV Station Shared Service Agreements

Says there are serious questions about impact of coordinated TV station sales and operations Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) has asked the Government Accounting Office to look into the impact of TV station joint sales agreements (JSAs) and shared service agreements (SSAs) on consumers.  In a letter dated Monday, Rockefeller outlined some…

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Access to Health IT Critical to Medical Advancement in Latino Communities

Medical and Technology Professionals explore topic at LISTA LatinoHIT’s  EHRInsight’s 2015 Kickoff in Washington, D.C. Over 75 distinguished medical and technology professionals gathered at the EHRInsight 2015 seminar series in Washington, D.C. to discuss the expansion of Electronic Health Records (EHR), telemedicine, mobile health, and health information technologies in the Latino community. The two day event, hosted…

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Internet Essentials: Progress of a Digital Divide Killer

Six months into the program, Comcast released a progress report on its Internet Essentials program – the low-cost Internet and training offering that Comcast led the pack with as a condition to its merger with NBC Universal. The program provides low-cost broadband service for $9.95 a month; the option to purchase a full-service, Internet ready computer…

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Swizz Beatz's Megaupload Downed – Anonymous Retaliates

UPDATE: Megaupload appears to back online, sort of. The Atlantic Wire reports that those who haven’t been arrested on Megaupload’s staff managed to post a message accessible only at their IP address. As of now there’s really no content on the site available beyond a short, exclamation point-happy message asking people to share the new…

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