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Unveiling another change to its already wildly popular formula, Facebook made its Timeline display available worldwide in a Jan. 24 announcement.

An "unambiguously good" jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor sent stocks soaring Friday and likely will boost President Obama's political prospects.

Hispanics are recovering from the Great Recession faster than other demographics, studies indicate, and unemployment levels among Hispanics dropped in January to their lowest rate in three years.

Massive fourth-quarter sales of the iPhone 4S helped Apple reclaim its crown as the world's top smartphone maker, as global smartphone sales jumped 55 percent on the same period last year.

Lots of dogs and babies appeared in commercial advertisements for Super Bowl XLVI, but game-day ads also increasingly are pointing to social media handles, such as Twitter and Facebook.

Watch out, Facebook; you've got new competition.

General Motors is spending more than $500 million on its Arlington assembly plant over the next 18 months, indicating that GM officials believe there's still a bright future for the large sport utility vehicles built at the plant.

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For more than two decades, the annual Hispanic Business 500 directory has served as a barometer of the U.S. Hispanic economy. A purchase of the 2011 directory provides the top 500 Hispanic-owned companies list in Excel format including: CEO names and more...

Hispanics are now the largest ethnic minority in the United States and during the past decade, U.S. Hispanic purchasing power has rapidly increased. This report takes an in depth look at how today's Hispanic Economy is transitioning into an economic power in the U.S. Click here for the executive summary and table of contents!

The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States is expected to grow 41.8 percent in the next six years to 4.3 million, with total revenues surging 39 percent to more than $539 billion, according to new estimates by HispanTelligence. Spurred by growing entrepreneurial trends and affluence among the nation's largest minority population, the increase is expected to come at a robust rate of 8.5 and 8.7 percent, respectfully, over the next couple years.

From the current issue of HispanicBusiness magazine...
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With deep roots in civil rights affirmative action legislation, "diversity" has evolved into the concept of smart business.

Five Hispanics -- three Republicans and two Democrats -- are campaigning for vacant seats for the U.S. Senate in New Mexico and Texas.

How will the latest chapter in the long-playing narrative of congressional intractability be resolved?

Hispanic magazines are leading the way in advertising revenues.

Social media accounts are no longer optional for small-business owners -- they are golden tickets to helping grow and brand a business.

           

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