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Stephen Terrell expected a group of happy users when he updated his company's Facebook profile page to the new Timeline format, allowing his mostly senior-citizen customers to register for a contest to win a trip to Hollywood to meet nonagenarian actor Betty White.

Google has partnered with Fla. Gov. Rick Scott to launch a program that allows users to receive a website, domain name and hosting support for free for one year, according to a news release.

The European Union on Wednesday imposed hundreds of millions of euros in fines on 21 companies for price fixing, in its latest attempt to enforce the bloc's strict competition rules.

The automaker modified its FCX Clarity fuel cell car, which it currently offers through leases, by installing an inverter in the trunk. Using the hydrogen in its fuel tank to generate electricity, the vehicle can supply up to 9kw continuously for more than seven hours.

President Obama would beat his leading Republican rivals in the must-win swing states of Florida and Ohio, according to a new poll that indicates the president is getting help from the improving economy and the GOP is struggling with women voters.

Having someone ask, "Do you speak Mexican?" can be mind-boggling to a person born in a diverse community where English is not the only language spoken.

The National Hispanic Medical Association joined the American Nurses Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Student Association, Doctors for America, and the National Physicians Alliance in submitting a brief for Amici Curiae to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the minimum coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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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.

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Grace Lieblein President and managing director GM do Brasil Ms. Lieblein is responsible for the total operations of GM's subsidiary in Brazil. Prior to the appointment, she was president and managing director of GM de Mexico, the first woman to serve in that role.

Hispanics make long strides into the executive offices of major corporations. The success and sustainability of a corporation comes from a workforce that is motivated, resourceful and proud of its accomplishments, traits that must be nurtured from the first day on the job through the last.

About three weeks after the New Year launched, news announcing the economy had grown at a rate of 2.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 created positive buzz about the economy. The announcement was notable because the economy's growth in the third quarter of 2011 had been 1.8 percent. Some media treated the news as just short of remarkable. Others did not quite share the excitement.

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.

           

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