Juan Porras is at the head of a North Carolina startup that's working to launch a software application that allows nondevelopers to build their own software applications for mobile devices -- or an app for creating apps.
Speakers from Google, Microsoft, the Anita Borg Institute, Intel, the UT El Paso and the National Center for Women in Technology are scheduled to participate in Women in Computing.
Cardenas Markets, a 28-store chain operating in California and Nevada, is partnering with Park City Group, a leader in consumer goods supply chain technology, to increase sales and reduce out-of-stocks.
It might not be much of a stretch to say that Andy Elofson has been a social worker of Santa-like proportions.
Hispanics and African Americans are adopting new shopping technologies at a faster rate than Caucasians, with 18 percent of African American shoppers and 16 percent of Hispanic shoppers using their mobile device to make purchases as compared to 10 percent of Caucasians.
Hispanicize 2012, the third such annual event, takes place this year in Miami from April 10-13. Hispanicize 2012, which is produced by Hispanicize, the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), will again feature top brand managers, Latino bloggers, social media entrepreneurs and Hispanic leaders, as well as filmmakers.
Verizon is expanding its online media streaming service to add more movies from more Hollywood studios, and will make them available on more types of mobile devices.
Today, the Huffington Post launched its LatinoVoices channel. Site founder and the president/editor-in-chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group introduced the new initiative.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) has announced a broadband adoption initiative with which it seeks to "bridge the digital divide in America." Through the "Internet Essentials" program, certain low-income families will qualify for high-speed Internet service at about $10 a month.
Conceived by its founders as a gadget site where fans could "hang out all day," gdgt combines a sleek interface, gadget database, and social networking-style features to create a forum where the devices are the stars
Gadget lovers, welcome to your new online home. Conceived by its founders as a gadget site where fans could "hang out all day," gdgt combines a sleek interface, gadget database, and social networking-style features to create a forum where the devices are the stars. gdgt is the brainchild of Peter Rojas and Ryan Block, both formerly top editors at groundbreaking technology blogs Gizmodo and Engadget.
Quepasa.com's user base continues to grow at an impressive clip, but that's no reason for the Web site to sit on its laurels. The Hispanic-focused social networking site recently signed an agreement to act as the exclusive voting hub for hit show Batalla de las Americas (Battle of the Americas). Batalla and, in the future, for fans of other voter-based reality shows.
Zune, Microsoft's advanced digital music player that is aimed squarely at combating the mighty iPod, is getting an upgrade this fall with the introduction of the Zune HD. The music and entertainment device not only plays music and video, but it is equipped with Wi-Fi, as well as a radio receiver that allows the user to access HD radio stations, the Internet, and even play Xbox Live on the go. Jose Pinero, Director of Multicultural Marketing for Microsoft, spoke to HispanicBusiness.com and elaborated.
A leading computer security firm is giving away a free downloadable antivirus product that uses cloud computing to protect personal computers from Cyber nasties such as last month's dreaded Conficker computer worm. Panda Security, the Spain-based creator of Panda Internet Security and Panda Antivirus, earlier this month unveiled a beta version of its new product, Panda Cloud Antivirus.
The number of Hispanic people using the Internet skyrocketed last year, growing at nearly four times the rate of the rest of the American population. That is the conclusion of a study released Thursday by comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world.