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Google Doodle Honors Writer, Barnard College Grad Zora Neale Hurston

Google Doodle honors writer, Barnard College grad Zora Neale Hurston.  Born January 7, 1891 (year is estimated) –  January 28, 1960,  Zora Neale Hurston is an American author, anthropologist and one of the great figures of the Harlem Renaissance.  She is best remembered for her numerous short stories and novels, including her famous work Their […]

Today on Mi Vida Tec: Android KitKat, iPad Air Trade, Facebook Stinks

What we are following in science and technology news today on Mi Vida Tec with Rosa Alonso: So what’s new with Google’s new Android 4.4, named “KitKat” (we like THIS candy!)  http://www.itproportal.com/2013/11/04/11-smart-new-features-google-is-introducing-with-android-44-kitkat/ Speaking of Google, what’s up with that floating barge?? http://www.latimes.com/local/columnone/la-fi-c1-google-mystery-barge-20131104-dto,0,3834418.htmlstory#axzz2jgSkPy1T iPad Air trade in offers: http://www.sci-tech-today.com/news/iPad-Trade-Offers-Could-Spur-Air-Sales/story.xhtml?story_id=003000C26SXX Teens:  Facebook stinks!   http://www.businessinsider.com/why-tweens-and-teens-think-facebook-stinks-2013-11 Twitter IPO this […]

Technology News We’re Following: October 24, 2013

Check out the science and technology news we’re following today: Improved Vine, now with edit and chron mixing abilities:  http://www.engadget.com/2013/10/24/vine-now-lets-you-edit-and-work-on-multiple-posts-over-time/ Adobe Flash Player now “sandboxed” (included with protection for your Mac OS) when running new Mac OS X Mavericks – less Safari crashes, yes! http://www.zdnet.com/adobe-flash-player-now-sandboxed-on-os-x-safari-7000022368/ iPad Air  vs. iPad Mini: Not much difference, except size […]

6th Annual LatinVision CEO Summit: US Hispanic, Latin America

LatinVision Media, Latin Media and Entertainment Commission of the City of New York (LMEC), Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Advertising Week (AW) present The CEO Summit, which will be held on Thursday, October 16, 2013 in New York City. This one-day event brings the best minds in the Latin Media, Entertainment, Advertising and Technology markets.  […]

What We Are Reading: Monday September 23, 2013

Sharing some of what we are reading today Monday September 23, 2013: Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets (RT gone from name) introduced.  Pros: some battery improvements and new peripherals; Cons: not too different from last models and price continues to be high.  http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/09/microsoft-new-surfaces/ Yes, new iPhone sales numbers out – but were […]

LATISM 13 NYC: Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media

It’s almost here:  Latism 13 NYC, the event by and for Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media!  Where will “you” be next week? At work or play?  Looking to be part of something meaningful? Well, THE gathering of Latino influencers and leaders using new technologies and social media to promote social change will be […]

50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream”

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech, which he delivered during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963.   The speech called for the end of racism and represents a defining moment in the American Civil Rights Movement. We still have much work […]

Social Good Summit 2013 in NYC #2030NOW Theme

Social Good Summit 2013 in NYC #2030NOW Theme. The fourth annual Social Good Summit 2013, with #2030NOW as the event’s key theme, will take place in NYC September 22-24th during UN General Assembly meetings week.  Presented by Mashable, the 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation, the United Nations Development Program, the Bill & Melinda […]

ACER Aspire R7 Star Trek Edition Auctioned for Charity

ACER created the Acer Aspire R7 “Star Trek” edition to be auctioned to raise funds for two charities. The R7 sports a “hinged” mechanism that allows you to flip the screen for easy viewing by others (which, in addition to the shiny Federation logo, makes the device look like the Enterprise). Cool externals aside, this […]

Facebook Hashtags Approved: Borrowing from Twitter

The Facebook hashtag is a reality. In a news announcement today, Facebook announced it finally enabled the “hashtag,” the iconic Twitter symbol and social conversation aggregator for themes. According to Facebook, now you can: Search for a specific hashtag from your search bar. For example, ‎#NBAFinals. Click on hashtags that originate on other services, such […]

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