By Kamren Curiel | 05/24/2013 - 15:13
Women may make up the majority of online users, trendsetters, and consumers, but we have a long way to go to reach proportionate amounts in the field of technology. Women account for only 5% of tech engineers and startup founders and represent 12% of all computer science graduates. Latinas are even less represented with only .03% of Latina freshmen majoring in computer science in 2006. Despite the low numbers, we tracked down 25 Latinas changing the face of technology and inspiring others to do the same.
By Valerie Tejeda | 05/07/2013 - 15:30
Luisa Monge serves as the Director of Business Development and Strategy for the Interactive Entertainment Business (Media Entertainment Group) at Microsoft Corporation. Monge is responsible for advancing the company’s Xbox/Kinect platforms.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/03/2013 - 19:01
It’s been 40 years since the first cell phone call was made, and the buzz surrounding it today made me reflect on its great impact on our daily lives. In particular, how the mobile phone has carved – and often hurt – the relationship between my mother and I.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/03/2013 - 14:55
Today marks the cell phone’s 40th anniversary and there’s no doubt how influential the smartphone has been on our every daily lives since its birth. How often are our limbs attached to our phones to communicate, email, and even share how crappy your day was with Facebook?
By Valerie Tejeda | 01/31/2013 - 11:00
For most of us, the motivation to stick to our New Year’s resolutions is pretty much gone by February 1st. But don’t give up just yet! With the right app, sticking to that goal becomes a whole lot easier. Here are 10 apps to help you keep your New Year's Resolution.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/18/2011 - 13:39
Selena Gomez’s latest business venture involves dipping into technology.
According to All Things D, the half-Mexican singer/actress has helped fund an app called Postcard on the Run. While on tour, Gomez came across the app that helps its users print and send postcards from their devices.
By Lee Hernandez | 10/20/2011 - 12:30
Earlier this week, we caught up with movie star Zoe Saldana at a launch party for Motorola's new smartphone The Spyder, and we took the opportunity to ask the lovely Avatar star about her favorite gadgets. Click play on the video below for Zoe's answer.
By Amaris Castillo | 10/06/2011 - 08:30
America lost an iconic figure in technology and business yesterday when Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., died at 56. He'd been battling pancreatic cancer for years before his death was confirmed in a brief statement by the company. The former CEO of Apple was the mastermind behind its innovative gadgets and applications including the iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 03/04/2011 - 15:00
Sometimes it feels like Apple approves its apps in an utterly random way. Example: Apple once rejected an app by a prize-winning political cartoonist on the basis that it “ridiculed public officials,” yet approved Baby Shaker, in which users shook their iPhones until a digital baby died (it was pulled after complaints). So maybe we shouldn’t be so surprised by all the racist apps Apple has given the green light too.
Check out our list of five of the worst offenders.
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