Tag Archives: Technology

Dial “S” for Strike
Marque “H” para huelga

Estos trabajadores se quedan en las líneas. Más de 36,000 empleados de Verizon han colgado y se han unido a los piquetes, optando...
In-English

Read More »

Vital for Veterans
Vital para los Veteranos

Ahora hay una aplicación también para eso. Una nueva aplicación gratuita para su celular ofrecida por el estado busca ayudar a...
In-English

Read More »

Cheering the charter
Un nuevo curso

Mientras el gigante de la comunicación de banda ancha Charter Communications se prepara para seguir adelante con la adquisición de Time Warner Cable...
In-English

Read More »

Turning to texts
Activando con texto

Envíelo por mensaje de texto. Por primera vez los legisladores de la ciudad están considerando la implementación de un sistema que permita...
In-English

Read More »

Power of the Pioneer
Poder Pionero

Much has been said about Hispanic youths in the United States, as Latinos ranks among the “youngest” groups in the nation. However, little has been said about...
En-espanol

Read More »

The new Girl Code
La nueva programación de chicas

Though Jourdann Fraser is a rising senior, she’s also already a graduate. The Democracy Prep Charter High School student from the Bronx was recently honored with her peers as graduates of a summer immersion program hosted by Girls Who Code....
En-espanol

Read More »

Commerce at the curb
Comercio en la acera

Imagine driving to buy an item at a large retail store, and being able to pick up that purchase without battling crowds, waiting in lengthy checkout lines, or even needing to park your car....
En-espanol

Read More »

Sigh in the sky
Suspiro en el cielo

The skyline will not rise in the west. LG Electronics USA and environmental and local advocacy organizations, who had been locked in disagreement – and a legal battle – over the company’s new North American headquarters in New Jersey...
En-espanol

Read More »

Summer of STEM
Verano de ‘STEM’

Solicitudes para ‘NYC SUMMER STEM 2015’, un nuevo programa para proveerle a los estudiantes que acaban de completar los grados 2, 7 y 10 con instrucción STEM de alta calidad, gratis y todo el día, ahora están siendo aceptadas...
In-English

Read More »

Hot at Home
Wi-fi en casa

Olivia Techuatl estaba emocionada. La madre de tres hijos recientemente visitó la sucursal de Mott Haven de la Biblioteca Pública...
In-English

Read More »

“I’m good at what I do”
“Soy bueno en lo que hago”

Residents have a greater opportunity to prepare for information technology (IT) careers, thanks to a partnership in the borough between two IT industry firms.
En-espanol

Read More »

Sharing with Shoutloc
Compartiendo con Shoutloc

Leo Gjoni was understandably upset when thieves broke into his family’s Pelham Bay home two years ago. Police said there’d been a rash of area robberies...
En-espanol

Read More »

Bridge in the Bronx

The last decade has seen an upsurge in innovative companies and start-ups transforming many areas of New York, notably Brooklyn’s Navy Yard and Dumbo neighborhoods. These communities – once considered downtrodden – are now vital seed beds for young businesses and opportunistic entrepreneurs.

Read More »

Talking the Bronx 11.19.14
Hablando del Bronx 11.19.14

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Singers present a holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas on Sat., Dec.11th and Sun., Dec. 12th. The concert is free, but space is limited and tickets are required...
En-espanol

Read More »

Talking the Bronx 10.29.14
Hablando del Bronx 10.29.14

On Sun., Nov. 2nd, join Wave Hill's long-time partner and exclusive caterer Great Performances’ brunch presentation in historic Armor Hall. The meal will feature...
En-espanol

Read More »

Subspecialty Medicine: An Essential Tool

Subespecialidades médicas: escenciales para el cuidado

Subespecialidades médicas: escenciales para el cuidado

El Hospital Lincoln en el Sur de El Bronx ha inaugurado una renovada y ampliada clínica de subespecialidades médicas, especializada en seis áreas de cuidado de salud de alta prioridad.
In-English

Read More »

Tune in, tech-free
Sintonizar sin tecnología

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children are spending an average of seven hours a day watching...
En-espanol

Read More »

Raving on robots
Delirando robots

The trio could not stop gawking and giggling. But Anjeliqe Martínez, Yaritza Montiel and Melvin Estudillo, all seventh graders at HS/MS 223 in the South Bronx, could hardly be blamed...
En-espanol

Read More »

Boost for BCC
Un impulso para BCC

El Bronx Community College (BCC) fue recientemente galardonado con la subvención CUNY 2020 Challenge que busca una mayor investigación y capacitación en los esfuerzos ecológicos, financiando instalaciones renovadas...
In-English

Read More »

Immigration in the Information Age

In an effort to create dialogue on immigration reform, FWD.us held a panel to discuss New York State’s immigration issues on Wed., July 23rd. FWD.us is an organization focused on engaging the tech community to advocate for immigration reform. The event was co-sponsored by...

Read More »

The Fix It Crew
El equipo reparación

Todo comenzó con un bip. Una franquicia basada en el Bronx de 12 tiendas de reparación electrónica fundada hace casi dos décadas, empezó como una tienda de beepers...
In-English

Read More »

Wanna blog?
¿Desea bloguear?

When we launched Young Urban Moms (YUM), we knew we wanted to make a difference for young moms on a global...
En-espanol

Read More »

Doodle 4 Google Scholarship Competition

Students have just two weeks left for submissions in the “Doodle 4 Google” 2014 Scholarship Competition. Artists have a chance to win a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grand for their school, along with having their winning artwork displayed on Google’s homepage logo for millions...

Read More »

In hot water
En aguas calientes

On the roof of Saint Mary’s Recreation Center at 450 Saint Ann’s Avenue are rows and rows of glass tubes, glinting in the sun. They serve a dual purpose...
En-espanol

Read More »

Juegos de trabajo
Games of work

Dos estudiantes de secundaria del Bronx acaban de lograr su trabajo ideal-probar juegos para Nickelodeon. En el Bronx Tech Meetup...
In-English

Read More »

Digital roadshow, memory slideshow
Espectáculo Digital Rodante, Dispositivas del Recuerdo

Lea Wolinetz slowly removed the aging black and white photograph from a folder in her handbag, and gingerly placed it on a table. The photo had...
En-espanol

Read More »

BronxNet and Pregones team up on production training

Bronxnet y Pregones inauguran nuevo entrenamiento de producción

Bronxnet y Pregones inauguran nuevo entrenamiento de producción

Los residentes del sur Bronx no tienen que viajar muy lejos para conseguir las habilidades de comunicación para producir sus propios... In-English

Read More »

Boost to the Bronx by Sprint
Impulso al Bronx por Sprint

This past Wed., Jul. 24th, Sprint announced that its new 4G LTE network and improved 3G service will be available in the Bronx starting July 30th. En-espanol

Read More »

On the digital map
En el mapa digital

Una revolución tecnológica está en curso en la ciudad de Nueva York. Y el Bronx quiere entrar. En Bronx Tech Meetup la semana pasada...
In-English

Read More »

The Tech is the Thing
La tecnología esta de moda

Just a few months ago Patrice, 15, didn’t know anything about coding. Now he has a portfolio of six apps.Patrice, a sophomore at Fannie Lou ...
En-espanol

Read More »

Starting up with a smack and whiz
Comenzando con un golpe y un silbido

Amy Marie Pinto and Victor Rivera presented a demo of their new Android app, Burger Smacker, to a large audience this past Wed., Jan. 16th. It’s a new game that Pinto described as “a food version of Ping Pong.” But instead of showing their app at an established venue like the New York Tech Meetup, Pinto, 15, and Rivera, 14, were at the first ever...
En-espanol

Read More »

On the line, and on the grind
En la línea y trabajando

While many have spent the last few weeks in earnest preparation for a holiday feast, for others, this season of preparation has also included searching out employment opportunities. With the borough’s unemployment rate recently rated as highest in the state at 12.5%....
En-espanol

Read More »