Austin Landlords Demolish Piñata Store for SXSW, Call Mexican Tenants ‘Roaches’

NewsTaco March 17, 2015

*So much about Austin, gentrification and the unprecedented growth of SXSW in this piece. Everything about Austin and Southby had a patina of cool, but locals, especially Latino Austinites, knew […]

Will the FCC’s Net-Neutrality Rules Hurt Minorities?

NewsTaco March 13, 2015

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For ‘Open Internet’

NewsTaco February 26, 2015

Fun or Offensive? La Chancla, Latino-Themed Gaming App, Stirs Controversy


*It’s fun, until you get repeated requests to play it on Facebook. Then it’s offensive. VL By Austin Cox and Mekahlo Medina, NBC Los Angeles The first Latino-themed gaming app […]

Latino Families Embrace Digital Tools, But Have Less Online Access

NewsTaco February 19, 2015

*A new twist on the digital divide. Latinos use of sophisticated technology rivals middle class whites, but Latinos have less opportunity to access that technology – tablets, e-readers, computers and high […]

Finalists revealed: VL Innovators Challenge

NewsTaco February 18, 2015

*Check it out, this is transformative energy. Nine Latin@ project finalists that use tech to change lives and futures. The winners will be awarded $500,000.00 in grants. Look through the […]

Cal State L.A. student and twin sister win top prize at AT&T Hackathon

NewsTaco February 13, 2015

*No que No??!!! The twin sisters created a camera with face tracking technology to be worn by cops in the field. They got to work on it after the events […]