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GameStop COO Paul Raines notes that Latino consumers are apparently quite important to the profitability of the company. Speaking with Hispanic Market Weekly, Raines reveals that the highest-volume stores in the company are those located along the US-Mexico border in Texas -- which has led to discu...

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Say hello to the first Spanish-language network offering HD at "both the local and network levels," we'll be checking out not only telenovelas in high definition, as Telemundo gets started with the 2009 Billboard Latin Music Awards April 23. Stats have shown a high rate of acceptance of HDTV within ...

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Wow. iTunes Latino finally has their own silhouetted iPod commercial--and it doesn't look anything like those "seen that done that" soccer or football ads. Yet. This commercial aired last night during Heroes on NBC, where your intrepid TUAW correspondents spent the entire time looking for Apple-r...

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Joseph Saulter, chairman of game design and development at American Intercontinental University, has been a vocal advocate about the role of minorities within the industry. Speaking about Microsoft's Blacks in Gaming gathering last night he says, "It's great to see that things are happening and we a...

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A piece on BlackVoiceNews explores blacks playing and portrayed in video games. The two part piece (1 and 2) by Ricard O. Jones expresses his views on the harm to blacks by racial stereotyping and obsession with gaming. Based on a 2006 Kaiser Family Foundation study that revealed black youth play vi...

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Apple has just posted a TV ad promoting iTunes + iPod Latino, which we covered a few days ago. It is of the familiar dancing silhouette variety with the familiar Apple slogans in Spanish (as is appropriate). Slow news day? No, why do you ask? Thanks, Ruben....

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Apple has launched a new Latino section in the US iTunes Store featuring Latin music, music videos, television shows, audiobooks and podcasts. "Latin music has been a huge hit on iTunes and now we're bringing music fans even more of what they love in a dedicated area on the iTunes Store," said Eddy...

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If you've been looking for an MVNO that speaks your language, and that language happens to be Español, then you're in luck. Dexa is a new GSM-based MVNO that plans to cater to the large Hispanic demand for prepaid phone service. The best guess for the actual carrier is Cingular, because Dexa ...

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