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Investigadores del MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) han desarrollado una tecnología capaz de predecir el movimiento de un terminal móvil con el objetivo de que éste escoja la red WiFi más adecuada. El dispositivo seleccionará automáticamente la que ponderadamente sea la mejor conexión, con el fin de evitar la caída de Internet.
An experimental interface from Microsoft turns any wall into an interactive surface.
(PhysOrg.com) -- While computers can do just about anything these days, having a sense of humor is not something they have been capable of, that is until now. Chloe Kiddon and Yuriy Brun, computer scientists from the University of Washington, have created a software program capable of giving computers a sense of humor and the ability to understand a specific type of double entendre.
A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidelines to secure the earliest stages of the computer boot process. Commonly known as the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS), this fundamental system firmware computer code built into hardware initializes the hardware when you switch on the computer before starting the operating system. BIOS security is a new area of focus for NIST computer security scientists.
A consortium of hardware security experts from four major universities around the country has received a $1.2 million federal grant to conduct wide-ranging research aimed at enhancing the integrity of integrated circuits (ICs), the computer chips that are used in virtually all electronic devices today, from cell phones and medical instruments to laptop computers and flat-screen TVs.
Searches for images of the happy couple may lead to viruses, thanks to hackers who increasingly harness popular search terms.
YouTube's cofounders plan to rehabilitate one of the first social-media services.
A new website will offer free language lessons and use the results to render Web pages in other tongues.