Wednesday, 16 de April de 2014

Noticias y opinión


Dual-Screen Smartphone Offers New Take on Multitasking

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Smartphone app lowers phone radiation with Wi-Fi

WeFi hotspot network hitched to radiation monitor

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Making Bad Search Results History

Microsoft researchers are exploring ways to personalize search without skewing the results or alienating users.

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A Cell-Phone Tower for Your Pocket

Small USB devices that offer service to nearby cell phones provide faster Web access and an alternative to expensive international roaming.

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The Next Graphene?

Two-dimensional sheets of molybdenite can do something that graphene can't.

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Report: Huge growth ahead for contactless and mobile payment markets

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Number Jumble on the Mobile

People who feel they just do not get enough calls should perhaps take a closer look at their phone number. If the string of digits, written as an SMS, would produce a word with an unpleasant connotation, potential callers may feel ill at ease dialing it - even if they are completely unaware of its literal meaning.

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SecuGen y Lucky colaboran en nueva solución biométrica para escuelas

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Google Translate for iPhone Leverages Speech Synthesis

Google Translate for iPhone is a native app that supports full-screen mode and speech synthesis to let users hear their translations spoken aloud in 23 different languages.

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Open-Source Software Gives Competitive Advantage: Gartner Survey

While reducing costs remains a primary factor for adopting open-source software, businesses are increasingly seeing it as a way to gain a competitive advantage, according to a new Gartner survey.

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TeraGrid, Blue Waters Project Sponsor Symposium

Data-intensive analysis, analytics, and informatics

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IBM and Samsung announce patent deal

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Better software design for planes, trains and cars

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Banking is essential. Banks are not.

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The FDA Approves Imaging Diagnostics App for the iPhone

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Virtually Feeling Fat

Add virtual reality to the list of things that can make you feel a bit bigger around the waist.

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Next-Generation Supercomputers

Supercomputers are now running our search engines and social networks. But the heady days of stunning performance increases are over

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Quantum cryptography is not picky, physicists prove

The latest experiment with photonic entanglement, conducted by Polish physicists working in the consortium National Laboratory for Quantum Technologies, may be of vital importance to make quantum cryptography a more widespread technology. It has been demonstrated that secret communication based on quantum phenomena, which guarantees unconditional security against eavesdropping, can be also realized using sources of quantum entanglement considered until now to be too corrupt.

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Professor creates medical search engine

For patients who seek medical advice online, Google may soon prove to be outdated.

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Effective Search Terms Yield the Right Information

ScienceDaily (Feb. 4, 2011) — It does not matter how good a search engine is if the person doing a search does not ask for the desired information in the right way. So far, a great deal of the research on information retrieval has aimed to develop search algorithms and powerful search engines. Yet, a new doctoral thesis on natural language processing from the University of Gothenburg shows that it is also important to look at the terms people type into the search box.

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