Friday, 26 de August de 2016

Noticias y opinión


Faster websites, more reliable data

Today, visiting almost any major website -- checking your Facebook news feed, looking for books on Amazon, bidding for merchandise on eBay -- involves querying a database. But the databases that these sites maintain are enormous, and searching them anew every time a new user logs on would be painfully time consuming. To serve up data in a timely fashion, most big sites use a technique called caching. Their servers keep local copies of their most frequently accessed data, which they can send to users without searching the database.

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Stress test: AMD Opteron Magny-Cours versus Intel Xeon Nehalem-EX

If the number of concurrent processes is large enough (think virtualization), then quad-CPU, 48-core AMD Opteron wins the price-performance race

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Java extensions boost development of parallel apps

The University of Illinois' open source technology, which will also be extended to C++, assists developers in halting parallel bugs

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NIST mini-sensor traces faint magnetic signature of human heartbeat

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Proof Of Identity: How To Choose Multifactor Authentication

Proof Of Identity: How To Choose Multifactor Authentication

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Anti-Botnet Startup Quietly Emerges From Stealth Mode

Anti-Botnet Startup Quietly Emerges From Stealth Mode

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Smartphone Apps Go (Truly) Viral

The devices are becoming bigger targets for malware creators

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New malware could steal users social media behavior and info: researchers

A new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers predicts that a new generation of malware (software written for malicious purposes like identity theft) could steal data on human behavior patterns, which is more dangerous than traditional, detectable attacks.

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Diseñan un sistema para detectar los contenedores de basura llenos y determinar las mejores rutas de recogida

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Improving Phones through Surveillance

Apps that track how people use their phones could help make the devices more efficient.

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New image-manipulation software makes morphing quicker (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new type of image-manipulation software has been developed in Germany that will considerably speed up the process of manipulating images in movies to make actors seem slimmer, more muscular, taller, and so on.

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GigaSpaces, Cisco 'Tera-Scale' the App and Data Mountain

Pre-integrated solution for large-scale deployments on private clouds

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DB2 Plug-In for Visual Studio 2010 Released

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La Politécnica de Valencia coordina un proyecto europeo para ofrecer conexiones a Internet de 10 Gigabits por segundo a cada usuario

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The Slow Race To A Translating Telephone

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Un ordenador clasifica fotos y videos en función de los objetos que aparezcan en ellos

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When glass touch screens feel like sandpaper

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New advances in ICT research for autonomy and social inclusion

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El nuevo código de la web plantea dudas de privacidad

El HTML 5, la próxima versión del código con que se construyen las páginas webs, comienza a crear polémica antes de su lanzamiento oficial. Creado por Tim Berners-Lee, el lenguaje HTML (lenguaje de marcas de hipertexto) hace que el navegador convierta en texto enriquecido con imágenes y enlaces una serie de textos con etiquetas.

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Universidad española: mucha investigación con poco impacto

Los campus ocupan el 10º lugar del mundo en volumen de producción científica, pero el 21º en repercusión - Ningún centro está entre los mejores

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