jueves, 8 de diciembre de 2016

Noticias y opinión


C++ celebrates its 25th anniversary

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oct. 14 marked the 25th anniversary of the commercial release of the programming language C++, which was designed and implemented by Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, Distinguished Professor and College of Engineering Chair in Computer Science.

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Actualización de los documentos: Técnicas para WCAG 2.0 y Entendiendo las WCAG 2.0

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From Handwritten Captchas to "Smart Rooms," Tech Solutions Start With Pattern Recognition

Buy something online, enter your credit card number and mailing address. Simple. Then you come to the box with the CAPTCHA, the Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart. Here, the website attempts to confirm that you're a human, not some robot about to commit a cybercrime. You dutifully copy down the warped, watery-looking letters.

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Robots 'think' with their hands

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Replication-as-a-Service Widens On-demand Ecosphere

On-demand cloud backup for all devices

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Panasonic goes green

Panasonic wants to be known as "a company, which takes initiatives in eco products"

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Adding Human Intelligence to Software

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Thin Displays as Wristbands

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Supplying Less, Revealing More

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iPhone Images: Good Enough for Medical Use?

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Fujitsu, Crystal partner for new biometric security solution

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ITI y la empresa Adapting acercan "La Empresa sin Papeles" a Iberoamérica a través del proyecto IBERODOC

El ITI participa junto con la empresa asociada Adapting en el Proyecto IBERODOC, dentro del Programa IBEROEKA para la Cooperación con Iberoamérica en I+D+I.

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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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