Monday, 31 de August de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Chicago asked not to stifle wireless at summits

(AP) -- Protesters are coming by the thousands to Chicago, armed with smartphones, video cameras and social media links that will allow them to instantly map strategy, share plans and disseminate images of what's happening - right in front of a police force renowned for responding with tough tactics.

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Worldwide mobile data traffic to rocket: Cisco

The amount of data sent to or from mobile gadgets around the world annually will rocket to hit the equivalent of 33 billion full-length DVD films by the year 2016, computer networking titan Cisco forecast on Tuesday.

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AT&T customers surprised by 'unlimited data' limit

(AP) -- Mike Trang likes to use his iPhone 4 as a GPS device, helping him get around in his job. Now and then, his younger cousins get ahold of it, and play some YouTube videos and games.

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Darpa to develop mobile millimeter-wave backhaul networks

Providing high-bandwidth communications for troops in remote forward operating locations is not only critical but also challenging because a reliable infrastructure optimized for remote geographic areas does not exist. When you introduce additional needs, such as communication support for data feeds from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) transmitting information to troops on patrol in remote areas, you face a host of new challenges where dropped signals can create a serious threat to a warfighter's situational awareness.

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GPS court ruling leaves US phone tracking unclear

A US Supreme Court decision requiring a warrant to place a GPS device on the car of a criminal suspect leaves unresolved the bigger issue of police tracking using mobile phones, legal experts say.

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Startup sends live local TV to the iPhone

(AP) -- A startup backed by media billionaire Barry Diller has launched a service that sends live local TV feeds to iPhones and iPads. But the service may be short-lived, since TV stations are likely to challenge its right to use their broadcasts.

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Countries agree on new mobile spectrum at radio conference

The International Telecommunication Union said Friday its World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC-12) has agreed a treaty aimed at revising the radio frequency spectrum to speed up mobile services.

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Researchers discover cell phone hackers can track your location without your knowledge

Cellular networks leak the locations of cell phone users, allowing a third party to easily track the location of the cell phone user without the user's knowledge, according to new research by computer scientists in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering.

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March Madness games no longer free online for all

(AP) -- Some fans will no longer be able to watch every NCAA men's basketball tournament game online for free.

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Who Goes There? Verifying Identity Online

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Researchers Develop Better Control for DNA-Based Computations

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First Impressions Form Quickly on the Web, Eye-Tracking Study Shows

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Video Games Lead to New Paths to Treat Cancer, Other Diseases

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Venezuela gives biometric voting the thumbs up

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India reports on efficacy of biometric authentication

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Rich vein of business with Turkish banks

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Global Entry Program to become permanent

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A New Net

A startup called Nicira is reinventing computer networking with an audacious goal: to make all kinds of Internet services smarter, faster, and cheaper.

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Self-Driving Tech Veers into Mid-Range Cars

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Apple Ignored Warning on Address-Book Access

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