Saturday, 25 de June de 2016

Noticias y opinión


FBI delves into DMV photos in search for fugitives

RALEIGH, N.C. – In its search for fugitives, the FBI has begun using facial-recognition technology on millions of motorists, comparing driver's license photos with pictures of convicts in a high-tech analysis of chin widths and nose sizes.

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University of Leicester uncovers new ways of recovering fingerprints from metal surfaces

Bullet fingerprinting technology developed at the University of Leicester in collaboration with Northamptonshire Police is now being advanced in new ways.

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Verizon Droid Is The Real Deal

Verizon and Motorola finally lifted the curtain on their new Droid Android phone yesterday. Make no mistake, this is Android’s flagship product, and the first phone that will pose a significant threat to Apple’s iPhone. And it will be available very soon, possibly as early as the end of this month.

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Machine Learning by Watching and Listening

To expand the boundaries of machine intelligence, Ben Taskar is using television shows with large fan bases like CSI, Alias, and Lost to teach computers how to be smarter about what they see, hear and read.

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Cheap naked chips snap a perfect picture

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1Mb Broadband Access Becomes Legal Right

Starting next July, every person in Finland will have the right to a one-megabit broadband connection, says the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Finland is the world's first country to create laws guaranteeing broadband access.

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Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Usurped by Streaming Video

The growth of file-sharing traffic has tailed off, but streaming video continues to expand.

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Hitachi Data Systems amplía su porfolio agile cloud

Hitachi Data Systems presenta Hitachi Content Platform con la que pretende ofrecer el cloud público y privado más completo de la industria.

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Bluetooth 3.0 use will grow

To 61 per cent by 2011

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To boost security, Mozilla launches plugin checker

The Web site checks 17 plugins, but these checks will be built in to the Firefox 3.6 browser too

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Ubuntu Linux adds private cloud backing

Canonical's upcoming server upgrade supports the Eucalyptus project's open source system for cloud implementation using hardware and software already in place

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WiMAX será una alternativa de nicho incluso en los mercados emergentes

WiMAX está intentando hacerse con una cuota importante en los mercados de banda ancha maduros de Europa, Norteamérica y Asia, pero su presencia podría verse reducida a tecnología de acceso de nicho incluso en mercados emergentes con bajas tasas de penetración de líneas fijas. Así lo estima Ovum en un reciente informe.

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Cisco lleva los controles de seguridad a la “web oscura”

Cisco ha decidido abordar el problema de la denominada “web oscura” (dark Web), concepto referido al contenido online que no es fácilmente indexado o categorizado por los motores de búsqueda. Para ello, el fabricante ha añadido nuevos controles de uso a su serie de dispositivos IronPort S-Series Web Security Appliances.

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Intelligent vehicles put to the test on Europe's roads

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3D CMOS camera for your mobile?

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En busca de máquinas que juegan a ser humanas

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El GPS reducirá en el futuro el número de accidentes en la carretera

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IDC’s New IT Cloud Services Forecast: 2009-2013

Last year, we published IDC’s first forecast of IT cloud services, focusing on enterprise adoption of public cloud services in five big IT categories through 2012. For the past several months, dozens of IDC analysts have collaborated to refine, deepen and extend our cloud services forecasts. In this post, we share this year’s update of our top-level cloud services forecast, now extended through 2013. [The full forecast, including 2008 as well as 2010-2012, will be published shortly in IDC's Cloud Services: Global Overview subscription program.]

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Internet más realista

Investigadores financiados con fondos comunitarios han desarrollado una nueva forma de comunicación entre máquinas conectadas en red denominada «Triple Space» (Espacio Triple) que fomenta las tecnologías de espacio de tuplas, servicios web y web semántica. El proyecto TRIPCOM («Comunicación en espacio triple») recibió una financiación de 3,65 millones de euros a través del área temática «Tecnologías para la Sociedad de la Información» perteneciente al Sexto Programa Marco (6PM).

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Un ‘hacker’ y un abogado idean un sistema antipiratería en internet

El servicio, de pago, permite a los creadores eliminar de la red las obras que decidan. La aplicación Red Points «no persigue al cibernauta sino el contenido»

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