Thursday, 24 de April de 2014

Noticias y opinión


Enterprise Hadoop: Big data processing made easier

Amazon, Cloudera, Hortonworks, IBM, and MapR mix simpler setup of Hadoop clusters with proprietary twists and trade-offs

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Tendencias clave de seguridad en 2012

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Security Experts Unmask Hacking Gang

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Stanford Researchers Use Algorithm to ID Cancer Markers

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Small businesses see mobile payments as chance to lower costs

Urban Bean manager Liz Abene started hunting for a new way to process card payments after the coffee shop's transaction fees skyrocketed. It was costing $60 a month, she said, just to have the credit card equipment on the counter.

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More sharing comes to Facebook with new apps

Facebook is adding a bevy of new applications to let users share everything from photos of what they cooked for dinner, to details on what they are wearing, to what concert they scored tickets to.

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Review: Thunderbird innovates, but Web mail wins

The last time I relied on email software for personal messaging, George W. Bush was starting his second term, Pluto was still a planet and the Motorola Razr was America's most popular mobile phone.

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Map making, made easy: Web platform lowers barrier to collaboration

Soon, scholars worldwide will have an easier time creating, publishing, and sharing maps and other geospatial data, thanks to the release of WorldMap, an open source software platform that fills the growing niche between desktop mapping applications and more lightweight, nimble Web solutions.

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Researchers find critical speed above which birds- and drones- are sure to crash

The northern goshawk is one of nature's diehard thrill-seekers. The formidable raptor preys on birds and small mammals, speeding through tree canopies and underbrush to catch its quarry. With reflexes that rival a fighter pilot's, the goshawk zips through a forest at high speeds, constantly adjusting its flight path to keep from colliding with trees and other obstacles.

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Swedish operators team up for mobile wallet

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Sony reveals NFC 'SmartTags'

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Better mathematics boosts image-processing algorithm

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Operaciones quirúrgicas con gafas 3D

Un equipo de cirujanos equipados con gafas 3D similares a las que entregan en las salas de cine y mirando fijamente una pantalla mientras operan al paciente. La escena se ha repetido en 14 ocasiones en el hospital Clínic de Barcelona, que lleva desde diciembre ensayando una nueva técnica con laparoscopia que transmite imágenes tridimensionales en alta definición.

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Finger scanning utilized at two West Virginia high schools

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New Apps Let Facebook Record Your Personal History

The site can now provide summaries and stats that offer a window on your life months or years in the past.

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Yahoo Predicts America's Political Winners

The effort combines a variety of data-driven approaches.

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Seguridad para la futura computación cuántica en la 'nube'

Los ordenadores cuánticos, además de ofrecer nuevas posibilidades en los cálculos, han de preservar la privacidad de la información. Un equipo de la Universidad de Viena ha presentado una demostración experimental de computación cuántica "?ciega', en la que el ordenador desconoce tanto los datos de entrada como los de salida.

 

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NASA Clears the Runway for Open Source Software

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Biometrics - changing the face of mobile marketing?

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Speech biometrics to find its voice in 2012?

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