Tuesday, 5 de May de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Demandan a Google por apropiación indebida de Android

Google podría perder Android. Y es que la multinacional estadounidense se enfrenta a una demanda por apropiación indebida, ya que la empresa Spetch es propietaria de Android Data y le reclama cerca de 72 millones de euros.

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NAB targets customer service with voice recognition

Voice recognition simplifies the customer experience

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Facebook Introduces Live Streaming Updates

Facebook is flipping the "live" switch on its home page, sending your stream of friend updates into motion for the first time. Talk of a real-time stream started back when the new design first launched, but thus far, live-updating functionality had yet be implemented.

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Moving Data around the Clouds

A startup hopes to make it easier to hop between cloud-computing services.

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Wolfram Alpha and Google Face Off

Our exclusive test shows how the two Web engines compare when given the same queries.

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Loquendo Launches Voice Biometrics for Telephone Interceptions

Speech technology provider Loquendo (News - Alert) has announced the release of a next-generation voice biometric solution for the security sector, “Voice Analysis Run-Time Server” (VARS), that it says can identify telephone conversations of “investigative” interest, happening offline or in real-time.

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El software libre irrumpe en las elecciones europeas

Las asociaciones de usuarios intentan que los candidatos firmen un pacto a favor del código abierto

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Facebook Gives Developers Tools for an Open Platform

Facebook has introduced developer tools to encourage more ways for its 200 million users to communicate. CEO Mark Zuckerberg stressed that Facebook wants true openness, and the Facebook Open Stream API allows flexibility in updating and publishing users' personal information. Facebook says users will control the information.

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Red Hat CEO: 'The Cloud Belongs to Linux'

Jim Whitehurst says clouds are fundamentally new infrastructure ripe for Linux innovation.

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Windows 7 Virtualization Leaves Some CPUs Out

The much-hyped Windows XP virtual mode in Windows 7 won't actually support some x86 processors. Does it matter?

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Finland Awards Radio Spectrum for LTE Networks

Finland's TeliaSonera, Elisa and DNA have been allocated additional frequencies enabling them to start building fourth generation (LTE) mobile networks. The frequencies are located in the 1,800 MHz band, which will make Finland the first country in Europe to allow the use of 4G LTE technology at such low frequencies.

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Crean la cámara de video más rápida del mundo

Ingenieros de la Universidad de California en los Ángeles han creado la cámara de vídeo más veloz del mundo. Según publica la revista Nature, funciona mediante el empleo de un pulso rápido de láser disperso en el espacio, estirado en el tiempo y detectado electrónicamente. En concreto, la cámara es capaz de registrar imágenes de una duración de menos de la mitad de una milmillonésima de segundo y captar hasta seis millones de éstas por segundo y de forma continua. Entre sus muchas aplicaciones, esta novedosa técnica podr ...

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Microsoft incluye VoIP en su oferta de CRM Tellme

Hace unos años Microsoft compró la compañía de reconocimiento de voz Tellme. Hasta ahora, no se ha vuelto a saber muchos sobre la actividad del equipo Tellme dentro de la compañía, pero Microsoft acaba de anunciar diversas mejoras en la tecnología de servicio de atención al cliente (CRM) que ofrecía.

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It Turns Out That Google Even Has A Competitive Advantage In Scanning Books

Google is serious about scanning books. Throughout the objections raised over the years by authors and publishers and the more recent delays in its settlement with the Authors Guild, Google has been scanning millions of books all along trying to digitize as many as it possibly can. It is so serious about capturing and indexing the knowledge stored in books that it has a patent, which was issued on March 24, 2009, on how to scan books faster than was previously possible.

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Tough times, complex systems – a modernisation story

Tough economic times call for tough measures to remain competitive. That goes for software modernisation as well. A European project has just released a prototype of a software engineering platform that could help companies save time, money and energy as they scramble to upgrade complex IT systems. The timing could not be better.

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Windows 7 Could Be Released as Early as August

Microsoft is being coy about the release date for Windows 7, but it may be much earlier than expected. As techies flock to download the long-lived Windows 7 release candidate, Acer says it will release a PC with Windows 7 on Oct. 23, and some observers expect the release will be as early as August. A smiling Microsoft is sticking with the company line.

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Wi-Fi Product Watch, May 2009

Proving that even popular technology isn't immune from the recession, IDC research released today said the mobile phone market took a pretty good hit in the first quarter of 2009.

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Analysis: The Problem with Twitter

Despite its growing popularity -- thanks to celebrity exposure and the infamy it has gathered from the swine flu debacle -- Twitter has exposed the cracks beneath its veneer and shown it is nothing more than a fad. Its services are limited, its fan base drops out quicker than a brick in a wet paper bag, and its potential for causing harm only increases as the days go by.

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Sending Cell Phones into the Cloud

New technology offloads processing from a mobile device to its cloud-based doppelganger.

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Nuevo sistema para extraer imágenes subyacentes de obras pictóricas

Investigadores de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid han desarrollado un sistema que obtiene, de manera automática, imágenes del dibujo subyacente de una obra pictórica mediante la creación de mosaicos reflectográficos para su uso en tareas de análisis y conservación.

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