Wednesday, 2 de September de 2015

Noticias y opinión


El 'software' libre favorece a la empresa

El software libre proporciona oportunidades a la empresa. "La crisis va a apuntalar el software libre, ya que implica reducción de costes y creación de empleo, en vez de subcontratación", aseguró Chris Kelty, en la cuarta y última jornada del Ciclo de Conferencias de EOI (Escuela de Organización Industrial) Ecoinnovación y el futuro de las economías abiertas, en la que habló sobre From Free Software to 'Do it yourself' Biology: Hacking, Cooperation and Openness in Science, Technology and Industry (Del 'software' libre a la biología 'hágalo usted mismo': pirateo, cooperación y ...

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"Prosumers" take over

It’s the movie awards season, and the world is tuning into to admire the stars of the big screen. But one European project wants to make Joe Bloggs the writer, director and star of his own show, online and on an IPTV screen near you. It’s about building social audiovisual networks for regular citizens like you and I.

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New Wi-Fi Innovations from Meraki

San Francisco-based start-up Meraki continues to lead the way in innovative Wi-Fi solutions. The young, creative-problem-solving company behind Free the Net, the ever-expanding free, public Wi-Fi network in San Francisco, announced a couple of significant, new, innovative product offerings in recent months.

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La CE propone armonizar las leyes sobre propiedad intelectual en Internet

La Comisión Europea (CE) ha propuesto hoy la armonización de las leyes nacionales en los países miembros sobre propiedad intelectual en Internet, con vistas a facilitar las compras en línea y combatir las prácticas ilegales.

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AMREL Demonstrates New Biometric Handheld

EL MONTE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/05/09 -- American Reliance, Inc. (AMREL) announced that it will demonstrate its revolutionary biometric handheld at the 2009 Annual Biometrics and Forensics Summit, in San Diego, CA.

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Journalists required to submit to biometric scan in Afghanistan

OTTAWA - Journalists covering the war in Afghanistan are now required to submit to a biometrics scan before being accredited to travel with NATO units or visit military bases.

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Machine vision’s next frontier: Facial recognition

Explores development of facial recognition technology, a spin-off from more traditional machine vision applications. Images help explain how it works.

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Uproar over face scan for foreign students

MELBOURNE colleges will consider the introduction of facial recognition technology at classroom doors in a bid to curb abuse of international student visas.

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Computer hackers R.I.P. - making quantum cryptography practical

Quantum cryptography, a completely secure means of communication, is much closer to being used practically as researchers from Toshiba and Cambridge University’s Cavendish Laboratory have now developed high speed detectors capable of receiving information with much higher key rates, thereby able to receive more information faster.

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Web tool 'as important as Google'

A web tool that "could be as important as Google", according to some experts, has been shown off to the public.

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The Future Of E-Commerce

Players are stepping on each other's toes, significant acquisitions are coming and opportunities still abound.

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Ultra-wideband, futuro incierto

Esta tecnología inalámbrica surgió como una alternativa interesante para el desarrollo de redes de área personal (PAN) en lugar del uso de otras como Bluetooth o incluso redes Wi-Fi convencionales. Sin embargo, su futuro es complejo, sobre todo teniendo en cuenta que el estándar Wi-Fi 802.11n parece estar ganando mucho terreno en la industria, mientras que el soporte a la tecnología UWB es cada vez más reducido.

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NYSE Euronext despliega una red 100G con tecnología de Ciena

NYSE Euronext implementará la que se presenta como primera red de 100 Gbps en producción. Con tecnología de Ciena, la nueva infraestructura dará soporte a los centros de datos del grupo bursátil en Nueva York y Londres para agilizar sus transacciones financieras en todo el mundo.

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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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