Thursday, 17 de April de 2014

Noticias y opinión


Microsoft Demos Augmented Vision

Today, Microsoft researchers will demonstrate software that can, in real time, superimpose computer-generated information on top of a digitized view of the real world.

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Los móviles penetran en las redes sociales

El enorme auge alcanzado por las redes sociales ha despertado el interés de las empresas de telefonía móvil, que han visto en este mercado una oportunidad para integrar tecnologías. La idea es conjugar la gran aceptación de la telefonía móvil con el impacto de estas redes. MySpace, por ejemplo, ha anunciado ofertas, junto con Nokia y Palm, para adaptar los dispositivos móviles de estas marcas para que puedan subir fotos o videos a la red social. Todo indica que se abre un nuevo mercado y un nuevo espacio tecnológico.

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ICANN responds to gTLD plan comments

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has delayed its plans to sell new generic top-level domains in an effort to respond to public comments about the controversial proposal.

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The Journey from Jar Jar to Sign Language - Motion Capture Opens the Door to a New Way to Communicate

Motion capture technology has advanced dramatically in the past decade, to the point where digital characters in film and gaming are approaching photo-realism. But Aaron Newman sees the technology’s potential for more than just entertainment. The Dalhousie University psychologist and Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience is using motion capture to help better understand sign language and other forms of gesture-based communication.

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For A Poisoned Internet, No Quick Fix

Six months after revealing a crippling cybersecurity weakness, Dan Kaminsky says the world's systems remain largely unpatched.

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Does Better Security Depend on a Better Internet?

Last week the New York Times printed an article by John Markoff entitled, Do We Need a New Internet? In the article, Markoff states, “…there is a growing belief among engineers and security experts that Internet security and privacy have become so maddeningly elusive that the only way to fix the problem is to start over.” Stanford’s Nick McKeown is quoted in the article, “Unless we’re willing to rethink today’s Internet, we’re just waiting for a series of public catastrophes.” The article speculates that in a new network architecture, some users would “give up their anonymity ...

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Exploring a ‘Deep Web’ That Google Can’t Grasp

One day last summer, Google’s search engine trundled quietly past a milestone. It added the one trillionth address to the list of Web pages it knows about. But as impossibly big as that number may seem, it represents only a fraction of the entire Web.

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Everyone Loves Google, Until It’s Too Big

THE popularity of Google’s search engine in the United States just grows and grows. In the past three years, its market share gains have even been accelerating, making some people wonder whether the company will eventually obliterate what remains of its competition in search.

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Windows on the future

Microsoft is opening its own stores, with smart trolleys and high-tech selling kiosks. Mark Harris has a sneak preview and asks if they can beat the recession - and Apple

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Six ways to make Web 2.0 work

Web 2.0 tools present a vast array of opportunities—for companies that know how to use them.

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Mobile World Congress: las tendencias de 2009

La semana pasada Barcelona volvió a convertirse durante cuatro días (16-19 febrero) en la capital mundial de la industria de la telefonía móvil. El Mobile World Congress, que cerró esta edición con alrededor de 47.000 visitantes (en 2008 fueron 55.000), reunió al sector tecnológico y a los principales fabricantes, desarrolladores y operadores de este mercado. La feria ha servido como escaparate para las últimas novedades en móviles, software y nuevos servicios y programas. ENTER ha preparado un especial para repasar en profundidad todo lo que se ha visto y oido en el ...

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El futuro de Internet según Vint Cerf (II)

Vint Cerf, el jefe de Evangelización de Internet de Google y ampliamente conocido como uno de los "padres de Internet", vuelve en estos artículos de Read Write Web a ofrecer su opinión sobre diferentes aspectos de la Red. En esta ocasión, hace referencia a las direcciones IP, la comunicación inter-cloud, la IPTV o el futuro de la publicidad, entre otras cuestiones.

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Biometrics for Identification or Authentication Still Has a Way to Go

PC manufacturers have been introducing biometric technologies into their products over the past several years; the implication being that such technologies are inherently more secure than the traditional password, especially given the lack of attention given to password creation by the majority of users.

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UF students to help decide the future of campus hand scanners

University of Florida students will help decide on the future of the use of biometric hand scanners as they cast their votes this week in the Student Government elections.

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The Meta Cloud - Flying data centers enter fourth dimension

Or do they?

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TR10: Intelligent Software Assistant

Adam Cheyer is leading the design of powerful software that acts as a personal aide.

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Sharing Fingerprints

Hackers can manipulate outdated algorithms to give two very different documents the same digital signature.

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All you need to know about Windows Mobile 6.5

Microsoft means mobile business

The recent announcement by Microsoft to release Windows Mobile 6.5 has got the internet talking again: is this the OS that will get the Redmond group back jostling at the front of the mobile pack?


We take you through some of the key features of the new OS - if you’ve previously wept at the inability to navigate the Windows Mobile menus on a touchscreen phone, then you may be in for a pleasant surprise.

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Patent claim against Nintendo, Sony, Nokia

Wall Wireless claims to have invented wireless transfer systems

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Social networking to clear patent backlog

Peer-to-Patent pilot project proposed (per Pennsylvania Peo's plans)

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