Saturday, 23 de May de 2015

Noticias y opinión


Bruselas insta a interesarse por los derechos sobre protección de datos

La Comisión Europea insistió a los ciudadanos de la UE, especialmente los más jóvenes, para que conozcan y ejerzan sus derechos a la protección de sus datos personales.

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Military seeks better use of finger, eye scans

WASHINGTON – On the front lines in Iraq, U.S. troops can scan someone's eye or finger to try to determine if he is a potential enemy or has been connected to a terror attack.

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Centrelink to use voice ID

CENTRELINK will this year deploy a biometric voice authentication system to identify and manage its clients, after spending several years investigating use of the technology.

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The Exciting Evolution Of Time Clock Technology

In this present era of control and security, it's interesting to go back in time and see how such things were handled. A hundred and fifty years ago, a business owner with employees would have no technology to monitor the ebb and flow of his employees. He, or someone in management, would need to physically stand outside the company's entrance, clip board in hand, and tick off each worker as they entered the building.

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Google Delivers Offline Access for Gmail

Google will begin to offer browser-based offline access to its Gmail Webmail application, a much-awaited feature.

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Google plans to make PCs history

Industry critics warn of danger in giving internet leader more power

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Motorola To Provide Dutch Police With A State-Of-The-Art Biometrics Identification Solution

Motorola’s cutting edge automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) selected by Dutch police as their key identity tool

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Industry predicts 'contactless payment' surge in 2009

So-called 'contactless payments' made via mobile phones or swipe cards could boom across Europe over the next two years thanks to new EU rules and a series of bold initiatives from card companies, mobile phone operators and big retail groups.

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Linux incorporará soporte para Active Directory

La voluntad de Microsoft de cooperar con círculos de código abierto ha contribuido a la creación de una nueva versión de la herramienta Samba.

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BEYOND FINGERPRINTS Our New Identification System

Palm prints are taken from the scene of a diffused roadside bomb in Iraq. Later, an individual entering a New York airport is arrested on an unrelated charge. A full set of prints are taken during the booking process and submitted to our Next Generation Identification (NGI) system. A positive ID connects the man to the roadside bomb.

A ski mask-wearing bank robber leaves with his loot, and witnesses tell police they noticed a red skull tattoo on his hand. A search of NGI’s Interstate Photo System for a red skull tattoo provides a potential candidate list that could ...

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El desarrollo de aplicaciones inalámbricas marcha viento en popa

El 94% de los desarrolladores de todo el mundo espera crear aplicaciones empresariales este año, según una encuesta de Evans Data.

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Desarrollan una tecnología de energía inalámbrica que transmite la electricidad sin necesidad de cables

Un grupo de expertos del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts (MIT, por sus siglas en inglés) ha desarrollado una tecnología de energía inalámbrica que transmite la electricidad a los aparatos sin necesidad de cables, un proyecto que consta entre las diez tecnologías emergentes del futuro, según publica la revista del centro, 'Technology Review'.

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Cultura recomienda a las universidades que filtren el P2P

El Ministerio de Cultura distribuye entre los responsables de las universidades una guía con las pautas que deben seguir para "garantizar el respeto y el cumplimiento del derecho de propiedad intelectual en sus redes informáticas". Una de las medidas que propone es el filtrado del tráfico P2P.

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Robo-forklift keeps humans out of harm's way

Could allow military to handle supplies without risk to people

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Building a better spam-blocking CAPTCHA

New approaches may give the CAPTCHA antispam technology a second chance

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Horizon Report' Names Top Technology Trends to Watch in Education

More services will be running on cellphones or handheld computers, and more devices will be able to broadcast their location to others, says a new report from Educause’s Learning Initiative and the New Media Consortium.

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New insight into how bees see

New research from Monash University bee researcher Adrian Dyer could lead to improved artificial intelligence systems and computer programs for facial recognition.

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Computer Scientists and Industry Partners Discuss Advances in Networked Computing at CNS Research Review

The world is on the brink of a revolution in computing that will make any type of data available to us, anytime, anywhere. But this transformation isn’t happening in a vacuum, and the computer scientists and engineers at the University of California, San Diego's Center for Networked Systems (CNS) are actively involved in making networked infrastructure faster, safer, more energy-efficient and increasingly reliant on Internet or "cloud" based computing.

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Can networked human computation solve computer language comprehension?

Researchers at the University of Essex hope to answer this question by getting more volunteers to take part in their online game, Phrase Detectives.

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Linux hecho en Rusia

Rusia buscaría pasarse a Linux a la fuerza. El país eslavo prepara su propio sistema operativo para reducir su dependencia de los productos estadounidenses.

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