Archivo mensual: agosto 2016

Encuentran en Groenlandia el fósil más antiguo del mundo, de 3.700 millones de años El descubrimie…

Encuentran en Groenlandia el fósil más antiguo del mundo, de 3.700 millones de años
El descubrimiento ha sido publicado por la revista ‘Nature’. El nuevo hallazgo adelanta en 220 millones de años las primeras evidencias de la existencia de vida en la Tierra…

Encuentran en Groenlandia el fósil más antiguo del mundo, de 3.700 millones de años – 20minutos.es

El descubrimiento ha sido publicado por la revista ‘Nature’. El nuevo hallazgo adelanta en 220 millones de años las primeras evidencias de la existencia de vida en la Tierra.

La NASA revela los cuatro puntos con más probabilidades de vida alienígena en el sistema solar Los…

La NASA revela los cuatro puntos con más probabilidades de vida alienígena en el sistema solar
Los cuatro lugares son Marte, Titán, Europa y la pequeña Encélado. El director de la División de Ciencias. Planetarias de la NASA, James Green, cree que en los próximos diez años se hallará vida fuera del planeta Tierra. “Todo depende de los ingredientes necesarios para la vida: agua líquida, energía y materia orgánica” o de los sustitutos más apropiados…

La NASA revela los cuatro puntos con más probabilidades de vida alienígena en el sistema solar – 20minutos.es

Los cuatro lugares son Marte, Titán, Europa y la pequeña Encélado. El director de la División de Ciencias Planetarias de la NASA, James Green, cree que en los próximos diez años se hallará vida fuera del planeta Tierra. “Todo depende de los ingredientes necesarios para la vida: agua líquida, energía y materia orgánica” o de los sustitutos más apropiados.

Descubren una nueva «maldición» capaz de destruir Fobos, la luna de Marte Las fuerzas de marea ame…

Descubren una nueva «maldición» capaz de destruir Fobos, la luna de Marte
Las fuerzas de marea amenazan con desgarrar a un cuerpo que además está perdiendo altura. Además de esto, y según un reciente estudio, los escombros generados en impactos de rocas caen de nuevo sobre su superficie…

Descubren una nueva «maldición» capaz de destruir Fobos, la luna de Marte

Las fuerzas de marea amenazan con desgarrar a un cuerpo que además está perdiendo altura. Además de esto, y según un reciente estudio, los escombros generados en impactos de rocas caen de nuevo sobre su superficie

Canonical certifies Big Software solutions at Facebook’s new lab Today at the OCP Technology Day, …

Canonical certifies Big Software solutions at Facebook’s new lab
Today at the OCP Technology Day, Facebook announced the grand opening of its new hardware lab space in Menlo Park to validate and certify software solutions and Canonical was one of the first to test its solutions are OCP compliant. At the new lab, enterprise and carrier-grade Big Software solutions were deployed including OpenStack Mitaka and Ubuntu Storage on OCP Leopard, Honey Badger, and Knox. These solutions were deployed to bare metal in time measured in minutes and hours instead of days or weeks due to the use of two key technologies: Juju and MAAS, both of which are tested and validated at Facebook’s new facilities…

Canonical certifies Big Software solutions at Facebook’s new lab

Written by David Duffey, Director of Technical Partnerships for Canonical’s cloud division Today at the OCP Technology Day, Facebook announced the grand opening of its new hardware lab space in Menlo Park to validate and certify software solutions and Canonical was one of the first to test its solutions are OCP compliant. At the new lab, enterprise and carrier-grade Big Software solutions were deployed including OpenStack Mitaka and Ubuntu Storag…

Dropbox changed passwords after 68M account records were compromised The company said the compromi…

Dropbox changed passwords after 68M account records were compromised
The company said the compromise was related to a security incident in 2012…

Dropbox changed passwords after 68M account records were compromised

Dropbox’s move last week to ask users who had signed up before mid-2012 to change their account passwords followed the discovery of a dump of some 68 million email addresses and passwords.

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free From gaining the right skills to…

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free
From gaining the right skills to acing your first interview, these resources can help put you on the right track…

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

There’s been a flurry of free resources popping up online to help those who are intrigued to learn more. Here’s a small sampling for each step of the way.

Fujitsu now making DRAM killer with 1,000x performance boost NRAM is based on carbon nanotubes, wh…

Fujitsu now making DRAM killer with 1,000x performance boost
NRAM is based on carbon nanotubes, which are 50 times stronger than steel but only 1/50,000th the width of a human hair. But Nano-RAM faces limitations from the DDR4 interface, even as it promises limitless longevity…

Fujitsu now making DRAM killer with 1,000x performance boost

But Nano-RAM faces limitations from the DDR4 interface, even as it promises limitless longevity

What That ‘Strong Signal’ From a Nearby Sunlike Star Really Means Yesterday, news made the rounds …

What That ‘Strong Signal’ From a Nearby Sunlike Star Really Means
Yesterday, news made the rounds that a team of Russian astronomers had detected an unusually strong signal emanating from a nearby sunlike star—a possible indication of an alien civilization. Here’s what the detection of this signal really means, and why it’s probably not ET…

What That ‘Strong Signal’ From a Nearby Sunlike Star Really Means [Updated]

Yesterday, news made the rounds that a team of Russian astronomers had detected an unusually strong signal emanating from a nearby sunlike star—a possible indication of an alien civilization. Here’s what the detection of this signal really means, and why it’s probably not ET.

More Cybertheft Disclosures Coming Out Of SWIFT More troubling revelations out of global financial…

More Cybertheft Disclosures Coming Out Of SWIFT
More troubling revelations out of global financial messaging system SWIFT today, as disclosures are surfacing that yet more hack attacks have been discovered. These attacks have come as SWIFT has urged banks to comply with new security procedures put in place after an early 2016 hack saw $81 million disappear from the central bank of Bangladesh…

More Cybertheft Disclosures Coming Out Of SWIFT | PYMNTS.com

More troubling revelations out of global financial messaging system SWIFT today, as disclosures are surfacing that yet more hack attacks have been discovered. These attacks have come as SWIFT has urged banks to comply with new security procedures put in place after an early 2016 hack saw $81 million disappear from the central bank of Bangladesh. […]

Google DeepMind AI to help doctors treat head and neck cancers A new collaboration between DeepMin…

Google DeepMind AI to help doctors treat head and neck cancers
A new collaboration between DeepMind and the UK’s National Health Service hopes to cut radiotherapy planning times from four hours to just one…

Google DeepMind AI to help doctors treat head and neck cancers | ZDNet

A new collaboration between DeepMind and the UK’s National Health Service hopes to cut radiotherapy planning times from four hours to just one.

Vulnerabilidades en Kaspersky Internet Security Suite El equipo de seguridad de Cisco Talos ha anu…

Vulnerabilidades en Kaspersky Internet Security Suite
El equipo de seguridad de Cisco Talos ha anunciado cuatro vulnerabilidades en Internet Security Suite de Kaspersky que podrían permitir a un atacante provocar denegaciones de servicio o fugas de memoria…

Hispasec @unaaldia: Vulnerabilidades en Kaspersky Internet Security Suite

Los dos primeros problemas residen en la forma en que el driver KLIF intercepta las llamadas NtUserCreateWindowEx y NtAdjustTokenPrivileges a la Windows API. En ambos casos una aplicación maliciosa podrá efectuar llamadas maliciosas a la API con parámetros incorrectos. Lo que podría provocar que …

Linux at 25: What’s Behind Its Success and Where It’s Going

Linux at 25: What’s Behind Its Success and Where It’s Going
At LinuxCon, keynoters look back at 25 years of Linux, why the future is still bright, and why technology can have tangible benefits on the human condition. Twenty-five years ago this week, Linus Torvalds posted a mailing list message announcing the birth of the operating system that we know today as Linux. At the LinuxCon conference that kicked off here today, the anniversary of Linux is being celebrated, along with discussion on how the same innovation that enables Linux can quite literally change the world…

Linux at 25: What’s Behind Its Success and Where It’s Going
Technology isn’t just about tactical utility; it can also have tangible benefits on the human condition, say LinuxCon keynoters.

Most distant galaxy cluster ever recorded captured 11bn light years away https://www.rt.com/viral/…

Most distant galaxy cluster ever recorded captured 11bn light years away https://www.rt.com/viral/357690-farthest-galaxy-cluster-captured/

Most distant galaxy cluster ever recorded captured 11bn light years away

A record-breaking newborn galaxy cluster has been found 11.1 billion light years away from Earth.

Facebook no será una compañía de medios, dice Zuckerberg Facebook Inc. no se convertirá en una emp…

Facebook no será una compañía de medios, dice Zuckerberg
Facebook Inc. no se convertirá en una empresa de medios, dijo el lunes su fundador y presidente ejecutivo, Mark Zuckerberg, en una reunión en Italia con estudiantes universitarios donde aseguró que la empresa seguirá siendo una plataforma tecnológica…

Facebook no será una compañía de medios, dice Zuckerberg
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ROMA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc. no se convertirá en una empresa de medios, dijo el lunes su fundador y presidente ejecutivo, Mark Zuckerberg, en una reunión en Italia con estudiantes universitarios donde

Unidad de tecnología en la nube de Google estaría cerca de captar como cliente a PayPal: medio Goo…

Unidad de tecnología en la nube de Google estaría cerca de captar como cliente a PayPal: medio
Google está cerca de conseguir a PayPal Holdings Inc como cliente para su negocio de tecnología en nube, con lo que podría superar a Amazon.com Inc y Microsoft Corp, reportó CNBC el martes…

Unidad de tecnología en la nube de Google estaría cerca de captar como cliente a PayPal: medio
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(Reuters) – Google está cerca de conseguir a PayPal Holdings Inc como cliente para su negocio de tecnología en nube, con lo que podría superar a Amazon.com Inc y Microsoft Corp, reportó CNBC el martes.
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Descubren en la Patagonia argentina una nueva especie de reptil volador Se ha encontrado un cráneo…

Descubren en la Patagonia argentina una nueva especie de reptil volador
Se ha encontrado un cráneo bien conservado de un ejemplar de pterosaurio, un grupo ya extinguido que vivió en el Jurásico Inferior. Unos restos craneales en excelente estado de preservación encontrados en la región de la Patagonia, en América del Sur, han permitido a los científicos descubrir una nueva especie de pterosaurio del Jurásico Inferior hace entre 176 y 200 millones de años. La presentan en un artículo que acaba de publicar la revista PeerJ y la han bautizado como Allkauren koi, que en la lengua nativa tehuelche significa ‘cerebro antiguo’…

Descubren en la Patagonia argentina una nueva especie de reptil volador

Unos restos craneales en excelente estado de preservación encontrados en la región de la Patagonia, en América del Sur, han permitido a los científicos descubrir una nueva especie

Microsoft made ‘em do it: The latest Kaby Lake, Zen chips will support only Windows 10 No one know…

Microsoft made ‘em do it: The latest Kaby Lake, Zen chips will support only Windows 10
No one knows what would happen if you tried to run an older OS on one of the new chips…

Microsoft made ‘em do it: The latest Kaby Lake, Zen chips will support only Windows 10

Both the latest AMD Zen and Intel Kaby Lake microprocessors won’t be officially supported by either Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 — just Windows 10, Microsoft says.

Actualización para productos VMware VMware ha publicado actualizaciones de seguridad para corregir…

Actualización para productos VMware
VMware ha publicado actualizaciones de seguridad para corregir dos vulnerabilidades en VMware Identity Manager y vRealize Automation, que podrían permitir a un usuario local elevar sus privilegios y la ejecución de código arbitrario…

Hispasec @unaaldia: Actualización para productos VMware

VMware Identity Manager es una solución IDaaS, o Identity as a Service, que ofrece un sistema de control de acceso que permite a los administradores establecer políticas sobre dispositivos y de gestión de información especialmente en entornos cloud. VMware vRealize Automation automatiza el …

VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems Cloud Foundation…

VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems
Cloud Foundation brings together virtual compute, network and storage in an integrated offering…

VMware ‘Cloud Foundation’ integrates virtual compute, network and storage systems

To kick off its VMWorld conference, the virtualization giant launched VMware Cloud Foundation, a platform that integrates virtualized compute, network and storage software into a pre-integrated product.

U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills A report from HackerRank fi…

U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills
A report from HackerRank finds that while the U.S. and India have lots of developers, Chinese and Russian programmers are the most talented…

U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills

A report from HackerRank finds that while the U.S. and India have lots of developers, Chinese and Russian programmers are the most talented

Microsoft’s new Catapult v2 server design is targeted at AI The new Catapult v2 model expands FPGA…

Microsoft’s new Catapult v2 server design is targeted at AI
The new Catapult v2 model expands FPGAs to larger deep-learning clusters…

Microsoft’s new Catapult v2 server design is targeted at AI

For years, Microsoft has been delivering speedy and accurate Bing results with experimental servers called Project Catapult, which have now received an architectural upgrade.

Orwell was right: Oliver Stone on what makes Snowden exciting The NSA isn’t all-powerful but it’s …

Orwell was right: Oliver Stone on what makes Snowden exciting
The NSA isn’t all-powerful but it’s pretty darn scary, says the director of a new thriller based on Edward Snowden’s story…

Orwell was right: Oliver Stone on what makes Snowden exciting – CNET

The NSA isn’t all-powerful but it’s pretty darn scary, says the director of a new thriller based on Edward Snowden’s story.

Google+ gets a new look that might make you care Google’s social network gets a redesign that migh…

Google+ gets a new look that might make you care
Google’s social network gets a redesign that might convince people to use it. All users will see the new interface by default…

Google+ gets a new look that might make you care – CNET

Google’s social network gets a redesign that might convince people to use it. All users will see the new interface by default.

Apple to upgrade Mac lineup this year, iPad stylus support next year: Report A bombshell report fr…

Apple to upgrade Mac lineup this year, iPad stylus support next year: Report
A bombshell report from Bloomberg details several new hardware and software updates for Apple’s product lineup. Past Mac and iPad, Apple will also debut a new 5k standalone monitor…

Apple to upgrade Mac lineup this year, iPad stylus support next year: Report | ZDNet

A bombshell report from Bloomberg details several new hardware and software updates for Apple’s product lineup. Past Mac and iPad, Apple will also debut a new 5k standalone monitor.

Apple should repay up to €13bn in ‘illegal tax benefits’ says European Commission Apple used a ‘he…

Apple should repay up to €13bn in ‘illegal tax benefits’ says European Commission
Apple used a ‘head office’ with no employees to pay a tax rate as low as 0.005 percent, a European Commission investigation has ruled…

Apple should repay up to €13bn in ‘illegal tax benefits’ says European Commission | ZDNet

Apple used a ‘head office’ with no employees to pay a tax rate as low as 0.005 percent, a European Commission investigation has ruled.

A deeper look at business impact of a cyberattack Deloitte finds “hidden” costs can amount to 90 p…

A deeper look at business impact of a cyberattack
Deloitte finds “hidden” costs can amount to 90 percent of the total business impact on an organization, and will most likely be experienced two years or more after the event…

A deeper look at business impact of a cyberattack | CSO Online

Deloitte finds “hidden” costs can amount to 90 percent of the total business impact on an organization, and will most likely be experienced two years or more after the event.