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Al desnudo, el tráfico clandestino de las fortunas de prominentes mexicanos

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (proceso.com.mx).- Prominentes empresarios, contratistas, políticos, narcotraficantes, celebridades relacionadas con la política y …

Los 'otros mezcales' que pueden desaparecer por una nueva NOM • Forbes México

A finales de abril terminará la consulta para la puesta en marcha de la NOM 199, que impedirá que los productores de destilados fuera de la …

The ability to control dreams may help us unravel the mystery of consciousness

We spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that’s 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we …

Consciousness

15 Fashion Companies You Had No Idea Were Run By Celebrities

Celebrities often say (and do) the darnedest things, but almost nothing beats the fact that they like to get their hands in every professional cookie …

Celebrity Style

¿Qué culpa tiene Washington en la crisis económica de Puerto Rico?

La relación económica de Washington con Puerto Rico es paradójica. Estados Unidos dedica cientos de millones de dólares anuales en asistencia social para elevar el nivel económico de los habitantes de la isla.<p>Pero muchos aseguran que la profunda crisis económica que afecta a este territorio …

Five gadgets that will transform your dumb car into a smart car

In fact, most new vehicles look more like smartphones on the inside than cars.<p>But the smarter automobiles get, the more expensive they become. And not everybody can afford to shell out thousands of dollars just to get a tech update in the car.<p>Fortunately, there's another way to bring your car into …

Autonomous Cars
Cuba

Singular pirate site blocks are ineffective, study finds

<i>UPDATED 10 June 2015: This story has been updated with additional information and clarifications.</i><p>The Pirate Bay has been officially blocked in the UK …

Carnegie Mellon University

Startup of the week: ByeBuy

"We believe that linear consumption patterns where large corporates build, and 21st century customers work to buy, is outdated... It's time to …

Selling

Conoce los principios básicos de Fotografía con esta útil Ilustración [Tutorial]

Si quieren mejorar las fotos que toman, y están listos para empezar a probar algunas funciones extras de la cámara en lugar de dejarlo todo en …

50 años de la Ley de Moore: ¿qué ocurrirá cuando ya no se cumpla?

Acaban de cumplirse 50 años de la Ley de Moore, enunciada en 1965 por Gordon Moore, uno de los padres de Intel. Expresa que cada dos años …

Thousands of Uber accounts are allegedly being sold on the dark web

Company says it's found no evidence of a breach<p>Thousands of Uber users account credentials could have been compromised, and are up for sale from unscrupulous sellers. At least two separate vendors on dark web marketplace AlphaBay are hawking active Uber accounts, <i>Motherboard</i> reports. Once purchased, …

New York City

Website Hackers Slip Under The Radar With Impersonator Bots

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ofer Gayer is a security researcher at Incapsula.</i><p>It was late December when we were contacted by a financial service provider who began noticing a spike in online registration requests. Rather than resulting from end-of-the-year sales efforts, this spike was caused by a targeted spam …

Cybersecurity

Bonjour! Commuting in France on Toyota’s electric motorbike

Zipcar, you may be about to be zapped.<p>Uber, prepare to be one-upped.<p>Google (GOOG) self-drive, you may be motoring off to autonomous driving …

Electric Vehicles

Google accidentally leaked hundreds of thousands of customers' personal details — and didn't notice for 2 years

Identified by security researchers at Cisco, the vulnerability affects websites registered via Google Apps for work, using the registrar eNom. The owners of the websites in question had all opted into "WHOIS privacy protection." When someone "WHOIS's" — or queries — the website, the personal …

Apps

This Could Be Apple's Secret Apple Watch Strategy

In Apple CEO Tim Cook’s words, the Apple Watch is “incredibly beautiful.” But some are saying it’s “incredibly unnecessary.”<p>Apple followers haven’t …

Smartwatches
Cuba

ResearchKit did in 24 hours what would normally take 50 medical centers a year – Stanford University

Stanford University said that 11,000 iPhone owners signed up for a heart health study using Apple’s newly-announced ResearchKit in the first 24 hours–completely unprecedented numbers.<p>“To get 10,000 people enrolled in a medical study normally, it would take a year and 50 medical centers around the …

CIA tried to hack into iPhone, iPad for years, say leaked documents

The spy agency has been trying to decrypt and hack its way into Apple's firmware to enable spies to steal passwords and plant surveillance software, according to The Intercept.<p>The Central Intelligence Agency has spent years trying to find a back door into Apple's mobile devices, according to …

Surveillance

Software espía en discos duros de marcas reconocidas, otra ‘maravilla’ de la NSA

Y los programas de espionaje de la NSA (Agencia de Seguridad Nacional de Estados Unidos) en instalaciones extranjeras no se detienen. <i>Kaspersky Lab</i>, …

Social Rank's Tech Startup Index Reveals Social Secrets

Social analytics company SocialRank has been on a roll recently, revealing a Global Brands Index, Tech Media Index and Tech Companies Index tracking data from those groups on Twitter. Today it’s announced the Tech Startups Index.<p>The latest index tracks 86 companies. It’s based on a list of the …

4chan founder on highs and lows of running the controversial website

After announcing his plans to step down from 4chan, the online community he founded 11 years earlier, Christopher Poole spent much of Wednesday …

Internet
New York Times

What You Need to Know About SEO Going Into 2015

<i>Sujan Patel is the VP of Marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of</i> <i>When I Work –</i> <i>an employee scheduling software solution for small businesses.</i><p>Any good marketer or business owner trying to leverage the Web to connect with more prospective customers knows that SEO is always changing. As the new year …

US imposes sanctions on North Korea over Sony hack

In response to the hack attack on Sony Pictures over its film "The Interview," President Barack Obama issues an executive order designed to punish the country the FBI says was responsible.<p>The White House has officially responded to North Korea's alleged hacking of Sony Pictures, and its attempts to …

North Korea

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA

If you want a truly anonymous life, then maybe it's time you learned about Tor, CSpace and ZRTP.<p>These three technologies could help people hide their activities from the National Security Agency, according to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden by the …

¿Cómo conciben el dinero las personas exitosas? • Forbes México

<i>¿Qué piensan los millonarios sobre el capital? Para tratar de entender lo que pasa por la mente de quienes aparecen en las portadas de las revistas</i> …

Lizard Squad's takedown-for-hire service quickly disappears

One of the oldest sales tactics in the book is using a freebie to get you hooked before slapping you with the bill for the second. That's why the audacious holiday season takedowns of both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live were, apparently, a marketing stunt. Lizard Squad, the group that …