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China dejó de comprarle basura al mundo, y el mundo no sabe qué hacer

China se había convertido en los últimos 30 años en el patio trasero de muchos países occidentales que vendían sus desechos al gigante asiático para …

Jeff Bezos reveals that Amazon has over 100 million Prime subscribers

The first time the online retailer has ever revealed how many Prime members there are<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has revealed in his annual shareholders letter today that his company has over 100 million Prime members, marking the first time in the 13-year history of Amazon offering its Prime membership …

eCommerce

Jeff Bezos reveló por primera vez cuántas personas pagan por Amazon Prime

El CEO de la compañía ha anunciado la cifra en la carta anual a los accionistas después de la expansión del servicio de suscripción a 30 …

misty morning

El FMI critica que España es el país industrializado que más ha disparado la deuda de la Administración

El FMI cree que España debe reducir más el déficit y recaudar más por el IVA<p>España cerró 2017 con una deuda pública del 98,4% del PIB, es decir, …

Microsoft Demotes OneNote 2016, Moves Forward with Modern OneNote

Confused why Microsoft is maintaining two different versions of OneNote on Windows? Well, that’s about to end.<p>“Beginning with the launch of Office …

Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices — the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features. …

Linux

Netflix alcanza los 125 millones de suscriptores en todo el mundo

La cifra fue dada a conocer como parte del primer reporte trimestral del año de la empresa.<p>Para sorpresa de nadie, <b>Netflix</b> sigue sumando suscriptores …

La Casa de Papel se convierte en la serie de habla no inglesa más vista de la historia de Netflix

'La Casa de Papel' consigue hacer historia en Netflix. La empresa de streaming ha presentado sus resultados financieros del primer trimestre del año, …

Apple reportedly launching subscription news service

A premium Apple News app<p>Apple acquired the “Netflix of magazines” last month, and it’s now planning to create its own premium news service. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Apple’s Texture acquisition will see the service, which offers more than 200 magazines for $9.99 a month, combined into Apple’s News …

App Store

Web apps are only getting better

Slack is a web app. Trello is a web app. Google Docs. Gmail. Even Twitter.<p>The web started out as a collection of hyperlinked documents. The “Web 2.0” hype in the mid-2000s was about how the web was becoming interactive. At first we were just commenting and upvoting on hyperlinked documents, but …

Apps

Elon Musk says ‘humans are underrated,’ calls Tesla’s ‘excessive automation’ a ‘mistake’

In a rare mea culpa for the mercurial billionaire, Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that the company has been too reliant on robots for production.<p>“Excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake,” Musk wrote, responding to a Wall Street Journal reporter’s tweet. “Humans are underrated.” He also talked …

Tesla

Microsoft anuncia su primer sistema operativo basado en Linux para mejorar la seguridad del IoT

Microsoft ya tiene <b>su propio sistema operativo basado en el Kernel de Linux</b>. Satya Nadella dijo en 2014 que Microsoft ama a Linux, y desde que es el …

Netflix is surging after adding a lot more subscribers than expected (NFLX)

• <b>Netflix reported first-quarter subscribers that beat expectations.</b>• <b><br>The company earned $0.64 per share on revenues of $3.701 billion while adding 1.96 million new subscribers in the US and 5.46 million internationally.</b>• <b><br>Follow Netflix's stock price in real-time here.</b><p>Shares of Netflix jumped more than …

Markets

La IA ya permite encontrar nuevos materiales cientos de veces más rápido que antes

Normalmente <b>lleva una década o dos obtener un material desde el descubrimiento hasta su uso comercial</b>, pero la Inteligencia Artificial (IA) puede …

Can AI Really Solve Facebook's Problems?

Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry …

Artificial Intelligence

The Internet Needs a Tune-Up

Princeton University's Jennifer Rexford talks about optimizing the internet for the uses it got drafted into performing.

Princeton University

Windows 10 will soon get passwordless logins with Yubico’s Security Key

Last week, Yubico, the company behind the popular YubiKey USB authentication dongles, announced the launch of its $20 Security Key with support for the FIDO2/WebAuthn standard. With a bit of luck, FIDO2 may just herald the end of passwords and, as the company announced today, Microsoft is putting …

Windows 10

The new Ritz-Carlton luxury cruise ships for the '1% of global travelers' look like incredible super yachts — and you can start booking next month

Last year the Ritz-Carlton Hotel revealed plans for a luxury cruise line, with three cruise ships set to begin sailing in 2020. This May, reservations will be open to Ritz-Carlton reward members, and all others in June 2018.<p>Somewhere between a private super yacht and a small ocean liner, the …

Cruise Ships

Google can use AI to isolate voices in a crowd – with impressive results

• Google researchers have devised a deep learning model that can isolate individual voices in a video.<br>• The model aims to replicate the ability of humans to isolate certain sounds.<br>• The researchers hope that the tech will have a number of uses including improving hearing aids and automatic …

Machine Learning

OneDrive for Android picks up support for file restore and Oreo features

Now OneDrive for Android will let you quickly restore batches of files you may have deleted by mistake.Microsoft recently rolled out a fresh update …

Android Oreo

What Hearings? Advertisers Still Love Facebook

After 10 hours of verbal flogging by an incensed Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seemed like a leader whose pedestal had cracked. Over and …

GDPR

Within Facebook, a Sense of Relief Over the Zuckerberg Hearings

About two hours, or 20 percent, into Mark Zuckerberg’s marathon testimony before Congress this week, the Facebook CEO had a slightly awkward exchange …

Social Media

Facebook's real fake-news problem: It’s the memes, stupid

The social network continues to roll out tools to take on hoax articles and propaganda ads. But what about the memes?<p>Mark Zuckerberg just spent two days in marathon question-and-answer sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington, tackling complex topics like privacy, data protection and election …

Internet

How social media helps scientists get the message across

The good papers that get pushed on social media are what end up on people’s minds and eventually as PDFs in their reference manager.<p>Analyzing the …

Social Media

Las mejores aplicaciones de dibujo para Windows 10

Pinceles, pinturas y un lienzo en blanco virtual.<p>Una de las <b>herramientas más queridas</b> de Windows es Paint, de quien nos despedimos a regañadientos no …

"Curar enfermedades no es negocio": un informe de Goldman Sachs saca a la luz el gran dilema ético de la industria farmacéutica

<b>Curar enfermedades no es negocio</b>. O, para ponernos estrictos, curar enfermedades no es bueno para los beneficios a largo plazo de las farmacéuticas. …

App Permissions Don't Tell Us Nearly Enough About Our Apps

Thanks to Facebook, app permissions have popped back into the public’s consciousness again. Last month it was discovered that Facebook had stored the …

Apps

Los menores de 16 años dejarán de poder utilizar WhatsApp: Facebook empieza a adaptarse a la GDPR

El próximo 25 de mayo entra en vigor la nueva ley europea de protección de datos, la GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), y las empresas …

U.S. iPhone users spent 23% more in apps in 2017 than the year before

Games, dating apps and streaming services contributed to a rise in consumer spending in iPhone apps last year, according to new data from app store intelligence firm, Sensor Tower. The firm found that U.S. iPhone users spent 23 percent more on in-app purchases in 2017 than they did the year prior – …

Apps